graphicdesign | Architectural /Interior Design Specialist - Northern Virginia Community College in Reston, VA

Architectural /Interior Design Specialist - Northern Virginia Community College

  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • $93,400.00 - 155,510.00 / Year *
  • 11324 Links Ct
  • Reston, VA 20190
  • Full-Time
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Position Summary Information Basic Function

The Office of Facilities Planning and Support Services is committed to providing excellent customer service to faculty, staff, students and visitors of NOVA.
Facilities Planning & Support Services Consists of: Planning, Capital Projects, Non-Capital Projects, Operations, Sustainability and Fleet Management.

Under the Planning area, the Space Management is responsible for tracking usage of spaces and maintaining current and accurate floor plans.

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Planning, this position will assist with various space planning projects, surveys and inventory activities such as floor plan verification, existing furniture surveys, room finishes and existing conditions among others.
The Architectural/Interior Design Assistant will work directly under a licensed Architect and Interior Designer.

Duties and Responsibilities

Travel to the different campuses for surveys.
Use of AutoCAD and Revit for floor plan updates, layout and test fits for offices and classrooms.
Creating and updating miscellaneous plans, such as evacuation maps, safety maps, campus maps, etc.
Creating of spreadsheets for documenting finishes and furniture on spaces surveyed.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree in Interior Design, Architectural Technology or equivalent; or combination of education, training and experience with construction documents

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Architecture, Interior Design or related field; or combination of education, training and experience;

Minimum two years of drafting experience with construction documents in AutoCAD and Revit Preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to analyze, interpret and modify architectural drawings.

Able to interact with staff to collect data, organize and prioritize information.

Demonstrated ability to prepare findings, reports or schedules under critical time constraints.

Demonstrated project skill including attention to detail in managing project work and creating accurate drawings and documentation
Proficient in Auto CAD
Proficient in Revit
Skilled using programs such as MS Office Suite, including Excel and Project.
Must have good computer skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.
Highly organized, detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task

Operation of a State Vehicle Frequently Posting Detail Information Open Date 03/06/2019 Close Date 03/20/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Background Check Statement

The selected candidates offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealths
Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional Information

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you have at least an associate's degree in Interior Design, Architectural Technology or related field OR combination of education, training and experience? Yes No
  • * Do you have experience with construction documents? Yes No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Optional Documents
  • Other Document


  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.