New North Church - Technical Director
The Technical Director will assume the ownership, oversight, and responsibility for all audio, video, and lighting for New North Church services and special events. New North Church is looking for someone who is eager to train and develop volunteers and others throughout the church to further the technical and production ministries while being open and willing to execute creative ideas throughout services.
THIS PERSON WILL
LEAD | The Production teams at New North Church - which includes all processes pertaining to volunteer onboarding, training, scheduling, communication, and off-boarding - while providing spiritual leadership and genuine care for the well-being of the volunteer team.
DIRECT | The Production Volunteer Team on the setup, execution, and breakdown of all things related to production for services and other ministries events. This includes overseeing the technical teams and all technical elements in the weekend flow are in place and that volunteers are fully engaged and receive regular communication. This position is supported by a part-time paid Technical and Production Coordinator direct report.
MAINTAIN | Current standards of operation, improve systems and execution of production, and pioneer new ways for the production team to create meaningful ways for the congregation to experience Jesus through production.
STEWARD | New North Church's resources and equipment including the maintenance, inventory, upkeep of existing equipment, and upgrading and purchasing new equipment.
A deep, evident love of Christ, Church, and Kingdom that shapes all aspects of their life.An ability to lead at a departmental level, overseeing the care and development of staff and volunteers.Experience mixing in both FOH and Broadcast AudioAbility to troubleshoot problems that may occur during a worship service and efficiently recover the service.Experience in teaching others to develop technical skillsExperience or willingness to learn production/technical skills that are not yet acquiredOrganized, reliable, and demonstrating a great work ethic and integrityExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsExperience in a church environment is a plusAbility to work on multiple tasks, be flexible and work with little supervision
Some experience in the following would be preferred.
Blackmagic Video SystemsExperience in SDI and NDI networksOnline Live Streaming ExperienceLighting NetworkingAudio Networking (Dante & Madi)Grand MA Lighting SystemsBroadcast CamerasWaves LV1 ConsolesRF ManagementAny experience in integration with live production systems is a plus
EMPLOYMENT STATUS / SCHEDULE
Full-time — salaried (exempt) position with a competitive benefits package offering paid time off, retirement, and 100% coverage of Health, Vision & Dental.The normal workweek is Sunday through Thursday with Fridays & Saturdays off.
The salary offered will be discussed in the first phone call and is based on the experience and ability of the candidate.
Reports to: Worship & Creative Pastor
Regularly Collaborates with: Communication, Production Teams, & Worship Teams at New North Church.
SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Services & Event Production
Provide and maintain a high level of excellence in all technical aspects of the weekend experience.Facilitate and execute weekend worship services from the technical side in conjunction with the Worship & Creative Pastor.Direct oversight of all components of production on the weekend and special events — including audio, video, lighting, stage design, and production management of all areas of live events. Oversee system management for production gear owned by New North Church.
Recruit and train volunteers in all technical areas for weekend servicesAssist in the Spiritual Growth of members on the production teamsOversee onboarding (and off-boarding, when needed) of volunteers Communicating needs and requests to volunteer team along with reporting back volunteer experience to staffDevelop and oversee communication to the technical teamHelp plan and run events for worship/tech teamsDevelop Teams to oversee all tech during services at New North Church.Support all areas of ministry like Students, and Kids ministry by helping train and develop volunteers in those areas of ministry.