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 employment website.

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:
02/05/2020
Application Review Date:
02/20/2020
Description of Work:

Manage all fundraising programs at the Lied Center including individual giving, corporate sponsorship, grants and major gifts. Manager is responsible for implementing an annual development plan and contributing to long term strategy. Responsible for hiring and supervising development staff. Manager will participate actively in direct fundraising activities and cultivation.

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 business, art administration/arts, hospitality or related field (equivalency considered) plus three (3) years management of nonprofit fundraising/development experience, with proven work history of raising no less than $100,000 in annual campaign support at a recognized organization (incorporated) required. Experience cultivating relationships with current and potential contributors essential. Must have experience in corporate fundraising, development of individual giving and grant writing or equivalent. Working knowledge of PC-based word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software necessary. Superior interpersonal relationship skills; strong communication skills (both oral and written); and proven management/leadership abilities required.

High energy, positive, can-do attitude, flexibility, attention to detail and high degree of initiative. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and implement strategy. Good computer skills and knowledge of database programs. Ability to develop and manage budgets and prepare financial reports.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer Master’s degree in business, art administration/arts, hospitality or related field and two or more years of experience working in a performing arts/arts administration environment. Experience in planned giving and capital development campaigns desirable. Preferred experience in development planning. Prefer high energy, positive can-do attitude, flexibility, attention to detail, high degree of initiative and demonstrated ability to think strategically and implement strategy. Experience managing donor data using fundraising software is a plus. Performing arts background desired.

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

Natalie Stroud, Associate Executive Director
402-472-4752
nstroud2@unl.edu

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

Nights & Weekends required, based on event schedule.

Positing Open Date:
01/27/2020
Application Review Date:
02/04/2020
Description of Work:

Perform routine work in cleaning and general upkeep of Lied Center building including offices, halls, conference rooms, classrooms, and restrooms. Scrub, strip, refinish and polish floors using heavy industrial-type powered scrubbing and buffing machines. Vacuum and clean carpets using industrial-type vacuum cleaners and carpet extractors. Mix cleaning solution per instruction. Collect and dispose of refuse requiring heavy physical efforts. Remove snow and ice from steps of immediate building area(s). Lock and unlock building. Lift and move objects weighing about 50 pounds and occasionally more while moving furniture or setting up tables and chairs for special events. Perform minor and routine maintenance such as changing light bulbs, repairing shades & similar duties using ladders and hand tools. As team leader, oversee up to five student or on-call custodial staff, assigning and inspecting work. Day, evening, and weekend shifts will be required to cover event needs.

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:

Eighth grade education required. Ability to follow oral and written instructions necessary. Must have the ability to understand cleaning chemicals and their application and dilution ratios. Must have the ability to gain knowledge and skill to operate large cleaning equipment. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer one year relevant custodial experience and high school diploma or equivalency.

Posted Salary:
$12.00 Hourly
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Natalie Stroud, Associate Executive Director
402-472-4752
nstroud2@unl.edu

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

20 hrs/wk; Day, evening & weekend shifts required.

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