Interior Project Manager

Requisition # 2022-14786
Date Posted 2 months ago(5/9/2022 11:16 AM)
Office of Capital Projects
Facilities Management and Physical Plant
Job Type


Princeton University’s Department of Facilities, Office of Capital Projects (OCP), seeks an Interior Project Manager to join a dynamic team of professional project managers. This role is a member of a robust design and project management team who collaborate with the Office of the Vice Provost for Space Programming and Planning, the University Architect, Academic Department Managers, University Services, Capital Project Program and Project Managers, and with colleagues from other Facilities departments.


The Interior Project Manager is instrumental in successfully executing multiple projects within his or her portfolio simultaneously and quickly. He or she will be responsible for projects from the selection of furniture for a faculty office to being part of a team for larger capital projects, including Capital Plan 2 projects. The portfolio of work includes a wide range of project types, up to 40-50 small to medium size projects annually with an estimated spend of $ 2,500,000 - $4,000,000. The portfolio of work also includes being part of several larger project teams for two to three large capital projects with an estimated furnishing spend of $1,000,000 - $8,000,000 for each project. The emphasis will be on academic spaces, administrative office spaces and residential living housing and student centers.



The Interior Project Manager represents the University’s interests throughout the design, selection and procurement and implementation process and is responsible for the coordination of the University’s efforts and the communication plan for the project, including users, leadership, stakeholders, and external consultants and contractors.


Duties and Responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Project Programming
  • Project Planning and Design
  • Project Governance
  • Develop designs utilizing University FF+E (furnishings, finishes + equipment) Design Standards
  • Risk Management
  • Project Scheduling and Budgeting
  • Sourcing, bid and procuring FF+E.
  • Client Relations and Communication
  • Project Meetings
  • Project Installations
  • Project Punch and Close Out



  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture from an accredited higher education institution.
  • Minimum of seven years of interior design experience, including project management, in the Interior Architecture/Interior Design Industry. Higher education and/or corporate in-house workplace experience in addition to design studio experience is a plus.
  • Strong project management skills including defining scope, preparing and managing project budgets and bringing projects in on schedule. Able to lead and successfully work within a cross functional
  • Creative, self-motivated designer with significant technical
  • Strong knowledge of materials and specifications, furniture sourcing and vendor
  • Basic knowledge of sustainability, ADA and LEED
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, specifically with senior management, clients, consultants and contractors.
  • Ability to self-prioritize work and operate within a highly charged dynamic work
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit and all Adobe programs, Blue Beam, Sketch-Up, In-Design and MS Applications (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint) and willingness to learn new technology.


  • Experience in Higher Education interior design experience, studio and/or in-house
  • Licenses and Professional Accreditation (LEED AP, PMP, NCIDQ)
  • CPM certification
  • Experience in Revit



Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Probationary Period

180 days

Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Estimated Appointment End Date


Comments Related to End Date

This is a three year benefits eligible term position.

Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver’s License Required


Experience Level

Mid-Senior Level



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