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Posted: 02/10/2016

Employer
Fairbanks Family in America, Inc.

The Fairbanks House in Dedham, MA is thought to be the oldest standing timber frame building in North America. Built circa 1637-1641 for Jonathan and Grace Fairebanke and their six children, it was home to eight generations of the Fairbanks family. The house is open to the public as a historic house museum and is owned and operated by the Fairbanks Family in America, Inc.


Position
Curator
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Dedham, MA
Details
 

The Fairbanks Family in America, Inc. is seeking a full-time Curator to manage the Fairbanks House in Dedham, MA. Built c1637-1641, it is the oldest timber frame house in North America and is a National Historic Landmark. The Curator is responsible to the Board of Directors. Experience with historic preservation, non-profit administration, fundraising, volunteer recruitment and training is preferred. There is an on-going need to increase the endowment of the family corporation. A Masters Degree in historic preservation or museum studies, along with a minimum of three years experience in historic preservation is also preferred. Housing and utilities are provided in a Sears Bungalow (c1912) on the property. This is a year-round position, with the Historic House open to the public May 1-October 31. Start date is immediate. Send resumes to lafairbank3@aol.com. Visit the Fairbanks House website at www.fairbankshouse.org for more information.

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How to apply
Send resume and cover letter to lafairbank3@aol.com
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