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:
07/12/2022
Application Review Date:
08/29/2022
Description of Work:

Position is responsible for Lied Center lighting systems operations and maintenance, advance event/show planning, and scheduling. Responsibilities include direct operation and supervision of lighting services serving as the light expert for the Lied Center and training staff in the proper set-up and operation of lighting system. Position oversees production aspects of events/show presentation (including Lied season and rental events) and technical needs for outreach activities at Lied and in other venues and work as stagehand for assigned events. Work takes place in many areas of performance venues including stages, auditorium, control booth and offices, loading and storage areas, scene shop, wardrobe room, lighting catwalks, stage rigging and flyloft and mechanical equipment rooms when assigned. The position ensures the proper training of production staff adherence to all applicable Health and Safety policies and practices. Travel with events and transport staff and equipment to events outside Lied Center, serving as driver when needed. Occasionally work at heights up to 80 feet. Work as production area specialist and fill in for stagehands when needed either at the Lied Center or at other venues used by the Lied Center.
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 or equivalent professional education/experience considered. Bachelor’s degree, plus three years’ professional theatrical production experience required; extensive professional production experience considered in lieu of degree. Additionally, experience should include four years’ experience in maintenance, operation and supervision of the operation of large theatrical lighting systems, including intelligent light design/operation; four years’ experience designing lights in large theatrical venues; and experience with “road house” operations and management. Must have experience training staff in the operation of lighting systems and basic design practices. Knowledge of technical aspects of large multi-use performance venues and applicable safety regulations essential. High level computer skills necessary. Proficient in use of Lightwright (version 4 or 5), Vectorworks drafting software and AutoCAD and/or other similar lighting design programs. Must have a valid driver’s license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
 

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer five years’ theatrical production experience and five years’ lighting design in a similar professional venue and programming; knowledge and experience working with Broadway and dramatic theatre, dance, classical/pop music and opera; experience working with/supervising IATSE stage crew; excellent time and labor management skills; and positive attitude. Experience with more than one area of production management: rigging, audio, and/or carpentry with ability to work across departments desirable. Candidates are encouraged to share a portfolio of their lighting design work and lighting experience.

Posted Salary:
$24.04/ hr. minimum
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Natalie Stroud, Associate Executive Director
nataliestroud@unl.edu

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

Based on events, includes nights, weekends, & holidays.

Positing Open Date:
11/29/2022
Application Review Date:
12/07/2022
Description of Work:

The Administrative Coordinator serves as primary administrative coordinator of the Lied Center’s business operations including coordination of artist contracts, agent communication and program planning. The position also serves as the receptionist for the Lied Center administrative office including answering a multi-line phone, greeting visitors, providing information and outstanding customer service. The position is involved with special project development by serving as liaison with artists, contract implementation, drafting offers/deal memos, marking up contracts and confirming terms of engagement. Position provides administrative support for Lied Executive Director and Business Office through project support, special event coordination and executive task support.

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 or communications plus one year of experience in an arts related or other management, education or administrative role; equivalent education/experience considered. Ability to organize data/information and write clearly. Independent, critical thinking skills. Experience must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with contract agreements. General knowledge of the arts/education fields.

 

Posted Salary:
$21.250/hr minimum
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Please call Human Resources at 402-472-3101

Job Type:
Full-time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5):
Positing Open Date:
01/27/2023
Application Review Date:
02/07/2023
Description of Work:

The Administrative and Development Associate provides key clerical support for the Development team and serves as the primary receptionist for the Lied’s administrative office providing superior customer service to the public, including over 1,000 statewide donors.

This position will provide administrative support for the Development department and front desk service, including processing donations and maintaining donor records, monitoring and responding to daily donor communications, and assisting with event details and RSVPs. Other functions include greeting business office visitors, answering and directing phone calls, facilitating mailing projects and package deliveries, and miscellaneous general business office tasks. Other duties as assigned.

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 or equivalent education/experience with clerical/administrative support required. Working knowledge of general office practices, office equipment, and PC-based Microsoft Office productions (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) is necessary. Customer service and organizational skills, as well as the ability to prioritize and manage several concurrent tasks is essential. Candidate must have strong attention to details and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ideal candidate will have previous fundraising experience and administrative support experience. Prefer experience with high-volume customer service. Working knowledge of CRM/database software, and event planning. Prefer background in or appreciation of the performing arts.

Posted Salary:
$17.00/hr minimum
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Please call Human Resources at 402-472-3101

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

Occasional nights & weekends

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