Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Applying on-line for Ringling College employment
Q) How do I begin the on-line application?
A)To begin the process, visit the Ringling College Employment Site and then click on the Create Account link on the navigation bar and follow the directions. You will be asked to create a user name and password that you can easily remember. You should write down your user name and password. You will need it to apply for other positions or to check the status of your application the next time you visit the site.
Q) Do I have to fill out an application?
A) Applications are accepted only for posted positions. All required information is denoted with an asterisk (*). Required information areas left blank will result in an incomplete application. Incomplete applications cannot be submitted.
Q) What information will I be asked to provide?
A) To assist you in the process gather your information before you begin.Required Information Sections include: Personal Information, such as name, address, phone number, etc; Educational History; Employment History; Professional References, and other pertinent information. You may also be asked to answer Supplemental Questions.These may be viewed prior to starting your application at the bottom of the job posting.
Q) What if I have already created an application?
A) If you are a returning user, click the Login link on the navigation bar, and enter your username and password.If you have forgotten your username or password you will be able to request a reset from the Login page. The reset is sent to your email address. (Check filters and firewalls on your computer, to ensure this email can be received) As a returning user you can review the status of the positions you have applied to, and apply to new jobs without re-entering your application information.
Q) What if I am not ready to fill out the application at this time?
A) If you do not want to complete the application at this time, click "CANCEL" at the bottom of the page.Save your information and when you log into the site you may begin again.
Q) What if I want to submit a resume?
A) There will be directions prompting you how and when to attach your resume.Please do not omit information on your on-line application with the statement “see resume.” Attaching a resume does not substitute for completing the on-line application.
Q) Can I copy selected information from another electronic document?
A) Yes; for example, you can copy and paste the information from a Word or WordPerfect document directly into the appropriate fields in the application form.
Q) How do I save my application?
A) You must click SAVE CHANGES or NEXT to save the information you have entered. If you close your browser prior to clicking SAVE CHANGES your application and account will be saved, but you will lose the information on the last page that was not saved.
Q) I am receiving an “Incomplete Application” message.What can I do?
A) If you are unable to complete a Section Title, try these tips:
- Fill in all places there is a red asterisk
- Usethis format for dates: MM/DD/YYYY (01/01/2013)
- Do not leave a blank entry – this will cause the system to reject your submission.There is a place to delete a blank entry within each section. Delete entry, if you have no additional information to add.
- Certify and Submit- first read the statement, type your initials, check the box, click Submit.
Q) I filled out everything, but I am unable to Certify and Submit.
A) Before you Certify and Submit there is a place to check for errors on the drop-down menu located at the top/and bottom of the application.If each section (Personal Information, Educational History, Employment History, Professional References) has been completed correctly, and ready for submission, the Section Titles will reappear with a green heading and a green check mark.If the Section Title appears in RED INK; the system is telling you where you have an incomplete entry, or need to make a correction. Click on the RED Section Title, and the system will return you to the Section to make edits.When all sections are green…… Certify and Submit.
Q) I have a Confirmation Number. What do I do now?
A) You have completed the application process.You may check the status of your application on-line. Log-in and open the Your Application link on the navigation bar. The information displayed provides you with the status of the position.
Q) I want to withdraw my application.
A) Log-into your account, click Your Application link on the navigation bar. In the column for “Status” you will see a link to withdraw your application for the position.
Ringling College of Art and Design is an Equal Opportunity Employer