Current Openings:

Naturalist-Environmental Education
Full-time Exempt


Under the supervision of the Director of Schrader Environmental Education Center, the Naturalist is responsible for the development, organization, and presentation of environmental education and interpretation programs for various audiences, including youth and family programming, school programs, and the general public.  This is a full-time, exempt position.

Multi-Media Designer/Marketing Specialist—Marketing Department
Full-time Exempt


Under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Communication, the Multimedia Designer/Marketing Specialist develops an acute understanding of Oglebay Institute and its members and patrons to plan and execute marketing activities. The successful candidate plays an integral role in branding and promoting Oglebay Institute, its venues, and its programs to a diverse audience and creates strategies to strengthen engagement and expand participation.

The Multimedia Designer/Marketing Specialist must have the ability to transform marketing concepts into visual and written representations to support organizational goals and strategies and serves as part of the communications team to craft messaging and implement integrated campaigns.

This position is responsible for the digital content and graphic design needs of the marketing department, serves as the website designer/manager for the Institute, manages Oglebay Institute’s social media platforms, and produces and integrates video, graphic images, animations, sound, and text into multimedia storytelling efforts.

Nature Day Camp Counselor- Environmental Education
Temporary, Part-time


Nature Day Camp Counselors develop, organize, and facilitate Nature Day Camp programming; ensure the well-being of camp participants; and maintain outstanding quality in the efforts of the Environmental Education department as it relates to the department’s mission statement and vision.


Junior Nature Camp Assistant Cook
Temporary, Part-time

Primary Functions:

To support the mission of Oglebay Institute’s Junior Nature Camp by preparing daily meals and to take direction from the Head Cook in all aspects of kitchen preparation and cleaning.


Customer Service Representative- Museums-
Regular Part-Time


Performs all Customer Service functions for the Museums of Oglebay Institute, serving the public in a courteous, pleasant, efficient, and knowledgeable manner. Requires basic computer literacy, initiative, good judgment, and knowledge of Museum practices, policy, and organization.


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.

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.