Production Assistant
Boise State University

Boise, Idaho

Posted in Education and Training

$39,998.40 - $41,496.00 per year

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Job Info

About Us:
Boise State University is located along the banks of the Boise River and a short stroll from the state capitol. We are committed to an innovative, transformative, and equitable educational environment that supports student success, and advances Idaho and the world.

Boise State is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities are welcomed.

Learn more about Boise State and living in Idaho's Treasure Valley at
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Morrison Center seeks individuals who are flexible, self-motivated, comfortable with ever-changing priorities, and excited to work in a fast-paced - multi-tasking environment.

Candidates must be detail-oriented, a team player, organized, punctual, and willing to offer creative solutions to obstacles and problems that arise.

In a dynamic theater job, expect flexible hours that adapt to the ever-changing demands of each show - ranging from day rehearsals and late-night performances to early morning work calls. Effective time management ensures a balanced distribution of responsibilities, allowing for the equitable splitting of days among the team.

The Assistant Production Manager augments the theatrical production team by assisting with planning, setup, operation and maintenance of theatrical productions, events, and equipment under the general direction of the Production Management team.
Department Overview:
Located on the campus of Boise State University, the 2,002-seat Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts is Idaho's home for the arts. Nestled on the banks of the Boise River, with a panoramic view of the city, parks, and foothills, the Center's 10-story stage house is a recognizable fixture of the Capitol's picturesque skyline. The realization of a life-long dream of Harry W. Morrison, and championed by his widow, Velma, the Center opened its doors on April 7, 1984. Today the Center is recognized as a major destination for arts and culture, annually hosting hundreds of live entertainment and arts education offerings that serve to enrich the lives of patrons of all ages. As a Boise State affiliate, the Center's budget is supported by ticket sales, facility rentals, donations, and the generous support of the Morrison Center Endowment Foundation, Inc. The Center does not receive support from state appropriations. The latest economic impact study for the Morrison Center shows the generation of $27.9M in value to the local and state economy. For more information on our programs and history, please visit us at:
Level Scope:
Applies basic skills while developing some specialized skills in procedures, operations, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment appropriate to area of specialization; performs routine and/or repetitive tasks; limited decision-making required; generally works under close supervision; has no or limited experience; work is performed from within specific limits of established procedures and/or defined instructions.
Essential Functions:
60% of Time the Position must:

  • Provide clerical support for production managers and departmental lead personnel.
  • Enter receipts and invoices for reconciliation and payment.
  • Manage time-clock entries and job codes for hourly staff.
  • Lead bi-weekly Production Meetings with the Production team, including establishing an agenda, making the meeting invite, taking notes, and following up with team members with an after-meeting report.
35% of the Time the Position must:
  • Schedule event labor and services.
  • Prepare labor and equipment estimates for clients.
  • Assist with preparation of annual production budgets.
5% of Time the Poisiton must:
  • Assist with recruiting, hiring, and training full-time, temporary, and student staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Ability to make decisions for routine administrative and clerical activities
  • Some knowledge of supervisory practices; bookkeeping; financial software; state and local government organization structure, functions, and decision-making processes.
Minimum Qualifications:
Good knowledge of: office support functions including word processing, filing, composing a variety of business documents, reception, gathering and compiling data, and balancing and coordinating a workload for multiple projects.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Professional production experience in commercial theaters, or with touring productions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Punctuality, professionalism, and a positive, collaborative attitude when working with clients and co-workers.
  • Competent with management software such as Excel, Google Docs, and Zoom.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary ranging from $39,998.40 - $41,496 ($19.23 - $19.95) depending on experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at
Required Application Materials:
Resume and Cover Letter

Advertised: February 21, 2024 Mountain Standard Time
Applications close: February 28, 2024 11:55 PM Mountain Standard Time

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