Great Lakes Boat Building School

Open Position – Director of Education and Student Services

Join us in shaping the future of the marine industry workforce! Become part of a growing team in an expanding post-secondary marine training school.  Move your career to a new level by becoming the Director of Education and Student Services at Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS). Located on Lake Huron in Cedarville, Michigan, the School has partnered with ABYC, Mercury Marine, Ilmor Engineering, and Volvo Penta to assure the best possible technical training to our students.

The official job description may be found here.


  • Minimum of associate degree or higher required, bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching or training experience, or appropriate certification preferred
  • At least 5 years experience in career, counseling, or post-secondary environment preferred
  • Non-profit education or education leadership experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver a lesson
  • Strong computer skills with experience in Google Suite
  • Ability to work within a team management system
  • Positive interpersonal skills along with professional and creative written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel

Application Process

Submit your cover letter, resume, and list of three references to

Review of applications will begin as they are received. The search will be confidential, and references will not be contacted until the applicant has been notified.

GLBBS is an equal opportunity employer.

About Great Lakes Boat Building School

Great Lakes Boat Building School (GLBBS) is an accredited, non-profit 501 (c)3, private school located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. GLBBS produces qualified students from their Comprehensive Career Boat Building Program (CCBB) and the Marine Service Technology Program (MST).  The School addresses the shortage of skilled trades and craftspeople in the marine industry. For prospective student enrollment information go to or call 906.484.1081.

Great Lakes Boat Building School is a non-profit organization recognized as a charitable organization and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.