🔗Director of Archives
Website Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach
The Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach protects and celebrates the architectural, botanical, and cultural heritage of Palm Beach. Through advocacy initiatives, educational programs, architectural resources, and cultural events, the Foundation’s goal is to inspire the community to learn about and protect the places that make Palm Beach special.
The Director of Archives is responsible for the access to, professional care, daily management, and maintenance of the Foundation’s archives including its organization, preservation, and storage. They also manage the Foundation’s publications which seek to further the scholarship of local architects and designers. The successful candidate is responsible for promoting the Foundation’s archives through programming and social media strategies that raise awareness of the Foundation and cultivate the next generation of stewards. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a collaborative environment in a newly renovated space devoted to the archive.
About the archives:
The architectural archives housed at the Preservation Foundation are an invaluable resource for researching the history of the Town of Palm Beach. The collections include the architectural drawings of prominent Palm Beach architects such as John L. Volk and Marion Sims Wyeth. In addition to these collections, the archives include rare books, maps, periodicals, and property files that document the history of Palm Beach.