ISD 191 Job Description
Job Title: Burnsville High School Theater Operations Manager (STIPEND position)
Department: BHS
Supervisor: Activities Director, BHS
SUMMARY: Plans, directs, and oversees operations of the Mraz Center, facilitates and assists with internal building related activities, schedules and communication.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides support as needed to internal and external users of the Mraz, including, but not limited to, the areas of sound, lighting, props, costumes, set materials and supplies, tools, supervision. 
  • Maintains an inventory of all theater equipment and supplies. 
  • Facilitates and manages use during the school day of internal and external users. 
  • Recommends capital and supply procurement for the theater. 
  • Directs and coordinates storing, securing and utilization of theater supplies and equipment.
  • Trains employees, students and volunteers in proper use of theater equipment including technical equipment.
  • Coordinate the use of and replacement of Mraz resources with other district and community users.
  • Work with the directors and leadership team on needs and requirements for each production.
  • Coordinate the computer system utilized for ticket booth ticketing and printing.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.  The position coordinates and manages facility users, student volunteers, and volunteers of the theater.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED required.  Two-four years of college preferred.  Five-seven years of experience with all aspects of theater production (artistic and technical) required.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of students, parents, volunteers, or employees of the district in English.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.  Ability to understand budget and mathematical concepts necessary to determine fees, etc.
REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Information technology skills
  • Organizational and management skills
  • Ability to run all technical components of the Mraz Center sound and lighting system
  • Cultural competence; ability to work with others from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Interpersonal skills, including ability to work well with others, be polite, helpful, courteous, and compassionate
  • Ability and willingness to follow district rules and policies
  • Ability and willingness to follow directives from supervisors

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but could be very loud, depending on the particular activity in the theater. 

Application Process:

  • Our online application system offers the opportunity to upload additional information such as a cover letter, resume, references and transcripts. Paper or e-mail copies of these materials will not be accepted.
  • Interviews will be conducted with candidates that best meet the current needs of the District.
  • Review of materials will start immediately.
  • The position will be filled on an undesignated time-frame when, and not until, the right candidate emerges.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Equity is one of District One91’s core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. District One91 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.