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 for most positions, all interested applicants must apply through the University of Nebraska employment website.

Positing Open Date:
02/05/2020
Application Review Date:
10/04/2021
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
nataliestroud@unl.edu

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

Nights & Weekends required, based on event schedule.
 

Positing Open Date:
05/24/2021
Application Review Date:
05/31/2021
Description of Work:

The Development Associate coordinates fund raising activities at the Lied Center including individual and corporate support. Actively solicits support from individual, corporate and foundation/grant sources. Responsible for ensuring all benefit fulfillment and recognition for contributions to the Lied Center are provided in a timely manner. Coordinates most non-Friends of Lied development/fund raising functions (dinners, receptions, meet and greets) and assists in broad donor cultivation. The position is the administrative support staff person for the Lied Center Advisory Board. Responsible for compiling and preparing donation materials, keeping the donor database updated with gifts, providing development team with cultivation ideas/donation leads and processing gifts. Evening and weekend hours are required based on events and development schedule needs.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Candidates should have strong writing, communication, trouble-shooting, and data management skills, and some understanding/interest in the arts/performing arts.  

Preferred Qualifications:
Posted Salary:
$20/hr
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Submit cover letter, resume, and references to nataliestroud@unl.edu or at the Lied Center Administrative Offices, 301 N 12 St between 8-Noon & 1-5 pm Monday-Friday no later than May 31, 2021.

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

40 hrs/week

Positing Open Date:
08/09/2021
Application Review Date:
08/24/2021
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.

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 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:
$37,000/yr minimum
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Natalie Stroud
nataliestroud@unl.edu

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

Evenings & weekends required, based on events.

Positing Open Date:
09/17/2021
Application Review Date:
10/02/2021
Description of Work:

The Marketing Intern assists with a wide array of marketing related initiatives including group, corporate, and VIP ticket fulfillment, as well as managing the Lied Center’s grassroots materials distribution to local businesses and sponsors.

Duties:

•Work with Marketing Manager to ensure superior group sales experience for all current clients
•Periodically assist Marketing Manager on Lied Center performance nights with special events or with group coordination
•Make outbound phone calls to follow-up on group sales inquiries
•Build community awareness of upcoming Lied Center performances and outreach opportunities by establishing connections with local business and Lied sponsors
•Distribute posters, flyers, and other materials throughout downtown Lincoln and to other key locations
•Work in CRM to create database lists for email, direct mail, and digital ad campaigns
•Other duties as assigned

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Ability to work independently and efficiently; organization and self-driven initiative are needed. Creative thinking and problem solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Interest in or knowledge of the performing arts desirable, but not required.

Posted Salary:
$11.50/hour
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Chloe Wolff
chloe.wolff@unl.edu
402-472-4700

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

10-15 hours/week

Positing Open Date:
09/22/2021
Application Review Date:
10/07/2021
Description of Work:

Coordinate fund raising activities at the Lied Center including individual and corporate support. Actively solicit support from individual, corporate and foundation/grant sources. Responsible for ensuring all benefit fulfillment and recognition for contributions to the Lied Center are provided in a timely manner. This position coordinates most non-Friends of Lied development/fund raising functions (dinners, receptions, meet and greets) and assists in broad donor cultivation. The position is the administrative support staff person for the Lied Center Advisory Board. Responsible for keeping donor database updated with gifts and providing development team with cultivation and donation opportunity ideas. This position compiles and prepares donation materials including processing gifts. Evening and weekend hours required based on events and development schedule 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:

Bachelor’s degree in business, art administration, hospitality or related field; equivalency considered. One year experience in fundraising programs at a recognized organization (incorporated) where $50,000 or more was raised through corporate and/or individual gifts within a 12 month period. Working knowledge of PC-based word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software necessary. Superior interpersonal relationship skills and strong communication skills essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in business, art administration, hospitality or related field. Experience managing donor data in Tessitura software preferred.

Posted Salary:
$40,000/yr. minimum
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Natalie Stroud
nstroud2@unl.edu

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

Nights & Weekends required as needed.

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