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Tech Director

Calvary Church
Maumee, Ohio, United States

Date Posted: 05/16/2018
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Calvary Church (Maumee, Ohio) is seeking a full-time, hard-working, passionate and driven tech director.




1. Provide technical support for all worship services and special events in all venues.

  • Work with Worship Pastor and Worship Arts staff to ensure all audio and lighting needs are prepared for services and working efficiently so distractions are minimized
  • Mix audio for services and events at a professional level.
  • Set up stages as needed for services and events
  • Perform proper sound checks 
  • Lighting programming for services and events
  • Oversee and run Broadcast mix and post-production mixes (as needed)
  • Focus, awareness, and being readily available during sound check, rehearsal, and the service is critically important to ensure professionalism and excellence
  • Provide technical support as needed for children’s ministry, youth ministry, adult classes, bible studies, funerals, weddings, video shoots, and staff meetings
  • Assist as needed in set designs
  • Manage the set-up, connection, implementation, teardown, shut down and proper storage of all audio video or lighting equipment used during services or special events
  • Assist Creative Media Director as needed for video activities. 
  • Attend Worship Arts Department weekly meetings.

2. Recruit, train, equip, schedule and lead Audio and Lighting volunteers.

  • Provide strong leadership and oversight for volunteers
  • Maintain schedule of competent audio and lighting engineers to operate the equipment for each event and service on Planning Center.
  • Ensure that all volunteers are following the order of service and are performing their given task and the appropriate time
  • Train other potential leaders to do your job better than you do it
  • Always have responsibilities covered or find a replacement

3. Maintain AVL equipment.

  • Ensure that all audio, video, and lighting equipment is functioning as it should and make on the fly repairs as needed
  • Standardize and document all production systems. 
  • Communicate with Worship Pastor what audio, video, and lighting equipment owned and used by the church needs to be replaced, repaired, or upgraded
  • Oversee any technical installation or projects.
  • Provide feedback to Worship Pastor on areas that can be improved, updated, better organized, evaluated, or concerns that need to be addressed

4. Provide technical support for Calvary Staff 

  • Troubleshoot internet or other technical issues
  • Provide advice and assistance in computer issues, repairs, and updates.
  • Maintain a growing walk with the Lord through consistent prayer and the study of scripture
  • Remain loyal and follow the leadership of the Lead Pastor
  • Initiate an accountability relationship with another individual
  • Be a faithful steward of your finances (including tithes and offerings)
  • Maintain a positive attitude about yourself, your ministry and Calvary in general
  • Constantly develop and enhance your ministry through reading up-to-date material, books, etc. and possibly attending seminars, conferences, or workshops
  • Be informed and adhere to Calvary’s membership standards and the personnel policies of Calvary, as stated in the Employee Handbook.
  • Fully devoted Christ follower and must fully support the vision and ministry of Calvary Church
  • 5+ years experience in Audio, Lighting, Video Production in a Church or equivalent professional environment.
  • Expert knowledge of audio systems and large-format digital consoles, Dante networks, IMAG, Propresenter, intelligent LED, video lighting, DMX programming.
  • Experience in Logic Pro (or any pro level DAW) and Broadcast Mixing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to teach anyone from beginners to experts to hit the defined targets and standards of the Worship Arts department.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • A life-giving spirit and attitude
  • Drive to pursue excellence
  • Creative mindset
  • Out-of-the-box thinker
  • Task-oriented
  • Demonstrate loyalty to the vision of the team and church
  • Heart of a servant
  • High-capacity, multi-tasking, and organized 
  • Leader and team player
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and be comfortable using a lift