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:

Position is responsible for Lied Center Arts Education programs, such as Arts Across Nebraska, interdisciplinary arts collaborations and large scale, in-depth residencies. These programs transform the lives of thousands through the arts annually. Supervise coordination of outreach/education/engagement activities with artists and partners extending performances and learning opportunities to community and state. Supervises new work development including the Grow A Show program. Seek and develop connections with non-traditional, diverse constituents. Investigate funding sources for education programs, prepare and administer grant proposals cooperating with staff, artists and partners. Develop and maintain relationships with Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts and other UNL academic units, national, regional, state and local service organizations, educators and community arts groups. Act as liaison/advisor to Friends of Lied education committee. Position provides leadership and coordination of new special initiatives and programs. Lead and manage community outreach and education departments. Responsible for program planning and budget management. Hire and supervise community engagement and education staff.

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 arts, education, marketing/advertising, communications or related field required and three (3) years’ professional experience; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Experience must include three (3) years’ experience in one or more areas of performing arts that includes arts education, performing arts program development required; equivalent /experience considered. A minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience required. Work history will have demonstrated a knowledge of performing arts presenting field; strong written and oral communications skills; exceptional ability to foster positive relationships with artists, community organizations, academic units, and service organizations. Ability to think strategically and exercise creative imagination. Qualified candidate must have valid driver’s license and the ability to pass a DMVbackground check allowing them to drive university vehicle’s.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ideal candidate will possess experience in grant writing and reporting, including federal grants.

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):

Some nights and weekends for residency/outreach programs.

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:
$45,000 minimum
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:
09/25/2019
Application Review Date:
10/10/2019
Description of Work:

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.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree plus two 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer experience in events coordination and management in a performing arts venue or area.

Posted Salary:
$35,000 minimum
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):

Evenings & weekends required, based on events.

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