Senior Director of Development for Cranbrook Academy of Art and Cranbrook Art Museum

Cranbrook Educational Community

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Founded in 1904, and designated a National Landmark campus, Cranbrook is one of the world’s leading centers of education, science and art. Comprising a graduate Academy of Art, contemporary Art Museum, House & Gardens, natural history museum and Pre-K through 12 independent college preparatory schools, Cranbrook welcomes more than 300,000 visitors and students to its campus each year.  Graced by architecturally significant buildings, outdoor sculpture, and natural and tended landscape, the 319-acre campus engages learners of all ages and interests in educational programs and experiences. Cranbrook has been called one of “the most enchanted and enchanting settings in America."

The Opportunity

Cranbrook Educational Community is seeking a Senior Director of Development for Cranbrook Academy of Art and Cranbrook Art Museum (CAA-CAM). The Senior Director will develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising plan for CAA-CAM. This work will include setting short and long-term goals and directing and executing annual giving programs, membership, foundation and corporate support, grants, and major gifts to enable the work of the Academy of Art and Art Museum. This position will report to the Chief Advancement Officer and work closely with the Director of CAA-CAM, as well as the Director of the Art Museum and the Dean of the Art Academy. A minimum of 10 years of development background, ideally in major gifts, is required; experience with museums, cultural institutions, and educational organizations is preferred.

Libby  Roberts

To apply or nominate qualified candidates, contact Libby Roberts, Vice President or complete and submit the form below.

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