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)

Cranbrook Art Museum Summer Program Positions

Cranbrook Art Museum is looking for Summer Staff for two of our Educational Programs: CRANBROOK SUMMER ART INSTITUTE (High School, Commuter and Residential) and CREATE CAMPS(K-8).  Summer programs are an amazing, enriching experience where teachers and staff educate and excite students of all ages about the arts. We hire approximately 25 staff from with a range of experience levels, from local communities and around the world. Summer staff is dedicated and engaged about their field of expertise, with all teaching staff pursuing or already graduated from an education or arts degree program.
 

CRANBROOK SUMMER ART INSTITUTE

TEACHING ARTISTS - 5-10 STAFF POSITIONS
Cranbrook Summer Art Institute is looking to hire Teaching Artists, in various studio concentrations, for the 2017 camp season. Teachers are invited to teach one, three-week session or (if eligible) two three-week sessions, for a total of six-weeks (plus additional time for orientation, lesson planning, and classroom set-up). Daily teaching schedules are Monday thru Friday, from 9:00am - 4:00pm (with a 30 minute, unpaid lunch break) Teaching Artists work an average of 7 hours a day. Responsibilities: Develop and implement classroom projects and curriculum, adjusting for skill level and student interest. This includes formulating lesson plans, and creating prototypes; classroom time management - developing a clear, thoughtful classroom calendar, and able to maintain classroom structure, keeping students on task; manage interpersonal and social dynamics of students, provide guidance and support when needed; responsible for the safety of students when in your care - serving as a role model in attitude and actions; classroom studio preparation and set-up, inventory supplies, and studio clean up; attend weekly all team meetings.  Required Qualifications:  Staff must be at least 18 years of age; must have completed an Undergraduate Degree, completed or in pursuit of Graduate Degree; a strong background in your chosen studio focus in required (applicants will be required to verify their knowledge of technical aspects of the medium).  Preferred Qualifications:  Undergraduate and/or Graduate Degree in Fine Arts, Art Education and previous teaching experience.
 
BOARDING LEAD - 1 STAFF POSITION
Candidates should be extremely organized, with good communication skills; must be able to make quick decisions when appropriate, and be able to seek help and delegate when needed. Boarding Lead supervises all Boarding Staff, and is responsible for maintaining summer food expenditures for residential students. The session runs from 6/7/17 to 8/9/17 (8 weeks).  Housing is provided for the dates contracted. All meals are included when on duty.  Responsibilities:  Oversee and schedule all Boarding Staff, as primary caregivers for residential students; Attend weekly Monday morning meetings with Program Manager and Boarding Staff; Attend weekly Tuesday afternoon meetings with Program Manager and Teaching Staff; plan, manage and oversee all off-campus field trips and transition weekend between Session 1 and Session 2 (07/15-07/16); communicate with parents at drop-off and pick-up, maintaining and managing parent communication and expectations throughout student stay; responsible for the safety of students in your care - this includes working closely with campus nurse, management of emergency situations which arise, and communicating any issues to leadership, as well as the supervision of all session breaks, stay-over and early-arrival students, and student transportation; enforce CranbrookSAI policy as articulated in student handbook.  Required Qualifications:  Staff must be at least 21 years of age; must have completed Undergraduate Degree; willingness to live in campus housing; previous leadership, camp, and/or teaching experience; ability to lead indoor and outdoor recreation and activities.  Preferred Qualifications:  Completed or in pursuit of Graduate Degree in Education, Fine Arts; past teaching or boarding staff experience at Cranbrook Summer Art Institute; a valid Michigan driver's license with satisfactory driving record and means of transportation in order to shop for materials and qualify as an authorized driver for student transit.
 
BOARDING STAFF  - 4 STAFF POSITIONS
Boarding Staff members spend much of their time interacting and developing a relationship of trust, and safety with residential students, and therefore must have a desire (and enthusiasm for) work with teens. Boarding Staff must be able to communicate effectively with students, camper leadership and each other, working both independently and as part of a larger team. The session runs from 6/14/17 to 8/9/17 (7 weeks). Housing is provided for the dates contracted. All meals are included when on duty.  Responsibilities:  Boarding Staff are the primary caregivers for residential students outside of class time (after 3:30pm daily through morning check-in at 9:30am) and on weekends, both on and off campus.  Plan and implement all weekend and bi-weekly evening activities for residential students; attend evening art-making workshops to assist teacher with classroom management; attend weekly Monday morning meetings with Boarding Lead and Program Manager; all staff will be on duty each Saturday for off-campus field trips, and transition weekend between Session 1 and Session 2 (07/15-07/16), and 3-4 days during the week; manage interpersonal and social dynamics of residential students, integrating campers into shared-living environments, managing parent expectations about camp experience; responsible for the safety of students in your care - serving as a role model in attitude and actions; supervise all session breaks, stay-over and early-arrival students, and student transportation; enforce CranbrookSAI policy as articulated in student handbook.  Required Qualifications:  Staff must be at least 21 years of age; must have completed Undergraduate Degree; willingness to live in campus housing; ability to lead indoor and outdoor recreation and activities. Preferred Qualifications:  Completed or in pursuit of Graduate Degree in Education, Fine Arts; previous leadership, camp, and/or teaching experience.
 

CREATE CAMPS

PROGRAM MANAGERS - 2 STAFF POSITIONS
Create Camps Program Managers oversee the day-to-day operations of all summer sessions. This responsibility is shared by dual Program Managers, with one supervising morning operations and the other, afternoon operations. Candidates should be extremely organized, with good communication skills; must be able to make quick decisions on when appropriate, and be able to seek help and delegate when needed. Program Managers supervising all Create Camps and Mini Makers staff. Responsibilities:  Manage Teaching Artists, Classroom and Activity Coordinators ensuring each individual camp is running smoothly; organize and manage all required camper paperwork, including morning sign-in and afternoon sign-out; continual communications with campers and parents/guardians, delivering important information and documenting daily happenings in the Summer Programs Blog
Leading weekly meetings with camp staff.  Required Qualifications  Must be at least 18 years of age; must have completed Undergraduate Degree; completed or in pursuit of Graduate Degree.  Preferred Qualifications:  Undergraduate and/or Graduate Degree in Arts Administration, Education, Fine Arts
Previous leadership and teaching experience.
 
TEACHING ARTISTS - CREATE CAMPS (1st-8th grade) - 5-8 STAFF POSITIONS
Create Camps’ Teaching Artists develop and implement daily classroom experiences in various studio concentrations. Teaching Artists must be multitaskers with endless enthusiasm, engaging students and able to foster an environment of innovation and self-expression. Teaching Artists teach one, three or four week sessions or (if eligible) two sessions, for a total of six to eight weeks (plus additional time for orientation, lesson planning, and classroom set-up). Daily teaching schedules are Monday thru Friday, from 8:30am - 3:30pm (with a 30 minute, unpaid lunch break). Teaching Artists work an average of 7 hours a day.  Responsibilities:  Integrate and develop new dynamic content, projects, and prototypes while implementing existing project plans, based on objects in the museum’s collection and current exhibitions; capable of classroom control and management of students in a range of ages, creating an environment of creativity, innovation, and support during class time; classroom studio preparation and set-up, supply and material inventory and organization, daily/weekly studio clean-up; help facilitate  and oversee lunch and outdoor activities during mid-day break for campers (1st-8th) after Mini Makers morning session ends; attend weekly all team meetings and maintain open communication with Program Managers, Program Director, and Parents/Guardians.  Required Qualifications:  Must be at least 18 years of age; must have completed Undergraduate Degree; completed or in pursuit of Graduate Degree; ability to lead indoor and outdoor recreation and activities.  Preferred Qualifications:  Undergraduate and/or Graduate Degree in Fine Arts, Elementary Education, Art Education; previous teaching experience, or experience working with youth.
 
TEACHING ARTISTS - MINI MAKERS (Kindergarten) - 1-2 STAFF POSITIONS
Mini Maker’s Teaching Artists develop and implement daily classroom experiences, and assist with camper management during lunch and outdoor activity. Teaching Artists teach for a total of four or eight weeks (plus additional time for orientation, lesson planning, and classroom set-up). Daily teaching schedules are Monday thru Friday, from 8:30am - 1pm (with a 30 minute, unpaid lunch break).  Responsibilities:  Integrate and develop new dynamic content, projects, and prototypes while implementing existing project plans, based on objects in the museum’s collection and current exhibitions; maintain classroom control and management of young students, creating an environment of creativity, innovation, and support during class time; classroom studio preparation and set-up, supply and material inventory and organization, daily/weekly studio clean-up; attend weekly all team meetings and maintain open communication with Program Managers, Program Director, and Parents/Guardians.  Required Qualifications:  Must be at least 18 years of age; must have completed Undergraduate Degree; completed or in pursuit of Graduate Degree; previous experience working with young children; ability to lead indoor and outdoor recreation and activities.  Preferred Qualifications:  Undergraduate and/or Graduate Degree in Elementary Education, Art Education, Fine Arts; previous teaching experience.
 
CLASSROOM COORDINATORS (k-4th grade) - 3-6 STAFF POSITIONS
Classroom Coordinators assist Teaching Artists with demonstrations and daily classroom management, monitor use of materials and supplies, assist with campers that need special attentions, attend to minor first aid needs. Classroom Coordinators can work four or eight week sessions. Daily teaching schedules are Monday thru Friday, from 8:30am - 3:30pm (with a 30 minute, unpaid lunch break). Required Qualifications:  Must be at least 18 years of age; must have completed or be in pursuit of Undergraduate Degree; ability to lead indoor and outdoor recreation and activities.  Preferred Qualifications:  Undergraduate focus in Education or Fine Arts; previous experience working with young children.
 
ACTIVITY COORDINATORS (all ages) - 2-4 STAFF POSITIONS
Activity Coordinators monitor extended AM and PM care for students who arrive before the start of camp and depart after the end of camp, as well as lunch and classroom breaks. Activity Coordinators can work four or eight week sessions. Daily schedules are Monday thru Friday, either morning or afternoon shifts (with a 30 minute, unpaid lunch break).  Responsibilities:  Ensure the safety, security, and well-being of students during extended care, lunch, and outdoor activities. This includes maintaining classroom control and management of students in a range of ages; develop and facilitate craft projects, games, group collaborations - welcoming students to camp for the day, and allowing them to unwind at the end of the day; maintain open communication with Program Managers, Program Director, and Parents/Guardians and communicating with parents at drop-off and pick-up; assist with administrative and organizational assistance, materials management, and clean-up duties as requested.  Required Qualifications - Must be at least 18 years of age; must have completed or be in pursuit of Undergraduate Degree; ability to lead indoor and outdoor recreation and activities. Preferred Qualifications:  Undergraduate focus in Education or Fine Arts; previous experience working with young children.
 
Application materials will be accepted on a rolling basis until positions have been filled, with interviews beginning in February 2017. If interested, please submit a completed Cranbrook Employee Application, a short letter of interest and resume to humanresources@cranbrook.edu or fax to (248) 645-3014.  Cranbrook’s Employee Application can be downloaded from Cranbrook’s Employment page at www.cranbrook.edu or from this link:
 
 
Employment offers are contingent on completion of satisfactory background checks and references, and verification of the appropriate identity and employment eligibility documentation.

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


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.


Infrastructure Technician

The Physical Plant Infrastructure Technician will assist the Director of Physical Plant with the initial development of a campus Storm Water Management Plan.  The Technician will coordinate the collection of data and incorporate this information into drawings, schematics, and maps using CAD. This is a temporary position working variable hours. Requirements: Education or experience in engineering field, preferably in Civil Engineering. Proficiency in AutoCAD. Ability to read and understand documents (drawings, specifications, etc). Knowledge of good drafting techniques. Strong organization and computer skills. Excellent verbal and communication skills. High attention to detail. High School Diploma required. This is a temporary position for the summer, working variable hours.


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.


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


Summer Ceramics 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: Kiln operating knowledge and wheel throwing experience. 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


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.