Teaching Artist – Cranbrook Art Museum

Part Time / Temporary

DESCRIPTION: Teaching Artists at Cranbrook Art Museum showcase their artistic practice by aligning their artistic expertise with educational programming. 

Currently we are seeking Teaching Artists whose professional practice includes print making or screen printing to work primarily with elementary students.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Design/implement curriculum with oversight of Curator of Education.  Instruct students in artistic practice, while helping each remain safe and achieve the learning objectives established in the curriculum in an informal, respectful, and positive environment.  Prepare and give demonstrations of various techniques used to create artwork, highlighting artistic experience in methods and craft.

REQUIREMENTS: Positive experience working with children in a class / group setting. Enthusiasm for the subject and an eagerness to share that enthusiasm with learners of all ages.  Bachelor’s degree in studio art, art history or art education courses required.  Minimum of one year of experience teaching a variety of ages, either formal or informal required.  Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Customer service experience and the ability to positively and effectively work with varied constituents including the public, school personnel, students, and volunteers.  Requires a Michigan driver’s license with satisfactory driving record, and access to a vehicle for travel related to educational outreach programs.

APPLICATION: To apply, download the Cranbrook Employment Application Form.

Completed materials (including Application form, cover letter, and resume) should be sent to:

humanresources@cranbrook.edu; copy sdoty@cranbrook.edu

Posted on the MMA website 10/17.

 The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Michigan Museums Association       313-334-7643       PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721      lcbrisson@michiganmuseums.org

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