Pittsburgh Glass Center is a great place to work. The people at PGC are the most important part of our success. We pride ourselves on providing excellent instruction and a welcoming environment for anyone who walks through our doors. Happy employees make this a reality. 

For more information about these job opportunities at PGC or for info on how to apply click the links below. 

Temporary Part-Time Glassblower and Hot Glass Instructor

Temporary Part-Time Glassblower and Hot Glass Instructor — Full Description


The Glassblower and Hot Glass Instructor will work in PGC’s hot shop, which will include teaching classes and workshops, doing glassblowing demonstrations, leading tours as well as assisting with production and other special projects.  The Hot Glass Instructor will need to work closely with both the administrative and technical staff at PGC and will need to convey a team attitude in all interactions with staff, students and the public. 

The Hot Glass Instructor will work with the Creative Projects Manager on special glass products such as Art on Fire centerpieces, architectural projects or other opportunities as they arise.

This position requires an individual with the ability to work a very flexible and sporadic schedule including weekend and evening hours.  The Outreach Coordinator will set the scheduled for the Hot Glass Instructor and although every effort will be made to maintain plenty of advance notice of scheduling changes some last-minute cancellations or changes may occur.  Temporary Part-Time Glassblower and Hot Glass Instructor — Full Description   

To Apply

Submit a cover letter with your interest in the position, current resume, three references with phone and email (no letters), and five images of your work to Jason Forck via email at or via mail 5472 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 by January 10, 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by January 15th, 2019 and the position will start February 1st, 2019.  Temporary Part-Time Glassblower and Hot Glass Instructor — Full Description


Technical Apprentice Program

The Technical Apprenticeship is an educational work opportunity designed for students who have completed their undergraduate study in glass (BFA) and are looking to gain professional studio experience in a state-of-the-art public access studio. Tech apprenticeships last between six months and one year. Apprentices work 30 hours/week as a studio tech and have 10 hours/week to focus on making their own work. PGC also provides housing and a stipend of $500/month. Click here for more information and to apply.

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