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Join Our Rosewood Arts Center Team

The Rosewood Arts Center Team offers fine arts programming for all ages, studio facilities for community artists as well as fantastic special events for families.  If you enjoy a creative challenge and a flexible work environment, consider joining us to make a direct impact in providing high-quality visual and performing arts programs to residents of Kettering and the Dayton region. Ready to roll up your sleeves and help the community by providing essential support to youth and adult art activities, special events and other outreach programs? Reignite your passion for the arts on a team where you’ll feel valued and gain the ability to make meaningful contributions. To learn more about our Rosewood Arts Center Programs be sure to check out our current Play Kettering Guide or contact us at 937-296-0294 .

Current Rosewood Arts Center Team Opportunities

The City of Kettering’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department is recruiting to fill the regular part-time position of “Art Exhibit Coordinator.” The Art Exhibit Coordinator works under the supervision of the Cultural Arts Program Supervisor. The Art Exhibit Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the exhibitions, exhibition schedules, contracts, risk management, curatorial, installation and de-installation, art handling, and condition reporting. This position is an artist liaison and is responsible for development and implementation of public programs and administrative duties of the Rosewood Gallery program. DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS This position includes self-motivation and ability to work independently while consistently evaluating the most efficient procedures of gallery production and organization. Attention to detail is critical. Marketing and organizational skills are necessary. Must have an ability to work well with a diverse group of individuals and the general public. This position requires some evening and weekend hours, and will fluctuate in hours depending on the time of year and event planning and implementation schedule. This position prepares and coordinates contracts and supplemental materials with exhibiting artists; coordinates and assists installation and de-installation with exhibiting artists and serves as point of contact for artists, including coordinating delivery and pick-up of art and exhibits; coordinates jurors for annual juried exhibitions and selection of solo exhibitions; manages preparation of gallery for new and existing exhibitions including prepping walls, lighting artwork, hanging signage, creating price sheets and labeling works; maintains reporting and records of all artwork in the Rosewood Gallery program; assist with the insurance claim process as needed; schedules, coordinates and manages installation interns and volunteers as required; processes incoming exhibition proposals; coordinates and manages artist and exhibition receptions; creates special events and community engagement opportunities, including programming with partners (Dayton Metro Library); develops gallery-related programming in conjunction with the Programming staff; assists with Rosewood Arts Center special events such as Art on the Commons and Kettering Children’s Theatre productions; works with the Cultural Arts Program Supervisor and Division Manager of Cultural Arts, develops new strategies for the success of artist and community participation with Rosewood Gallery; assists in daily office activities such as answering phones and emails for Rosewood Gallery and Rosewood Arts Center; greets visitors to the gallery and answers questions about artwork on display; maintains storage facilities, tools and equipment; maintains varied tracking databases for Rosewood Gallery; provides oversight and implementation of Gallery marketing efforts including print and digital media; performs all other duties as assigned

This contractual position is responsible for teaching youth art programs. Pay range is negotiable dependent upon the difficulty/complexity of class subject matter, strength of portfolio, experience and/or qualifications. Pay is based upon an hourly rate, per-student rate or a flat fee payment as appropriate to the type of class, workshop or program. Candidates can email their resume and letter of interest to

Under the supervision of the Facility Coordinator (Ceramics), the Assistant Facility Coordinator performs professional administrative and studio work necessary to support the Rosewood Arts Center operations of the ceramics studio. This position assists the Facility Coordinator in implementing facilities and programs that are adequately planned for the maximum safety and benefit to the community. The Assistant Facility Coordinator exercises initiative and professional judgment in the performance of duties.

Join the City of Kettering’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts team as a Regular Part-time Program & Event Coordinator at Rosewood Arts Center. Rosewood Arts Center’s innovative staff collaborates to offer the region exceptional and innovative arts programming for all people. You can make an impact close to home and be a part of something bigger by joining our Rosewood team. Under the supervision of the Cultural Art Program Supervisor, the Program & Event Coordinator assists in the organization of special events and workshops produced through Rosewood Arts Center and the Kettering Cultural Arts programs. This includes the organization, planning and implementation of Art on the Commons, Fine Arts, Fine Crafts Festival, A Rosewood Holiday Arts Festival, and Art on the Playground. This position also supports other Rosewood-produced special events including dance revues and productions with Kettering Children’s Theatre. Responsibilities include marketing and communications, volunteer recruitment and management, personnel and facilities scheduling, contract preparations, budget oversight, as well as visitor and participant evaluations. This position is key to making recommendations to the Division Manager of Cultural Arts and the Cultural Arts Program Supervisor for future planning, implementation and evaluations of special events. The Program & Event Coordinator position includes self-motivation and the ability to work independently while consistently evaluating the most efficient procedures of special event production and organization. The ideal candidate must have an ability to work well with a diverse group of individuals and the general public. This position requires some evening and weekend hours, and will fluctuate in hours depending on the time of year, event planning and implementation schedule

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