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Department: Crafts - Office

Position: Work study

Hours Per Week: 5

Summary: Primary responsibilities include providing assistance to the Department Administrator of Crafts and designing posters for visiting artists presentations and class advertisement. Other small duties as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities: Filing, sorting, photocopying, updating databases in excel, and typing. Running errands around campus to Business Office or Dean’s office. Designing and ability to print class advertisements/posters. The department will provide the budget for printing.

Qualifications: Reliable & committed. Proficient with Excel and Word. Must be able to design posters in Illustrator or Photoshop for visiting artist presentation and class advertisements. Be available 4-7 hours a week, depending on need and students class schedule.

Requirements: Reliable & committed.

Application Instructions: Please email a short resume or letter of interest to Sara Abbate at

posted 2019.01.04

Department: Community Arts

Position: Administrative Assistant

Hours Per Week: 8

Community Arts Partnerships (CAP) work study Administrative Assistant student(s) assist the CAP Coordinator in all administrative office functions to keep the department running smoothly. The CAP department reaches out to the Detroit community by providing free art and design classes and resources to youth and their families. CAP’s student-centered programs open doors to the creative opportunities of the 21st century for nearly 4,000 students each year. Our mission: “Community Arts Partnerships collaborates with Detroit community organizations to create art and design education, experiences, and resources for local youth and families in support of individual and community development.” In support of its mission, CAP provides programs that: Foster positive youth development through visual arts programs focused on skill development, self-discovery, and self-expression; Bring education in art, design, and new technologies to youth in under-resourced inner-city communities; Inform young people about career and educational opportunities in the visual arts and design; and Bring the arts to bear in the re-development of the City of Detroit and its diverse neighborhoods and communities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The CAP work study assists the CAP Coordinator with program paperwork, data entry, and archives; makes packets & binders, stuffs envelopes; maintains and organizes current files and archives (physical and digital); and follows up with faculty about missing/late paperwork. The work study also maintains organization CAP office, classroom, and storage rooms by: organizing teacher art supplies; maintaining supply inventory; keeping all spaces usable, clean, and orderly; and assisting with set-up and tear-down for CAP meetings, trainings, and events. The work study also helps the CAP Coordinator share program information in a timely manner by updating and maintaining the CAP blog (Tumblr) & Facebook fan pages; updating and maintaining the CAP program flier/community table; and installing & maintaining CAP exhibit spaces. Occasionally, we provide campus Career Day tours for middle school groups in which the work study will assist by preparing tour paperwork for guides, delivering tours as needed, and helping record data from tours. CAP work study students are also expected to help out all CAP staff and faculty with a smile and tackle other tasks as they arise.

This work study student will be representing the department to community students &their parents as well as CCS students, staff, and faculty. We are seeking students who are positive, confident, and outgoing and are comfortable working independently as well as a team in fast-paced environments. Strong time management, attention to detail, and organizational skills are a must.

Must be available at least 1 full (6-8hr) day a work week
Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational, and general office skills Strong administration skills
Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Office & Adobe Creative Suites
Knowledge of spreadsheets, budget management, and purchasing; Knowledge of database setup, input, and maintenance preferred
Self-starter/independent worker with a strong work ethic
Ability to handle multiple projects and changing priorities Ability to work with a diverse administrative staff & faculty population

Application Instructions:
Email 1pg cover letter and 1pg resume to Lynn Blasey at

posted 2018.11.13

Department: Academic Facilities

Position: Work-study Technician

Summary of Position:
Work-study will take an active role in assisting the manager and supervisory technicians with the daily operations of the shop. They will help assist students, faculty, and staff in the safe and effective use of Metal shop and Foundry tools and machinery. Technicians will be scheduled a work load that is considerate of their class load with a maximum of 20 hours per week.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Must be self-motivated, punctual and reliable. Lead by example by following and enforcing shop safety procedures. Assist in the maintaining of tools and equipment. Service the needs of students, faculty, and staff using the facility. Maintain a clean and orderly shop. Perform additional duties as required.

3.0 Or better passing grade in DFN 116 Design Techniques. Knowledge of metal shop tools, processes, machinery, and safety. Strong organizational skills required and the ability to follow directions. Able to work effectively with a diverse student and faculty population. Good interpersonal skills including patience and the ability to help others. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Ability to work a flexible schedule to occasionally cover unfilled shifts and extended periods at the end of the semester.


  1. Must be registered for classes
  2. Student Employment Authorization to Hire form
  3. 3.0 or better passing grade in DFN 116 Design Techniques.
  4. Knowledge of metal shop tools, processes, machinery and safety.

Hours per Week: 7 hour shifts / up to 20 hours per week.

Application Instructions: 
Interested and qualified applicants please email Nikki Barbour to set up an appointment. Please include a copy of your current course schedule, contact information, and resume if available.

posted 2018.08.28 *permanent posting