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Technology Coordinator


published 11/2/2020

The Grove UMC in Woodbury is seeking a part-time technology coordinator. In alignment with overall vision, mission, and strategy of the church, the technology coordinator will manage The Grove’s church-wide audio, video, camera/live-streaming, and projection ministries. View full job description.

Duties:
Organization and Processes

  • Stay current on the projection, video, live-streaming, and audio technology throughout the church (worship center, fellowship hall, plaza, youth room, grove, portable systems, TVs throughout the church).
  • Create processes and instructions for use.
  • Take requests for technology use from ministries within the church and groups outside the church. Set up when necessary, provide instruction when necessary, and aid in use.
  • Train church staff and leaders in use.
  • Participate on worship theme team. Participate in staff meetings occasionally.
Volunteer Coordination
  • Through church processes and pastors, actively support efforts to recruit students and adults as technology volunteers to increase church engagement and commitment.
  • Provide training for new worship and special event volunteers.
  • Using the church signup systems, ensure that sound techs, projectionists, and recorders are scheduled for each worship service and special events.
  • Oversee communication to the volunteer techs as to necessary equipment needed for each service and any special requests or needs that are known in advance.
Maintenance, Enhancement, and Troubleshooting
  • Maintain equipment. Troubleshoot when issues arise, working with outside AV companies when necessary.
  • Organize and label material, areas, and equipment with a recognition the systems need to be accessible and usable by many people.Pay attention to trends, adding enhancements when necessary.
Technician
  • When volunteers or paid techs cannot be secured, act as technician, running sound, projection, livestream, and recording when necessary.
  • Create ministry videos occasionally (e.g. promos, mini-vignettes, animations).
  • For special events (weddings/funerals), run equipment or ensure volunteers or other paid tech staff are set to run technology. Weddings and funerals are specially paid events.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • Previous sound, band, and/or video experience preferred
  • Previous volunteer coordinator experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, sound equipment, and video editing, or willingness to be trained

Compensation:
$15-20 per hour

Position Type:
10 hours per week

Contact: Pastor Kelly Lamon

Address: The Grove UMC, 7465 Steepleview Rd., Woodbury, MN 55125

Phone: 651-329-1669

Email:

Website: https://www.thegrovemn.church/employment


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