Flad Architects

Design Resource Center Assistant

Location US-WI-Madison
# Positions
1

Overview

If you enjoy solving complex challenges in a collaborative environment that celebrates each persons’ ideas, experience, and creativity, this might be the opportunity for you. Flad is a national architectural firm, with ten offices across the country, specializing in science, healthcare, academic, and workplace spaces. Flad is a team of creative, intelligent, energetic people who help our clients tackle the issues that change people’s lives.

How will your days be spent

  • Maintain general library to include ordering books and exam study guides, logging books and materials into the database, monitoring shelves and reshelving, and archival, disposal, or donation of books and materials.
  • Assist code staff through updating code books as corrections and updates are received, managing the NFPA annual subscription and archiving previous editions, and managing other subscriptions including MADCAD, ASTM, etc.
  • Organize lunch seminars and product presentations and communicate to staff. Enter in database CEUs for AIA and IIDA programs.
  • Schedule and meet with sales representatives of product manufacturers. Receive and review new resource materials for architectural and interior building components, including but not limited to, researching and obtaining pricing, samples, and specifications. Update material library and manufacturing database.
  • Conduct research as needed for designers and architects on specific products use, cost, or installation methods. Assist designers with ordering project materials, assembling project finish binders, and completing finish boards. Periodically clean up sample library, removing discontinued products.
  • For the firm’s internal needs, assist with ordering of furniture, coordinate furniture repairs with Technical Services, work with Human Resources to order equipment for ergonomic accommodations, etc.

What you bring to this role

  • Degree in a field related to the design industry preferred. 
  • Three years relevant experience required. Architectural, interiors or construction background preferred.
  • Sustainability accreditation preferred.
  • This individual will be required to work in the Madison office during their scheduled hours.

Flad offers a wide range of benefits including: 

  • health, dental and vision insurance
  • generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • financial health and wellness benefits - retirement savings plan; fiduciary advisor; identity theft plan; Section 125 flexible benefits; income protection – life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability; Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • continuing education and career development – internal programs; funds set aside for external programs, licensure and sustainability support, annual professional registration and organization reimbursement 

Flad Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Flad will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact Human Resources at 608-238-2661 or email us at humanresources@flad.com.

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