2023 Job Opportunity

Executive Director

Full Time (40 hours per week)

Post Date:  April 25, 2023


Rogue Gallery & Art Center
40 S Bartlett Street
Medford, OR  97501

Join our team!

Founded in 1960 by artists, educators, and local leaders, the Rogue Gallery & Art Center was the first non-profit visual art organization in the Rogue Valley.  The Gallery oversees three exhibition spaces for rotating exhibits.  With the help of dedicated staff and hard-working volunteers the Gallery serves over 500 valued members, accommodates over 10,000 gallery visitors, and educates over 700 students in classes and workshops every year.  The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is currently searching for our next Executive Director.  Please join our team and help the Rogue Gallery fulfill our mission to enliven the individual and enrich the community through inspirational visual art experiences.

Position Summary:

The Executive Director, with support of the board, manages the day-to-day operation of the organization; formulates and carries out the short-term objectives to advance the board’s long-range plan; establishes operation procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal laws, and policies set by the board; supervises the hiring, firing, and evaluation of all staff members.

Duties and Responsibilities: Areas of responsibilities include:

Financial Management

  • Designs and implements a comprehensive plan that cultivates donor support, sponsorships, government, corporate, and foundation support.
  • Develops annual budget for a $250k budget, setting growth goals, and sales goals for the gallery and gift shop.
  • Coordinates other gallery-related fundraising activities.
  • Researches, writes, and submits proposals to receive grant funding.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for the Board of Directors.


  • Plans diverse exhibits for gallery spaces that appeal to the different populations of the Rogue Valley.
  • Oversees the development of educational workshops and classes.
  • Oversees the production and distribution of publicity materials.
  • Plans events for gallery openings, talks, fundraisers, and other events.
  • Maintains gallery premises and equipment.


  • Supports artists, the arts, and community development.
  • Supports and directs public relations activities to develop and maintain partnerships within the local and national arts communities and organizations.
  • Represents the Gallery to cultural organizations and at official functions.


  • Oversees paid staff recruitment, development, evaluation, and compensation.
  • Consistently reviews new and current programs and services with staff for effectiveness.
  • Oversees volunteer recruitment and supports successful relationships with volunteers.
  • Extends a collaborative management style to staff in development of program goals and related budgets.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills and abilities required:

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate the organization’s mission and vision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with community leaders and the public.
  • Ability to read and understand financial reports.
  • Excellent organizations skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to develop innovative campaigns and fundraising ideas.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in utilizing computer programs and platforms including but not limited to use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Education, training, and experience:

  • Successful completion of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Bachelors’ degree in related field.
  • Three years of experience working in the visual arts.
  • Supervisory and leadership experience preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Rogue Gallery and Art Center  is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to apply:

Qualified applicants please send your cover letter and resume to director@roguegallery.org.  Those selected must be able to provide proof of their legal right to work in this country.

Contact from interested candidates only, please.  No contact from recruiters, agencies, or consultants.