Job ID: 37026

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 04/28/2014

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, in its affiliation with Florida State University, is one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation. Located on an impressive 66-acre Sarasota bay front estate, it preserves the legacy of John and Mable Ringling, educating and enabling a large and diverse audience to experience and take delight in a world-renowned collection of fine art and special exhibitions; Ca d”Zan, the Ringling historic mansion; the Circus Museums; the Tibbals Learning Center; the Historic Asolo Theater; and historic architecture, courtyard, gardens and grounds overlooking the Sarasota Bay. An Education Building houses our library, conservation facility, classrooms, and staff offices and The Visitors Pavilion serves some 350,000 guests annually.

Anticipated Salary Range
Low to mid 30,000”s a year

Bachelor”s Degree in Museum Studies, Museum Education, Art History, Studio Art or Art Education and two years of experience related to the responsibilities of this position. (Note: higher education in-field can substitute for experience.)

Experience in designing and presenting youth, family, and intergenerational programming in a museum setting.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

*Please Note: Only applications with a resume/CV and a cover letter will be considered for this position.*

Background Check Requirements
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check to include fingerprinting.

Confidentiality Policy
This position requires compliance with University confidentiality policies.

Master”s Degree in Museum Education or Art Education.

Two years of experience in Museum Education.

K-12 classroom experience and a familiarity with state standards.

Experience with community outreach.

Schedule is typically Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This position often requires weekend work and occasionally requires evening work for the implementation and administration of programs.

Other Information
This position is funded by Auxiliary monies.

Designs, implements, evaluates, and administers youth and family programming for The Ringling”s permanent collections, including: the Art Museum (Old Master, Modern and Contemporary, Asian), Circus Museum, Ca”d”Zan, grounds and gardens, and temporary exhibitions. Conducts research and collaborates with other Education and Museum Staff to develop programs that are aligned with the strategic goals of The Ringling, FSU, and the Education Department.

Designs collateral materials to support youth and family programs. Researches and designs interactive activities to interpret The Ringling”s venues and permanent collections, and selected temporary exhibitions.

In conjunction with the Education department and other Ringling staff, oversees the Ringling”s community summer camp program, including researching and writing activities, marketing to community groups, and implementing the programs.

Collaborates with Marketing & Communications department to identify Youth and Family markets, develops marketing strategies, and prepares marketing materials. Networks with local, regional, and national Youth and Family groups and organizations to raise the profile of the Ringling”s Youth and Family programs.

Recruits, trains, and coordinates volunteers. Occasionally mentors interns. Supports Scholastics Programs and conducts tours for the public as needed.

Pay Plan
This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific vacancy as advertised, apply to Florida State University at

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume.

*Please Note: Only applications with a resume/CV and a cover letter will be considered for this position.*

Equal Employment Opportunity
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.