The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is located in Sarasota, Florida, and is a department of Florida State University. Learn more about The Ringling at https://www.ringling.org/about-ringling/careers/.
The Arts and Health Program Coordinator is a member of the Education Department team responsible for the design, implementation, and administration of Arts and Health, Accessibility, and Vitality Arts programming at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.
Responsibilities will include:
- Designs, implements, evaluates, and administers Arts and Health programming for The Ringling’s permanent collections including the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, Ca’ d’Zan, Bayfront Gardens and special exhibitions. Conducts research and collaborates with other Education and Museum staff to develop equitable programs that are aligned with the strategic goals of The Ringling, FSU, and the Education Department. Conducts Arts and Health training programs in partnership with local hospitals and higher education institutions.
- Serves as the Accessibility point of contact for visitor groups. Coordinates the Accessibility Working Group and Community Accessibility Working Group to identify ways to improve accessibility at The Ringling. Researches, implements, and develops guidelines for new products and services to support museum access. Designs, implements, evaluates, and administers Accessibility programs including sensory friendly programs for The Ringling’s permanent collections. Makes purchase recommendations to the IDEA and Access budget manager on new products and services. Lead museum Access programs and conduct accessibility training for museum guides and museum staff as needed.
- Collaborates with Education Department to develop and implement Wellness programs for The Ringling’s permanent collections. Wellness programs provide inclusive places for respite, relaxation, and creativity through art making and gallery programs.
- Designs, implements, evaluates, and administers programming for older adults in collaboration with the Head of Educational Programs for The Ringling’s permanent collections including the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, Ca’ d’Zan, Bayfront Gardens, and special exhibitions. Conducts research and facilitates equitable art making and gallery programs for older adults including audiences with Alzheimer’s and Dementia, limited mobility and dexterity, and partnerships with senior living facilities and local resource organizations.
- Collaborates and maintains positive relationships with local, regional, and national healthcare provider organizations and networks to raise the profile of The Ringling’s Art and Health and Accessibility Programs and to create opportunities for ongoing collaboration. Develops partnerships with groups and organizations; participates in external events and programs, provides training and education to constituents of partner organizations.
- Bachelor’s Degree and four years of experience or related post-high school education may substitute for experience at an equivalent rate.
- (Note: higher education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.)
- Art/Art education field
- The principles and practices of event planning and ability to coordinate, organize and evaluate meetings and/or events
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships
- Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
- Develop and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives
- Strategically plan and serve as a catalyst for organizational change, cultivate a shared vision with others, and motivate others to transfer vision into action
- Master’s degree in Art Education, Museum Studies, Art Therapy, Art History, or Humanities.
- Art Therapy
- Gallery Teaching
- Art Education
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How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.
Rate of Pay: The anticipated rate of pay will likely fall between the low to upper 40k range, but ultimately be based on the education, skills, and experience of the selected candidate. Find out more about our comprehensive benefits package under the “FSU Total Rewards” section.
Working Hours: Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM with a one hour meal period. Implementation and administration of programs may require weekend hours.
- This position is based in Sarasota, FL and is eligible for a hybrid work schedule.
- This is an A&P position.
- This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check to include fingerprinting.
For more information, technical assistance, or should you require accommodations for the application or interview processes, please contact Ringling Human Resources at 941-358-2773 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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