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:
03/15/2021
Application Review Date:
03/23/2021
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:
$20.00/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):
Positing Open Date:
02/05/2020
Application Review Date:
06/01/2021
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:
06/01/2021
Description of Work:

Position will design marketing materials, both print and electronic, for the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Projects will include direct mail, posters, displays, brochures, advertisements, emails, and more. 

DUTIES include:
-Creating designs that support the overall brand of the Lied Center
-Working with “internal clients” in education, development and sales departments to pitch project concepts and follow through with the project from start to finish
-Maintaining organized electronic files, and other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Required Qualifications:

-Professional demeanor, attention to detail, and the desire to be a vital and consistent part of the marketing team.
-Proficiency in Adobe software including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
-Ability to work efficiently; organization and self-driven initiative are necessary.
-Possess creative thinking and concepting skills.
-Attention to detail and accuracy in work is a MUST.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Some experience with e-mail management software and web design preferred.  

Posted Salary:
$20.00 per hour. Benefits may be available, based on scheduled hours worked.
For questions or accomodations, please contact:

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume, and 3-5 work samples to Matthew Boring, mboring2@unl.edu.  Please include Graphic Design Position in the subject line of the e-mail.  

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

Flexible daytime hours, full-time 40 hours/week desired, part-time hours considered. Position is available for immediate hire.

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:
06/02/2021
Application Review Date:
06/17/2021
Description of Work:

Responsible for ensuring the visual integrity of the Lied brand throughout the organization, including print, online, and media for all departments throughout the Lied Center. Conceptualizes and develops the Lied’s annual ticket sales campaign. Manages the production of the Lied Center’s playbill. Assists in the Marketing Department with various marketing projects.

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 other relevant field, plus three years direct graphic design experience required; equivalent education/experience considered. Experience in advertising, marketing or journalism necessary. Proficiency in graphic design software packages essential. Proofreading and writing skills necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer experience working in the performing arts; supervisory experience; proficiency in Adobe Design suite; knowledge of event marketing; assertive; ability to multi-task and work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Posted Salary:
$45,000 minimum
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 near deadlines/events, especially Sept-May.

Positing Open Date:
06/14/2021
Application Review Date:
06/29/2021
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 for deadlines/events, specifically Sept-May.
 

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