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Posted: 02/10/2016

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.

Professional Opportunity
Dedham, MA

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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