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Plains Art Museum is organized into eight (8) locations and ten (10) departments: accounting, collections, communications/marketing, curatorial/exhibitions, development, education/community programs, events, executive/administration, facilities, and visitor services/The Store. When employment opportunities become available, openings are announced at this site for an 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)
3402 Interstate Blvd. S
Fargo ND 58103

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

Big Top Bingo
901 25th St S
Fargo, ND 58103

Wild Bill’s Saloon
1776 45th St S
Fargo, ND 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

Director of Development

Plains Art Museum is seeking applicants for Director of Development.  This position works as a Co-Leader of the Development Department along with the Director of Impactful Giving. The Director of Development works collaboratively with the Director of Impactful Giving, Director & CEO, Controller, development staff, and other Museum staff to set and achieve the Museum’s development and fundraising goals and objectives. They are responsible for successful growth in grant writing development and management, event development and management, and work with staff to lead membership and donation strategy, planning and implementation. In addition, the position plays a role, including but not limited to management, strategy, and administration, of an ambitious vision for the future of the Museum, fulfilled through a major comprehensive campaign. The position supervises two other staff (1.5 FTE).

Please see the full job description for complete details. To apply send a cover letter, resume, and job application to Tonya Scott at tscott@plainsart.org or 704 1st Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102. Application review will start upon receipt. The deadline for application is 9/7/2022.

Maintenance Worker

Plains Art Museum is seeking applicants for a maintenance worker. This position is responsible for providing janitorial and maintenance support to the Plains Art Museum and adjoining Center for Creativity buildings and grounds.

Principle Duties include:

  • The cleanliness, safety, and security of museum buildings and grounds by providing facility-wide cleaning and maintenance on scheduled shifts.
  • Monitoring the general condition of the facility and notifying the supervisor of specific issues.
  • Plan and implement building-related projects as assigned.
  • Perform minor mechanical repairs, and coordinate more extensive repairs with outside contractors.
  • Responsible for the setup and take down for Museum programs and rental functions.
  • Maintain clean property grounds outside of all buildings.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Must have some weekend and evening availability. Starts at $14 per hour.

Contact information: tscott@plainsart.org

Open Positions at Our Gaming Sites

Casino Dealer: Full and Part-Time at Blue Wolf Casino & King Pin Casino

Learn a lucrative skill while working in an upbeat and fast-paced environment. We offer a training program and a flexible schedule to accommodate your busy life. Proceeds support the mission of the Plains Art Museum.

  • Learn to deal Blackjack, Conduct Paddlewheel and Pull Tabs
  • This is a tipped position: Earning potential of $18/hr. to $23/hr
  • Benefits are available for employees working 30+ hr/week (Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, 403B, Retirement Match)
    Uniforms provided
  • Household Membership to Plains Art Museum plus discounts on classes and events
  • Flexible schedule: hours of operation: Monday through Thursday 2 pm to 1 am
  • Direct customer interaction—must have the ability to communicate with customers
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must pass a background check

How to Apply:

  • In-person at King Pin Casino or Blue Wolf Casino

Download an application

Contact information: mquenzer@plainsart.org


Plains Art Museum offers internships in the Development, Education, and Curatorial departments that allow interns to build an extensive understanding of the operation of a nonprofit art organization.

Development Internship
Currently, there are no Education Internships available. Please check back.

Plains Art Museum offers a Year-Round or Summer Internship in the Development Department that allows interns to build an extensive understanding of the operation of a nonprofit art organization; knowledge that can prove vital when applying for college or post-graduate work, or for future employment.

Working with Development Department staff, Internship opportunities include:

  • Helping create, distribute, manage, and evaluate community based surveys
  • Researching potential funding opportunities from online directories of foundations that support the arts
  • Assisting in creating a database of major modern and contemporary art collectors for use in future informational outreach by and about the Museum
  • Coordinating Development Department events, such as Art & Business Breakfast, Spring Gala, Annual Stakeholder Gathering, Holiday Concert Series, and collaborative events with other Museum departments
  • Engaging with collections, education, communications, and curatorial on cross-departmental projects
  • Assisting in maintaining department archives and files
  • Entering data in our Customer Relationship Management system and maintaining mailing lists
  • Identifying a Museum program they are particularly interested in and enhancing its outreach and effectiveness

Plains Art Museum Internships are unpaid positions but can be applied toward academic credit depending on the applicant’s school criteria.

To apply, candidates need to complete the form below provide a current resume (max 2 pages) and letter of interest (max 500 words).

For questions, contact Sarah Anstett, sanstett@plainsart.org

Education Internship Program
Currently, there are no Education Internships available. Please check back.

The Department of Education at Plains Art Museum seeks an Intern with a strong background in art education, museum studies, studio art, art history, cultural studies, and/or history to assist with youth education and outreach at Plains Art Museum. This internship is an experiential learning program that provides students with hands-on knowledge while exposing them to the inner workings of art museums and non-profit organizations. Applicants must be upper classmen (juniors, seniors, or recent graduates) of undergraduate programs or students pursuing graduate degrees (masters and/or PhD). This position requires a detail-oriented person who has strong interpersonal skills and is also self-motivating and conscientious of deadlines. It is the applicant’s responsibility to complete any necessary paperwork and obligations with his/her school.