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Manager of Enrollment and Financial Services

Cranbrook Academy of Art

Bloomfield Hills, MI


The Manager of Enrollment and Financial Services is directly responsible for admissions and financial aid for all new and continuing graduate Academy of Art students. S/he oversees other enrollment areas including records and registration, student services, and billing. Responsible for all compliance and regulatory aspects of these areas.


Responsibilities include:

Administer institutional and federal aid programs. Direct the student scholarship program. Direct all aspects of federal loans. Responsible for Federal Work Study (FWS) and other student employment programs including eligibility, employment process, and payroll. Responsible for the recruitment, application, and acceptance processes. Support Artists in Residence (faculty) in student admission process. Administer the reporting of enrollment services-related institutional research, which may include IPEDS, FISAP, HLC, AICAD. Oversee student orientation, and Commencement. Oversee student housing and student activities. Oversee student accounts and billing.



Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and five years of financial aid experience combined with two years of admission experience.  Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state and institutional financial aid process/programs, pertinent laws, rules and regulations; auditing processes; admission/enrollment services techniques; strong analytical and organization skills. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with Community members of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.  Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and the ability to produce complex spreadsheets and statistical reports required.  Must have experience with basic accounting practices (accounts receivable, budget preparation/tracking, etc.).  Experience with SlideRoom application software and student financial aid EDExpress and DLTools desired. Requires ability to work effectively under pressure to meet timelines and objectives.


Cranbrook offers competitive compensation and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability, and retirement.  We also offer generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays and 3 optional holidays, employee discounts, and a unique environment in an educational setting that values collaboration.


For consideration, please submit a resume and completed Employee Application to:  Cranbrook – HR, P.O. Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI  48303-0801, or fax (248) 645-3014, or email [email protected]. The Employee Application form may be downloaded from .


The deadline to submit resumes and applications is June 30, 2019.


About Cranbrook Academy of Art:
Cranbrook Academy of Art offers an accredited, graduate-only program in architecture, design and fine art. The landmark Saarinen-designed campus, which features private studios, state-of-the art workshops, a renowned Art Museum, and 300 acres of forests, lakes, and streams, is a short drive from the red-hot art, design, and music scene of Detroit. The focus at Cranbrook is on studio practice in one of 11 disciplines: Architecture, 2D, 3D, and 4D Design, Ceramics, Fiber, Metalsmithing, Painting, Photography, Print Media, and Sculpture.  For more information, please visit


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.


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