Part-Time/Temporary

After School Staff 

Aftercare Counselor

The Aftercare Counselor will be responsible for ensuring the safety, security, and well-being of students, ages 3 to 11, while they learn to make decisions about completing homework, participate in craft projects, collaborate in groups, and unwind before they return to their families. Aftercare Counselors work Monday through Friday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM following the Cranbrook Schools academic calendar. Days, times, and locations may vary, but must be coordinated and approved by the Supervisor. Cranbrook Schools' Aftercare program is an extension of the Cranbrook Schools learning environment. Responsibilities include prompt and consistent attendance, management of students, monitoring use of supplies, working and engaging with students indoors and outdoors, attending to minor first aid needs, communicating with parents, and communicating with School administration. Requires a year of professional training or practical experience in primary school education or childcare. Maintenance of current CPR/First Aid training required.

To apply: Applicants must complete, sign, and submit the Cranbrook Application Form to humanresources@cranbrook.edu.


Camp Counselor

Interact with families and campers in a positive, nurturing and enriching manner.  Supervise all campers assigned to the counselor, in and out of the camp atmosphere, ensuring their safety at all times.  Manage campers in all activities including sport skills, lunchtime, and classroom projects, and while moving about campus, to ensure consistent engagement and safety for each camper.  Provide enriching and creative growth experiences within the camp activities. Requirements: HS diploma required, Bachelors degree preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills. Patience and the ability to effectively engage very young children. Teaching, tutoring or child care experience strongly preferred. Effective prioritization and multitasking. Valid Michigan driver’s license with satisfactory driving record. This is an hourly position that pays $11.39 per hour. Interested candidates please click on the following link to applyhttps://cranbrook.myschoolapp.com/podium/default.aspx?t=36644&rid=16306


Camp Instructor

Interact with families and campers in a positive, nurturing and enriching manner.  Create lesson plans and develop materials requirements for specific activity content, and present these for approval to the camp director in a timely manner.  Oversee all assigned activities and supply inventories for the activity area. Supervise and manage all campers to ensure consistent engagement and safety for each camper during the activity.  Provide enriching and creative growth experiences within the camp activities. Requirements: HS diploma required, Bachelors degree preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills. Patience and the ability to effectively engage very young children. Teaching, tutoring or child care experience required. Effective prioritization and multitasking. Valid Michigan driver’s license with satisfactory driving record. This is an hourly position that pays $11.85 per hour.

Interested candidates please click on the following link to apply https://cranbrook.myschoolapp.com/podium/default.aspx?t=36644&rid=16306


COACHING OPPORTUNITIES – UPPER SCHOOL

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

Spring Coaching Opportunities

  • Varsity Softball Assistant Coach (March – June 1, 2017)
  • Varsity Boys Tennis Head Coach (August 9 - Oct 21, 2017)
  • Varsity Assistant Track and Field Coach – Season March 13 - June 3, 2017
  • JV Girls Tennis Assistant Coach (March 13 – May 31, 2017)

Critical Studies Fellowship

Cranbrook Academy of Art, a preeminent graduate school of art, design and architecture seeks applications for residential teaching fellowships for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Possibilities exist for one-semester or two-semester appointments. The Academy’s Critical Studies Fellowship program brings scholars from a wide range of fields to work closely with Cranbrook graduate students to explore active intersections of contemporary theory and culture studies with visual art and design practice. 

Art and Design in the Anthropocene

For the 2017-2018 fellowships, the Academy is seeking scholar-educators working in the fields of post-humanism, environmental activism, geo aesthetics, ecocritical theory, and the systems and structures of fusing technology, nature, culture, and bio-politics.  We invite proposals on the impact of human activity on the earth and its effects on creative practice – from materials, thinking, future imaginaries, sustainability- and the geological underpinnings of contemporary culture.

Candidates must hold an advanced degree in their field (MA or higher, PhD preferred), have graduate-level teaching experience and an interest in the links between their work and a visual art/craft/design studio practice. The Fellow will have both formal and informal time with students, including public lectures, discussion groups, studio visits and critiques. Opportunities also exist for creative curatorial, research or other projects while in residence.  This position is well-suited to an emerging professional, although all levels are invited to apply. Fellows must reside on campus and be free from other professional duties during the semester.  International applicants are welcome to apply. Please note:  we are not seeking candidates who are primarily studio artists or designers or a proposal of a studio-based series.

Fellowship includes:

Stipend
Travel allowance toward R/T travel to campus and/or professional activities
Housing (private furnished apartment on campus)

Application must be received by December 31, 2016.

 To apply, please compile a single PDF that includes:

  • Completed Application Form:
  • http://www.cranbrook.edu/sites/default/files/uploads/Employee%20Application.pdf
  • Letter of interest (please include an indication of preference for a one or two-semester fellowship)
  • Proposal of a series theme for the teaching-fellowship (please outline 2 lectures and 3 related discussion topics)
  • Academic CV (including bibliography of published work)
  • Links to lectures or presentations available online
  • Names and contact information for three references (must include telephone number)
  • Please title your application PDF with your first and last name (example : marie.curie.pdf)

 Email application to:

Trisha Holt, Academic Programs Coordinator: Tholt@cranbrook.edu

 Founded in 1932, Cranbrook Academy of Art is located on a National Historic Landmark campus in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.  The country’s only independent graduate-only program in visual art, architecture and design, Cranbrook offers an intense and intimate learning experience for 150 graduate students in a community of studio-based programs where Artists-in-Residence mentor students to creatively influence contemporary culture.

For more information, contact Trisha Holt at tholt@cranbrook.edu / 248-645-3363


Director, Summer Camp Extended Care

To further the mission of Cranbrook Schools’ summer camps through the development and management of program, human resource, financial, and strategic operations. Design and deliver program activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities. Assist in the management of the overall camp operation at the direction of the Director of Special and Summer Programs.Requirements: Minimum of one year experience teaching or in practice in the related field. References that can attest to sensitivity to the special needs of program participants; overall professionalism; ability to work as part of a professional team; leadership; and administrative skills. High School Diploma or GED required. BA or BS in Education or related field and camp administration experience preferred. Exceptional demonstrated capabilities in preparation, organization, analysis, problem-solving, diplomacy, flexibility, and adherence to schedules are essential. Interested candidates please click on the following link to applyhttps://cranbrook.myschoolapp.com/podium/default.aspx?t=36644&rid=16306


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.


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.


Office Administrator

Respond to or distribute incoming phone calls and emails to appropriate camp staff. Monitor and communicate via radio to main office and other camps. Utilize the camp database and create reports. Create, process, and send camp announcements, newsletters, and follow-up communications. Submit work orders for facility usage and transportation. Provide prompt responses to program inquiries and establish efficient working relationships with CEC personnel and program participants. Requirements: H.S. diploma required. Excellent interpersonal skills and phone/email manner required. Effective prioritization and multitasking. Computer proficiency required. Valid Michigan driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Interested candidates please click on the following link to applyhttps://cranbrook.myschoolapp.com/podium/default.aspx?t=36644&rid=16306


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 substiutes 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


Visitor Services Representative – Institute of Science                                                           

Needed to provide versatile and enthusiastic visitor services to museum visitors, promoting a positive visitor experience. Responsibilities include: Deliver and maintain friendly, cheerful and professional customer service to all museum visitors; collect admission and program fees and provide general information; upsell tickets; process membership applications; answer telephones and provide accurate information; keep lobby and storage areas clean and orderly. Requirements:  Prior customer service experience a plus; ability to work with the public, school personnel, students, and volunteers with ease and enthusiasm; must be able to count and handle cash accurately; willingness to work flexible, but scheduled, part-time hours including weekends and evenings; computer experience required (specialized software training is provided). This is a part-time temporary position that will run through June 30, 2017.


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.