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🔗Preservation Education & Program Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Beaufort, SC
  • $45,000 to $50,000 USD / Year
  • Job Summary: The Preservation Education & Program Coordinator executes/develops/assists programs and activities in keeping with HBF’s vision and mission; and provides management and program support for HBF's flagship property the John Mark Verdier House & Museum.
  • Job Qualifications:
    • Minimum 5 years’ work experience, or any combination of experience or education in
      preservation, planning, architecture, archival or related fields.
    • Must have strong people skills with demonstrated ability to take initiative, be a team player, be flexible, adapt to shifting priorities and work collaboratively with fellow staff, volunteers and others for organizational success.
    • Must possess excellent written and verbal skills and possess the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations.
    • Must be self-motivated, organized, detail oriented, and able to multitask.
    • Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information with discretion.
    • Must possess solid computer skills (strong Microsoft, Excel and PowerPoint and social
      media skills), basic knowledge of bookkeeping/accounting, in addition to outstanding customer service skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Experience with or ability to learn Past Perfect or similar membership and collections
    • Must have the ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
    • Willingness and desire to think creatively and work in a cooperative environment.
    • The successful applicant must enjoy working in an environment that is mission-driven and community oriented. The ideal candidate will have the ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations and will possess strong written and verbal communications, administrative, analytical and organizational skills. The ability to set priorities, work under pressure, produce results, meet deadlines, manage a wide variety of tasks and handle confidential matters with discretion is imperative.
  • How to Apply:

    This position will remain open until filled. Please forward resume and cover letter by email to:

    Lise Sundrla

    Assistant Director

    Historic Beaufort Foundation


  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Some standing, walking, bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and light lifting (10 – 20 lbs.) is required. Ability to navigate stairs required.
  • Contact Name: Lise Sundrla
  • Application URL:
  • Application Phone #: 843-379-3331
  • Application Address: 208 Scott Street Beaufort, SC 29902

Website Historic Beaufort Foundation

Established in 1965, the Historic Beaufort Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit education and membership organization operating under the laws and guidelines established by the Internal Revenue Service and the South Carolina Secretary of State. The governing body is the Board of Trustees elected at the Annual Meeting of the membership. The mission of Historic Beaufort Foundation is to support the preservation, protection and presentation of sites and artifacts of historic, architectural and cultural interest throughout Beaufort, South Carolina.

Position Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing and maintaining HBF’s archival documents and files.
  • Researching and cataloging critical information on properties in the Beaufort National Historic Landmark District as well as other important Beaufort sites.
  • Developing and implementing significant Preservation education programs and exhibits.
  • Providing management and program support for HBF’s Flagship property – the John Mark Verdier House & Museum, ca.1804.
  • Maintaining and organizing HBF’s easement and Revolving Fund files.
  • Monitoring HBF’s easement and covenant properties.
  • Supporting HBF committees, staff and volunteers.
  • Supporting HBF programs and events.