The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Seeks Archives Fellow

The Archives Fellow, on a 12-month visiting A&P appointment, works under the supervision of the Chief Archivist to research, evaluate, assess, catalogue, and index the audio visual collections at The Ringling. These collections, comprised of a variety of outmoded and newer audio visual technologies, document Museum activities as well as the history of circus arts.

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to 6 years. Relevant training may substitute for experience.

Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions to include Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Lightroom, Capture One, Bridge, Premiere; Microsoft Excel and Word.

Knowledge of and ability to apply the processes, procedures and methods used in museum operations in compliance with applicable governing entities such as the American Association of Museums.

Knowledge of museum terminology.

Knowledge of collections development and cataloguing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to work effectively with others at all levels, individually and as part of a team.

Knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of collections management to include proper handling, installation, preservation and/or maintenance.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Master’s in Library & Information Science, Archival Administration, Museum Studies, or related discipline and working knowledge of Capture One and Filemaker Pro.

Knowledge and/or interest in Circus Arts.

Up to $33,000 + Florida state benefits available (

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.

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

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Organization Name The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Organization Contact Name Kaitlin Foss
Organization Contact E-mail
Organization Contact Phone Number (941) 3595700

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