Work at Cranbrook Academy of Art

Work at Cranbrook Academy of Art

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Cranbrook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and nondiscrimination in all aspects of employment. As an EEO employer, Cranbrook’s policy is that employment-related decisions shall be made without regard to an applicant’s or employee’s 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.

Director of Cranbrook Academy of Art

The Academy is currently seeking a new Director to lead it into the future. The Director of Cranbrook Academy of Art serves as the driver of the Academy’s vision and strategic direction and long-term planning and goal setting. They are charged with overall strategic leadership of the Academy, including team management, operational strength, academic excellence, and financial sustainability. They also play the primary role in collaborating with leaders throughout the Cranbrook Educational Community, representing the Academy externally to a wide variety of constituents, and are most often the public face and spokesperson of the organization. The Director serves as the Academy’s principal fundraiser and forges strong external partnerships and collaborations.

Transformational change is happening now both at Cranbrook and in the Arts sector, and the next leader of the Academy will set a tone of collaboration, innovation, and inclusion that will impact students and the communities served by Cranbrook Academy of Art for years to come.

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