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:

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:
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:
01/21/2020
Application Review Date:
02/11/2020
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.

Positing Open Date:
12/13/2019
Application Review Date:
01/10/2020
Description of Work:
  • In collaboration with Lied Center staff, create and execute an action plan to maximize
    campus-wide awareness of Lied Center performances, ticket opportunities and programs for UNL students.
  • Coordinate all components of the Lied Center’s Arts for All program including free ticket releases, inventory management, email reminders, and campus-wide presentations/promotions
  • Plan and oversee the implementation of the annual Big Red Lied Experience performances
  • Manage reservations, scheduling, and staffing for festival booths including Big Red Welcome, Husker Mania, and others
  • Help to achieve and surpass established ticket sales and distribution goals for performances
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Excellent people skills and the ability to network widely across campus
  • Demonstrated organization skills and a self-driven initiative
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience with public speaking & presentations, budget management, and program coordination preferred
Posted Salary:
$10.50/hour; 15-20 hours/week
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

TO APPLY: submit a resume and cover letter Liv Leblanc at livleblanc@unl.edu. Please include CAMPUS ENGAGEMENT INTERN APPLICATION in the subject line.

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