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 Digital 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.

 

NET Social Media Student Worker

Get hands on experience with how organizations use social media to market, while working at a student-friendly environment. Work with professional tools and learn business strategies for increasing engagement that you can list on your resume when you graduate. All while being employed by an organization that is looking to enrich the lives and engage the minds of your fellow Nebraskans.
  • Schedule our social media posts, including localizing suggested posts from PBS, NPR and other program providers
  • Identify available media resources with cleared rights for use on social media;
  • Help create and maintain a calendar of relevant dates for social media and other marketing opportunities
  • Monitor and research trending topics for social media post opportunities and Google Ad creation
  • Help in the creation of Google Ads
  • Assist in collecting and analyzing data for monthly reports
  • Other duties as assigned
TO APPLY: send resume and cover letter to NET_HR@netad.unl.edu
 

ITS Helpdesk Supervisor

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, services up to 200 employees and is looking for a professional to join our ITS department. This position will be managing the service desk staff and will be the liaison between ITS system/network admin and Director of ITS. Troubleshooting escalated technical issues & preforming inventory of hardware and software. Service desk vendor & ticketing system management. Working with 3rd parties in relation to projects & issues. Participating in research information pertaining to computer hardware/software for the Avid Editing environment.

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VMM Assistant Director

Vision Maker Media is looking for a professional to join their management team. This individual will plan and manage Native American multimedia, audio and video programming for presentation to the Public Broadcasting System. Position may supervise some staff and student workers.

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Transmission System Site Manager

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is looking for a professional to install, operate and repair digital television and radio transmitters, translators, NOAA National Weather Service transmitters and related equipment in assigned geographical service area/region, with regular trips to other Nebraska sites. Operate and repair ancillary equipment to translator and transmitter systems in Nebraska. Perform regular preventative maintenance activities of television and radio transmitters, translators, NOAA National Weather Service transmitters to ensure proper and efficient functioning of all transmission equipment. Provide supervision of tower crews and other contracted personnel doing maintenance at regional NET transmitter sites. Order and install equipment, work with vendors, and work with local land owners to ensure compliance with agreements. Supervise or install new equipment and antennas as required. Interprets CAD mechanical drawings, wiring diagrams, and detailed electronic schematic diagrams. Responsible for the upkeep of the buildings and grounds of transmitter locations. Operate and oversee maintenance of a State-provided vehicle. Make recommendations to supervisor for equipment replacement, system modifications and general operations requirements to enhance the function of the transmission sites. Operate and repair ancillary equipment to translator and transmitter systems in Nebraska. Maintain files of operation, program logs, and tower inspections, etc. and reports tower lighting failures as required by the FCC and FAA. Assist with Radio and/or TV broadcast related equipment installation and maintenance in North Platte area NET facility.

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Satellite Maintenance Engineer

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is looking for a professional to perform installation, preventive maintenance, and repair on NET's and PBS's C-Band and Ku-Band fixed and temporary fixed (mobile) satellite equipment and systems (transmit and/or receive). This also includes work at the NET television and radio transmission sites. Assist in design and implementation of the computer controlled technical systems, procedures, reports and record keeping for the NET-NMCS (Network Management Control System). Will be involved in the on-going implementation, maintenance, and operation of the NET-NMCS. Expected to work with NET Network Operations support groups, and assist the NET staff in performing their duties effectively and efficiently. Perform necessary installation, integration, and system modifications for NET remote transmitter sites to facilitate the engineering and operation of each site both NET Television and Radio. Will work with NET transmission department to assure integrity and reliability of terrestrial interconnection system, and multicast signal. Provide documentation of NET transmitter site modifications. Work with PBS support groups, and the Chief Engineer-Network Operations assisting in whatever capacity is needed at the direction of PBS and Chief Engineer-Network Operations.

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Director of Education

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations is looking for a professional who will be responsible for managing the education team and projects. Must have the ability to conduct research, plan and implement educational services for targeted groups which may include: early childhood families and children, K-12, adult education/workforce, and audiences who access online educational resources.

Must possess strong communication, project and management skills and the ability to engage and work collaboratively across internal departments as well as community partners. Identify areas to improve usage and effectiveness of resources and materials from NET/PBS to successfully serve students, teachers, and parents. Ability to manage multiple projects and to determine the most successful strategies to reach a variety of audiences.

Actively manages education personnel and resources and recommends changes for continual improvement to maximize relevance, use, impact, efficiencies and effectiveness. Develop curriculum as needed. Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies. Develops and administers the annual operating budgets of education projects and services to ensure compliance with Nebraska educational standards and with agency policies and procedures. Works closely with the Nebraska State Department of Education curriculum specialists and other community partners across the state to determine the most effective ways to serve Nebraska’s children, parents, teachers and communities. Position may include overnight travel and irregular hours.

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