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🔗Preservation Manager – Taliesin

  • Full Time
  • Spring Green, WI
  • $75,000 USD / Year
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: Preservation-Taliesin
  • Job Summary: The Preservation Manager, under the direction of the Director of Preservation, is involved in preservation projects for Taliesin including assisting with planning and implementation of facilities maintenance and conservation projects.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or historic preservation
    • 2-3 years of professional experience with architectural drawing and detailing, document control, and project coordination
    • Working understanding of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties
    • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are required
      Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Sketch-Up, and Autodesk AutoCAD
    • Demonstrated flexibility, curiosity, and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities and unexpected events or delays
    • Ability to work occasional nights and weekends as needed
    • Valid Wisconsin driver’s license
  • How to Apply:

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply via the following link:


  • Job benefits: Health insurance, STD, LTD, Paid time off, Paid sick time, 401k
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Physical Demands: While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and consistently talk or hear; and rarely taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Application URL:

Website Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

Sharply focused on ensuring our local, regional, national, and international audiences feel welcome to explore, engage in, understand, and financially support the historic spaces of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin and Taliesin West, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation inspires people to discover and embrace an architecture for better living through meaningful connection to nature, the arts and each other. In Wright's own words, our vision is "to make life more beautiful, the world a better one for living in, and to give reason, rhyme and meaning to life."

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare project sketches, construction documents, and as-builts for department preservation and maintenance projects.
  • Document all preservation and maintenance projects and manage document control and recordkeeping.
  • Assist with preparation and issuance of bid documents and requests for proposals, review schedules, qualify bids and make recommendations to Director of Preservation.
  • Work with the Wisconsin Historical Society and other authorities as necessary to obtain approval for preservation projects within their purview.
  • Help to coordinate work performed by sub-consultants and contractors, ensure compliance with design specifications and codes, review invoices, monitor the construction process, and ensure work is executed safely per OSHA guidelines.
  • Assist with day-to-day implementation of maintenance and construction projects and coordination of facilities technicians to ensure efficient workflow and sufficient supplies.
  • Other related duties as assigned.