First UMC Carrollton: Technical Arts Director

Date Posted: 3/25/2022


First UMC Carrollton, Carrollton, TX

Job Description

The Technical Arts Director will manage all of the audio, video and lighting systems on campus; staff and train volunteers to run AVL systems for services and events; and oversee and facilitate the campus-wide IT efforts of the church.

Qualifications

  • College degree
  • Strong personal faith and a Biblical foundation that aligns with First Methodist Carrollton
  • Proficiency in a variety of technological fields, including VoIP telephony, wireless configuration, IT security, and both Windows and Mac computers
  • Experience operating & maintaining AVL systems

Responsibilities

Technical Arts

  • Recruit, create documentation/training materials, and train volunteer teams to facilitate cameras, livestreams, live video switching, ProPresenter, and house/stage lights for services
  • Re-set AV equipment on stage to facilitate sanctuary use for groups and special events
  • Coordinate AV support for special events, weddings, funerals
  • Oversee AVL production team for Sunday Services
  • Coordinate with Audio Engineer to assure stage is reset for worship and that direct boxes, mics, IEMs, are in place and correctly labeled for each service or event
  • Manage, verify integrity, and schedule livestreams for social media platforms
  • Manage, maintain & service AVL equipment
  • Working knowledge of industry standards of AVL equipment and ability to work effectively with vendors for the installation and commissioning of new equipment as needed

Information Technology

  • Responsible for hands-on, day-to-day building-wide IT operations
  • Develop and adhere to a budget for the church’s technological needs
  • Develop a plan for life-cycle management of computer and network hardware
  • Provide technical support for digital communications (including website)
  • Oversee routine maintenance on the church’s network (sometimes outside of normal work hours)
  • Manage the church’s relationship with technological vendors
  • Look at future church technology trends and make recommendations to the church leadership on steps moving forward

Preferred Experience

Technical Arts

  • ProPresenter 7
  • Lightkey
  • El Gato StreamDeck XL
  • X32 (one board controlling independent house and livestream mixes)
  • DMX control/converter
  • Decklink Duo 2
  • Wireless IEMs, mics & Countryman mics
  • Wired mics, cables, P1 monitor boxes, DI’s
  • Planning Center

Information Technology

  • Microsoft and all of its applications
  • Networking & Wi-Fi management experience
  • Familiarity with both Mac & PC systems

Reports to:

   Technical Arts – Music & Arts Director

    IT – Director of Operations & Finance

Work Schedule: Full-Time

Job Classification: Exempt; salaried position

How to Apply

Email a cover letter and resume to Jenn Magill, Director of Operations & Finance, at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 469-568-1240


 

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