Jobs

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 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
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

Count Team Member

The Count Team Member is responsible for the daily count of gross proceeds, operating banks, cash profit, deposits, and verify all income and deposit summaries. Requires a valid driver’s license. Requires travel to multiple locations within the organization. Duties include auditing daily gaming activity of gaming sites, including Big Top Bingo, King Pin Casino (located in the Bowler), Blue Wolf Casino (located in West Acres Bowl), and Wild Bill’s Sports Saloon. Must be 21 years old or older.

Teaching Artist

Plains Art Museum Teaching Artists provide gallery and studio experiences for school-age students and others at Plains Art Museum, the Center for Creativity, and throughout the community. This position requires the ability to engage diverse learners with viewing and discussing art and a commitment to fostering creative thinking and expression through artistic practice. Teaching Artists will be required to work with others in a team-based setting to provide excellent learning experiences for all students. As a representative of the Museum to diverse audiences, the Teaching Artist must project professionalism and be committed to providing excellent customer service. This is an on-call position, with schedules varying from month to month. Session schedules include but are not limited to mornings, afternoons, and/or evenings throughout the week and weekends. Limited travel may be required for outreach experiences. Application review will begin on December 9th.  Please send cover letter, resume, and application to tscott@plainsart.org or 704 1st Ave N Fargo, ND  58102.

Open Positions at Our Gaming Sites

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

Work in an upbeat and fast-paced environment. Earn above-average pay as a full-time job or a second job. We offer an excellent training program and a flexible schedule to accommodate your busy life. 

The Position:

  • Earning potential of $18/hr. This is a tipped position.
  • Benefits are available for employees working 30+ hr/wk.
  • Family Membership to the Plains Art Museum.
  • Hours of operation: Monday through Thursday: Noon to 1:30 am
    Friday and Saturday: Noon to 2 am
    Sunday:  2 p.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Flexible schedule with afternoon, evening and weekend shifts available.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Direct customer interaction – must have the ability to communicate and entertain customers.

How to Apply:

  • In person at King Pin Casino or Blue Wolf Casino

Download an application

Contact information: kbreiner@plainsart.org


Bingo Employee at Big Top Bingo

Big Top Bingo is looking for part-time bingo employees. Must have nights and weekend availability. Excellent earning potential.

Qualifications:

  • No experience needed
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Have excellent customer service skills

> Click here for full job description

Internships

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

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 download and complete a fillable PDF Internship Application and provide a current resume (max 2 pages) and letter of interest (max 500 words).

For questions, contact Director of Development, Sandy Thompson, sthompson@plainsart.org 

Education Internship Program

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.

  • Application Deadline: December 2, 2019
  • Phone/In-person interviews: December 5-6, 2019
  • Notification of status: December 9, 2019
  • Internship begins: early to mid-January 2020