Compensation: $67,000 - $74,000
The Cranbrook Educational Community is one of the world’s leading centers of education, science, and art. Comprising a graduate Academy of Art, contemporary Art Museum, House and Gardens, Institute of Science, and Pre-K through 12 independent college preparatory Schools, Cranbrook welcomes thousands of visitors and students to its campus each year. Critics have called Cranbrook "the most enchanted and enchanting setting in America" and in 1989, it was designated a National Historic Landmark. The campus is located in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, about 20 miles north of Detroit. For more, please visit our website: www.cranbrook.edu.
The Head of the Freshwater Forum will oversee all aspects of Forum’s activities including developments and delivery of content for the Institute’s educational programs, exhibitions, research, and stakeholder engagement. The Head will also serve as senior staff at the Institute and the lead fundraiser for the Forum’s activities, in cooperation with the other senior staff of the Cranbrook Institute of Science. This position will be the public face of the Freshwater Forum throughout the region and statewide. Comfort and skill in public speaking is important, as is the ability to connect with diverse audiences and donors. The position will also serve to coordinate and manage scheduling and maintaining relationships with a wide range of schools where much of the Forum’s outreach programs are delivered.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Cranbrook offers competitive compensation and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability, and retirement program with employer match. We also offer generous paid time off, 11 paid holidays and 3 optional holidays, employee discounts, and a unique environment in an educational setting that values collaboration.
For consideration, please visit the employment section of our website for instructions on completing and submitting an application, resume, and cover letter (please note that a fully completed employment application is required for consideration): www.cranbrook.edu/employment
Posted on 11/23/2021