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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

Visitor Services Associate: Part-Time

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 and in guest services opening/closing responsibilities.  This is a part-time 10-15 hours a week position, depending on availability.

Must be available Thursday evenings 5 pm-9 pm, Saturdays 11 am-5 pm, and Sundays 11 am-5 pm. Must be 18+ years old. This is a great position for a student.
Please see attached for the full job description. We are hiring as soon as possible and the position is open until filled.

Please send your resume and application to Plains Art Museum attn: Tonya Scott 704 1st Ave N Fargo, ND 58102 or 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

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 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.