Current Openings:

Curator of Exhibitions  – Stifel Fine Arts Center (Part-time)

The Stifel Fine Arts Center, a department of Oglebay Institute is seeking a part-time (15-20 hrs. a week) Curator.

Primary functions:

  • Plan, coordinate and administer the exhibition season and related programming at the Stifel Fine Arts Center and the exhibition season at Towngate Theatre.
  • Develop, organize and present programs related to each exhibition for the general public including education classes and workshops.
  • Creatively and consistently enable local and regional communities to grow and diversify audiences and promote the Stifel Fine Arts Center as a leader in the arts and as a vital resource for education.
  • Actively enable local and region-wide communities of artists and position the Center as a catalyst for the arts.

This position reports to the Director of the Stifel Fine Arts Center. The ideal candidate should be energetic, organized, and have a passion for art and artists.

Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree required in a related field and experience with art exhibitions preferred.

Candidates should forward their résumé to Connie Moore, director of administrative services or mail to:

Oglebay Institute
attn.: Director of Administrative Services
1330 National Road
Wheeling, WV  26003

Deadline to apply is July 6, 2021.

Stifel Fine Arts Center, School of Dance and Towngate Theatre

Oglebay Institute is seeking teaching visual & performing artists to fill a variety of positions throughout the year including year-long residency programs in area schools and adjunct instructor positions at the Stifel Fine Arts Center, School of Dance and Towngate Theatre.

Click here to complete a teaching artist application.

Schrader Environmental Education Center

The Schrader Environmental Education Center is always looking for passionate environmental educators to consider for part time and full time positions. Please send your resume to Molly Check if you would like it to be considered for future job opportunities.

About Oglebay Institute:

Oglebay InstituteOI is a 501(c)3 organization located in Wheeling, WV. Since its founding in 1930, OI has been successful in serving the residents and visitors of the Upper Ohio River Valley by providing quality programming in five discipline areas: environmental education; performing arts; regional history interpretation; visual arts; and dance. These program areas and the facilities in which they reside, are supported by centralized administrative, finance, marketing, and development departments.

OI serves a wide geographic service area that includes Northern West Virginia, Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. More than 90,000 individuals participate in the organization’s programming annually; nearly half of participants are children.