Facilities Development Internship - Sparrow Hospital

Hiring Organization: Sparrow Hospital
Employment type: Part-Time
Job Location: Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, MI
Application Deadline: July 28, 2016

General Purpose of Job: 

The department Intern will work closely with members of the Facility Development team to assist with a range of general department operations. The position will support the Signage and Move Coordinator, Project Managers and other team members of the department to deliver a built environment which conveys the mission and vision of the patient-centered focus of the Health System. The successful candidate will gain exposure to the duties of planning and construction in the healthcare environment.

Essential Duties:

This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis.  Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader.  Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

  • Assist the Signage and Move Coordinator with response to requests for signage updates, new installations and removals by departments; coordinate the manufacturing and installation of such requests with outside vendor.
  • Assists with move management efforts with the Project Management team; often providing on-site assistance to coordinate scheduled moves
  • Assist Project Managers to establish budget and schedule for projects
  • Assists with the interior design tasks as necessary
  • Assist Senior Project Manager / Estimator in creating Preliminary Project Estimates.
  • Assist Senior Project Manager / Estimator to set up and run interior renovation projects working with Facilities Engineering as necessary.
  • Assist Interior Designer to order and Schedule Furniture and finish accessories to complete projects.
  • Assist with implementation of standardized room numbering systems for Sparrow Health System

Experience Required:

  • Demonstrated work experience utilizing AutoCAD, and other necessary computer programs
  • Willingness and ability to gain understanding of furniture specs, coordination of furniture orders, delivery and installation for assisting with move management
  • Excellent project and time management skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks

Skills & Abilities:

  • Proven excellent writing skills with superior knowledge of the English language and English grammar
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents and details.
  • Strong relationship development and stakeholder engagement skills; ability to communicate effectively with team members


Link: http://www.sparrow.org/support-staff-careers [Requisition # 93593]