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.


Engineering Division Director

Seeking dynamic Engineering Division Director to provide technical and advisory support for the administration of the ETV and Radio Network Systems. Responsible for a variety of functions concerning broadcast equipment and supervises personnel who operate this equipment. Work may involve travel and working outside normal business hours.

Responsible for the day-to-day technical operation and maintenance of broadcast technical systems including associated equipment and evaluates technical performance. Assumes operational responsibility and control for certain engineering areas, including budget assigned to those areas. Initiates television and radio engineering research and participates in the design of modification of technical operation procedures. Supervises the implementation of new or modified technical systems. Coordinates staff and equipment and assigns work priorities within areas of responsibility. Evaluates technical specifications and operating standards of equipment as well as personnel requirements and the performance of staff. Formulates technical standards of operations for review and approval.

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Television Network Operator

Performs skilled work operating automated master control playlists, network operation, transmission, satellite and video streaming equipment.

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Executive Assistant

Perform administrative duties to ensure consistent, efficient, and highly-performing support to all units within NET including General Manager and Assistant General Managers. Serves as liaison between executives and all internal departments. Provides broad range of complex office management and administrative support.

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System Administrator

This position is responsible for keeping on premise servers and cloud CDN related services up to date, up to the tasks and secure for such deliveries. These include support of 3rd party, and custom build OTT platforms and proprietary software developed solely for NET content creation and delivery.

Examples of Work:

Configure and maintain NET Web and Application Development server environments comprised of
VMware, Linux, O365, and Windows Server. Install, configure, and upgrade OS and products, working
with Network Administrator to maintain security, assisting development team members with the
installation and maintenance of third party products, configuring and maintaining Apache, IIS, and
SharePoint web server instances.

Plan and manage on premise or cloud computing servers and networked devices. Collaborate and work with internal and external agencies on cloud based, API based integration for agency content delivery. Research, test and recommend network/systems improvements. Responsible for disaster recovery of network/servers.

Establish and implement cybersecurity. Maintain server network operating system and server performance. Establish and maintain network/server polices/standards/guidelines. Documents network configuration, systems administration and end-user processes.

Monitor, diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, or other network and systems related issues, and replace defective components when necessary. Modify software programs to improve performance. Develop testing
routines or procedures.

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Accountant III

Reporting to the NET Controller, this position is responsible for the management of the Nebraska Educational Telecommunications Commission’s (NETC) financial accounting system including the State of Nebraska Enterprise One (E1) system and internal relational database.  Consults with NET staff and State of NE personnel in regards to fiscal matters and applying state rules and regulations for the NETC.  Responsible for maintaining and managing the NETC’s general ledger and fixed asset inventory.  Assists with budget development and budget monitoring along with completion of the NETC audit and related compliance and reporting processes. 


Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, statistics, business administration or related field OR Associates degree in accounting, finance, statistics, business administration or related field and two years experience with professional accounting procedures OR Four years experience with professional accounting procedures including developing public accounting systems, modifying public accounting systems, and financial management consultation.


Three years experience in a position with accounting responsibilities and duties.  Supervisory experience; public accounting, governmental and/or university experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

High level skills in Excel, Access and relational database accounting, knowledge of accrual basis accounting, strong reconciliation and analytical skills required. Ability to interpret, apply, enforce state rules and regulations and policies necessary. Strong interpersonal skills.

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Senior Network Engineer

Provide system administration for Microsoft/Active Directory platforms. Manage a VMware Vsphere virtual server environment for over 85 servers. Provide support services for Enterprise SAN including monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting. Manage and maintain the video editing network and systems, PBX phone switch and routing system for over 400 phones, endpoint security and VMware VDI virtual desktop environment. Provides project management and oversight for system migrations, implementation and administration.

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