Outreach Coordinator

John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Job Description
Job Title: Outreach Coordinator
               
Job ID: 41484
 
Department
 
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. From its inception, The Ringling has joined the diverse visual traditions and theatrical spectacle of yesterday with the genre-defying global practitioners of today. 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 www.ringling.org
 
Responsibilities
               
The Outreach Coordinator is a three year visiting position responsible for coordinating The Ringling Where Everyone Belongs (W.E.B.) program, an initiative to engage low-income and underrepresented families in our community.
 
Under the direction of the Museum Education Curator, participates in the development and planning of the W.E.B. program in preparation for its official launch. Collaborates with the museum Education department to develop training sessions and guided tours for participating families. Works with the Membership department to develop and implement processes for providing a free one-year membership to families who qualify by completing the required training sessions.
 
Fosters outreach and audience development by working with local non-profit partners and identifying opportunities which support the program. Seeks to understand current local demographics to identify those who may benefit from program involvement. May travel locally as needed to meet with outside organizations.
 
Identifies families eligible for the program with assistance from local non-profit partners. Handles communication with families including explaining the program, scheduling and organizing meetings and events. Coordinates with Membership department to facilitate a free one-year membership to qualified families. Develops and sends correspondence to families pertaining to the program.
 
Programs the calendar for and organizes events related to the program. Submits work orders as required. Participates in training activities.
 
Compiles data, creates and analyzes reports with respect to the program and its process/impact.
               
Qualifications
 
A Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience is required (or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years).
 
Valid Class E Driver's License (or ability to obtain if hired) is required.
               
Preferred
               
Background/education in Art Education with museum experience and/or within a large organization.
 
Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.
 
               
Contact Info
               
For more information, or for technical assistance, please contact Ringling Human Resources at (941) 359-5700 ext. 2605 or employment@ringling.org.
               
Anticipated Salary Range
 
$33,000 per year.
 
Florida State employee benefits available.
               
Criminal Background Check
               
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting.
 
Pay Plan
 
This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.
               
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.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
 
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
 
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf
 
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