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Because the Nebraska State Historical Society is a state agency, all regular paid position openings must be posted through the state of Nebraska's personnel system and all applications must be made through the Division of State Personnel, located on the mall level of the State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln. They can be contacted by clicking on the link below, by calling 402-471-2075, or by writing to Division of State Personnel, P.O. Box 94905, Lincoln NE 68509-4905.

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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:

   

Digitial Content Creator

 



An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

$16.79 /Hour  Hourly

 

OPENING DATE: 09/11/17

 

CLOSING DATE: 09/29/17 11:59 PM  

 

JOB TYPE: Perm Full time

 

LOCATION: Lincoln

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, develops and implements public information functions or activities via appropriate electronic and social media channels for the Nebraska State Historical Society to inform the public, government and program officials, and/or State employees about Nebraska history resources and the objectives, policies, and programs of NSHS in connecting people with Nebraska's past.

Job location is 1500 R Street, Downtown. 

 

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Under supervision of senior staff researches and determines the scope, nature, and target audience of Nebraska State Historical Society public information functions and activities to facilitate the development and implementation of an appropriate approach for disseminating public information via current and future electronic and social media channels. Writes, researches, compiles, designs, composes, edits, and/or selects copy and layout for online informational/administrative publications, audio-visual materials, media releases, and to organize data so that it will reach, attract the attention of and be understood by the target audiences. Coordinates and works with other agency staff to maximize effectiveness of communication related to program activities. Confers with news media representatives to develop and maintain contacts, and facilitate the dissemination of agency and program information through the mass media. Facilitates access to information to educate people about Nebraska history and elicits feedback on the Nebraska State Historical Society's mission and programs. Provides appropriate online information to stimulate support of and participation in the preservation of Nebraska history resources and NSHS activities. Encourages active user participation on social media channels. Advises agency management on electronic communications to maximize impact of agency information and suggest expanded and/or alternative approaches for disseminating information.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIREMENTS:  Voc/Tech diploma or Associate Degree in journalism, communications, public relations or related field plus one year of experience in planning and conducting public relations/information activities. Experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis.

PREFERRED:  Bachelors degree with communication emphasis.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: the principles and practices of electronic and social media communication, journalism; the principles and practices of public relations; the techniques of online layout; the English language including spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, word usage, and grammar; agency resources, operations, rules, policies, and objectives; agency program legislation and goals; the techniques, formats, and styles of public information dissemination; online, electronic, statewide and local media sources and operations including appropriate contact persons, possible costs, and posting requirements and deadlines; reference sources. Ability to: communicate in individual or group settings with social media users, governmental or program officials, agency staff, and the public, at levels understandable to each audience; operate electronic hardware and software appropriate for online information development and delivery, including audio and visual formats; conduct interviews; write/edit copy to fit; collect, organize, and present data; evaluate the public information potential of written, illustrative, and related material for a specific project assignment; develop the electronic channel dissemination approach most likely to reach the target audience; assess the impact and effectiveness of specific public information materials or activities in meeting the interests of the public or media and the needs of the agency; apply agency policies and procedures pertinent to the public information function; interface effectively with IT infrastructure support analyst; update and maintain NSHS website and coordinate the web needs of each department, generate and update web pages, fix links that do not work and pictures that do not display correctly, have a general understanding of SEO, experience with Drupal CMS is beneficial.

 

 

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

Position #60005670
DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR

KS
http://statejobs.nebraska.gov              

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

                                                          

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NEBRASKA STATE GOVERNMENT
invites applications for the position of:

   

Graphic Artist

 

 



An Equal Opportunity Employer

SALARY:

$15.03 /Hour

 

OPENING DATE: 09/11/17

 

CLOSING DATE: 09/29/17 11:59 PM

 

JOB TYPE: Perm Full time

 

LOCATION: Lincoln

 

AGENCY: Historical Society

 

DESCRIPTION:

This is skilled, technical work in the preparation of the design, layout and art work for the Nebraska State Historical Society. Assignments vary with the nature of work and are performed according to instructions. Employees in this class perform a variety of tasks on a regular basis, usually under supervision.


Job location is 1500 R Street, Downtown. 

 

 

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

Under direction creates original designs and layouts and prepares artwork, for all types of publications, displays, charts, graphs, maps and forms. Design and layout of print ready artwork (certificates, fliers, recruiting ads, brochures, and posters). Design, construction, installation and maintenance of two and three dimensional displays. Develops ads and fliers to be dispersed to the general public through the use of newspaper ads, magazines, T.V. and billboards. Draws graphs and charts for reproduction as printed copies or overhead viewgraphs. Consults with professional staff to determine concepts to be illustrated. May maintain stock controls and time and material cost records.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

REQUIREMENTS:  Three years of practical graphic arts experience.

PREFERRED: Bachelors degree in graphic design. Experience in photography and graphic design.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of: various art processes; graphic arts equipment including but not limited to Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and/or Illustrator, photography. Ability to: create original ideas; deal effectively with the public.

 

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

Position #05400311
GRAPHIC ARTIST
KS
 

http://statejobs.nebraska.gov              

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
1526 K Street, Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-471-2075
state.jobs@nebraska.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 


 

                   

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