Founded in 1904, Cranbrook Educational Community has committed itself to being one of the world’s leading centers of education, science and art. This National Historic Landmark campus houses a graduate Academy of Art; a contemporary art museum, house, and gardens; a Center for Collections and Research; an Institute of Science; and independent pre-K to grade 12 college preparatory schools. Graced by architecturally significant buildings, outdoor sculpture, and natural and tended landscape, the 319 acre campus receives more than 300,000 people annually, engaging 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.”
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 of Cranbrook Educational Community and works closely with the Director of CAA-CAM. A minimum of 10 years of experience is requested, with a preference for experience with museums, cultural institutions, and educational organizations, as well as with major gifts.