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Minneapolis Institute of Art

Digital Marketing Specialist

Full time, non-exempt position, union position

Starting Hourly Rate: $28.92 – 30.44 depending on qualifications


The Job

The Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for implementing a comprehensive digital marketing strategy using marketing systems, analytics, and channel infrastructure including direct email marketing, web marketing, and SEO/SEM.


In this role, you will….

- Creates and implements an email strategy that actively engages the museum’s current external audience, captures new visitors/members, and encourages membership upgrades

  o Coordinates content, builds, schedules, and monitors all email campaigns

  o Works cross-divisionally to gather content and information and determine target audiences

  o Manages email scheduling and enforces content deadlines

  o Sets up and maintains email sign-up form and preference center; tracks health of email list

  o Proactively troubleshoots technical issues within Mia’s existing digital marketing platform (currently Marketing Cloud)

  o Creates and maintains email template content inside Ticketure, the museum’s ticketing system

  o Utilizes CRM data (Salesforce) to segment email lists geared toward visitor interests and behaviors and automate sends based on transactions and preferences

  o Builds Salesforce reports and Marketing Cloud data extensions and automations for targeted email sends

  o Serves as the liaison lead with external Marketing Cloud support consulting

  o Evaluates and recommends new methods of digital engagement (e.g. SMS)


- Measures email performance and adjusts strategies accordingly

  o Owns and maintains email analytics, KPIs and reporting

  o Builds dashboards, reports data, and delivers actionable insights on email campaigns

  o Tracks and analyzes email data to test messaging strategies; conducts A/B testing to understand which messages are most effective and why

  o Evaluates and recommends digital marketing platforms and tools based on Mia’s needs and priorities; manages the RFP and demo process

  o Analyzes email performance to recommend and implement further segmentation, automation and journey tactics


- Supports internal staff and stakeholder email newsletters and communications

  o Coordinates email content with the Director’s Office, Human Resources, and other departments as needed

  o Enforces deadlines, builds emails, and executes distribution


- Supports digital advertising with CRM (Salesforce) data

  o Builds CRM (Salesforce) reports to optimize digital advertising campaigns and serve specific audience segments

  o Makes recommendations on CRM strategy/communications based on digital advertising performance

  o Collaborates with the Audience team to align timing and strategy of email communications with organic social media and digital advertising


- Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned


To be successful in this role…

You are a self-motivated, process-oriented individual who approaches projects with curiosity. You have an equal appreciation of both the technical and creative aspects of email marketing, meet deadlines, and easily manage multiple projects at once. You care deeply about Mia’s mission, you value and respect your colleagues, and you believe in the power of art.


Specific Requirements

Required:

  o BA degree or previous experience required

  o Three or more years of experience in digital marketing (CRM-based campaign strategy, implementation, delivery, and analytics preferred)

  o Understanding of digital marketing and digital production

  o Solid understanding of CRM-based email technique and advertising best practices

  o Experience delivering effective and innovative email and digital campaigns

  o Experience delivering a variety of digital channels and assets, including rich media online ads, automated email journeys, and social media applications

  o Solid understanding of web metrics, digital analytics, with the ability to generate, analyze and interpret data

  o Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  o Ability to work under constant deadline pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously


Preferred:

  o Degree in Marketing/Communications

  o Experience working in Salesforce, particularly with reports

  o Experience working with Marketing Cloud: building emails, managing data, building lists, and reporting

  o Experience with email automation


Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.


To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit. Please include a cover letter and resume.


Posting Deadline

Open until filled.


Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.

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Minneapolis Institute of Art

Head of Internal & External Communications

Full time, exempt

Starting salary: $90,000 - $100,000, depending on qualifications


The Job

The Head of Internal and external communications is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive communications strategy. The goal is to raise the profile and enhance the identity of Mia and its collections and programs, as well as increase visibility for the museum to raise public awareness. This is developed via promotion plans, marketing plans, content strategy, and media strategy in support of the museum brand.


In this role, you will….

Management

· Responsible for directing a team of cross-departmental staff in the development, implementation, evaluation, and documentation of broadly accessible and/or niche communications and events designed to attract target audiences.

· Hire, train, supervise, and inspire staff to achieve goals through planning and prioritization of projects and performance management.


Strategic Communications

· In support of the museum’s strategic plan, develop a strategic communications plan for content dissemination, making sure tone is accessible and relevant to audiences across various channels.

· Create comprehensive communications plans for special exhibitions and key programs in tandem with Curatorial and Audience Insights team.

· Develop internal and external key messages and strategies in support of major initiatives and strategic plan goals.

· Works cross-divisionally to ensure optimal content alignment, maximizing opportunities for cross-channel communications.

· Implement a plan and measure effectiveness against set goals.

· Oversee communications budget.


Public relations

· Provide strategic direction and oversight for public relations strategies, ensuring they align with institutional priorities and messaging.

· Collaborate with the Public Relations Manager to develop key external messages, talking points, and outreach tactics in support of major initiatives and strategic plan goals.

· Work with national public relations agency to strategize national and international press opportunities, consulting with them as necessary on issues of crisis communications.

· Continually evaluate and measure public relations strategies to ensure that they are effective and efficient in supporting goals.


Marketing Strategy

· Establish strategic direction for all communications channels that positions the organization out in front of exhibition and program schedules, including advertising, email marketing, and social media.

· Collaborate with Marketing and Social Media Specialists to prioritize content and align social media calendar with Brand Content Plan and other institutional priorities.

· Collaborate with Digital Marketing Specialist to ensure external email marketing aligns with Brand Content Plan and advise on an email marketing strategy for internal stakeholders.

· Collaborate with Marketing and Advertising Senior Specialists to establish advertising budgets and ensure advertising communications align with Brand Content Plan and reach our target audiences.

· In partnership with Marketing and Advertising Senior Specialist, work with digital advertising agency to strategize and implement paid social media campaigns

· Stays on top of current marketing trends as applicable to Mia.

· Leads brainstorms and encourages team to test new content, strategies, and platforms.

· Works with the team to develop recap reports of communications campaigns and advises on future campaigns based on the results.

· Understands SEO, SEM, etc.


Internal communications

· Leads internal communications within the museum. Including communications between divisions, supporting talking points for front of house safe for potential visitor questions and helping prioritize key messages.


To be successful in this role…

You have experience leading a department and can effectively motivate and manage a team. You can work well and effectively under pressure, with a variety of personalities, and with all museum departments and personnel.


Specific Requirements

Education: BA or equivalent experience.

Skills/Experience:

  • Seven or more years of experience in marketing and/or advertising.
  • Ability to work effectively with the media and advertising agencies/designers/copywriters.
  • Ability to function well in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate advertising rates and sponsorships.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to identify and use outside resources creatively and effectively.
  • Ability to work accurately with numbers, data, and research materials.
  • Proficiency in using PC, word processing, and spreadsheet programs.


Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.


To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit. Please include a resume and cover letter.


Posting Deadline

Open until filled.


Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.

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Minneapolis Institute of Art

Events Crew

Events Department

Part-time, non-exempt, union position

Hours vary (approx. 4-16 hrs/week)

Starting hourly rate: $16.75

Must be willing to work evenings and weekends


The Job

Event Crew perform a variety of duties related to the preparation for and implementation of museum events.


In this role, you will…

· Move and set up equipment such as tables, chairs, signs, recycling bins and pianos for events.

· Maneuver loaded carts and heavy equipment near artwork and through the building.

· Provide coat check during special events.

· Greet and assist the public while working events.

· Assist with special activities during events.


To be successful in this role…

You are able to work at a quick pace with caution. You are a good listener and able to follow directions, while demonstrating good judgement in a dynamic environment. You are punctual and understand the importance of showing up on time. You are comfortable working with the public and have a positive attitude. You manage unexpected, last minute changes with grace and agility.


Specific Requirements

· High school degree or equivalent.

· Exceptional customer service skills.

· Ability to lift at least 30 pounds.

· Ability to exercise judgment and caution when moving objects through the galleries.

· Good verbal communication skills.

· Able to work with a team.

· Able to work a varied schedule including days, evenings and weekends to support the museum’s event business.


Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.


To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit.


Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.

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Minneapolis Institute of Art

Corporate and Foundation Relations Specialist

Full time, non-exempt, union

Hourly rate: $31.56 – $33.16, depending on qualifications


The Job

To support the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate and foundation donors and sponsors to achieve identified financial goals for Mia. Develop and produce philanthropic and sponsorship requests, and maintain corporate and foundation funding relationships. Implement plan to facilitate donor recognition, grant reports, sponsor activation, and benefit fulfillment.


In this role, you will….

Solicitation and Sales

Plan, create, coordinate, and track solicitations and reports to corporate and foundation funders and prospects for general operating support and program/exhibition grants and sponsorships:

  • Research and write detailed grant, solicitation and sponsorship requests and related materials with a focus on foundation grant support and unrestricted funds.
  • Maintain and meet calendar of funding and reporting deadlines for corporations, foundations, and government grantmakers.
  • Oversee a portfolio of corporate and foundation donors, as assigned.
  • Assist in scheduling and preparing senior staff and grant teams for submissions and solicitations.
  • Update and maintain contact information and fundraising activities in Salesforce.


Stewardship and Reporting

Facilitate funding reports, donor recognition and sponsor fulfillment:

  • Prepare reports for foundation grants to meet funder needs and deliverables.
  • Maintain relationships with internal and external contacts to coordinate donor and sponsorship benefits, recognition, activation, and employee engagement.
  • Track recognition requirements for PR, marketing, and communication purposes, and approve sponsor recognition in collaboration with Donor Communications and Events Coordinator.
  • Coordinate corporate and foundation gift and sponsorship acknowledgment process.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of recognition events.
  • Organize and communicate customized corporate donor engagement opportunities.


Research and Cultivation

  • Research and identify new prospective corporate and foundation funders/sponsors.
  • Monitor changing guidelines, relevant giving, and contact data for current funders.
  • Maintain relevant prospect information in database.
  • Prepare prospect profiles.


To be successful in this role…

You are a collaborative team player with a positive attitude. You are creative and open-minded with positive and effective written and oral communication skills. You are highly organized with an efficient working style. You have a commitment to quality, including attention to detail and ability to provide excellent follow-through. You are an enthusiastic advocate for all things Mia.


Specific Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Skills/Experience:

  • Required: Three years of related experience in a grant, advancement, or sponsorship role. High degree of organization, attention to detail, and self-motivation; ability to set priorities and work on multiple projects concurrently; excellent written and oral communication skills; and strong customer service skills. MS Office proficiency essential.
  • Preferred: Internet research capability and familiarity with CRM platforms, including Salesforce. Experience with presentations/solicitations, proposals, and grant writing.


Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.


To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit.


Posting Deadline

Open until filled.


Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.

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Minneapolis Institute of Art

Major & Planned Gifts Officer

Full time, exempt

Starting Salary: $60,000 - $70,000, depending on qualifications


The Job

To secure major gifts from individual donors, including unrestricted annual gifts, designated gifts for projects and programs, and planned gift commitments, by managing a portfolio of high profile, high-capacity donors. This position will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting donor prospects and closing annual unrestricted gifts, special gifts, and planned gifts. This position will act as a key ambassador for Mia through personal contact with donors and prospects.


In this role, you will….

· Manage, engage, and grow a portfolio of 75-100+ major individual donors ($2,500+) and prospects to meet annual fundraising goals. Responsible for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship to secure unrestricted and designated gifts.

· Create a plan for each donor that will serve as a foundational communication and fundraising strategy. Execute that plan so that individuals in the caseload are retained and upgraded, with a focus on one-on-one donor meetings to establish and strengthen donor relationships for long term support.

· Manage activity to advance fundraising strategy on donors in assigned portfolios, in conjunction with Chief Advancement Officer, Senior Advancement Officer, Sr. Major & Planned Gifts Officer, Sr. Major Gifts Officer, key staff, and volunteers.

· Produce and assist with draft documents, calculations, proposals, endowment agreements, and other necessary materials as needed by prospects, donors, and advisors.

· Maintain an active body of knowledge of Mia and its mission, programs, activities, institutional needs, and fundraising priorities, as well as the advancement field and planned giving trends and vehicles.

· Participate in development of creative and customized benefits, events, and communications. Recommend and manage communication with donors and prospects.

· Communicate and report on activities to division team and other key staff.

· Ensure all strategies, prospect stage information, donor information, and planned and completed initiatives are recorded in the museum’s database of record (SalesForce). This includes all actions and contact reports, along with any related follow-up activities.

· Provide timely and accurate progress reports.

· Coordinate appropriate financial requirements and needs with accounting department.

· Participate, as needed, in division-wide and museum-wide work teams on key issues.


To be successful in this role…

You are a collaborative team player with a positive attitude. You are creative and open-minded with positive and effective written and oral communication skills. You are highly organized with an efficient working style. You have a commitment to quality, including attention to detail and ability to provide excellent follow-through. You are an enthusiastic advocate for all things Mia.


Specific Requirements

· Bachelor’s Degree or higher or equivalent experience.

· Minimum of three years’ experience in individual fundraising, or the legal, financial, or related field, with direct experience in cultivation and solicitation of individuals, preferably in an arts environment.

· Superior oral and written communication skills, exceptional people skills, strong initiative and self-motivation, and superior judgment and discretion.

· Able to work comfortably and professionally with a diverse group of people including but not limited to: donors, foundations, advisors, Trustees, individual prospects and volunteers.

· Able to serve as a representative of Mia to the public and represent the museum’s mission with enthusiasm and professionalism.


Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.


To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit.


Posting Deadline

Open until filled.


Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.

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Minneapolis Institute of Art

DEI Administrative Coordinator

Full time, non-exempt, non-union

Hourly rate: $28.00 - $31.00, depending on qualifications


The Job

To provide high-level executive, administrative, and project support to the CDIO and the DEI Division.


In this role, you will….

Executive Support:

· Provides administrative support to the CDIO utilizing high-functioning multi-tasking capabilities as well as excellent organizational skills, work initiative, problem solving, attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-through.

· Manages the CDIO’s executive calendar.

· Communicates effectively with CDIO regarding calendar requests and changes.

· Schedules and prioritizes often complex meetings as requested by CDIO.

  • Prepares and distributes meeting notifications, agendas, and meeting materials.
  • Attends meetings as assigned by the CDIO and takes accurate meeting minutes (some may contain confidential information); prepares and distributes minutes as appropriate.
  • Follows up with meeting attendees as necessary.

· Makes all arrangements for CDIO’s travel.

· Assists CDIO with submitting expenses on projects and reimbursements.

· Maintains confidentiality at all times with regard to all aspects of the CDIO’s Office.

· Anticipates work needs of CDIO, and continuously reviews priorities to ensure that tasks/projects are completed in a timely manner


Project Coordination:

· Assists the CDIO in researching, developing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring DEI Division projects, including follow-through to completion.

· Coordinates, tracks, and follows up on projects and project teams/collaborators as assigned by the CDIO.

· Assists CDIO on coordination with teams such as Equity Team, and ERGS such as BIPOC Group ad 2SLGBTQIA+ Workgroup and other groups as needed.

· Monitors project due dates/deadlines and communicates with CDIO on reporting requirements to ensure accurate and timely reporting.


Other Administrative Support:

· Organizes all filing systems for the CDIO and maintains files in a manner that ensures accuracy and accessibility, and where necessary, confidentiality.

· Assists CDIO with tasks related to union negotiations and interactions.

· Tracks and maintains budgets as directed by the CDIO.

· Orders and maintains office supplies for the CDIO and DEI office area.

· Produces and distributes materials, as directed by CDIO.

· Responds to external and internal correspondence as directed by the CDIO.

· Responsible for CDIO office phone communication, takes accurate and detailed messages, and efficiently routes calls to appropriate person or department in the CDIO’s absence.


To be successful in this role…

You are a collaborative team player with a positive attitude. You are creative and open-minded with positive and effective written and oral communication skills. You are highly organized with an efficient working style. You have a commitment to quality, including attention to detail and ability to provide excellent follow-through. You are an enthusiastic advocate for all things Mia.


Specific Requirements

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Skills/Experience:

· Experience working in an office environment with administrative responsibilities.

· Demonstrated project coordination skills.

· Attention to detail; ability to perform administrative duties with speed and accuracy without immediate and constant supervision.

· Flexible, adaptable, and responsive to change.

· Excellent written communication, writing, and editing skills.

· Excellent customer service skills and experience.

· Able to maintain confidentiality at all times.

· Proficiency with office technology and variety of software suites, including Microsoft Office.

· Graphic Design skills/experience, if available.

· Facilitation skills/experience, if available.

· Social media skills/experience, if available.


Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.


To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit.


Posting Deadline

Open until filled.

Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.


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Minneapolis Institute of Art

SMSC Native American Fellow

Arts of the Americas Department

Temporary position, approx. 1 year; hours vary, approx. 37.5 hours/week

Pay Range: $25.64/hour


The Job

The Minneapolis Institute of Art welcomes applications for the 2022 - 2023 Native American Fellowship co-hosted by Mia’s Curatorial Division and Mia’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Division. The fellow will gain valuable professional experience working with Native American art curation at a large art museum. The Native American Fellowship provides an opportunity for Native Americans to work with the Chair of Global Contemporary Art, and other museum professionals to enhance skills and experience through research, care, curation, partnerships, and interpretation of Native American art, as well as learn about all aspects of museum work by interacting with staff from Advancement, Audience, Curatorial, Registration, and Facilities. The Mia Native American Fellowship is made possible by the generous support of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC).


In this role, you will….

· Gain deep experience for future opportunities in a career in a museum

· Work on a Native American art project.

· Assist in exhibition development, curation, and scholarship

· Collaborate with Native community outreach and partnerships

· Participate in Native American programming and interpretation

· Have opportunities to visit and learn more about Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s Hocokata Ti Cultural Center.

· Have opportunities for professional development and participation in national conferences and events.


Specific Requirements

· Interested in exploring museum work as a career option

· Bachelor of Arts/Fine Arts degree or higher

· Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

· Self-Motivated and a team player.

· Detail oriented.


To be successful in this role…

You have experience and a passion for art and museum work You are productive, positive, and ready to learn. You are excited about the opportunity to work with Native American art as you gain skills, knowledge, and job experience.


Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.


To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit.


Posting Deadline

Open until filled.


Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.

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Minneapolis Institute of Art

Curatorial Department Assistant, The Arts of the Americas Department

Full time, non-exempt position, union position

Starting hourly rate: $23.55 - $24.68 depending on qualifications


The Job

To provide administrative and directed curatorial support to the department of the Arts of the Americas.


In this role, you will….

Administrative:

· Answer incoming telephone calls and relay all messages

· Assist Curators with scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, processing invoices, and reconciling expenses

· Attend department and organizational meetings

· Coordinate and oversee researchers’ visits to the department

· Coordinate and oversee special projects for department interns

· Department project management

· Handle all requests from public and museum staff that do not require curatorial input/response such as object information, photo requests, photography permission requests, appraisal/authentication information

· Help maintain Curators' calendar, including scheduling meetings and appointments as directed

· May draft, route, and maintain contracts from Mia-approved templates for curatorial approval

· Order and maintain inventory of office supplies

· Prepare and maintain correspondence, manuscripts, lectures, PowerPoint presentations, and other documents

· Route incoming and outgoing mail

· Other administrative duties as assigned


Curatorial Support:

· Arrange installation photo documentation

· Assist curators in adhering to exhibition planning process timelines

· Assist with all aspects of gallery rotations as directed

· Assist with exhibition-related publications including but not limited to:

  • Assist Curators to be on time and on budget for all exhibitions
  • Assist Curators with exhibition-related didactics including object label copy and wall texts
  • Compiling research as directed
  • Locating images and resource materials
  • Mailing catalogues to photo and object lenders
  • Proofread all material intended for publication
  • Securing copyright permissions

· Compile installation requirements and restrictions

· Data entry

· Generate checklists and other reports

· Image gathering/scanning

· Loan correspondence as directed

· Provide materials and information for traveling exhibitions

· Track expenses in exhibition budget forms as directed

· Write and/or edit texts as directed (gallery labels and panels, blog entries, scholarly research, etc.)


Collections Record Keeping:

· Assist curators with accession proposals and presentations for new acquisitions, including editing, images, formatting, and research as directed by curator

· Communicate and work with donors and galleries as needed

· Compile research documents and checklists for internal and external use

· Coordinate gallery work and schedule location changes with Registration, Art Crew, and label production

· Coordinate with Visual Resources for photography and MACC for conservation

· Department project manager for Art Champions conservation program

· Organize and maintain object files, coordinating with Library staff as necessary

· Provide object data and artist information to Registrar(s)

· Update object records in TMS database


Accounting:

· Assist with financial record-keeping tasks as designated by Supervisor

· Communicate with the Finance department

· Maintain all departmental expense and account records

· Process all approved departmental expenditures, including travel expenses, general expenses, purchase orders, interdepartmental budget number requests, etc.

· Work with Supervisor on establishing department budget for each fiscal year


Additional Responsibilities:

· Participate in museum committees and groups, as approved by supervisor

· Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required or assigned


To be successful in this role…

You are highly organized, able to handle multiple priorities and interruptions, and can monitor and track projects to keep team members informed of deadlines. You have excellent written communication and editing skills and a high degree of accuracy. You have an interest in art and thrive in a support position.


Specific Requirements

· Required: College coursework

· Preferred: Bachelor of Arts and/or art administration experience

· Two or more years of previous experience in a similar administrative position with organizational emphasis

· Ability to work with and communicate effectively with people of a variety of different educational, ethnic, language, and economic backgrounds

· Excellent professional skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

· Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; keyboarding speed of 60 wpm

· Must have excellent language and communication skills

· Must maintain confidentiality and discretion in handling sensitive departmental relations and records

· Nonprofit/museum experience desirable

· Self-motivated, with the ability to initiate and follow through on assigned and independent projects


Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.


To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit.


Posting Deadline

Open until filled.


Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.

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Minneapolis Institute of Art

Assistant Mechanical Crew Chief

Full time, non-exempt, union

Hourly rate: $36.10 – $38.04, depending on qualifications


The Job

To assist in the preventative, predictive and corrective maintenance measures at Mia for building heating, humidity, cooling and temperature control systems and the maintenance and operation of central boiler and chiller plants.


In this role, you will….

  • Operate and maintain steam boiler and chiller plants and related sub systems. Repair as required, fans, motors, compressors, control systems and other mechanical components.
  • Work with the Mechanical Crew Chief closely to ensure all Mia mechanical equipment is kept safe and up to code. Assist in carrying out all monthly, quarterly and annual preventative maintenance programs; clean, lubricate, replace filters, belts, etc.
  • Perform plumbing repairs throughout complex as required.
  • Troubleshoot and repair low voltage electrical HVAC control circuits, test, clean, and calibrate.
  • Maintain museum quality air, temperature and humidity requirements. Operate the building automation and energy management systems (BAS, EMS).
  • Maintain and repair restaurant equipment including dishwashers, coolers, freezers, exhaust hood and all other related equipment.
  • Monitor building automation alarms after hours and respond as requested.


To be successful in this role…

You have the ability to work independently and with a team in a multi-tasking and fast-paced environment. You’re a self-starter that is dependable, accountable and has a positive outlook.


Specific Requirements

Required Education: 

  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • Field-related vocational education in HVACR or equivalent in job experience.
  • Universal Refrigerant Transition Certificate (CFC)


Skills/Experience:

  • Must have valid Minnesota First Class “C” Boiler Engineer license and working knowledge of reciprocating and centrifugal chillers with ability to obtain Chief “C” Boiler Engineer license.
  • Must have the proven skills necessary to repair walk in and reach in coolers, freezers and refrigerators.
  • Must have proven skill to operate and maintain Rooftop Units, Air Handler Units and Make-Up Air Handler Units.
  • Must have a proven working knowledge of building and energy management systems, electrical and pneumatic      temperature/humidity control equipment.
  • Must have basic electricity skills, including low voltage controls and wiring
  • Must be willing to work weekends and be on 24/7 emergency call.
  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints.
  • Must be able to pass Mia Facilities written building maintenance knowledge exam.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.


Equipment Operated:

  • Kewanee Boilers – 525 hp
  • Bryan Steam Boilers – 30 hp
  • Bryan Hot Water Boilers – 86 hp
  • York Centrifugal Chillers – 500 ton
  • York Centrifugal Chillers – 350 ton
  • York Reciprocating Chiller – 80 ton
  • Bohn Chiller – 30 ton
  • McQuay Air Handlers, Haakon Air      Handlers
  • York Make-up Air Units, KMC Energy      Management System
  • Ziegler Diesel Emergency Generator
  • Voss VAV Drives
  • Various Rooftop Units, Air Handler Units and Make-Up Air handler Units located throughout the Mia facility


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to bend, kneel, climb stairs and ladders
  • Must be able to life fifty (50) pounds
  • Required to wear safety shoes.


Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.


To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit.


Posting Deadline

Open until filled.


Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Staff Accountant, Finance Department

Full time, Exempt position

Starting salary: $65,000 - $70,000 depending on qualifications


The Job

The Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for maintaining operating and restricted gift databases. Manages the allocation to the GL of payroll data. Processes cash receipts and supervises the integration of revenue entries. Maintains Works of Art Fund. Assists Controller with audit/tax work papers and provides backup to the Controller.


In this role, you will…

· Update and maintain General Operating, and Restricted Gift databases.

· Manage the allocation to the GL of payroll data

· Process cash receipts and supervise the integration of revenue entries.

· Process journal entries and manage revenue activity.

· Assist the Controller with audit and tax workpapers.

· Prepare and maintain the Works of Art Fund and related reports: Coordinate the payment of works of art purchases and deposit of works of art monetary donations; coordinate and assists with works of art inventories.

· Provide backup to Controller and Accounting Manager for critical department functions.

· Assist in the financial close process including entry and posting of journal entries & reconciliations of ledge accounts


To be successful in this role…

You are patient and open-minded with positive and effective verbal and written communication skills. You enjoy working in a collaborative, goal-oriented, and time-sensitive environment. You love solving problems and creating new ways of accomplishing tasks that meet the needs of all involved. You set challenging goals and achieve them while also taking advantage of promising opportunities.


Specific Requirements

· BA or BS in Accounting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Five to seven years of accounting experience.

· Strong computer skills with proficiency in Word, and advanced Excel skills including v-lookups and pivot tables.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills.

· Ability to work responsibly with confidential information.

· Proficiency with NetSuite or Other Cloud Based Accounting Systems.

· Not for profit experience preferred. CPA a plus.


Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.


To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit. Please include a cover letter and resume.


Posting Deadline: Open until filled.


Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Assistant/Associate Curator

European Art

Full time, Non-Exempt, Union Position

Starting Salary Range: $31.56 - $43.21 per hour


The Job

As Assistant or Associate Curator of European Art, the successful candidate will be a specialist in 19th and early 20th-century European art and join a collaborative team of four interdisciplinary specialists to support an expansive program centered upon the arts of Europe. As part of the curatorial team, the hire will be responsible for contributing to all curatorial duties, including researching, interpreting, and publishing works in the collection; organizing exhibitions and programs; and building the collection.  Under the direction of the Chair, they will actively foster a culture of respect and inclusion within the department and join with colleagues to achieve both individual and departmental goals, including ongoing work to strengthen curatorial commitments to diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and belonging (DEAIB). The successful candidate will embrace Mia’s dedication to audience engagement and lifelong learning through innovative, inclusive, and accessible programming and delivery methods. The successful candidate will advocate for and meet the highest standards of scholarship and investigation, reinforcing intellectual inquiry as a core tenant of Mia’s culture and output.


In this role, you will….

· Advance the vision of European art at Mia.

· Provide expertise in 19th and early 20th-century European art.

· Utilize connoisseurship and research skills in fields of paintings, drawings, and prints.

· Heighten the profile of Mia’s collection and program in European art through ambitious and intellectually rigorous exhibitions, gallery rotations, publications, public programming, and significant acquisitions.

· Work cross-departmentally to organize and co-lead exhibitions, programs, display and interpretation.

· Cultivate relationships with donors, professional colleagues, partner organizations and peer institutions, as well as the community at large, in furtherance of Mia’s strategic goals, especially in support of DEAIB.

· Responsibly co-manage the museum’s collection of European art, ensuring proper documentation, maintenance, display, and conservation.

· Write gallery labels and panels, and online content.

· Review and update object records in the Museum database (TMS).

· Answer correspondence related to the collection; assist the public and visiting scholars.

· Locate, research, and recommend works of art for museum acquisition. Maintain awareness of availability of art objects and exhibitions through active research, contact with dealers and other professionals and collectors.

· Oversee the care, maintenance, and conservation of the collection in storage, on exhibition, or on loan.

· Consult with conservators on the care of the collection and documentation of the condition of works.

· Participate in museum community as active scholar/curator in their field.

· Engage actively in enhancing the reputation of Mia’s collection and exhibitions locally and nationally.

· Represent Mia through participation on committees and involvement in programs that enhance the knowledge and appreciation of art.


Specific Requirements

· Ph.D. or ABD preferred (Master’s degree required).

· Three or more years of experience with broad knowledge of European art.

· Strong record of research and scholarship, with proven experience organizing exhibitions and producing publications of high quality in a museum, academic institution, or equivalent.

· Exhibitions and program planning experience and demonstrated skills in those areas.

· Team player with the ability to work within cross-functional teams effectively.

· Excellent planning, organizational, and project management skills.

· Exceptional and effective written and verbal communication skills.

· Excellent computer and organizational skills to maintain precise documentation of the collection.

· Ability to build positive and effective relationships with donors and the broader community.

· Knowledge of French, German, or Spanish (or other European language in subject-area expertise).


Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.


To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit. Please include a cover letter and resume. 


Posting Deadline

Open until filled.


Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Mia Human Resources