Event Logistics Assistant (Part-Time/OPS) - 54311

Posted: 05/19/2023


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://ringling.org/employment!


Event Logistics Assistants play an important role assisting the logistical set up of venues for events to include carrying & moving tables, chairs, lighting and other items during events at The Ringling.

This role interacts with a variety of events from smaller ones such as Acoustic Sunsets to large scale events like Ringling Underground or weddings. You would be responsible for:

  • Ensure all logistical set ups are complete and cleared in a timely manner.
  • Assists in oversight of vendor load-ins and load-outs.
  • Interfaces with client, vendors, guests and Museum staff at various events.
  • Maintains safety of property in conjunction with security staff.
  • Enforces established rules and policies for sound, guests, and vendor conduct.
  • Set up and operate A/V equipment.
  • Serve as point of contact for rental events.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all clients and vendors.
  • Attend weekly planning meetings.
  • Maintain event equipment and supplies.


  • Please note this is a physical job and will require the ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs. and walk distances.
  • A flexible schedule that can accommodate evenings (some as late as 1:00 AM), mornings, weekends, or holidays based on the needs of The Ringling.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Driver's License or ability to obtain prior to hire.
    • Please note, a driver's permit is not acceptable.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting as well as ability to self-direct work at various times


  • Previous event logistic experience.
  • Experience with A/V equipment.

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: $15.75 per hour

Working Hours: This role has a dynamic schedule that is determined by planned events at The Ringling. Events are scheduled at minimum 2 weeks in advance of an event and can include evenings (some as late as 1:00 AM), mornings, weekends, or holidays based on the needs of The Ringling. Additional support is often needed during high season each year between October – May.

  • This position is based in Sarasota, FL
  • This is an OPS/temporary job.
  • This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

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 employment@ringling.org*****

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Position Type: Part-time

Salary Range: Up to $20,000/year

Employer Type: Government Entity

Employer Willing to Train: Yes

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