Retail Sales Associates (Part-Time/OPS)

Posted: 01/04/2023


The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is located in Sarasota, Florida, and is a department of Florida State University. 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:


Provide excellent, enthusiastic customer service to visitors, to include: greeting and thanking guests as they enter and leave the stores, learning store product, proactively assisting visitors with product selection, making suggestions to meet guests' needs while increasing sales opportunities, making thoughtful suggestions for additional products for purchase, answering general visitor inquiries, and processing sales at register.

Additional responsibilities include: processing shipping orders, returns, and helping to maintain store appearance such as dusting, straightening, restocking, and any other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma/equivalent required.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, climb a small step ladder, stock products on high and low shelves, and lift up to 25 lbs. with or without a reasonable accommodation.


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

  • Previous retail experience.
  • Ability to learn point of sale system. 

Contact Info

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

Anticipated Salary Range

$13 per hour

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.


Part-time, approximately 24 hours per week with Saturday and Sunday availability. Please note that evenings and holidays may be required based on 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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