Plains Art Museum is organized into four (4) locations and twelve (12) departments, including development and marketing, operations, exhibitions, education/community programs, event planning, executive, accounting, food service, gaming, and The Store. When employment opportunities become available, openings are announced at this site for application.

How To Apply:

Download the Plains Art Museum job application form, fill in your information and mail to the respective address. It may take a minute to download.

Plains Art Museum
P.O. Box 2338
Fargo, ND 58108

Blue Wolf Casino (located in Cactus Jack’s Saloon)
Apply here for Blue Wolf Casino and King Pin Casino positions
3402 Interstate Blvd. S
Fargo ND 58103

King Pin Casino (located in The Bowler)
2630 S University Dr
Fargo, ND 58103

Big Top Bingo
Apply here for Big Top Bingo and Sideshow Café positions
901 25th St S
Fargo 58103

Equal Opportunity Employment: Plains Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on any grounds protected under federal, state, or local law, including race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital, affectional preference, disability, or status with regard to sources of income.

Reasonable Accommodation: If you have a special need that may necessitate accommodations in the application or interview process, please contact Tonya Scott at 701.551.6136 or email tscott@plainsart.org.

Open Positions at Plains Art Museum

Visitor Services Associate
Posted on October 14, 2014

The Visitor Services Associate position serves as the initial contact for the public in the galleries and Center for Creativity by providing professional and informed guest reception, gallery security and maintenance. Responsible for assisting in the operations of The Store. Responsible for assisting in guest services and opening/closing responsibilities.  This is a part-time position. Candidates should apply at the Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave. N, Fargo, or download an application above.

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Posted on October 1, 2014

Full time, benefited position. Must be available some evenings and weekends. Responsibilities include cleaning and maintenance of museum and grounds to include snow removal, events setup and tear down. Must be self-motivated and dependable. Candidates should apply at the Plains Art Museum, 704 1st Ave. N, Fargo, or download an application above.

Native American Arts Program Director
Posted on August 15, 2014

Provides leadership, knowledge, relationship-building, research, and outreach for art exhibitions and educational programs as part of a new Native American Arts program at the Plains Art Museum. The initiative, “Creativity Among Native American Artists,” will create a network of Native artists in the Upper Midwest in four states: North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. This position works closely with the Director/CEO, Curator, Director of Education, and Director of Collections and Operations to organize exhibitions of Native American art and public programs. Significant time will be devoted to outreach to Native American artists and communities in the region to develop relationships with artists and communities and to engage artists in many forms of professional development to advance their knowledge, skills, and careers and to help Native artists thrive. Curates exhibitions and organizes artists-in-residence programs, lectures, and professional development programs in collaboration with other Museum staff.

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To apply:
Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references. Applicants must also complete the employee application, and include the completed form in their application packet.

Send applications to:
Plains Art Museum
Attn: Human Resources
704 1st Ave. N.
Fargo, ND 58102

Director of Development
Posted on July 5, 2014

Plains Art Museum seeks a dynamic, energetic Director of Development to lead its fundraising efforts and to serve as a key member of the management team. Plains Art Museum has launched ongoing initiatives in community engagement, social practice, and public art to more fully involve and respond to audiences, making art and artists vital to the life of our cities and region. The Museum facility covers 80,000 square feet in two main facilities, connecting by a skybridge. It includes about 12,000 square feet of gallery space that allows the presentation of approximately six major exhibitions and eight smaller exhibitions each year. The Museum also has been leading initiatives in public art in many forms in the Fargo-Moorhead community. The newly-opened Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity positions the Museum at a leading position in museum education, as a 24,000 sq. ft. addition to the Museum building, linked by a skyway. Opened in September 2012, the Center offers studio classes to adults and K-12 students as the primary art studio space open to the public in Fargo-Moorhead.

We seek an ambitious leader who will help to keep the Museum moving forward through sustained financial support. The Director of Development reports to the Museum Director and CEO and works as a member of a management team in museum leadership that develops policies and shapes museum goals and objectives.

Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in business, communications, marketing, liberal arts, or related fields required; master’s degree preferred. Five years of work experience in fundraising required. Other required skills are excellent written and oral communication; good administrative skills, including budget planning and oversight; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to meet deadlines; interest in connecting to community stakeholders. Ability to work collaboratively with staff, board members, business leaders, donors, members, funders, and other museum stakeholders.

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To apply:
Applications will begin being reviewed on July 25, 2014 and will be accepted until position is filled.  Please email applications to the address below. Candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references. Applicants must also complete the employee application, and include the completed form in their application packet (send as a pdf, if emailing application to Museum).

Send applications to: 
Megan Snyder, Development Assistant
Director of Development Search Committee
Plains Art Museum
704 First Ave. N.
PO Box 2338
Fargo, ND 58108-2338

Open Positions at Our Gaming Sites

Assistant Manager at Big Top Bingo
Posted on September 25, 2014

Big Top Bingo seeks motivated individual to assist Gaming and Big Top Bingo Managers in the daily operations. Excellent organizational and communication skills with strong attention to detail.  Perform multiple tasks concurrently.

This is a Full Time position with benefits

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Bingo Employee at Big Top Bingo
Posted on June 16, 2014

Big Top Bingo needs a full time and part time bingo employee for nights and weekend shifts.
This position is responsible for conducting bingo with a focus on customer service. This includes the “calling” of bingo, cash handling & the sale of bingo cards.

Must be 18 or older.
No experience necessary.
Earning potential of $12/hr +
Benefits available for full time.

Apply at Big Top Bingo, 901 25th St S, Fargo, applications available at here.

Blackjack Dealer: Full and Part Time at Blue Wolf Casino & King Pin Casino
Posted on June 13, 2014

Plains Art Museum is looking for a Full and Part Time Blackjack Dealer for King Pin Casino located inside The Bowler and Blue Wolf Casino located inside Cactus Jack’s Saloon.
Excellent Earning Potential, Flexible Hours

Be 21 years or older
Be flexible for day, evening & weekends
Be proficient in math
Have excellent customer service skills