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Membership Associate (Part Time OPS)

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota

Job ID 44536

Closes 1/10/19

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is located in Sarasota, Florida.  For more about the Ringling, please see the "Other Information" section.

Our Membership Associates are first to interact with existing and potential museum members. They play an important role in providing an excellent customer service experience.

Associates will be performing a variety of tasks, including: selling memberships, entering membership applications, answering general membership questions, providing information about The Ringling and its programs, and assisting with data entry/gift processing as needed.


  • High school diploma/equivalent.
  • Previous cash handling experience.
  • Candidates must be able to proactively provide excellent customer service to include interacting with members or potential members over the phone and in person.
  • Ability to work with the computer membership system.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to enter data with a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to stand for up to one hour and lift up to 25 lbs.

Note: A work sample will be administered during the interview process.


  • Experience with Blackbaud CRM and/or Tessitura.

Other Information
The Ringling is a preeminent center for the arts, history, performance, and learning that is dedicated to bringing the past and contemporary culture to life through extraordinary visitor experiences.  A place of exploration, discovery and respite, The Ringling’s campus in Sarasota, Florida—which includes the Museum of Art, Circus Museum, a historic home, an 18th-century theater, and bayfront gardens—is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As the State Art Museum of Florida and part of Florida State University, The Ringling fulfills an important educational mission. The Ringling offers formal and informal programs of study serving as a major resource for students, scholars and lifelong learners of every age across the region, country, and around the world. For more information, please visit

Contact Info
For more information, or for technical assistance, please contact Ringling Human Resources at 941-359-5700 ext. 2605 or

Anticipated Salary Range
$10.25 per hour

Membership Associates also receive:

- Regular training on upcoming exhibitions

- Private gallery talks with curators

- Discounts on memberships

- Discounts in the museum stores

- Discounts on select performances/events

- Free museum admission and much more!

Pay Plan
This is an OPS/part-time Job.

Part-time, approximately 24 hours per week. Flexible hours. Weekends, evenings, and holidays may be required.

Criminal Background Check
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

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

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act,

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

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:

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