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:
06/28/2018
Application Review Date:
03/18/2019
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:
$11.75/hr
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):

Day, evening and weekend shifts will be required.

Positing Open Date:
03/01/2019
Application Review Date:
03/18/2019
Description of Work:

Reporting to the Associate Director of Marketing & Patron Development, leads group ticket sales operations with large regional businesses, organizations and schools to maximize ticket sales with groups and increase Lied Center ticket revenue. Plans, manages and executes group ticket sales plan including direct interaction with group contacts in person and through other communication methods. Maintains group sales relationships and obtains new groups. Manages the Lied’s program book advertising operations. Provides on-site coordination of patrons and groups during performances. This position is funded by group ticket sales revenue and is contingent upon successfully generating group sales revenue.

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 management, communications, public relations, public administration, advertising, marketing or related field plus one year of experience in direct sales; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience in customer relations and ticket sales. Experience in sales budget development and management. Experience must demonstrate: an understanding of effective sales planning and execution; excellent written and oral communications skills; excellent organizational and planning skills; and ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people.

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful track record of increasing sales or income in past work history. Group ticket sales and/or advertising sales experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of ticketing/CRM software. Background, knowledge of, and/or interest in the performing arts is beneficial.

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):

Irregular hours around deadlines or events during Sept-May.

Positing Open Date:
03/06/2019
Application Review Date:
04/29/2019
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.

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:

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
nataliestroud@unl.edu

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

12pm-9pm, includes nights & weekends based on event schedule

Positing Open Date:
03/12/2019
Application Review Date:
04/15/2019
Description of Work:

Social Media/marketing intern functions as a key member of the team managing the Lied Center’s social media brand and serves as a general marketing assistant to the department.
Work with Lied Center Communications Manager and Associate Director of Marketing & Patron Development to establish social media strategy and goals
Plan and execute timely social media initiatives on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc
Collaborating with Lied Center designers, create compelling written and visual content for social campaigns, email marketing and other initiatives
Design and execute innovative social media strategies to expand reach and engagement of Lied Center patrons
Assist with database management and campaign response reporting
Other duties, as assigned.

To Apply: Email a current resume, cover letter, and portfolio to Chloe Wolff at chloe.wolff@unl.edu.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Strong writing skills and proficiency in standard Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel is essential. The ability to work independently and efficiently; organization and a self-driven initiative are needed. Some evening hours will be required on occasion to help staff performances and special events.

Preferred Qualifications:

Enthusiastic and avid participant in social media and internet communities currently. Previous interest in or knowledge of the performing arts desirable, but not required.

Posted Salary:
$10.50/hour
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Chloe Wolff: chloe.wolff@unl.edu

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

15 hours/week during regular business hours. Also requires some evenings/weekends based on performance schedule.

Positing Open Date:
04/03/2019
Application Review Date:
04/11/2019
Description of Work:

The Graphic Design Associate collaborates with the Lied Center’s Graphics Specialist to design marketing materials promoting the Lied Center’s Season and other events. Design projects will include print and electronic materials, direct mail, posters, displays, brochures, advertisements, emails and more. The Graphic Design Associate also supports design projects for multiple Lied Center departments including Education, Development, and updates to the Lied Center’s website.

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 Advertising, Marketing, Journalism, Graphic Design or related field plus one year of strong portfolio design work required; equivalent education/experience considered. Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator necessary. Excellent typography and visual layout skills essential. Must have ability to translate creative direction into effective design. Ability to work calmly under pressure and meet deadlines required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer 3 years of professional graphic design experience. Experience with email management software and web content management desirable. Experience with photography helpful. Strong collaboration skills preferred. Understanding of arts/entertainment marketing helpful.

Posted Salary:
$15.00/hr
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

Please call Human Resources at 402-472-3101

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

Irregular hrs around deadlines. Some remote work considered.

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