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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.
Sales and Service Representative
Visitor Experience -

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. Start date is August 28 with a pay rate of $12.00 per hour.

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Administrative Assistant
Decorative Arts, Textiles & Sculpture -

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and directed curatorial support to the department of Decorative Arts, Textiles, and Sculpture (DATS), as well as to the DATS Affinity Group.

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Temporary Engineering Apprentice
Facilities -

The Engineering Apprentice will assist in the preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance measures for building heating, humidity, cooling and temperature control systems and the maintenance and operation of central boiler and chiller plants. This is a temporary position lasting approximately two months.

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Software Developer – Digital Storytelling
Software Development, Media & Technology -

Work as a part of the Mia software development team to develop the next generation of the museum’s open-source digital storytelling software.

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Software Developer
Software Development, Media & Technology -

Be a key member of the Mia software development team to help scope, design and build a new, integrated ticketing and transaction system for the museum.

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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.