Employment

Planetarium & Science Educator I Full Time I Full Job Description:Planetarium and Science Educator 1.10.22

The Planetarium and Science Educator is passionate about enhancing the accessibility of science communication for diverse audiences of all ages. The Planetarium and Science Educator will work with the Clay Center Education Team to develop and deliver engaging educational programs, events, and presentations for the Caperton Planetarium & Theater and the Avampato Discovery Museum.  They will coordinate all software and technical-related aspects of the planetarium systems with the Clay Center’s Technical Coordinator and third-party contractors to ensure optimum operating conditions for the theater and its systems. This position will report directly to the Director of Education.

If interested, please send your resume and references to akidder@theclaycenter.org.

Director of Exhibits & Outreach I Full Time I Full Job Description: Director of Exhibits Outreach 1.3.2022

Oversee the Clay Center’s permanent, mobile and temporary exhibits.  Duties include development of new exhibits, prototyping/building new permanent and mobile exhibits using internal and external resources as well as outside exhibit designers and fabricators.  The Director will manage all mobile exhibit initiatives throughout the State of West Virginia and neighboring region.  Supervise a team of exhibit technicians and outreach specialists in coordination with other teams at the Center to maintain exhibits in optimal condition and provide consistent high quality visitor experiences.  This position reports to the CEO.

If interested, please send your resume and references to akidder@theclaycenter.org.

Exhibit Developer/Technician I Full Time I Full Job Description: Exhibit Developer 1.3.2022

To creatively prototype and develop interactive on-site and outreach exhibits.  The candidate will also provide ongoing maintenance of all exhibits to ensure high quality visitor experiences both at the Center and during outreach visits. Install outreach exhibits in communities around the West Virginia and surrounding regions.  Position reports to Director of Exhibits & Outreach.

If interested, please send your resume and references to akidder@theclaycenter.org.

Discovery Leader I Part Time I Full Job Description: Discovery Leader 3.18.2021

Discovery Leaders will provide exceptional customer service at the Center by encouraging visitors to interact with Museum experiences, engaging them in programs and demonstrations and assisting them throughout their visit.  Discovery Leaders will also assist in the maintenance and upkeep of all exhibit galleries.  The position reports to the Education Specialist. If interested, please send your resume and references to akidder@theclaycenter.org

Guest Services Representative I Part Time I Full Job Description: Guest Services Representative PT 5.27.2021

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide all guests with a positive initial experience at the Clay Center.  This experience is created by providing guests with accurate event information, assisting them in purchasing and/or picking up tickets to Clay Center events as well as daily museum admission.  This position interacts with a variety of constituents and works with all other staff of the Clay Center & WV Symphony Orchestra to maintain a high level of guest service.  Employee must exercise some independent judgement and initiative.  If interested, please send your resume and references to akidder@theclaycenter.org

Stagehand I As Needed I Full Job Description: Stagehand 6.25.2021

Set up, Strike and work events throughout The Clay Center and its surrounding grounds. These spaces shall include but are not limited to The Walker Theatre, Grand Lobby and MFPH. The set ups may include stages, stairs, tables and chairs. Audio equipment may include speakers, sound consoles, microphones and stands. Video equipment may include screens, projectors, video players and computers. Lighting equipment will include the hanging, circuiting and focusing of different lighting fixtures, as well as follow spots and truss lighting. If interested, please send your resume and references to akidder@theclaycenter.org