NRF promotes and invests in the architectural heritage of the Newport community, the traditional building trades, and Doris Duke’s fine and decorative arts collections, for the enjoyment, education and inspiration of all.
As a leader in the preservation of early American architecture, NRF supports research and education in areas directly related to its collections and issues of critical concern to the field of historic preservation.
Visit Doris Duke’s art-filled mansion and enjoy panoramic ocean views from the extensive grounds. Open late March to November.
The Vernon House is a site for expansive story-telling, contemporary dialogue, and preservation trades skill-building.
Newport Restoration Foundation holds one of the largest collections of period architecture owned by a single organization anywhere in the United States.
Celebrate excellence in historic preservation efforts within the City of Newport, Rhode Island.
Live amidst history by renting one of our many historic properties.
Classification: Onsite, Non-exempt, Hourly Employee
Reports to: Director of Engagement & Presidential Initiatives
Salary: $25 per hour
Job Summary: The Archivist plays an integral role in making the institutional records of the Newport Restoration Foundation accessible to NRF stakeholders, including NRF employees, researchers, students, and members of the public. This position is responsible for organizing and sorting records, rehousing records, creating finding aids, and digitizing NRF institutional records. This is a project-based position, with up to 20 hours per week (depending on the scheduling needs of the candidate and NRF) for a period of two years. This will be a phased project, with Phase 1 focusing on developing finding aids and rehousing physical archival materials, while Phase 2 will include digitization and organization of digitized records on the NRF institutional server.
The job description is meant to outline the role, but not define potential candidates. If you do not meet all the qualifications, but are enthusiastic about the work of NRF and this position, please apply!
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 23, 2024.