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 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

Currently, there are no open positions.

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

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

Currently, there are no Development 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 and provide a current resume (max 2 pages) and letter of interest (max 500 words).

Defiant Gardens Internship

Currently, there are no Defiant Garden Internships available. Please check back.

The Defiant Gardens Intern will spend a significant amount of time working outside in two public garden spaces. They will also have the opportunity to work with youth and family public programs centered on Plains Art Museum community garden spaces and participate in the Buzz Lab Internship and Buzz Lab Jr. summer camp.

Plains Art Museum’s mission is to foster creative, resilient, and welcoming communities between art, artists, and our local community. The Education Summer Intern will work with Community Programs Coordinator to:

  • Maintain multiple garden beds in the Pollinator Garden at Plains Art Museum and Heritage Garden & Amphitheater at Woodlawn Park in Moorhead, MN.
  • Maintenance will include weeding, mulching, pruning, transplanting, watering, and fertilizing.
  • Create community-driven programming based on research in northern climate gardens, defiant garden projects, gardening in urban spaces, neighborhood demographics and/or pollinator gardens.

The Defiant Gardens Intern requires:

  • Some basic understanding of plant care, and additional training will be provided
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds moving compost or mulch, assistance can be provided
  • Valid driver’s license

Position Dates: approximately 100 hours; May 18th-August 19th (flexible)
Primarily weekdays with some weekends upon request
Hourly Rate: $12-15/hour

Interested candidates should send an application, cover letter and resume to Carol Prafcke, Director of Education, cprafcke@plainsart.org

Buzz Lab Teen Internship

Currently, there are no Buzz Lab Internships available. Please check back.

Buzz Lab is a paid internship during the summer 2023 for teens, ages 12-18, interested in art, science, and the environment. Buzz Lab interns engage in learning, teaching, creating, sustaining, and advocating for the livelihood of pollinators in a healthy ecosystem.

Buzz Lab interns will work with scientists, artists, and community members to learn and discuss the importance of pollinators, create works of public art, and participate in gardening and research in the Pollinator Garden at Plains Art Museum and other sites. This year there will be 16 spots available.