Job Positions

Academic and Internship Advisor - S_210325

Categories: North Central Region 6


Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Artss


University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Date Posted:

Sep 21 2021 11:23AM

Close Date:

Oct 15 2021

Position Description

Provide support to Emerging Media Arts students as it pertains to academic/course planning, degree progress and internship opportunities. Actively and proactively engage with EMA students to identify and support students’ academic interests, success and make referrals to support services. Develop initiatives to aid in student retention and success efforts. Engage with the Carson Center Advisory Council and other stakeholders to develop internship opportunities and/or career placement for Carson Center students; and collaborate with Career Services staff on university and college-wide internship programs and experiential learning opportunities. Advising and retention activities will be done in coordination with the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts advising and student success offices and will follow College and University student success and retention initiatives.


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Institution Information

This simple mantra—inspired by the scientific measurement unit used to reflect a dramatic shift in power—captures the entire mission of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts. We exist to inspire our students to dream bigger. We teach them how to boldly leverage new and emerging technologies. We push them to pursue audacious new career pathways and to tackle global-scale problems. We ignite their curiosity and help them learn how to master the universal art of storytelling. Our students will help design and create new jobs and industries of the future because we will nurture, support, educate and equip them to realize their most aspirational dreams. Borne out of a groundbreaking $57 million partnership between the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the Johnny Carson Foundation, and numerous private industry partners, the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts will become a global destination for students and faculty who reside in the future and who share our ambitious ideas, plans and goals.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Megan McMasters, Director of Operations


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of experience in higher education with evidence of 1:1 student interaction in advising or related areas such as student affairs. Master’s degree in related field may substitute for experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree. Background in the arts and/or technology desirable. Academic advising experience helpful. Experience with college students. Ability to develop and deliver presentations. Interest and knowledge in the emerging media arts and related fields. Prior use of student information technology and platforms preferred.