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.
Tour Doris Duke’s art-filled mansion and enjoy panoramic ocean views from the extensive grounds, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. Open late March to November.
Experience the only museum in the world specializing in 18th-century Newport furniture and related decorative arts. Open late May to October.
Explore 40 acres of open space, a tribute to the agrarian heritage of Aquidneck Island. The site is open daily from dawn to dusk for public enjoyment.
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.
Help us to continue a lived-in legacy by becoming a Restoration Partner today.
Title: Director of Facilities
Classification: Full-time (Non-exempt)
Reports to: President
Salary: $70,000 – $85,000 annually ($33.65 – $40.86 per hour) commensurate with experience
100% employer paid medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, health savings account contribution, employer 401(k) direct contribution (no match required), 15 vacation days, 10 sick days, 12 holidays and professional development assistance.
Job Summary: This position is responsible for managing the day-to-day facilities maintenance of NRF’s portfolio of properties. This includes, but is not limited to, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, landscaping, hardscaping, security, and fire. NRF is seeking a strategic thinker that will bring to the position a strong management background as well as the technical expertise to serve in a hands-on capacity. The Director of Facilities will have an office at Rough Point where they will spend a majority of their time.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org. The position will remain open until filled. EOE.
NRF is seeking a focused, industrious, and restoration-passionate accountant, who will play an integral role in maintaining the day-to-day financial records by recording transaction in a timely, accurate and consistent manner.
University of Rhode Island intern Mel Kennelly reflects on her summer immersed in Doris Duke's extensive fashion collection.
Throughout the month of May, we have shared stories about our current projects and the people behind the scenes who help make NRF’s preservation work possible.