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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.
Native American Fellowship
Arts of Africa and the Americas -

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts welcomes applications for the 2015 Native American Fellowship program for Native American students to gain valuable professional experience working at a renowned cultural institution. Working with the Assistant Curator of Native American art, the Department’s Administrative Assistant, and other museum professionals, this fellowship is designed to enhance skills and experience through research, care, curation, and interpretation of the Native American collection at the MIA.

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Gallery Guards
Security -

Be a part of Minneapolis Institute of Arts 100 year birthday celebration! MIA is looking for individuals to patrol the museum galleries and other public spaces to maintain safety and security. Temporary positions, lasting approximately one year, are now available. Hours vary, approximately 10 – 15 hours per week. Ability to work Friday evenings is preferred. Extra hours on other days, evenings and weekends may be available.

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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.