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.

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Careers at the Lied Center

Ticket Office Agents

Hiring UNL students for ticket sales. Starting rate: $10.25/hour for 15-20 hours/week for immediate fall positions. Looking for students available Tuesdays and Thursday, any time from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. Students will handle selling a wide variety of performances over the phone, at the window, and on paper forms. Students need to be detail-oriented, have excellent phone and keyboarding skills, have previous customer service, sales, and cash-handling experience and able to communicate clearly. Preferred students will be available 10-15 hours during the spring semester as well, and will be able to work through the summer. The job will also require evening and weekend hours as needed for performances.

TO APPLY: Apply at Ticket Office 301 N 12th M-F between 11am and 5:30 pm or CLICK HERE to download a Lied Application. You can print the form and present it at the box office, or edit the pdf and email to Jesse Dillman at


Custodial/Cleanup, Setup & Strike Crew – Part time/on-call/temp, no benefits

The Lied Center for Performing Arts is currently hiring for our Facilities Services Department.  Part-time jobs doing mainly custodial duties, cleaning up after events, and some setup work for events.  Custodial duties include but are not limited to vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, bathrooms, trash removal, and seasonal snow removal. No experience required. 

PAY/HOURS:  Starting rate is $10.25/hour.  Hours needed:  Flexible day shifts between 8am - 5pm and night shifts between 5pm - 2am, includes some weekends. 

TO APPLY: Complete a Lied Center application form and e-mail it to or apply in person at the Lied Center Administrative Office, 301 N. 12th Street - North side of building, between the hours of 8 a.m. to noon and noon to 5 p.m. M-F.  Contact Jillian Stewart at 472-7069 if you need additional information.

Criminal background check and pre-employment physical will be required.


The Lied Center for Performing Arts is seeking on-call backstage crew workers.

Duties include preparing the stage and its equipment for upcoming events, loading and unloading touring company trucks, and performing maintenance work as needed backstage.  This is an on call position with no guarantee of number of hours worked per week. Schedule is based on events in the building; days, evenings and weekends. Preference will be given to those that are able to work some weekdays during the time slots of 8am-1pm and 1pm-6pm, or have previous backstage experience.

$10.25/Hour, through school term (Sept-May)

No experience is required - will train.

Must be able to lift 40 lbs, be prompt and reliable, and be a quick learner.  Must be able to work well with other crew members.

TO APPLY: For consideration please submit application by Sept. 5th. E-mail completed Lied Center Application Form to or fill out at the Lied Center Administrative Office, 301 N 12th Street, between the hours of 8-noon, and 1-5pm, M-F.

Please refer questions to Ted Tipton,, or call 472-4699.


Posting Open Date 08/18/2017

Application Review Date: 09/05/2017

Posted Salary: $58,000/yr minimum

(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)

Description of Work

Box Office Manager leads, coordinates and supervises all activities in the Lied Center box office. Oversees hiring, supervising and training of permanent staff. Plans, establishes and manages methods and procedures for all ticket sales. Oversees all business functions of the box office, including deposits, reconciliation of income to ticket sales reports and accounting reports. Provides reports to Lied administration and presenters on ticket sales activity. Responsible for creating a sales team that is efficient in patron loyalty and increasing ticket sales.

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:

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus two (2) years’ experience working in ticketing; equivalent education/experience will be considered. Knowledge of Tessitura or other major ticketing system required; equivalent education/experience considered. Excellent customer service and dealing with the public is required. Supervisory experience required. Cash-handling experience and deposit reconciliation experience required. Strong spreadsheet, email and word processing computer experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidate will have two (2) years’ experience ticketing; specifically with Tessitura software systems from a similar venue to the Lied Center. Work history will demonstrate accuracy and excellent organizational skills.

How to Apply

Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact:

Natalie Stroud

402-472-4752 -

Job Category:  Managerial/Professional

Job Type:  Full-Time

Alternate Work Schedule: (if other than 8-5) Schedule varies based on events; includes nights & weekends.

Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No

If Temporary, indicate end date:  N/A

Planned Hire Date: 10/01/17