Part-Time Admissions Associate (OPS) - 54383

Posted: 03/03/2023


The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is located in Sarasota, Florida. Want to learn more about The Ringling?

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Equal Employment Opportunity

The Ringling is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. As such, we are always seeking individuals dedicated to innovation and excellence. A successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in a diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting. We especially encourage applications by individuals from underrepresented groups, with a demonstrated commitment to a culturally and intellectually diverse workplace.

Should you require accommodations for the application or interview processes, please email or call 941-358-2773.

Learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:


Admissions Associates play a vital role in creating a welcoming and positive experience to a wide variety of people. They serve as the first contact with guests of the museum and complete a variety of tasks daily including:

  • Answering questions and providing information about ticket options at The Ringling.
  • Selling and processing memberships and tickets for general admission and tours.
  • Accurately handling payments, cash, and ticket distribution.
  • This role at times will also assist with events or other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to handling cash accurately.
  • Ability to be trained on and use web-based computer ticketing system (Tessitura).
  • Skill and ability to work effectively with diverse populations including the ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written) in-person, via telephone, and email.
  • Ability to stand for up to longer periods of time, with or without a reasonable accommodation.


While helpful, these skills are not required to be considered for this role.

  • Previous experience or knowledge of web-based computer ticketing systems such as Tessitura.
  • Verbal fluency in additional language(s) besides English.
  • Experience with or the ability to make helpful purchase recommendations to visitors including upselling.
  • Experience with or the ability to remain calm during busier times, such as a long line of visitors waiting to purchase tickets, and while maintaining a strong focus on providing a positive customer service experience
  • Ability to promote an inclusive and welcoming work/education environment.

Contact Info

For more information, or for technical assistance, please contact Ringling Human Resources at 941-358-2773 or

Anticipated Salary Range

$13.00 per hour and Museum employees also receive:

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/Part-Time Job and is not eligible for benefits. Although listed as "temporary" please note this is not a seasonal/summer position.


Typical working hours total approximately 24 hours per week over a varied schedule that may include weekends, evenings, and holidays may be required per the needs of the Ringling.

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.

Position Type: Part-time

Salary Range: Up to $20,000/year

Employer Type: Government Entity

Employer Willing to Train: Yes

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