NET 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.
If you need assistance, please contact NET Human Resources at 402.472.9333.
Assistant General Manager - Technology (Chief Technology Officer)
NET seeks a Chief Technology Officer who will provide the strategic vision for enhancing NET’s digital media production and distribution platforms and infrastructure. NET is Nebraska’s state-wide public broadcaster and is a nationally recognized leader in educational technology and public media. NET produces high definition television productions, multi-media products and radio programming for state, national and international distribution. The successful candidate will be a member of NET’s senior management team and will have a prominent role in setting the organization’s technological priorities and in implementing processes that will help improve NET’s public media mission.
The Chief Technology Officer will be responsible for overseeing NET’s current technology team and NET’s multiple media platforms. NET is a large and complex organization, with state-of-the-art technologies and needs someone who is a good communicator who can translate technology strategies and initiatives to the organization and its governing bodies. The ideal candidate is energetic, positive, outgoing, and has demonstrated success integrating technology into a larger organization. Individual must have a strong understanding of project management methodologies and tools and knowledge of applicable business areas, supporting technology architectures, and applicable processes. In addition, the successful candidate must be a strong manager of staff. NET has a great team, and desires to help them grow.
This role will hold influence over all technology initiatives, from high-end digital post-production facilities to terrestrial and satellite. The successful candidate will be someone who has hands-on experience with both digital broadcasting and IP infrastructure and digital media production processes. NET has a complex variety of technologies in-house; the successful candidate will be able to assist in evaluating, improving, and planning NET’s technological strategies. This individual is expected to build relationships with vendors, contractors, and external organizations for all technology related initiatives.
Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related technology field, BSEE preferred. Ten years relevant experience required, five years of which must be in technology management and supervision. Equivalency considered. Radio and television broadcast experience and familiarity with satellite transmission systems, network operations, and digital transmission technologies desired.
To apply, you must complete a State of Nebraska application online where you should also upload your cover letter, resume, and professional references. View Job # 04704001 at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov for additional information and to apply.
Perform network and server support for NET computer systems. Maintain and configure firewalls, routers, enterprise networking, proxies, VPN, PBX, Citrix, and fiber connectivity. Design, install and integrate systems for the NET Network Operations Center and Transmission sites. Diagnose and troubleshoot hardware, software and network problems for the Network Operations and Production System. Install, load and configure new servers and computer hardware to be used in the network operations center.
Install computer hardware and software, provide maintenance for PC’s, laptops, printers, and associated peripherals for NET. Provide end user support for enterprise level applications and Avid editing applications. Research information pertaining to the integration of computer hardware and software for the Avid Unity Editing environment. Provide technical support for the IS Helpdesk and Avid editing platform users. Create and maintain images used to load NET’s computer hardware. Move computer hardware and help maintain the computer hardware and software inventory.
Applicant review begins March 3. View requisition S_140088 at https://employment.unl.edu for additional details and to apply. UNL is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.
Remote Technical Assistant Supervisor
Assists in the full operation of mobile broadcasting unit including maintenance, supervision of technical staff, location, staffing, and equipment. Assist the Remote Technical Supervisor with the responsibility of setting up, coordinating and maintaining a wide variety of electrical, electronic, and satellite equipment for mobile television broadcasts. Schedule will include travel, evenings and weekends. View job # 04706014 at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov. for additional details and to apply. Applicant review begins February 21. Special Accommodations under ADA and/or to apply call: (402) 471-2075, EEO/AA/VET
Television Production Technician
Operate production equipment including video camera units, videotape machines and digital disc recorders; function as a member of the remote production staff to configure and set all aspects of a remote production and the transmission for broadcast; operate audio visual and computer web streaming equipment; assist in making recommendations regarding technology update/upgrade, design, installing of equipment, and in documentation of Uplink unit; deploy, operate and maintain Uplink unit; assist in diagnosing system/component failures and returning to full functionality. Schedule will include travel, evenings and weekends. View job # 04706008 at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov. for additional details and to apply Applicant review begins February 21. Special Accommodations under ADA and/or to apply call: (402) 471-2075, EEO/AA/VET
Responsible for shooting single camera video productions, editing, and operating studio and remote television cameras. Position will perform simpler styles of single camera productions without direction and to shoot more complex single camera productions with direct supervision until skill levels are sufficient to advance to position of videographer/editor. Criminal background check conducted. Excellent benefits. Applicant review begins February 19. View requisition S_140059 at https://employment.unl.edu for additional details and to apply. UNL is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers.
Under the direction of the NET Assistant General Manager for Technology this position will be responsible for managing and maintaining the contracted services for IP network providers. Will supervise all activities and personnel related to network support services provided to other public and private entities overseeing the development and design to support video delivery and content origination needs.
To apply, you must complete a State of Nebraska application online. View Job # 04701501 at www.statejobs.nebraska.gov for additional information and to apply.
Senior Producer - Humanities
Join Nebraska’s award winning public media team in a leadership role working with broadcast, online content, social media and evolving technology.
NET Radio seeks a Senior Producer, Humanities to develop trans media cultural content for radio, web and mobile in collaboration with NET Television. The ideal candidate will be a skilled digital story teller who can produce compelling content in the humanities including history, art, religion, and literature. Additional duties include recruit, train, and supervise radio announcers; program and host on-air shifts as needed; develop and produce special radio programs and projects; assist in on-air membership drives. Requires Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, broadcasting, humanities, or related field and minimum three years reporting and production experience required; equivalency considered. Supervisory experience preferred.
To complete an online application and submit your resume go to www.statejobs.nebraska.gov and select Department - Educational Telecommunications Commission (ETC) or go to:
Senior Producer, Humanities Job # 04708002 http://tinyurl.com/om7lpb2