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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 useable, 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 flyer/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: Continuing & Comm. Ed.

Position: Computer Lab TA - Plymouth, MI

Hours Per Week: 6

Student TA needed to supervise a weekly homework session in Plymouth, MI on Sundays from 12n - 6pm.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Open classroom door. Minor clean up. Act as resource to help students with their Digital Fundamentals homework.

3.0 or higher in Digital Fundamentals. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Winter Semester, Sundays 12-6pm.

Must have reliable transportation to work in Plymouth, MI. HR will conduct a background check before hiring.

Application Instructions:
Please send a cover letter and resume to

posted 2018.10.22

Department: Valade Gallery

Position: Gallery Attendant

Hours Per Week: 15

The Office of Exhibitions and Public Programs is seeking a Gallery Attendant for the Valade Gallery in the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Gallery Attendant keeps watch over the gallery during public hours, greets visitors, answers questions about the exhibition, and reports gallery conditions to the Exhibitions Manager when necessary.

Must be available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and/or Thursdays from 12-5pm. No prior experience is necessary.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should e-mail for an interview.

posted 2018.10.11

Department: Foundations

Position: Foundation Events Representative

Hours Per Week: 2.5

Foundation Design students are required to attend events on campus and have their Foundation “Peacock Passport” stamped by the Foundation Events Representative.

Duties and Responsibilities:
This work study post will require attendance at events on campus. The Foundation Events Representative will greet students and stamp passports to verify the students’ attendance at the event. The student is expected to arrive early and remain until a designated time and then can attend the event. The Department Administrator will coordinate event assignments to fit within the work study students’ academic schedule. At certain times throughout the semester the work study may be called upon to assist the Department Administrator with various tasks surrounding preparation for the SEO or the jury for the SEO.

This work study student will be representing the department. Seeking students who are positive, confident and outgoing, and they must be comfortable working independently. This post is occasional and hours are assigned at random in coordination with the students’ schedule (possibly 2-6 hrs per week).

Application Instructions:
Please visit the Foundation office, W202, to fill out an application.

Questions? Email Lorraine Thomas at

posted 2018.09.17

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 Metalshop 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 metalshop 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 metalshop 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