Pilchuck Glass School (PGS) is an international center for glass art education. Our serene campus in Stanwood, Washington, is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains on a former tree farm. PGS has an exhibition space and administrative office in Seattle, Washington, located in historic Pioneer Square.

Careers at Pilchuck Glass School offer the exciting opportunity to support artists as they grow in their artistic practice. ​


Open Positions


Deputy Director

Pilchuck Glass School is seeking a Deputy Director to join its full-time staff. 

The Deputy Director (DD) will serves as the second in command and a key advisor to the Executive Director. The DD will be a leader among the year-round staff as well as the seasonal staff during the summer on the Stanwood Campus. A key administrative aspect to the job is acting as a staff liaison to select committees and reporting at quarterly Board meetings. Under the guidance of the Executive Director, the DD will also support the implementation of the strategic direction of PGS within established budgets, timelines, and other operational constraints. This position will be based out of the Stanwood campus location. 

Read the full job description here.

How to apply: 

The deadline to apply is 5:00 PM Pacific on Monday, July 8, 2019. Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis through the deadline with a goal of having a candidate in place by the end of August 2019. We will only respond to candidates who most closely align with our needs, no phone calls please.

Required application materials are:

  • a cover letter expressing your interest and qualifications for the position
  • a professional resume of outlining the skills relevant to this position,
  • the names and contacts of four professional references who can speak to the relevancy of your background to this position.

All materials are accepted electronically (PDF Preferred) and sent to jobsearch@pilchuck.com on or before the deadline. (References will NOT be contacted without prior consent). Recommendations are also accepted, please include name and contact information to the email above.


Grant Writer

Pilchuck is seeking a contract grant writer to help execute grant writing. Interested applicants may contact Director of Development Lauren Mercurio (lmercurio@pilchuck.com) for more information.



Pilchuck Glass School is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and participants. Pilchuck encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran, or disability status.