Part-Time/Temporary

Bus Driver

Bus driver for daily campus shuttles and field trips for student classes and athletic teams. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Drives a Cranbrook school bus, loading and unloading passengers at designated stops. Shuttles students to various points on campus and athletic teams to various locations for athletic contests in the evenings and weekends. Insures safety and security of vehicle and passengers. Performs routine vehicle inspections and preventative maintenance. Prepares and maintains records and reports. Requirements: High school diploma or GED. Valid Michigan driver’s license with satisfactory driving record. Driving experience in the transporting of passengers. Possess a valid Michigan CDL with B, P, S endorsements and acquire a Michigan Department of Education bus driver card within three months of hire date. Possess or be able to acquire a medical examiners certificate. This is a part-time job, that pays $19.00 per hour.


COACHING OPPORTUNITIES – UPPER SCHOOL

Cranbrook Kingswood Upper School is searching for a Head Varsity Girls Softball Assistant Coach and a Boys Baseball Jr. Varsity Assistant Coach for the spring season that runs March 12 – May 29, 2018.  For consideration, please submit a completed Cranbrook Employee Application and resume to:  Cranbrook – HR, P.O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI  48303-0804, or fax to (248) 645-3014, or email humanresources@cranbrook.edu.  Cranbrook’s Application can be found on the left.

The Boys Middle School is seeking Coaches for the upcoming athletic seasons as follows:

Coaching Opportunities

  • Lacrosse Assistant  (April 3 – June 4th practice times 3:00 – 5:00pm Monday – Friday)
  • Cycling Assistant (April 3 – April 27th Monday – Friday 3:00 – 4:30pm)

RESIDENT CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP
The Jeanne and Ralph Graham Collections Fellow
CRANBROOK ART MUSEUM

Cranbrook Art Museum is accepting applications for a full-time (40 hours per week) curatorial assistant in residence as its 2018–2019 Jeanne and Ralph Graham Collections Fellow. This is a unique opportunity for an emerging museum curator with a passion for art, craft, and design history to play an important role in the presentation and interpretation of Cranbrook’s diverse collections and exhibitions programs.

The Fellow is a key member of the curatorial team and is actively involved in both research as well as the development and execution of temporary exhibitions. The intimate scale of the institution insures that Fellows are exposed to all aspects of museum operations. Since its inception in 1998, the Jeanne and Ralph Graham Collections Fellowship at Cranbrook Art Museum has attracted talented new curators who have gone on to lead curatorial programs in major museums across the country.

Reporting directly to the Art Museum Director and Curator of Contemporary Art and Design, and working collaboratively with the staff of the Art Museum as well as the Academy of Art, and other Cranbrook units, the Fellow will assist in the research and development of exhibitions; conduct research on the holdings of the Art Museum; and help with the display and interpretation of art. The fellowship is a full-time curatorial position that:

  • conducts research and helps develop exhibitions;
  • conducts research on the museum’s holdings and potential acquisitions and prepares related texts and presentations for Cranbrook’s governance bodies;
  • conducts object research and assists with display and interpretation within the museum’s open storage Collections Wing;
  • writes interpretive texts for exhibitions, programs, acquisitions, and projects;
  • conducts private tours of temporary exhibitions and the Collections Wing for special guests of Cranbrook.
  • works with the Art Museum Director, Curator of Contemporary Art and Design, and other museum staff to present the exhibition program;
  • assists in collections-based education programs for students and adults;
  • attends and participates in Art Museum staff meetings;
  • facilitates research requests and inquiries about the collections;
  • assists with cataloging records and representing the collections on the Art Museum’s website;

About Cranbrook

Cranbrook Art Museum is a leading venue for the presentation of twentieth- and twenty-first-century art, craft, architecture, and design. The Art Museum is located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of metropolitan Detroit, on a beautiful 319-acre historic landmark campus of the Cranbrook Educational Community. The Art Museum is affiliated with Cranbrook Academy of Art, a top-ranked residential graduate school of art, architecture, craft, and design. In 2011, the Art Museum completed a complete renovation of its original 1942 Art Museum and Art Library building by Eliel Saarinen and created a new Collections Wing, a purpose-built, state-of-the-art handling and storage facility for its collections, which allows for a curated and publicly accessible viewing of selections from nearly 7,000 works of art.

Requirements

The ideal candidate should have an M.A. in art history, architectural history, decorative arts, design history, material culture, or a related field (completion of M.A. coursework required), with an emphasis on 20th-century art and architecture and a specialty/interest in the decorative arts, craft, and/or design; demonstrated object-based research and interpretation skills; outstanding speaking, writing, and editing skills; attention to detail; strong computer skills (Microsoft Office and PowerPoint); and collections database experience (TMS strongly preferred). Previous curatorial experience or internships preferred but not required. Knowledge of aspects of the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) are helpful, but not required.

Compensation

The 12-month fellowship begins in July 2018 and continues through June 30, 2019. The fellowship is subject to renewal for a second year, based on performance, allowing for the continued development and realization of larger projects. This is a full-time (40 hour per week), paid hourly position, with an annualized compensation of up to $30,120, which also comes with a free apartment on the Cranbrook campus (no pets or smoking permitted).  The position is also eligible for the Blue Cross Blue Shield Simply Blue medical plan.

Applications

Applications reviewed until position filled with priority given to applications received by March 1. Please send letter (including Fellowship and career goals), résumé, writing sample, list of three references, and completed Cranbrook Employee Application to:

Cranbrook, Human Resources, P. O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48303-0801, or email humanresources@cranbrook.edu

Cranbrook is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a work environment that welcomes diversity.


Grounds Worker

Needed to provide basic grounds maintenance services using hand tools, walk behind and riding motorized equipment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Mow, edge and trim lawns; plant, weed and water flowerbeds; assist with pruning duties; snow and ice removal by hand and with motorized equipment; litter and leaf removal; routine maintenance of groundskeeping equipment; other duties as assigned. Requires a High School diploma or GED,; a valid Michigan driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record. Minimum of one year experience in grounds maintenance and the operation of mechanized equipment is preferred. Good mechanical aptitude/abilities required. There are several part-time positions available.


Lifeguard - Williams Natatorium

The Natatorium lifeguard is responsible for ensuring members and guests a safe and positive recreational experience, while upholding the two primary responsibilities - preventing accidents and responding to emergencies. Other duties include: Keep the pool, pool area, locker rooms, and office clean and neat at all times; be knowledgeable of the pool rules and enforce them tactfully; attend all in-service training programs; be knowledgeable about the emergency action plan, pool facilities, equipment, hours of operation, and pool events; other duties as assigned. Current lifeguard training certification, current community CPR certification, and current standard first aid certification are required.


Museum Educator – Institute of Science

The Museum Educator will be responsible for development, coordination and delivery of educational programs in the museum, offsite, through distance learning and special events.  This position operates in and out of an office/museum environment with exposure to crowds, noise, chemicals and in various educational and public settings. Requirements: Undergraduate degree in an area of science or education. Knowledge of Science concepts, with in-depth background in one or more disciplines. A minimum of 3 years experience developing curriculum for and teaching a variety of ages, either formal or informal. Strong organizational skills. Must be willing to try new ideas to keep up with current developments in teacher education. Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Enthusiasm for the subject and an eagerness to share that enthusiasm with learners of all ages. A valid Michigan Driver license with satisfactory driving record required. This is a temporary position that will run through 6/30/18, and the hours will vary.


Natatorium Supervisor - Williams Natatorium

The Natatorium Supervisor is responsible for: Monitoring the lifeguards and ensuring that guests follow the natatorium guidelines; being knowledgeable about the emergency action plan, pool facilities, equipment, programs, hours of operation, and pool events; properly completing required maintenance and paperwork of the facility; the proper shut down and opening of the facility when necessary, including monitoring that patrons exit the pool, locker rooms, observation areas and hallways; other duties as assigned. Previous experience instructing, managing, and/or developing programs is required. Previous lifeguard experience and current lifeguard certification are desirable.


Program Presenter                                                                                         

The Outreach Program Presenter presents lessons, large group assemblies and multi-hour large events to school groups and the general public in the topics of Physics, Geology, Paleontology, Astronomy and Anthropology.  Program Presenters are expected to demonstrate excellent presentation and classroom management skills as well as familiarity with topics. Requirements: Completed college level science, social science or education courses with one year of experience in teaching a variety of ages, either formal or informal. Certification in elementary or middle school education is preferred. Enthusiasm for the subject and an eagerness to share that enthusiasm with learners of all ages with ability to independently problem solve. Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Customer service experience and the ability to positively and effectively work with the public, school personnel, students, and volunteers required. Requires a valid Michigan driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record. These temporary positions will last until 6/30/18.


Substitute Teachers - Lower School

Substitute teaching positions are available at Cranbrook's Lower School (Brookside). Brookside is a Pre-K through 5th grade school, which offers substitutes a variety of quality teaching experiences. Substitute teachers must have a Bachelor's degree and teaching experience, with Teacher Certification strongly preferred. Substitute Assistant Teachers must have a background in Education or related field and/or experience with young children. Please note that Cranbrook Schools use PESG for their substitute teachers. To learn more about how you can become a PESG substitute teacher at Cranbrook please follow the link to get started on an application. https://Homeroom.MyPESG.com


Substitute Teachers - Middle Schools

Substitute teaching positions are available at Cranbrook's Boys and Girls’ Middle Schools. The Middle School's mission is to provide a program that has high academic standards in an environment where young people feel encouraged and supported as they learn and grow. A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and teaching experience is required, with experience teaching adolescent girls and/or boys preferred. Please note that Cranbrook Schools use PESG for their substitute teachers. To learn more about how you can become a PESG substitute teacher at Cranbrook please follow the link to get started on an application. https://Homeroom.MyPESG.com


Substitute Teachers - Upper School

Substitute teaching positions are available at Cranbrook's Upper School for all disciplines. Cranbrook provides students with challenging and comprehensive college preparatory education, and offers substitutes a variety of quality teaching experiences. A minimum of a Bachelor's degree and teaching experience is required. Please note that Cranbrook Schools use PESG for their substitute teachers. To learn more about how you can become a PESG substitute teacher at Cranbrook please follow the link to get started on an application. https://Homeroom.MyPESG.com


Summer Camp Counselor

Duties: Supervise and be accountable for campers during the camp day including pick-up/drop-off, activities, lunchtime, transitions, and downtime. Provide consistent positive engagement with and safety for each camper. Lead enriching and creative experiences and activities when assigned. Qualifications: High school diploma; Childcare experience, 18+ years of age; Superior problem-solving skills and ability to relate with campers, staff, and parents. Preferred: Currently attending or graduated from college, camp employment experience. Timeframe: Applicants must be able to work the entire length of camp. View online Camp Selection form for details. Wage: $11.23 per hour. To Apply: Complete online Camp Selection Form at http://bit.ly/2nfWQdl and follow additional instructions.


Summer Camp Instructor

Duties: Prepare and deliver quality instruction and programming, supervise campers, prepare lesson plans and supply lists, communicate with parents regarding campers' experiences, maintain accreditation and licensing standards and rules, support camp director and staff to improve health, safety, and happiness of campers. Qualifications: High school diploma; Experience in activity, teaching experience, certified in activity (if applicable); Superior problem-solving skills and ability to relate with campers, staff, and parents. Preferred: Currently attending or graduated from college, camp employment experience. Timeframe: Applicants must be able to work the entire length of camp. View online Camp Selection Form for details. Wage: Commensurate with experience. To Apply: Complete online Camp Selection Form at http://bit.ly/2nfWQdl and follow additional instructions.


Summer Camp Photographer

Duties: Enhance camp experience for parents through photography. Maintaining photo gallery section of database. Photograph and video each day to capture positive camper moments, interactions with staff, and campus beauty. Organize, choose, enhance, and upload photos. Compile select photos for SSP marketing initiatives. Qualifications: High school diploma; Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record; Photography expertise, personal high-end camera, computer skills, 300+ daily photos on 319 acres; Customer service skills. Preferred: Degree in photography or related field, video and edited experience, attending/graduated college. Timeframe: Applicants must be able to work the entire length of camp. View online Camp Selection Form for details. Wage: $10.66 per hour. To Apply: Complete online Camp Selection Form at http://bit.ly/2nfWQdl and follow additional instructions.


 

Visitor Services Representative

To provide enthusiastic and educational customer service to all museum visitors and constituents, ensure protection of works on display in the galleries, and support the Visitor Service Supervisors and museum operations as necessary. Responsibilities include: Welcoming and engaging all Museum visitors and constituents, orientate them to the Museum facility, and introduce current exhibitions and programs. Performing the role of Gallery Educator by circulating through the galleries, engaging visitors in dialogue, provide information on the exhibition or artists, and be aware of security issues pertaining to the art work or Art Museum visitors. Remind visitors that photographing the art and physical contact with the art is prohibited, and that food and beverages are not permitted. Relieving the Visitor Services Supervisors at the front desk and perform all of the operations of the front desk with the exception of opening/closing security duties and end-of-day reporting/balancing. Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required (BFA or MFA preferred). Customer service experience required. Ability to work with the public, school personnel, students, and volunteers with ease and enthusiasm. Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends. Computer experience required; additional training on specialized software is provided. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously. This is a part-time position, working less than 20 hours per week.