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.
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The Newport Restoration Foundation (NRF) is looking for a Preservation Associate to help the Preservation Department advance its current and future goals through property care, advocacy, education, research, and project management. This position will be based out of 51 Touro Street (Newport) and frequently visit the organization’s museums and preservation properties in Newport, Middletown, and Portsmouth. In addition to working closely with the Director of Preservation, the Preservation Associate will also collaborate with the Crew Foreman, Preservation Crew, and Property Manager on a regular basis as well as occasionally with third-party consultants and contractors. For this position, NRF is seeking a candidate that is passionate about the field, self-motivated, and eager to contribute to a growing department.
Classification: Full-time (Exempt)
Reports to: Director of Preservation
Advocacy and Education
Keeping History Above Water (KHAW)
The Preservation Associate will also be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Director of Preservation.
All employees are required to comply with NRF COVID-19 policies.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and résumé to email@example.com. by 11:59 PM, January 17th, 2022. EOE.
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