Career Information

NET offers a full spectrum of communications services to the citizens of Nebraska, the nation and the world. Some of these services include:

  • A nine-station, statewide noncommercial public television network affiliated with PBS.
  • A nine-station, statewide noncommercial public radio network affiliated with NPR.
  • A cutting-edge Interactive Media Group.
  • State-of-the-art audio, video and multimedia production capability delivered via broadcast, satellite, cable, Internet and broadband delivery channels.

NET is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and offers competitive salary and benefit packages. Most of our employment opportunities are located in Lincoln, Nebraska, population approximately 250,000.  Lincoln is the state capitol, and is also the home of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln -- part of the Big Ten Conference and a major research university in the Great Plains region.


Radio Announcer-Temporary On-Call

Make live on-air announcements, including classical music announcing, read underwriter copy, weather forecasts, and news. Operate studio electronics such as broadcast board, CD players, and audio playback from broadcast software. Must be able to work some evenings, weekends, and holidays. View Job #60005299 at for additional details and to apply.

Network Engineer

Perform network and server support for NET computer systems in a broadcast environment. Maintain and configure firewalls, routers, enterprise networking, proxies, VPN, PBX, VMWare, SAN, fiber connectivity, and Windows/Linux servers. Diagnose and troubleshoot hardware, software and network problems. Install, load and configure new servers and computer hardware. Install computer hardware and software, provide maintenance for PC’s, laptops, printers. Provide end user support for enterprise level applications and Avid editing applications. Provide technical support for the IS Helpdesk and Avid editing platform users. Applicant review begins September 21. View requisition S_150713 at for additional details and to apply. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Criminal history background check conducted. UNL does not discriminate based upon any protected status.  Please see

Engineering Division Director

This is professional work providing technical and advisory support for the technical administration of the ETV Network System. Responsible for a variety of functions concerning broadcast equipment and supervises personnel who operate this equipment. Work will involve travel and may involve working outside normal business hours. Manage the statewide RF Systems and Field Operations, including supervision of transmitter site managers and technicians; Insure all FCC and FAA Broadcast requirements, specifications, and documentation at all NET sites are met and kept current and accurate; Effectively use software program such as MS office, Auto CAD, V-soft Probe and other RF related software and applications Oversee maintenance and repair of all out-State NET buildings, building systems, and property; Maintain an annual budget. Oversee and approve field purchases and services;  Oversee the maintenance by NET field personnel and performance of all NOAA/NWS transmitters throughout the State. View position information at for additional details and to apply.

Senior Engineer

Under limited supervision, provides technical assistance; conducts research on technical projects; assists with implementation of large projects; NET building projects and technical aspects of purchasing documents. Implements and maintains documentation and database. Conducts research, development of technical projects for NET Technology Services and Production; Assists NET Technology Services and Production with implementation of projects; Assists with NET Technology Service and Production with technical aspects of purchasing documents and purchasing; Responsible for FCC filings and preparation.  View position information at for additional details and to apply.

Assistant Chief Engineer

Responsible for installation, integration, operation and maintenance of NET Television, Radio, Satellite, Digital and Terrestrial IP, Broadcast and Non- Broadcast Systems and Infrastructure following the Chief Engineer's direction. Installation, Maintenance, and Administration of Network Management Control Systems (NET-NMCS) for Control and Monitoring of NET Television, Radio, Satellite, Digital and Terrestrial IP, Broadcast and Non- Broadcast Systems. Monitor and inform Chief Engineer of any network discrepancies and make appropriate recommendations for resolution.  View Job # 04703002 at for additional details and to apply. 

Assistant General Manager - Broadcast Production

Provides leadership, management and administration for NET broadcast content production. Will work closely with AGM-Digital & Multimedia and other appropriate staff in developing short and long term goals and strategies for broadcast content creation and distribution. This senior management position is responsible for the development and execution of local and national content, ensuring that each production works towards the strategic vision of the station. View requisition at  for additional details and to apply.

Assistant General Manager - Digital and Multimedia

This leadership position, in collaboration with the AGM-Broadcast Production, will work to build and manage relationships for content creation which will serve the state of Nebraska consumers and constituents providing high quality content to gain audience. Works closely with the other AGM’s and staff to ensure projects are funded, marketed, and supported by digital and social resources. View requisition at  for additional details and to apply.