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🔗Blandwood Museum Manager

  • Full Time
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Up to $20/hr USD / Hour
  • Applications have closed
  • Job Summary: The Blandwood Manager is responsible for the overall management, operation, and programming of the Museum. Blandwood Museum includes the historic house and dependencies, gardens, museum shop and the Carriage House.
  • Job Qualifications:


    • Masters or Bachelors of Arts in Museum Studies, Architecture, Historic Preservation, or related field.


    • Experience in preservation planning, architectural history, or museum studies, with demonstrated experience and knowledge of Best Practices in Historic Preservation and Historic House Museums.
    • Cultural competence working with individuals and groups in the community, including businesses, and volunteers.
    • Establishing priorities, strong initiative, organizational, communication, and writing skills.
  • How to Apply:

    Please provide a cover letter and a resume to The subject line of the email should read Blandwood Manager. In the body of the email please state your intentions and name your favorite historic house museum.

  • Application Email:
  • Application Phone #: 3362725003

Website Preservation Greensboro Incorporated

Preservation Greensboro Incorporated is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to serve as the city’s primary voice for advocacy of historic preservation. Our project portfolio includes Architectural Salvage, Blandwood historic house museum, the Blandwood Carriage House special events center, a preservation resources library, the annual Tour of Historic Homes, and community advocacy. We promote architecture and neighborhoods through our activities such as educational tours, special events, seminars, and publications. Since 1966, Preservation Greensboro Incorporated has served to preserve historic sites, neighborhoods, and streetscapes that provide the Gate City with a unique sense of history and place. As the city’s only non-governmental membership organization dedicated to this cause, Preservation Greensboro has provided resources to enhance our distinctive sense of heritage and has helped the city maintain a tradition of adaptive reuse, renovation, and recycling.


  • Act as primary contact responsible for coordinating the care of grounds and contact for contractors/volunteers to make repairs to the grounds and buildings
  • Manages preservation of the museum following the Secretary of Interior Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.
  • Carry out supervisory/managerial responsibilities including interviewing, training, planning, assigning, and directing work of docents establishing deadlines; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Fill in positions when staff is out sick.
  • Design and implement public relations activities that increase awareness of the museum and promote local recreational opportunities through effective marketing, and public events.
  • Present specialized educational programming for school and community organizations; conduct off-site outreach educational programming, and promotional outings.
    Prepare, administer, and monitor museum budget.
  • Research and apply for grants.
  • Prepare reports and recommendations regarding museum operations using a variety of computer software, i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, and e-mail programs.
  • Manage curatorial responsibilities including the acquisition, deaccessioning, care, conservation, cataloging, storage, display, and annual audits of collection.
  • Set policy and procedure needed for the care and preservation of the artifact collection.
  • Perform other duties at the direction of the Executive Director.