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Current Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

We are currently accepting applications for the positions listed below.
Head of Retail Strategy
Retail -

The Head of Retail Strategy is responsible for developing and implementing Mia’s vision for retail as a key component of the museum’s audience engagement strategy and earned revenue, in support of the museum’s mission and expanded lifestyle brand. This position is supported and assisted by the Head of Retail Operations and The Store team.

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Head of Strategic Communications and Converged Media
Press & Public Relations -

The Head of Strategic Communications & Converged Media will develop and implement a comprehensive and holistic converged media strategy that expands upon efforts to raise the profile and enhance the identity of Mia and its collections and programs.

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Head of Business Development and Sales
Business Development and Sales -

The Head of Business Development & Sales is responsible for developing and implementing Mia’s strategic vision for business development, including increasing existing earned revenue sources and realizing financial efficiencies and new business opportunities through partnerships, cross-departmental packages and internal alignment.

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Gallery Guard
Security -

Mia is looking for individuals to patrol the museum galleries and other public spaces to maintain safety and security. Temporary positions, lasting approximately four months are now available. Ability to work Thursday and Friday evenings is required along with some weekend hours. Hours vary, approximately 20 – 25 hours per week. Extra hours on other days, evenings and weekends may be available. Starting pay is $14.52 per hour. Must be willing and able to be on your feet at all times while on duty.

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Sales and Service Representative
Visitor and Member Services -

Sales and Service Representatives create a welcoming and relaxing space for visitors to transition to when they call or enter the museum by assisting in their orientation and providing Mia information and services at multiple sites such as the museum lobby, coat check and phone room. These positions are temporary with varying hours and will last for approximately three to four months. Starting pay is $12.00 per hour.

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Head of Facilities
Facilities -

The Head of Facilities is responsible for the safe, efficient and effective operations and maintenance of the physical plants and grounds for the main museum building (439,577 sq ft) as well as several ancillary properties. This position ensures a safe, accessible and welcoming environment for visitors, staff and volunteers and makes certain that building systems are operating at top efficiency for preservation and safe keeping of the works of art. This position is responsible for establishing maintenance standards, policies and procedures for current and any future properties. Creates awareness of and support for sustainability strategies and implements them across the museum. Develops and implements short/medium/long term capital repair and replacement plans.

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How to Apply for a Job

If you are interested in applying for a position, submit a cover letter and your resume, by mail, e-mail, or by fax. If you prefer, employment applications are available in the lobby of the museum or can be downloaded below.

Application for Employment (.pdf)

AA/EEO Applicant Survey (.pdf)

Please note that Mia only accepts applications for current job vacancies. If you are interested in a type of position that is not listed today, our advice is to check this listing periodically and to apply for specific positions as they become available. The information provided here is updated on an ongoing basis. If you have questions that have not been addressed here, you may contact the Human Resources department at (612) 870-3014, or e-mail the Human Resources department at the address below. The museum’s TTY is available at (612) 870-3132.


Mail: Attn: Human Resources
Minneapolis Institute of Art
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Fax: (612) 870-3263
E-mail: miajobs@artsmia.org

Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Mia is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.

It is the museum’s policy to hire and promote qualified people and administer all terms and conditions of employment without discrimination due to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or other protected-class status.

Mia does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to, or employment in, its programs and activities. If you are in need of a reasonable accommodation to enable you to complete the application process, please contact the Head of Human Resources.