Ringling Museum of Art, Selby Educational Fellowship, 1-year Visiting Faculty, Sarasota, FL

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, in its affiliation with FSU, 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.

QUALIFICATIONS.  A Master’s Degree in Art Education, Museum Education, Art History, Museum Studies, or a related field; experience working in a museum setting; skill in public speaking; the ability to work in a collaborative environment and meet multiple deadlines. Must be comfortable working with children. Experience in classroom teaching and writing curriculum and lesson plans is preferred. This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check to include fingerprinting.

CONTRACTS & GRANTS.  The position is funded by the Selby Endowment.

RESPONSIBILITIES.  The fellow assigned to education programs will be responsible for assisting with all education programs and activities with an emphasis on the Museum’s scholastic (K-12) and Youth and Family programs. The applicant needs to be comfortable working in a collaborative environment and have strong interpersonal skills.  These duties include but are not limited to:

Scholastic Programs: researching and writing Common Core-based curriculum for permanent collections/special exhibitions; working with Admissions, Security, and other areas of the Museum to coordinate all K-12 museum visits; assisting with the planning and implementation of teacher professional-development programs.

Youth and Family Programs: assisting with the development of permanent collection and special exhibition Youth and Family activities; assisting with the training of Youth and Family volunteers; researching and writing content for gallery guides and other education publications.

Docent Programs: assisting with the development and delivery of docent-program training for the Museum of Art, the Circus Museum, special exhibitions, accessibility, and school-tour programs

Adult Programs: Assist with the development and delivery of adult programs including but not limited to symposia, gallery talks, and lecture series

FACULTY INFORMATION. This Visiting Faculty appointment is scheduled to begin in June 2014 and last for 1 year. Anticipated salary range, $26,000/year with Florida State benefits available.

TO APPLY.  If qualified and interested in a specific vacancy as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. Job ID 36723. Applications must include work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume. Applicants must apply on or before 3/6/2014.

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