The Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research is accepting applications for a full-time Head Archivist position. This is a unique opportunity to assume a leadership position at Cranbrook Archives, a department of the Center for Collections and Research, at a time when Cranbrook is developing plans for a new home for the Center. This facility will include the Archives’ public reading room, staff offices, and a state-of-the-art collections wing for the preservation of Cranbrook’s archival collections.
The Head Archivist is responsible for developing and managing Cranbrook’s archival collections and administering the operational activities of Cranbrook Archives, including the supervision of its staff, interns, and volunteers. As a senior staff member of the Center, the Head Archivist is responsible for developing services, programs, and displays that promote awareness of and access to Cranbrook’s archival collections and helping to further the Center’s public-facing mission and goals.