Create Camps Multiple Positions - Cranbrook Art Museum

Cranbrook Art Museum is now accepting applications for teaching and support staff for summer educational programs:


Join our enthusiastic team of passionate and experienced art educators teaching in the Museum. Summer programs are an enriching experience where teachers and staff educate and excite students of all ages about the arts. Application materials are accepted on a rolling basis and will remain open until positions are filled, with interviews beginning in April 2021. If interested, submit the information listed below, by email to

Employment offers are contingent on satisfactory completion of background checks and references, and verification of the appropriate identity and employment eligibility documentation.

Questions? Meghan Morrow, Coordinator of Family and School Programs at

TEACHING ARTISTS for CREATE CAMPS (Kindergarten – 5th grade)




Create Camps’ Teaching Artists develop and implement daily classroom experiences in various studio concentrations; determine appropriate art materials, and make supply requests within allowed budgets. Teaching Artists must be multitaskers with endless enthusiasm, engaging students, and able to foster an environment of innovation and self-expression. The typical schedule is Monday–Friday, 8:00 am–3:30 pm, with longer days possible on Mondays and Fridays; approximately 35-40 hours/week.

  • Integrate and develop new dynamic projects, and prototypes while implementing existing lesson 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.
  • Attendance at weekly all team meetings and maintaining open communication with Program Managers, Program Director, and Parents/Guardians.


  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • 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.

CLASSROOM COORDINATORS for CREATE CAMPS (Kindergarten – 5th grade)




Classroom Coordinators manage and oversee pre- and post-camp care for students who arrive early or stay late. During the camp day, they assist Teaching Artists with demonstrations and daily classroom management, monitor the use of materials and supplies, assist campers that need special attention, attend to minor first aid needs, and other dues as assigned.

Two shifts are available for this position Monday – Friday either early: 6:45am-3:15pm; or later: 10:15am-6:15pm


  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Completed or in pursuit of an Undergraduate Degree.
  • Ability to lead indoor and outdoor recreation and activities.
  • Previous experience working with young children.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate focus in Elementary Education, Art Education, or Studio Art/Design/Architecture.

Posted on 4/20/2021

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