Reposted on 10/4/2022
Founded by Detroit philanthropists George and Ellen Booth in 1904, the Cranbrook Educational Community is one of the world’s leading centers of education, science, and art. Comprised of a graduate Academy of Art, contemporary Art Museum, House and Gardens, Institute of Science, and more than 1,600 students attending our 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 Cranbrook Art Museum Collections Interpreter is a passionate and engaging ambassador to Cranbrook Art Museum. They love interacting with people as much as objects and bringing meaningful stories to life. They will lead tours and experiences in the collections wing, exhibitions, and surrounding outdoor spaces, for a variety of audiences. This may include researching contemporary artists, art movements, and thinking through new ways of presenting information in accessible, exciting formats. Collections Interpreters are expected to be inquisitive, engaging, and professional in their presentation of tour content and management of audiences. Schedules will vary, will require weekend and evening hours, taking place year-round.
Training on Cranbrook Art Museum’s collections, history, and future, as well as best practices for culturally conscious and engaging tours, will be provided to augment your customer service expertise and demonstrated interest in contemporary art and design.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
This is a part-time position working around or below 20 hours per week, with evening and weekend hours required. Days worked will be Wednesday – Sunday. Cranbrook offers competitive compensation and a truly unique environment that values collaboration.
For consideration, please submit a resume and completed Employee Application to: Cranbrook – HR, P.O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801, or fax (248) 645-3014. Applications and HR email address for submissions can be found on the Employment page of our website at www.cranbrook.edu/employment (Please note that a fully completed employment application is required for consideration).