Careers @ The Lied

Careers @ The Lied

Thank you for your interest in joining the Lied Center for Performing Arts team. We encourage you to review our current openings and explore our website to learn more about Nebraska’s home for the arts!

Available opportunities are listed below, but all interested applicants must apply through the University of Nebraska website.

Positing Open Date:
10/14/2019
Application Review Date:
10/29/2019
Description of Work:

Position is responsible for Lied Center Arts Education programs, such as Arts Across Nebraska, interdisciplinary arts collaborations and large scale, in-depth residencies. These programs transform the lives of thousands through the arts annually. Supervise coordination of outreach/education/engagement activities with artists and partners extending performances and learning opportunities to community and state. Supervises new work development including the Grow A Show program. Seek and develop connections with non-traditional, diverse constituents. Investigate funding sources for education programs, prepare and administer grant proposals cooperating with staff, artists and partners. Develop and maintain relationships with Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and other UNL academic units, national, regional, state and local service organizations, educators and community arts groups. Act as liaison/advisor to Friends of Lied education committee. Position provides leadership and coordination of new special initiatives and programs. Lead and manage community outreach and education departments. Responsible for program planning and budget management. Hire and supervise community engagement and education staff.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in arts, education, marketing/advertising, communications or related field required and three (3) years’ professional experience; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Experience must include three (3) years’ experience in one or more areas of performing arts that includes arts education, performing arts program development required; equivalent /experience considered. A minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience required. Work history will have demonstrated a knowledge of performing arts presenting field; strong written and oral communications skills; exceptional ability to foster positive relationships with artists, community organizations, academic units, and service organizations. Ability to think strategically and exercise creative imagination. Qualified candidate must have valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a DMVbackground check allowing them to drive university vehicle’s.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ideal candidate will possess experience in grant writing and reporting, including federal grants.

Posted Salary:
Negotiable
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Natalie Stroud
402-472-4752
nataliestroud@unl.edu

Job Type:
Full-time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5):

Some nights and weekends for residency/outreach programs.

Positing Open Date:
10/14/2019
Application Review Date:
10/29/2019
Description of Work:

Responsible for public relations, media relations, image and message development, and general relationship building. Responsible for internal and campus communications, ad sales for current advertisers, non-paid marketing trades/collaborations, communications for Friends of Lied, and Lied Center advocacy. Identify and implement strategies to develop new audience members for different art forms. Develop and implement public relations plans which effectively promote Lied Center season events, the Lied mission, arts education programs, and other programs, including facility and rental services. Manage Lied playbill advertising sales with current advertisers. Work in co-operation with Marketing Manager to maximize media exposure to increase ticket sales income. Work in cooperation with Lied management in building patron and public support of the Lied Center. Develop, implement, monitor and adjust public relations budget/expenditures in cooperation with finance operations.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in arts management, communications, public relations, public administration, marketing or related field including fine arts education, or business, plus two years’ experience that clearly demonstrates an understanding of effective community advocacy and public relations required; equivalent education/experience considered. Excellent written and oral communication skills, and effective public and community relations skills essential. Knowledge of computer applications and planning required. Must have an understanding of media/public relations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer Master’s degree in arts management, communications, public relations, public administration, marketing, or related field including fine arts education, or business; successful track record of being responsible for increasing organizational awareness and media coverage in a 2 year period; audience development experience or other background in performing arts; and proven ability to meet deadlines. Experience in institutional budget development and management is beneficial.

Posted Salary:
Negotiable
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Natalie Stroud
402-472-4752
nataliestroud@unl.edu

Job Type:
Full-time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5):

Occasional evenings & weekends based on events

Positing Open Date:
09/25/2019
Application Review Date:
10/10/2019
Description of Work:

Coordinate all elements of assigned events for the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Coordination includes all event requirements, such as artist/user contractual obligations, rental equipment, transportation and hospitality. Monitor event budgets and submit costs for event close-out. Coordinate facility tours, ticket on-sales, matinee logistics, event promotions, media events and other activities.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree plus two years’ experience that includes events coordination/management, customer service hospitality, supervision and cash handling experience. Equivalent education/experience will be considered. Ability to negotiate; work with flexible schedule and changing priorities essential. Excellent communication and organizational skills necessary. Must have excellent computer skills, including: spreadsheet, word processing, email, scheduling software and events management software.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer experience in events coordination and management in a performing arts venue or area.

Posted Salary:
$35,000 minimum
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Natalie Stroud
402-472-4752
nataliestroud@unl.edu

Job Type:
Full-time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5):

Evenings & weekends required, based on events.

Positing Open Date:
11/01/2019
Application Review Date:
11/18/2019
Description of Work:

Assists Facility Services Manager on management of all care, maintenance and project needs of the Lied Center for Performing Arts, including physical plant and its operating systems, interior furnishings and fixtures. Helps oversee all aspects of building maintenance and housekeeping, conversion and engineering tasks related to the operation of the Lied Center. Full supervision of maintenance and building and grounds team. Fills in for the Facilities Services Manager in their absence, to include supervision of custodial staff. Conducts yearly staff performance evaluations and ensures adherence to building policy and procedures. Plans and budgets for renovation projects, building upkeep, repairs and furnishings and fire, life and safety projects. Creates scope of work required for projects to be worked in-house, or seeks out contractors and bids and works with UNL FMP code officials on acquiring permits, acceptable contractors for work, scheduling work, quality control, ensuring regulatory and code compliance and ensuring deadlines are met and work is performed in a professional manner. Prioritizes all building events, repairs or project needs. Performs custodial duties when necessary, such as: dusting; vacuuming; carpet cleaning; wall, window and mirror cleaning; emptying debris daily; floor services, including scrubbing, stripping and waxing on a scheduled basis; cleaning all restroom fixtures; and maintaining, restocking and taking inventory of all supplies. Assists with moving tables and chairs for event room set-ups when necessary. Assists maintenance staff with performing routine maintenance duties, such as: light plumbing, carpentry and painting repairs; wall/floor/door surface repairs; brass refinishing; changing of V belts, lube motors and filters; checking building for repairs and security; and snow and ice removal.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent plus three years of experience performing commercial building maintenance, including two years of preventive maintenance program work on mechanical, electrical and HVAC systems; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience in training, motivating, and supervising staff. Custodial experience. Customer service experience. Knowledge, skills, and understanding of building trades and mechanical systems. Working knowledge of electrical systems, steam systems, HVAC/Refrigeration, and plumbing repair. Familiarity with and skilled in the use of an extensive variety of both hand and power tools. Familiarity with basic safety procedures and OSHA Guidelines. Knowledge of the safe and effective use of cleaning chemicals and operation of tools and equipment used in custodial operations. Experience must demonstrate organizational and detail orientation skills. Basic computer and email skills. Ability to provide routine and preventive maintenance to all Lied facilities including, but not limited to mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC systems, venue furnishings and general building structure; read blue prints or schematics, troubleshoot building and equipment problems and make decisions on methods while working independently; multi-task own projects while overseeing the work of maintenance, custodial, and independent contracting staff; maintain and follow a budget; and follow through on projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate’s degree plus three or more years of experience performing comparable duties in a similar venue. Experience that demonstrates welding, plumbing, carpeting, soldering, carpentry, painting, laminating, drywall and finishing skills. Licensed general contractor.

Posted Salary:
Negotiable
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Natalie Stroud
nstroud2@unl.edu

Job Type:
Full-time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5):

Daytime hours and weekends, 12-9PM on event days.

Positing Open Date:
10/17/2019
Application Review Date:
11/18/2019
Description of Work:

Assist Lied Director of Production and other Production Coordinator with coordinating schedules, managing crews, supervisor of events, specializing in lighting and/or audio and/or stage rigging/carpentry, coordinating all production activities, and staff assignments related to specific events. Manage production elements of Arts Across Nebraska tours. Work as production area specialist and as stagehand when needed either at the Lied Center or at other venues used by the Lied Center. Advise Director of Production in development of labor budgets and in collaboration with other Production Coordinator, maintain labor and production expenses.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree plus four years stage production work experience in a comparable facility; equivalent training in lighting, audio, rigging/stage production, or equivalent theatrical work experience will be considered. Four years’ experience operating and maintaining facilities required. Two years’ management experience supervising stagehands, students and/or production staff required. Experience with “road house” operations & management required. Familiarity with theatrical, lighting, rigging, and audio equipment necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer five years or more theatrical production experience; specialization with advanced training in lighting, audio, stage rigging/carpentry or stage management; knowledge and experience working with Broadway and dramatic theatre, dance, classical/pop music and operation; experience working with/supervising IATSEstage crew; excellent time and labor management skills.

Posted Salary:
Negotiable
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Natalie Stroud
nataliestroud@unl.edu

Job Type:
Full-time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5):

Schedule varies-includes nights, weekends and holidays.

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