Employment

Director of Education & Visitor Experiences I Full Time I Full Job Description: Director of Education & Visitor Experiences 8.3.2021

Lead and oversee the growth, evolution and operations of the Avampato Discovery Museum (ADM) at the Clay Center. The Director is a key member of the leadership team involved in institution-wide vision, design, development and implementation of the museum’s experiences including STEAM programing, exhibits, both internal and traveling, and the Caperton Planetarium and Theater (CPT). Creative team leader with a strong commitment to building dynamic, inclusive and collaborative experiences that positively impact the local, statewide and regional communities served by the Clay Center. A proven ability to conceptualize innovative, exciting and meaningful interactive visitor experiences that engage audiences in a wide variety of STEAM areas.  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

Facility Technician I Full Time I Full Job Description: Facility Technician 6.25.2021

Perform work involving the general upkeep, appearance and security of the Clay Center, including but not limited to wall patching, painting, bulb replacement, minor plumbing and electrical. In addition, this position is also responsible for general building maintenance duties as assigned by the Building Manager.  If interested, please send your resume and references to akidder@theclaycenter.org

Visitor Experience Coordinator I Full Time I Full Job Description: Visitor Experience Coordinator 3.10.21

The Visitor Experience Coordinator takes a lead role in creating highly effective, guest-focused experiences for visitors through setting superior standards for exceptional customer service. The Visitor Experience Coordinator is a key member of the Education Team, working to deliver engaging programs and guest interactions, and ensuring volunteers are effectively trained to deliver excellent guest experiences for all visitors to the Avampato Discovery Museum, Juliet Art Museum and Caperton Planetarium and Theater. If interested, please send your resume and references to akidder@theclaycenter.org

STEM Educator I Full Time I Full Job Description: STEM Educator 3.7.21

The STEM Educator is passionate about sharing their STEM knowledge with audiences of all ages. Staying up-to-date on current events in astronomy and science news, the STEM Educator will work with the 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