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Interior Designer

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Official Title: Interior Designer
Business Title:  
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $51,700-$53,789
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: Fixed term-renewable
Position Summary:

This position works with the Facilities Management team reporting to the Associate Director of Planning and Construction. The primary responsibility of this role is to provides interior architectural and project management expertise in designing, construction, and renovation of campus facilities. This position assesses and meets with campus stakeholders (clients) to understand project needs and create creative design solutions that fit within budgetary expectations while adhering to building and campus standards and meeting regulatory and professional building standards. This role manages and designs multiple projects simultaneously and communicates status updates to senior leadership as well as university stakeholders.

Must have a valid WI driver’s license and be authorized to drive a university vehicle upon appointment. This position will require a criminal background investigation.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.


Assesses and meets campus project requirements involving various disciplines such as design, project management, coordinating renovation and refurbishing interior spaces.

Facilitate designs and renovations of interior spaces according to aesthetic preferences, structural requirements and budgets restraints while meeting established timelines.    

Collaborates with other construction, architectural and engineering professionals to ensure design solutions align with client needs and meet regulatory and professional building standards.

Schedules logistics and ensures resources for the procurement of necessary project materials.


Certificate of Registration as a registered Interior Designer as outlined by the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services:

Ability to create interior architectural working drawings from field sketches, field measurements, as-built drawings, and other varied forms of communications.

Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Experience with reviewing and coordinating building design and construction documents.

Experience with furniture, fixtures and equipment working with end user(s) determining interior space needs including furniture layout, finishes and procurement and installation.

Project management experience.

Demonstrated experience with the following software:  AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel, Word, Adobe Suite

General understanding and awareness of commercial building code and ADA standards as it applies to interior space planning and interior design.


Good writing, verbal, and graphic communication skills.

Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.

Working proficiency with REVIT and experience with BIM.

An understanding of the design, estimating, project scheduling process.

Demonstrated prior work experience with facilities design, higher education, and/or contract design.

Experience with construction project management.

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Resume, cover letter, contact information for three professional references.

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by January 31st are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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Reasonable Accommodations

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or