The Roxbury Arts Group offers high-quality arts programming at our three venues, The Roxbury Arts Center in Roxbury NY, the Old School Baptist Church in the Denver-Vega Valley, and at the Headwaters Arts Center on Main Street in Stamford.
The Roxbury Arts Group also administers the Delaware County Arts Grant Program that provides funding to non-profit organizations and artists within Delaware County for special projects and programs.
Jenny has been at the helm of the Roxbury Arts Group since 2011. With a deep passion and appreciation for the arts, Jenny is committed to making opportunities for artists and arts engagement available in the rural communities that the Roxbury Arts Group serves.
Grants & Community Coordinator
Headwaters Program Manager
Presenting Program Manager
Leila originally hails from New Haven, Connecticut where exposure to arts and music began at an early age. This fostered a dedicated study of music and art and lead to lifelong community and municipal involvement with artists, musicians and schools. Leila’s belief in the essential roll of arts and music in the community is deeply founded and informs her approach to its service.
Board of Directors
Sara Stone, President
Andrew Weiss, Vice President
Bill Berg, Treasurer
The Roxbury Arts Group is currently seeking candidates for the newly created position of Gallery Assistant.
About the Roxbury Arts Group:
Founded in 1979, the Roxbury Arts Group is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary arts organization dedicated to making the arts in integral part of life in the communities that we serve. With performance venues and Roxbury, Denver, and Stamford NY, the Roxbury Arts Group offers year-round arts programming consisting of high-quality performances, workshops, exhibits, and other events that aim to serve the residents of and visitors to the Catskills. The Roxbury Arts Group also administers the Statewide Community Regrant program in Delaware County, and provides technical assistance and professional development opportunities to artists and arts organizations working in our region.
Working with the Executive Director, the Gallery Assistant is responsible for implementing the programs and events offered by the Roxbury Arts Group in our Walt Meade Gallery located at the Roxbury Arts Center. Specific duties include:
- Work with the Executive Director to plan an exhibition schedule, approximately 5-6 exhibitions/year
- Act as liaison between exhibiting artists and the Roxbury Arts Group
- Coordinate exhibition details with exhibiting artists
- Install exhibitions
- Manage the visitor experience at the Walt Meade Gallery
- Promote exhibition and complimentary programming
- Facilitate outreach to local schools and groups
- Maintain open gallery hours on Saturdays, 10a – 3p
This position is part-time, non-exempt status. The pay rate is $16/hour with a 10 hour work week. The Roxbury Arts Group is open Tuesday – Saturday, 9a – 4p. The Gallery Manager will be required to work evenings as needed for our program and events. The Gallery Manager frequently moves tables, chairs, risers, and other equipment weighing up to 50lbs. and heavier equipment with assistance.
About the Candidate:
A successful candidate for this position would be described as innovative, energetic and creative with a positive attitude and collaborative spirit. They will be passionate about the arts and their impact in small communities. They will be thoughtful, strategic, organized and detail-oriented but also possess the ability to remain flexible in a fast-paced work environment. They will have excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
The more diversity we have in our team, the more fresh perspectives and innovative ideas we share. The qualifications outlined in our job postings are intended to help define the role, but not the candidate. If you have uniquely acquired skills that closely fit those described, please apply.
To apply: Please submit a letter of interest, resume/CV, and the contact information of three references to Jenny Rosenzweig, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Roxbury Arts Group is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation.