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Current Employment Opportunities

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

We are currently accepting applications for the positions listed below.
School and Teacher Programs Coordinator
School and Teacher Programs -

Coordinate the school-based portion of the Art Adventure Program and assist with other school and teacher programs.

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Audience Insight Analyst
Marketing & Communications -

The Audience Insight Analyst will manage and/or consult on all aspects of the museum’s qualitative and quantitative audience research projects, generating insights that deepen brand meaning, museum content/programming, and audience engagement. Additionally, the Audience Insight Analyst will track and translate CRM data on an ongoing basis, strategizing communications tactics to drive brand loyalty and retention.

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Events Coordinator
Events -

The Events Coordinator will coordinate logistics and operations of meetings, programs and special events, as well as execute a cross functional event sales plan that will promote the MIA as a premier event space to individual and corporate clients.

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Curator of Paintings
Paintings -

The Patrick and Aimee Butler Curator of Paintings will build the collection through significant acquisitions, and raise the MIA’s profile through ambitious and intellectually rigorous exhibitions, publications, and programs. This dynamic and experienced curator will cultivate relationships with donors, professional colleagues, partner organizations and the community in furtherance of the MIA’s strategic goals.

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A.W. Mellon Fellow for Japanese Art
Japanese & Korean Art -

This is a one-year benefited fellowship with the Minneapolis Institute of Arts that could be extended to two years, with a stipend of $56,000 per year. The main purpose of this Fellowship is to research and catalogue the MIA’s collections of Japanese and Korean Art.

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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 the 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 MIA’s TTY is available at (612) 870-3132.


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

Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

The 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.

The 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.