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 10-15 hours/week for immediate fall semester positions. Looking for students available Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10:30am-5:30pm and Mondays and Friday between 2:30-5:30pm. 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 also be available 10-20 hours during the summer as well. 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 5:30pm 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

Building Services Technician II (5:00pm-2:00am)

Description of Work

Inspect, evaluate and repair building systems including plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems. Perform routine safety inspections of the building spaces. Inspect, service and conduct testing and provide service on emergency back-up systems, fire curtain, emergency generator and other emergency equipment. Maintain the operational reliability and safety needs for all equipment at the Lied Center. Perform preventive maintenance for mechanical,HVAC, plumbing, electrical, emergency and general equipment. Repair, replace and renovate the interior finishes and office and lobby furnishings at the Lied Center. Perform weekly vehicle inspection and service, as needed. Log service and advise Facilities Services Manager on present and future repair needs. Maintain adequate supply of plumbing, electrical, lighting and HVAC system inventory for maintenance needs. With Facilities Services Manager, plan, research and design new construction and renovation projects pertaining to building interior and exterior surfaces, utility and mechanical systems. Supervise and train other facilities maintenance staff on project tasks based on project scope or assignment deadlines. Occasionally move office furniture and set up tables and chairs for event needs. Assist outside vendors with elevator service, fire safety needs, testing of fire alarm system, backflow preventer system, environmental health and safety inspections. Maintain log of service, testing and inspections for all equipment and report findings to Facilities Services Manager. Must be available 24/7 by phone to assist in building emergencies.

Minimum Required Qualifications

High school education plus three years of experience performing commercial building maintenance, including two years of preventive maintenance program work on mechanical, electrical and HVAC systems; an equivalent combination of education and experience considered. Must have working knowledge of electrical systems, steam systems,HVAC/Refrigeration, and plumbing repair. Must be familiar with and skilled in the use of an extensive variety of both hand and power tools. Must be familiar with basic safety procedures and OSHA Guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates degree in a field of study relevant to building or equipment maintenance. Four or more years of experience performing commercial building maintenance, including two years of preventive maintenance program work on mechanical, electrical and HVAC systems. Experience that demonstrates welding, soldering, carpentry, laminating, drywall and hanging/finishing skills preferred.

Posted Salary $16.00/hr minimum plus shift differential


The Lied Center for Performing Arts is seeking a Jazz in June Coordinator to coordinate all activities for Jazz in June Concert Series on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

*Fund Raising - Responsible for all fund raising for series including corporate sponsorship, grant writing and individual donor support.
*Artist Coordination - Work with program committee and chair in selecting and booking artists. Process booking details and agreements.
*Promotion/Marketing - Coordinate and manage marketing and promotion for series including news releases, media relations and paid advertising.
*Volunteer Coordinator - Coordinate and manage volunteers for all aspects of series.
*Administration/Finance - Coordinate board meetings, internal communication, manage budget and expenses, general administration duties.

SALARY:  $18.00 per hour. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduation plus one year event coordination experience or equivalent. Detail oriented and organized; excellent interpersonal skills; and the ability to multitask. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in business, art administration, hospitality or related field (equivalency considered) preferred. Also prefer experience in fund raising, production coordination, special event management and volunteer coordination.

POSITION INFORMATION: Position is benefit eligible and currently being filled in a temporary capacity due to the urgency of duties involved and timing of this year's Jazz in June event. Potential exists for the position to become permanent at a later date. Work schedule is variable throughout the year, averaging 20 hours per week but changing to full-time around April/May in preparation for Jazz in June event. A criminal background check and proof of valid driver's license will be required. Position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter, resume, and references via e-mail to attention Jazz in June Coordinator Search.