Furnishing & Design Asst - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Furnishings and Design Assistant acts as the furniture procurement facilitator for capital construction projects and is responsible for the management of the UA chair lab. This position works under limited supervision to accomplish a variety of complex tasks in the Furnishings and Design department and serves as the workflow supervisor for the Upholstery shop.

Additional Department Summary:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: management of the UA chair lab; assist the department's Accountant II in maintaining financial data, and placing orders for all furniture for UA construction projects in a timely manner and within complete compliance with the UA purchasing guidelines.

Required Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or the equivalent and three years of general office experience, or a bachelor's degree in a related field. Valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in demonstrating or presenting to groups.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Furnishings & Design
  • Furnishing & Design Asst
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Facilities Management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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