Curatorial Intern

Temporary / Part Time

Description:

One part-time, paid internship ($10/hr), working 18 hours per week, on-site, through September 6, 2019. This position is available immediately and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Cranbrook Art Museum (CAM) seeks enthusiastic and organized undergraduate and graduate students or recent graduates to assist its curators in the administrative support of an upcoming curatorial project.

Responsibilities Include:

Preliminary archival and scholarly research, correspondence with peer instutions and galleries, document transcription, and other related administrative tasks as assigned.

Requirements:

BA in art history or related field; strong research skills; administrative and museum experience; strong knowledge of modern and contemporary art, craft, and/or design is required. Current graduate study preferred; experience in exhibition-making, including checklist building, formal correspondence with museums and galleries, image rights, database proficiency, and other relevant skills also preferred.

Must submit C.V. with application.

APPLICATION

To apply, download the Cranbrook Employment Application Form.
Download Application
Completed materials should be sent to humanresources@cranbrook.edu.

Cranbrook Academy of Art Statement of Non-Discrimination:
Cranbrook is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse work environment. Cranbrook Academy of Art does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, height, weight, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law in its programs and activities.

VISITOR SERVICES REPRESENTATIVES

/ Part Time

Description:

Two part-time positions, working less than 20 hours per week.

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. 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.

APPLICATION

To apply, download the Cranbrook Employment Application Form.
Download Application
Completed materials should be sent to humanresources@cranbrook.edu.

Cranbrook Academy of Art Statement of Non-Discrimination:
Cranbrook is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse work environment. Cranbrook Academy of Art does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, height, weight, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law in its programs and activities.