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:
05/27/2022
Application Review Date:
Description of Work:

The Lied Center for Performing Arts is seeking a Student Intern to assist the Lied Center's fundraising (development) team.

Responsibilities are on a project-by-project basis and include assisting full time staff with database work, gift processing, communications, donor relations, event planning and execution, and various administrative tasks. The applicant should be comfortable learning a new donor software system. Requests often require a quick turnaround and a high level of accuracy and customization.

DUTIES:

  • Provide support for fundraising campaigns including solicitation, engagement, and acknowledgement of members, utilizing direct mail and electronic communications.
  • Help to maintain donor database with current and prospective donor information. Pull mailing lists and other reporting from donor database, as requested.
  • Communicate with donors and sponsors regarding their contributions and benefits.
  • Assist with gift processing, under the supervision of development staff.
  • Provide assistance to development and event staff in coordinating meetings, receptions, meet and greets and fundraising events.
  • Help to organize and archive donor files and sponsor materials.
  • Aid with general day-to-day interdepartmental projects and administrative tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Experience working with: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Must be willing to complete cash handling and other training, as may be required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. A level of poise and tact is expected when interacting with Lied Center donors, board members, and patrons.
  • Interest in and ability in external relations, comfortable with face-to-face marketing and relationship building.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities.
  • This position requires a strong attention to detail.
  • Must be highly organized, self-sufficient, and have the capacity to manage multiple projects.
  • Quick learner and problem solver. Proactively jumps in to assist with projects.
  • Flexible and openly seeks advice and best practices.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Preferred experience with Tessitura or similar donor database systems.
Posted Salary:
$11.50 per hour (increases to $12.00 per hour on 7/1/22!)
For questions or accomodations, please contact:
Job Type:
Internships
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5):

Intern hours include both office hours during the work week (flexible with student class schedule) and evening/weekend hours during events, for an average of 20 hours per week.

Positing Open Date:
06/02/2022
Application Review Date:
06/30/2022
Description of Work:

Concessions Supervisor oversees merchandise and food concession operations at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

Duties include:
· Inventory, stock and order supplies and resale items.
· Schedule and supervise concessions staff.
· Occasional fill-in for concessions staff, selling food and merchandise, as needed.
· Prepare concession stands for event sales, including some food prep prior to sales, and clean-up after event.
· Reconcile sales reports (cash and credit) at the end of event.
· Coordinate alcohol permit and signage.
· Settle merchandise sales with vendor.
· Track sales by event.
· Other duties as assigned

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Qualifications:
· Cash handling experience required.
· Must have experience supervising or managing others.
· Guest interaction and excellent customer service skills required.
· Ability to make decisions and work in a fast-paced environment desired.
· Basic computer skills and spreadsheet knowledge required.
· A valid driver’s license is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Posted Salary:
$15/hr
For questions or accomodations, please contact:
Job Type:
Part-time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5):

This is an on-call position, averaging 10-13 hours per week, with some weeks lighter and others heavier. Hours and days will vary based on events in the building and include mostly evening and weekends. For a typical event, the schedule will include 5-6 hours of work. See www.liedcenter.org for a listing of upcoming events

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:
04/01/2022
Application Review Date:
09/01/2022
Description of Work:

Ticketing Operations & Sales Manager manages day to day operations in the ticket office along with managing proactive sales initiatives. Oversees and is active in processing sales, exchanges and refunds in the ticketing system. Trains and supervises on-call and student ticket office staff and is responsible for handling customer questions and complaints. This individual works with the marketing department in creating outbound sales efforts and managing up-sales. Position works in partnership with development team on donor customer service and plays a major role in maximizing revenue for the Lied Center. Other responsibilities include selling tickets, handling cash and checks, and assisting in processing daily deposits as needed. Position provides clerical support, prepares reports, and maintains supplies. Frequent evening and weekend shifts required with variable work schedule, based on event schedule.

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 education/experience. Two years of relevant experience working in ticketing required; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience supervising and scheduling staff required. Experience in cash handling, deposit reconciliation and customer service skills necessary. Accuracy and excellent organizational skills required. Strong spreadsheet, email and word processing computer required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer ticketing experience from a similar venue and experience working with ticketing software from a similar venue to the Lied Center. Experience with accounting and managing finances for a large organization, outbound sales efforts and previous sales management 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):

Frequent evening and weekend shifts with variable work schedule.

Positing Open Date:
08/18/2022
Application Review Date:
09/06/2022
Description of Work:

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 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 IATSE stage crew; excellent time and labor management skills.

Posted Salary:
$25.481/hr minimum
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Natalie Stroud
nstroud2@unl.edu

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