The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Design Specialist to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Assists with project scheduling, estimating and coordination with team members, consultants, contractors and vendors. * Understanding of the design process from project programming, space planning, product specification, pricing, and construction documents. * A working knowledge developing construction documents using design specific software programs including AutoCAD and such other 3d software programs. * Understanding of applicable codes, ordinances and regulations. Knowledge should include but not limited to American Disabilities Act Guidelines and Life Safety codes. * Place orders for materials and oversee installation of design elements. Project site visits to ensure compliance. * Other duties as assigned. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Interior Design, or related field and two years of professional related experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required: * Excellent communication skills. * Physical ability to access work areas which may be in confined spaces or elevated heights. * Proficiency in specific software may be required.