Job ID: 2019-6601 Type: Capital Projects and Facilities (WS2548) # of Openings: 1 Category: Campus/Auxilary/Transportation, Facilities, Public Safety New York University
Coordinate the selection, layout and purchase of interior furnishings on two levels. First includes supporting Facilities and Construction Management on all capital construction projects. Second includes directly consulting with and advising University Departments, Senior Executives and faculty on specific interior furnishings projects. Position will serve as advisor to NYU Project Managers, Architects, Engineers, Interior Designers, Space Planners, and Contractors and as liaison to Manufacturers, Dealers and Installers to ensure that project specifications and needs are met. Position will prepare comprehensive interior design presentations and conducting work related to interior design.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree required.
Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree in interior design or a degree from related field.
Required Experience: 5 or more years' increasingly responsible professional level purchases experience or an equivalent combination Must include advanced purchasing skills.
Preferred Experience: Relevant experience at an institution of higher learning or other large complex organization.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Expert knowledge of interior design, architectural detail, schematic design and specification writing, budgeting and job scheduling. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and successfully produce accurate detailed work in a deadline driven environment. Advanced knowledge of purchasing principles and practices, methods and procedures used in competitive procurement, including value analysis, source selection and negotiating techniques. Ability to apply logical thinking and to exercise sound judgement to arrive at appropriate business decisions. This includes a sense of balance between risks involved, timeliness, cost factors and other considerations.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: N/A
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