The American Job Center is located in Southeast Community College’s Education Square
1111 O Street #205
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
All Services Are Free
All services are offered at no cost to employers or job seekers. The programs are funded by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and the City of Lincoln. This is a public service. We are not a temporary hiring agency.
Days & Hours
We are open 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Center is closed on the following holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- Presidents’ Day
- Memorial Day
- Fourth of July
- Labor Day
- Veterans Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Day After Thanksgiving
- Christmas Day
Note: Saturday holidays will be recognized the preceding Friday; Sunday holidays the following Monday.
After-Hours and Out-of-Town Appointments
You may ask to receive services outside of regular business hours. Please give us at least a week’s advance notice.
For those living in Saunders County, we also take in-person appointments at the Wahoo Public Library and the Ashland Public Library.
NEworks Account Creation Required
All customers must create a free account on NEworks, Nebraska’s Official Labor Exchange Market, before or during their visit.
The first hour is free in the Center Park Garage, 1120 N St, Lincoln, NE 68508 which is connected to Education Square. Parking validation is available for Adult, Dislocated Worker, and Youth Program participants. Accessible parking spots are in this garage. Use the parking garage/alley entrance to get to the Center.
All city bus routes lead to the American Job Center. The Gold’s and 11th Street stop is the hub for all StarTran routes. From the bus stop, walk directly east down the alley and use the alley entrance.
Use the N Street bike lane to get to the Center. The east side of Southeast Community College’s Education Square (12th street) has bike racks. From the back racks, walk south and turn right into that alley to enter the building.
Enter the alley from either 11th or 12th street to access the building.
The ADA accessible entrance is located on 12th Street–the most prominent entrance, not the alley entrance. After entering the vestibule, there is a phone linked to the Center. Dial the Center, and a staff member will assist you in entering the building. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Our resource room is equipped with an overhead projector that will magnify print materials; Zoom Text that will magnify websites; and Jaws software that will convert text to speech.
Interpreter services are available to access all our services. Many documents are available in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, and Arabic.
U.S. Citizenship Not Required for Participation
Basic career services are available to all jobseekers, regardless of status. To receive individualized career services, youth services, or training services individuals must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Priority of Service for Veterans and their Spouses
The American Job Center proudly provides priority of service to veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Please let one of our team members know if you served in the military or are the spouse of a veteran.
You may be eligible for priority of service at the American Job Center if:
- You served in the U.S. military
- You were activated as a member of the National Guard or Reserve unit
Eligibility Through Spouse
Or you are the spouse of a veteran who:
- Died of a service-connected disability
- Has a Department of Veterans Affairs total disability rating
- Died while a Department of Veterans Affairs total disability rating existed
- Missing in action
- Captured in the line of duty
- Forcibly detained by a foreign government or power
Health & Safety
Free face masks are available for anyone visiting the American Job Center. Staff are required to disinfect surfaces between visits. Staff are trained in first aid and CPR including AED and basic life support.
Code of Conduct
The City of Lincoln/American Job Center has established this Behavior Policy to ensure that American Job Center facilities are safe, welcoming, and provide equitable access to individuals and staff.