Welcome to the new Department of Arts, Culture and History employment opportunities page. Here we will post open opportunities for our Archives, Historic Preservation, Museums, Arts, Library, and Administration Sections. 

All State of West Virginia jobs must be applied for through the West Virginia Division of Personnel (DOP). To get started, please click the link below to the DOP Online Application Brochure. It provides a step by step guide to create an account and fill out applications.  Job opportunities on this page are separated into “External” and “Internal” job postings. If you are not and have not been a state employee, please apply to the External posting. If you are a current or former state employee, please apply using the Internal posting. Postings for the same job may appear in both sections.


How to Apply


If you experience any issues or have any questions, please feel free to contact our Human Resources Manager Cal Colangelo at cal.colangelo@wv.gov or call us at (304) 558-0220. Be sure to check back periodically for new positions and keep an eye out for posts on our Facebook account.

Also, Volunteer West Virginia is one of our entities and is always looking for individuals interested in the AmeriCorps program. To apply for this opportunity please follow the link below.

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do


External Job Opportunities Open to the Public


CH20230005 – Custodian (Administration)

Open: 12/27/2022
Close: 1/11/2023

Under general supervision, will perform routine custodial work cleaning in and around WV Department of Arts, Culture, & History facilities. Work involves maintaining cleanliness and orderliness in an assigned area. Position will be required to work rotating evening and weekend shifts. Position performs other duties as assigned.


CH20230010 – Cultural Program Coordinator (Administration/Tech Shop)

Open: 12/21/2022

Close: 1/13/2023

Under the direction of the Facilities Operation Manager, the position coordinates the creation of shop drawings from concept to final design for permanent, and traveling exhibits for the WV
Department of Arts, Culture, & History and the historic sites that it operates. The position is responsible for supervising technical service’s operations staff by overseeing and assigning work assignments, identifying and scheduling required training, recommending candidates for employment, and monitoring employee performance. Coordinates and assists with the installation of artwork for the capitol complex, which includes the transportation of valuable artwork according to museum standards. Coordinates with event’s staff for the setup and tear down of special events. Position is required to assist with repairs of equipment, furnishings, and fabrication work. Responsible for maintaining and inventorying all of specialized technical service’s equipment that is necessary for building construction. Position performs other duties as assigned and may be required to work evening and weekend shifts.


CH20230008 – Human Resources Associate (Administration)

Close: 1/18/2023

Under general supervision of the Director of Administration, the Human Resources Associate is responsible for processing payroll and benefits for the Department of Arts, Culture and History. This position also assists with timekeeping for the division, ensuring entries by employees into the timekeeping system UKG are done correctly. They will sign off on bi-weekly time sheets and enter time sheets for temporary employees. Audit employee time and leave balances and run reports to ensure funding for payroll. This position also serves as the benefits coordinator, signing new employees up for insurance and retirement plans, processing changes for current employees in Human Resources Management (HRM)/Payroll, concerning all benefit programs. Processes certifications for retirees through Compass. Position works closely with Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA), Fringe Benefits Management Company (FBMC) and Consolidated Public Retirement Board (CPRB). Duties also include coordinating yearly open enrollment for PEIA. Monitoring PEIA, FBMC and CPRB website for monthly billings and pay invoice balances using Financial’s Internal Exchange Transaction (IET) in OASIS. Processes Division of Personnel fees for permanent and temporary employees quarterly. Maintains personnel files. Will process various personnel and position transactions in WVOASIS during the absence of HR Generalist 2. Must have working knowledge of WVOASIS HRM/Payroll and UKG. Position performs other duties as assigned. 


CH20230015 – LIBRARIAN 2 (LIBRARY SECTION)

Closes: 1/24/2023

Under general supervision, the Youth Services Librarian is responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating programs with library staff that serve to encourage reading and educational activities for children and teens. This position is a critical part of library development, which supports the work of public libraries across the state through consultation services in all areas of public library operations per the objectives of the Library Services & Technology Act Strategic Plan. Position will plan and coordinate statewide reading programs for children and teens, and cultivate partnerships with other state and community organizations in an effort to benefit youth. Advise, educate, and support local libraries in best practices and trends in library service delivery and management. Position performs other duties as assigned.


CH20230016 – LIBRARY ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIRECTOR

Closes: 1/24/2023

Under the direction of the Library Section Director, this position will be responsible for administering and managing the finances of the Library Section of the WV Department of Arts, Culture, & History. The position will advise the Section Director and Commissioner on financial matters as it relates to the Library Section and the state public library system. Will be responsible for budget development for the Library Section and assisting with the distribution of federal funds and grant monies throughout the state library system. Additionally, the position will be required to interpret various federal and state regulations related to the administration of state and public library systems and their finances. The position may be required to serve on various state committees for the development and enhancement of public library services. The position will perform other duties as assigned. 


Internal Job Opportunities Open to Current or Former State Employees


CH20230016 – Library Administrative Services Director (Library Section)

Closes: 1/12/2023

Under the direction of the Library Section Director, this position will be responsible for administering and managing the finances of the Library Section of the WV Department of Arts, Culture, & History. The position will advise the Section Director and Commissioner on financial matters as it relates to the Library Section and the state public library system. Will be responsible for budget development for the Library Section and assisting with the distribution of federal funds and grant monies throughout the state library system. Additionally, the position will be required to interpret various federal and state regulations related to the administration of state and public library systems and their finances. The position may be required to serve on various state committees for the development and enhancement of public library services. The position will perform other duties as assigned. 


CH20230015 – LIBRARIAN 2 (LIBRARY SECTION)

Closes: 1/13/2023

Under general supervision, the Youth Services Librarian is responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating programs with library staff that serve to encourage reading and educational activities for children and teens. This position is a critical part of library development, which supports the work of public libraries across the state through consultation services in all areas of public library operations per the objectives of the Library Services & Technology Act Strategic Plan. Position will plan and coordinate statewide reading programs for children and teens, and cultivate partnerships with other state and community organizations in an effort to benefit youth. Advise, educate, and support local libraries in best practices and trends in library service delivery and management. Position performs other duties as assigned.