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Assistant or Associate Professor in Museum Studies

The School of Art + Art History - alachua county
Submitted 11/20/2018

Job Type
Museum Education Specialist
Grade Levels
University
Salary
Contact Person
Maya Stanfield-Mazzi, Associate Professor of Art History
Address
1370 Inner Road
Gainesville FL  32611
Phone
(352) 273-3070   
Email
mstanfield@ufl.edu
Website
http://https://apply.interfolio.com/57246

Position Description: Full-time, nine month, tenure accruing faculty position

Date of Expected Hire: August 16, 2019

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

The School of Art + Art History at the University of Florida invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Museum Studies. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure track faculty position with an expected start date of August 16, 2019. The faculty member will pursue an active program of research; teach a 2-2 load of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level; advise graduate students; chair thesis committees; and contribute service to the university, the community, and the profession.

The University of Florida College of the Arts intends to be a transformative community, responding to and generating paradigmatic shifts in the arts and beyond. As artists and scholars, we embrace the complexity of our evolving human experience and seek to empower our students and faculty to shape that experience fearlessly through critical study, creative practice, and provocation. We seek a colleague who identifies as a change-maker. We seek a colleague who will prepare students to access and unsettle centers of power in a radically changing world. We seek a colleague who will position emerging artists and researchers as catalysts for equity on local and global levels.

The Graduate Program in Museum Studies at the University of Florida prepares the museum leaders of tomorrow to be ethical, socially engaged members of their communities prepared to make positive impacts, both locally and globally, through museum work. Our selective program was established nearly twenty years ago and like museums themselves, we are engaged, responsive, and evolving.

We seek a collaborator, a committed teacher and mentor, an engaged community member, and a committed researcher in Museum Studies or a related field. In concert with other Museum Studies faculty, this person will contribute to growing the program, including creating new courses and learning opportunities. We have a strong interest in community engagement and growing our presence in local communities We are seeking a faculty member also interested in developing relationships with UF faculty and community organizations to develop research and create learning opportunities for students outside the classroom.

We welcome applications from people of all races, ethnicities, genders, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, as well any area of expertise within the field of Museum Studies and Practice. Involvement in areas of diversity, inclusion, and social justice are particularly welcomed.

Responsibilities: Teaching graduate courses in Museum Studies (history and philosophy of museums, curatorial practice, exhibition design, collections management, etc.); advising graduate students; chairing thesis committees; engaging faculty from diverse disciplines; conducting a program of scholarly research appropriate to Museum Studies; participating in service to school, college, university, community, and profession. Candidates must be able to work with students pursuing careers in a range of disciplines and institutions (e.g. museums of art, history, natural history, science, technology, etc.)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applicants must hold a terminal degree or equivalent professional experience (PhD or be ABD in Museum Studies, Anthropology, Art History, or other relevant field). Candidates with a master’s degree in Museum Studies with significant museum experience are also welcome to apply.
  • Applicants must have the expertise to teach graduate and advanced undergraduate courses in Museum Studies.
  • Evidence of success in promoting an environment that advances diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Scholarly publications related to Museum Studies
  • A record of community engagement and collaborative projects
  • Prior teaching experience at the university level

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019 and will continue until a suitable applicant pool is established. To ensure full consideration, all application documents must be submitted by January 2, 2019. Applications must be submitted via the University of Florida’s online application system at https://apply.interfolio.com/57246.

Application Process: Online applications must include the following: (1) a detailed letter of application, which should include a statement about the role of museums in contemporary society and how Museum Studies can effect change and that explains how you match the particular qualifications of this position and how your work and perspective will contribute to and enhance our transformative community; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) pdfs or links to representative publications or other relevant work; and (4) names and contact information for three references. The Search Committee may request additional materials at a later time, including letters of reference.

Inquiries may be sent to:

Dr. Maya Stanfield-Mazzi
Associate Professor of Art History and Chair of the Museum Studies Assistant/Associate Professor Search
Email: mstanfield@arts.ufl.edu

The selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call +1 (352) 392- 2477or the Florida Relay System at +1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

SCHOOL OF ART + ART HISTORY:

The mission of the School of Art and Art History (SA+AH) is to nurture a culture of critical inquiry in scholarly and creative pursuits. The faculty within the SA+AH seeks to empower each individual student with knowledge, skills, and insight to respond thoughtfully to our changing world.  The SA+AH is driven by the knowledge that visual and scholarly research is vital to the work of the larger university and that this research enhances the lives of its regional, national, and international communities. The school has more than 370 undergraduate and 120 graduate students studying art history, art education, museum studies, visual and design communication, and studio art (art + technology, ceramics, creative photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture). Degrees awarded include the BA, BFA, MA, MFA, and PhD. Through the Harn Eminent Scholar Chair in Art History (HESCAH) endowment and the Visiting Artist lecture series, the SA+AH sponsors a robust program of public talks, symposia, and class visits by leading scholars and artists. Also a part of the School of Art + Art History is the University Galleries—University Gallery, Gary R. Libby Gallery, Grinter Gallery. Together with student-run 4Most Gallery, they offer a diverse program of critically engaged exhibitions of professional and student artwork. The Workshop for Art Research and Practice (WARP)—the school’s studio art foundations program— is housed in a dedicated 6000 sq. ft. WARPhaus near a fabrication lab and design studio at Infinity Hall, a living community for entrepreneurial-minded students. The University of Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commission on Colleges and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAS). The art education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). For more information, visit www.arts.ufl.edu/art.

COLLEGE OF THE ARTS:

The College of the Arts fosters creative activity, scholarly and artistic excellence, and innovation across disciplines. We achieve the university’s mission by training professionals and educating students as artists and scholars, while developing their critical thinking and inspiring a culture of curiosity and imagination. The College offers baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. Approximately 1,500 students are pursuing majors in degrees offered by the College of the Arts under the direction of 120 faculty members in its three accredited schools— the School of Art + Art History, the School of Music and the School of Theatre + Dance, and in the Center for Arts in Medicine and the Digital Worlds Institute. In addition, the college comprises the Center for Arts and Public Policy, the Center for World Arts, the University Galleries, and the University level of the New World School of the Arts in Miami.

The University of Florida:

The University of Florida is a comprehensive learning institution built on a land grant foundation, ranked one of the top ten best public universities in the nation. We are The Gator Nation, a diverse community dedicated to excellence in education and research and shaping a better future for Florida, the nation and the world. Our mission is to enable our students to lead and influence the next generation and beyond for economic, cultural and societal benefit. UF is a graduate research institution with more than 50,000 students and membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. Gainesville, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s most livable cities, is located midway between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Together, the University and the community comprise the educational, medical and cultural center of North Central Florida, with outstanding resources such as the University of Florida Performing Arts (Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the Squitieri Studio Theatre, the Baughman Center, University Auditorium), the Harn Museum of Art, the Florida Museum of Natural History and in the community, the Hippodrome State Theatre and Dance Alive National Ballet.

 


The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art Summer Internships

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art - sarasota county
Submitted 11/15/2018

Job Type
Other
Grade Levels
N/A
Salary
11.25 per hour
Contact Person
Kaitlin Foss, Employment Specialist
Address
5401 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota FL  34243
Phone
(941) 359-5700   
Email
employment@ringling.org
Website
http://https://www.ringling.org/internships-fellowships

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Florida, will be offering paid internships to be held for ten weeks, from June 3 – August 8, 2019.  The Ringling is part of Florida State University and serves as the State Art Museum of Florida.  Located on a 66-acre site overlooking Sarasota Bay, it consists of an art museum, circus museum, historic home, theater, and research library.

Summer internships at the Ringling combine practical, hands-on experience working on a project for a specific department with exposure to all aspects of the Museum’s operation.

The internships are in the following departments:

Archives

Conservation

Curatorial

Education

Grounds

Library

Interns earn $11.50 per hour (less taxes) and are paid bi-weekly. Interns are responsible for their own housing (the Museum will assist with locating nearby rentals).

International applicants must have a current US Visa and be eligible to work in the US.  The positions require fingerprinting.  The Museum encourages students from all backgrounds to apply and is committed to a culturally diverse group.

Education requirements, additional information and application materials may be found on the Museum’s website at https://www.ringling.org/internships-fellowships.

The application deadline is February 15, 2019.

 


Visual Art Teacher

Polk County Schools - polk county
Submitted 10/30/2018

Job Type
Art Teacher
Grade Levels
Middle/High
Salary
Contact Person
Nancy Puri, Senior Coordinator of Visual Arts
Address
1915 S. Floral Avenue
Bartow FL  33830
Phone
(863) 647-4729   
Email
nancy.puri@polk-fl.net
Website

We currently have a position in high school and one in middle open.  If you are interested, please call or e-mail me.

 

 


Education & Events Program Associate

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art - sarasota county
Submitted 10/19/2018

Job Type
Other
Grade Levels
N/A
Salary
Anticipated Salary Range is up to $30,000 per year + Florida state benefits available
Contact Person
Kaitlin Foss, Employment Specialist
Address
5401 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota FL  34243
Phone
(941) 359-5700   
Email
employment@ringling.org
Website

Department

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is located in Sarasota, Florida. For more about the Ringling, please see the "Other Information" section.

Responsibilities

The Education & Events Program Associate provides administrative and financial support for the Education and Events departments at The Ringling. Also serves as the School & Community Group Liaison for Education.

Responsibilities will include:

- Provides program support to Education staff. Maintains spreadsheet of honorarium speakers, prepares and sends letters of interest, obtains new vendor information, prepares and sends invoices, and tracks and pursues all associated paperwork. Maintains filing system for Head of Educational Programs and Education department purchases orders. Submits work orders to ITS, Facilities, and Events as needed.

- Provides program support to Events staff. Maintains spreadsheet of all weddings and rentals, posts information on Outlook Events Calendar, and tracks when rental payments and deposits are due. Enters new rental clients into Tessitura and prepares payment forms for all rental deposits and payments. Processes complimentary wedding membership forms and damage deposit refund request forms following wedding events. Uploads work orders to Events Public Calendar. Monitors and provides catering invoices to Events Manager for review and approval.

- Maintains budgetary and financial information for Education and Events departments. Monitors all budgets and reconciles expenses against monthly accounting budget reports. Prepares expenditure requests and purchase orders, and processes invoices for payment. Uses SunTrust credit card to make purchases and prepares required documentation. Orders office supplies for the department as needed.

- Coordinates school and community group logistics including meeting and checking-in groups in cooperation with Security, Admissions, and Visitor Services. Communicates with teachers and/or administrators and confirms dates, times, and number of students/participants, and identifies any special needs or requests and informs appropriate Education staff member. Enters tour information into Tessitura. Ensures follow-up after visits are booked with teachers or administrators. Compiles group packets prior to visit. Maintains school/community tour docent check-in station. Coordinates School Tour Liaison volunteers. Assist with tracking and entering data of school/community tour activity and docent participation.

- Assists Education staff with the implementation and facilitation of programs including organization and preparation of materials and handouts, name badges, event set-up, scheduling, registration, and other assignments as needed. Attends weekly calendar meetings. Assists in facilitating every day department operations and special projects. Compiles data and organizes information for reports as needed.

- Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalency and four years' experience or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to four years.

Ability to track and monitor budget information.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel & Outlook, as well as other applicable computer applications.

Knowledge of office practices, procedures, and etiquette.

Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.

Previous customer service experience.

Preferred

The ideal candidate would also possess:

- Purchasing experience.
- Budget tracking experience.
- Prior experience in an accounting setting.
- Previous experience working in a museum, events, or education setting.

Other Information

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.

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

Anticipated Salary Range is up to $30,000 per year + Florida state benefits available
(http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/benefits_home)

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.

Schedule

While the primary working hours for this position are Monday through Friday between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, the incumbent may be required to work a flexible schedule 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.

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.

Veterans' Preference

Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to http://hr.fsu.edu/?page=ers/application/application_veterans_preference, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.

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

 


Museum Education & Training Specialist

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art - sarasota county
Submitted 10/19/2018

Job Type
Museum Education Specialist
Grade Levels
N/A
Salary
$40,000 to $45,000 + Florida state benefits available.
Contact Person
Kaitlin Foss, Employment Specialist
Address
5401 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota FL  34243
Phone
(941) 359-5700   
Email
employment@ringling.org
Website

Department

The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is located in Sarasota, Florida. For more about The Ringling, please see the "Other Information" section.

Responsibilities

The Museum Education & Training Specialist develops and presents ongoing training for The Ringling museum docents, volunteers, and staff. 

Responsibilities include:

- Lead in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of The Ringling docent training program. Develops interpretive strategies, training materials, and provides instruction in collections content and tour techniques.

- Conducts regular evaluations of individual docents on both content and presentation skills to maintain consistent quality within the docent program. Offers coaching and mentoring when needed.
In partnership with the Docent Program Manager and Volunteer Services, assists with determining the docent program recruitment needs and participates in the recruitment and selection of  docent candidates.

- Identifies ways to connect visitors with the collections through interpretation and tours. Identifies new opportunities and themes for tours and programs related to the permanent collection, special exhibiting, and other museum initiatives through collaborations with colleagues in curatorial, collections management, and other departments. 

- Serves as the Accessibility point of contact for internal and external groups. Coordinates the Accessibility Working Group and Community Accessibility Working Group to identify ways to improve accessibility at The Ringling. Researches, implements, and develops guideline for new products and services in support of increasing museum access.

- Collaborates with education team members to provide training and support for related docent and volunteer programs, such as School Tour docents and Youth and Family volunteers.

- Develops and delivers training for museum-wide staff and volunteers to facilitate connections to the Museum's mission and collections to encourage staff camaraderie and to provide opportunities for staff to enhance the visitor experience.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Art History, Museum Studies, or Art Education and 2 years’ related experience. 

- Knowledge of adult learning theory.

- 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.

- Ability to understand and interpret educational needs and to develop effective instructional solutions.

- Ability to prepare, coordinate, and conduct workshops.

- Skill in assessment and treatment of persons from diverse populations.

- Experience and skill in public speaking.

- Experience or the ability to conduct evaluations, and provide feedback and coaching.

- Experience working with volunteers.

- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and to establish and maintain working relationships.

Preferred

- Master's Degree in a related field and at least 3 years experience designing, implementing, and evaluating training programs in a museum setting.

- Experience training and evaluating docents and volunteers.

- An in-depth knowledge of Art History.

Other Information

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.  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.

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

$40,000 to $45,000 + Florida state benefits available. 
(https://hr.fsu.edu/?page=benefits/benefits_home)

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University.

Schedule

Primary hours will be Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required based on the needs of the museum.

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.

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

 


Visual Arts Teacher

Apopka Middle School - orange county
Submitted 10/16/2018

Job Type
Art Teacher
Grade Levels
Middle
Salary
Contact Person
Christy Garton , K-12 Visual Arts Resource Teacher
Address
425 N Park Ave
Apopka FL  32712
Phone
(407) 317-3200   
Email
christy.garton@ocps.net
Website

 


High School Visual Art Teacher

Pine Forest High School - escambia county
Submitted 9/18/2018

Job Type
Art Teacher
Grade Levels
High
Salary
See HR department
Contact Person
Laura Touchstone, Principal
Address
2500 Longleaf Drive
Pensacola FL  32526
Phone
(850) 941-6150   
Email
ltouchstone@escambia.k12.fl.us
Website
http://https://pfhs-ecsd-fl.schoolloop.com/

3D and a few beginning art classes.