Job Opportunities

Job opportunities

STUDIO TECHNICIAN/fABRICATOR

Studio Technicians at Pittsburgh Glass Center manage the day-to-day operation of the studios and supervision of the tech apprentices’ duties. Studio Technicians are the primary way PGC maintains daily operation of equipment for glass studios. A successful candidate will have welding, fabricating and mechanical skills, and excellent trouble-shooting ability. Knowledge of CAD software and new technology like 3-D printing, CNC machinery, a strong plus. The capacity to communicate effectively with co-workers and excellent customer service is a must. Open until filled. FULL JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)


Front Desk/Administrative Assistant (AA)

This position acts as point person for reception and visitor services, and meets and greets the general public at the front desk. The AA provides general information about PGC and its programs to the public. Answers the telephone and fields calls to appropriate staff members. Works special events as needed and assists with the promotion, registration and implementation of PGC programs.

AA will become proficient at PGC’s online registration system through the PGC website so they can be a class registrar. The AA will also process payments for classes, workshops, tours, glass sales, etc as needed.

AA will also oversee processing online “Glass-to-Go” kit orders and other retail sales as part of PGC’s shop. The AA will help to keep the retail shop and lobby areas tidy and organized. AA will also be responsible for packaging and shipping workshop items to patrons as needed. Open until filled. FULL JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)


Glass Art Instructors

Pittsburgh Glass Center is always accepting applications for experienced Contract Glass Art Instructors in our Hot, Flame, Kiln, and Cold Shops for opportunities to teach classes and workshops, lead on site and off site glass demonstrations, lead tours, as well as assist with production and other special projects. These positions require the ability to work a very flexible and sporadic schedule including weekend and evening hours.

Send an email with details about your interest in the position, previous teaching experience, at least one reference with an email and phone number that can speak to your teaching experience, and five images of your work to PGC's Program Director, Valerie Bundy at vbundy@pittsburghglasscenter.org.


Technical Apprenticeship

PGC’s Technical Apprenticeship is an educational work opportunity designed for students who have completed their undergraduate study in glass (or who have similar experience but have not completed a four-year degree program) and are looking to gain professional studio experience in a state-of-the-art, public-access studio. Click here to learn more and apply