Technical Director (full time)

Job Posted: May 25 2023

The Technical Director oversees all technical aspects of visual and audio components at Calvary Church in order to help people know God, find freedom, discover their purpose, and make a difference.

Main Job Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Assume primary management of the live-production equipment at all Calvary Church campuses and venues.
  • Work with department leads to manage set-up and teardown for Calvary Church events on campus and off-site.
  • Prioritize and manage repairs and replacements of audio and visual components as needed.
  • Lead and train volunteer team members with an ongoing focus on discipleship and technical training.
  • Empower volunteers to operate the production equipment in all Calvary Church venues.
  • Work with supervisor to budget for upgrade projects
  • Attend rehearsals and meetings, as required.
  • Operate in live production positions for services and events as scheduled.
  • Understand basic concepts including, but not limited to, electrical safety, soundboards, cabling, circuits, music equipment, lighting and video equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies
  • Working knowledge of large-scale productions and understands the planning and implementation processes of setting up a stage for live and recorded events.
  • Carries the reputation of forming cooperative working relationships with other leaders; a consensus building style and discernible qualities that demonstrate cooperation and service.
  • Possesses general knowledge of industry-standard information for broadcast and live events.
  • Working knowledge of organizational, administrative, and budget management practices as demonstrated by their operational experience and/or education.
  • Has an enthusiastic agreement with the church’s organizational statements of faith, mission and purpose.
  • Is a positive example for others through personal integrity, self-discipline and accountability.
  • Is personable, with a genuine interest in others, balancing task orientation with sensitivity to people.
  • Issues clear and concise oral and written instructions and follows same as required
  • Good writing and personal computer skills for administration of email, preparation of budgets, correspondence and records
  • Is receptive to change and willing to promote new ideas and techniques that foster creative development and efficiency
  • Able to make independent decisions and problem solve in a timely and professional manner under high pressure situations
  • Is organized and attentive to detail

Education and Experience
  • College Degree in related field preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in live production required
  • 3+ years of experience in a church “setting of 5k” preferred

Physical Requirements
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 sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.