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!

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Careers at the Lied Center

Usher & Events Coordinator
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Description of Work

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.

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. Manage volunteer usher program. Train, schedule and supervise 250+ volunteer ushers.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s or equivalent education/experience plus two (2) 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. All applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a DMV background check authorizing them to operate university vehicles.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidate will have experience in events coordination and management in a performing arts venue or arena.

Posted Salary $35,000/yr minimum