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Carle Foundation Hospital Interior Designer in Urbana, Illinois

Interior Designer

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Facilities Services

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  • Employment Type:

Full - Time

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  • Experience Required:

1 - 3 Years

  • Education Required:

Associates Degree

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  • Location:

Urbana, IL

  • Usual Schedule:

M-F, 8-5

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  • Work Location:

Anderson Building

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Position Summary:

The Interior Designer will report to the Design Manager and will work with the Design Department in the implementation of the interior design for all Carle Foundation Hospital Facilities. This position represents a major resource for all departments in regards to compliance with the policies. Provide direction on system-wide facility projects relating to general renovation, interior finishes, furnishings, modular furniture, and space planning. Provide and/or arrange for project architectural design, estimating, code compliance review, acquisition, supervision of labor (outside and in-house) and materials; periodic review of work for compliance to standards, budget, and schedule. Supports the Carle Project Managers to ensure their projects have the correct standards for finishes, furnishings, furniture, signage, art, etc. in addition to coordinating the purchase and installation of these items. Develop and maintain ergonomic standards for furniture that can be used for employees with a need.


EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Associate's degree in Interior Design or related field. Bachelor's degree preferred. CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Certified Interior Designer preferred. Valid Driver's License. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Minimum 2 years' experience in design and construction. Health Care Interior design experience preferred. Prior experience as a construction manager on multiple construction projects is preferred. OTHER REQUIREMENTS Must stay up to date with design trends and regulatory requirements in health care settings. Skills: Applies critical thinking; Demonstrate skills in converting abstract ideas into direction drawings and designs that are easily understood; has great customer service skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinating and assuring implementation of system-wide interior design master plan on all remodeling projects. Working with all in-house staff (Painters, Carpenters, etc) and contractors to assure hospital décor standards are met.

  • Project management activities focusing on décor, furnishings, modular furniture, space planning and wayfinding. Design and management of projects per plans and specifications within budget and quality standards and coordinate communication with various hospital departments. Support the décor, modular furniture and space planning aspects of the work of other construction managers including the coordination of purchasing and installation of all products that fall under the interior design purview.

  • Utilizing CAD files for remodel/construction-related projects at all Carle buildings. Create required drawings for projects.

  • Overseeing all aspects of system-wide furnishings including furniture, modular furniture, artwork, signage and décor. Design new layouts and coordinate purchase and installation. Determine value of and maintain inventory of used furniture and repurpose when feasible to reduce costs.

  • Determining customer’s space needs and/or works with them to determine new space needs during relocation/remodel. Understands space ergonomics and space planning techniques.

  • Working to implement quality improvement efforts within the construction activities and other requested projects that include weekly coordination meetings and day-to-day contacts with hospital departments

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.