This page was last updated on November 6, 2013. (Yes, it has been that long.) Job information is updated as we receive new listings.

Current Job Openings

To our knowledge, each of the positions listed below is still current and available. It really doesn't matter how long the position has been listed. In fact if a position has been open for some time, it may well be because YOU haven't followed through with what God has been telling you about answering that call. They may have gone through 100 applicants and are still waiting to find YOU. They've done their part, and now it's up to you to follow through and do yours. We pray that you will find favor with everyone you meet in your job search, and that God leads you to the right role for you. Enjoy the journey!


Director of Technical Ministries

Central United Methodist Church • Rogers, Arkansas

Description

Central United Methodist Church in Rogers, Arkansas is seeking a Director of Technical Ministries. This is a part-time position (approx. 20 hours a week) that will support and inspire the ministries of Central, a congregation with over 600 in attendance spread over multiple worship services. The position will pursue a vision for the innovative and effective use of audio, visual, and lighting production technologies in ministry. It will also support the technical ministries of CUMC through network and computer administration.

Candidates for this position are asked to send their resume to:

Or email your resume to carness@cumcrogers.com.

For a full job description, go to the church’s website, www.cumcrogers.com.

(Position posted on 6/22/2012.)


Director of Media Ministries

Central United Methodist Church • Rogers, Arkansas

Description

Central United Methodist Church in Rogers, Arkansas is seeking a Director of Media Ministries. This is a part-time position (approx. 12-15 hours a week) that will creatively communicate to the congregation and the world outside our walls the mission of the church through the use of relevant, meaningful multimedia productions. Key skills needed include videography and photography (both shooting and editing), web design, and social media.

Candidates for this position are asked to send their resume to:

Or email your resume to carness@cumcrogers.com.

For a full job description, go to the church’s website, www.cumcrogers.com.

(Position posted on 6/22/2012.)


Mulitple Production Team Positions in Lighting & Set Construction

Crossroads • Cincinnati, Ohio

Description

We are a fast moving, high functioning production team that is looking to add to our team. We have several positions to fill.

We are looking for self-motivated people with 3-5 years of production experience with a focus on set construction and lighting.

You must be able to demonstrate evidence of technical production experience, such as stage rigging (chain motors, truss and truss rigging), set construction practices, be familiar with GrandMa or other intelligent lighting boards, can build scenic elements and hang lights based on drawings, forward thinking in planning and scheduling.

Must be a great team member that enjoys the work and is committed to doing the hard work to get it done. We need people who can work under the production pressure that comes with putting together quality experiences.

We are looking for people with true experience that are committed and passionate about production work. This is a church that does major set construction and lighting at three sites on a monthly bases. You need to know your stuff and be able to prove it.

Interested and think you have what it takes? Send resumes to: sbrock@crossroads.net.

Church Website: crossroads.net

(Position posted on 6/12/2012.)


Worship Leader

Grace Community Church • Ft. Smith, Arkansas

Description

Grace Community United Methodist Church, a modern/post modern, production church, is seeking applications for the position of worship leader to provide leadership to multiple growing modern worship services. This person must have experience and a desire to lead people in a wide variety of praise and worship music, as well as secular music styles and work with all areas of worship within the church body. The ability and desire to work alongside a diverse staff of creative and innovative individuals to share responsibility for all areas of worship and ministry is essential. Musical education is highly desired. The position may be part-time or full-time with the salary negotiable based on experience.

For more information concerning this position and the church please visit www.gracethechurch.com or check us out on vimeo.com/gracelive.

To apply please send a link of you leading worship, three references, and a resume to jeff@gracethechurch.com.

(Position posted on 11/3/11.)


Media Technician

First Baptist Church • Cabot, Arkansas

Definition of Work

This is technical work for a media technician at First Baptist Church in Cabot, Arkansas (greater Little Rock). Work involves a combination of hands-on and oversight for audio, video, lighting and television. Supervision provided by the Associate Pastor – Worship and Music. 

Description

Knowledge of the operation, maintenance, technical and proficiency for the following equipment to include providing support for each of them: 

  • Audio – (FOH), digital & analog, maintenance, design.
  • Video – Final Cut Pro (editing, posting services to website, creative productions).
  • Lighting – Programming, maintenance.
  • Television – Website presence, archiving, DVD production, broadcasting.
  • Required Skills

  • FOH engineer in main contemporary service (one of three services).
  • Basic video editing skills with aptitude and desire to further develop.
  • Ability to organize, train, and coordinate volunteer Technicians/Engineers and Project leaders.
  • Reading and understanding schematic and technical manuals.
  • Ability to work in a team and or independent professional manner.
  • Ability to operate equipment and integrated systems.
  • Programming of control systems hardware and touch panel interface.
  • Organize material and provide technical support to the staff.
  • Ability to perform standard physical maintenance on audio cables, speakers, etc.
  • Salary Range

    Based on experience.

    Those interested should contact Ken Holland, Worship Pastor at kenholland@fbccabot.org

    Learn more about our church at http://www.fbccabot.org

    (Position posted on 5/27/11, updated on 9/4/11.)


    Editor/Producer

    Calvary Chapel • Melbourne, Florida

    Purpose Statement

    This Full Time (50+ hours) position is responsible to minister to the body of Calvary Chapel Melbourne and other audiences through electronic media including video/television, radio, and web based media to advance the church’s vision at Calvary Chapel Melbourne and all video campuses. 

    Scope

    This position requires producing short-form video and broadcast program material that fits the mission of the ministry. Regular tasks include meeting with ministry leaders, developing concepts, writing copy, working with production support, directing field shoots, conducting interviews, and editing/post production as needed. 

    Reports to Director of Production 

    Skills and Job Requirements

  • Degree in Video Production or 3 years minimum equivalent on the job experience.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Tools (Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash), Motion, Adobe After Effects, and Final Cut Studio preferred.
  • Proficient on MAC and PC.
  • Know all facets of production including creative process, scriptwriting, producing, shooting, audio, graphics, and editing.
  • Knowledgeable in moving graphics software and techniques, and stays current with design trends.
  • Work with producers, videographers, editors, lighting directors, craft services, talent and crew.
  • Research production and equipment needs; develop scope and budget projections.
  • Maintain mastering, duplication, and archiving of a finished project.
  • Maintain records on all projects.
  • Resume and Portfolio required.
  • Other Qualifications

  • Results oriented, intelligent, well rounded, adaptable to frequent changes and able to produce high quality work under pressure
  • Ability to see a production project through from conception to completion
  • Creative, conceptual thinker, able to see ideas through to completion in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Manage time and schedules well, and meet deadlines consistently. Capable of handling several tasks at once with thorough follow through.
  • Maintain a flexible spirit in order to change task quickly at the director’s discretion.
  • Good interpersonal skills for relating effectively with staff members, leadership, volunteers, and outside vendors.
  • Great communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Able to work creatively with limited resources.
  • Able to commit to the core values and belief of Calvary Chapel Melbourne and adhere to those values in the assigned projects.
  • Personal Qualifications

  • Team player.
  • Mature and ongoing relationship with Christ.
  • Regularly attend church service.
  • Servant-heart and optimistic attitude.
  • Passion to minister creatively and effectively through media.
  • Contact Information

    If interested, please contact Michele at macevedo@calvaryccm.com

    Learn more about our church at http://www.calvaryccm.com/home.aspx

    (Position posted on 5/8/11.)


    Technical Arts Director

    St. Louis, Missouri

    We are a fast growing church in St. Louis looking for a FT individual to oversee and run our AV departments. Weekend hours required. Salary range is $30k to $40k. 

    We are looking for a self-motivated individual with at least 3 to 5 years in-field audio, video, lighting and multimedia experience of an Intermediate to Advanced level. In this growth position you will train, install, troubleshoot, provide technical solutions and repair for equipment & issues. 

    Your environment consists of digital & analog audio equipment, Pro Tools, Standard & HD video equipment, and multimedia/video projection equipment. 

    The right individual not only has the technical knowledge of how to troubleshoot and provide sound system solution and repair but also have an ear for proper audio mixing. 

    Equipment in Use

  • Video: Sony EX3 HD cameras, Cannon XL1/XL2 cameras, HD digital/analog switchers, HD Final Cut Studio 2, MAC computers & clear com system.
  • Audio: Yamaha M7CL, Aviom monitoring system, Shure & Sennheiser wireless mic, and many other sound boards (digital & analog).
  • Multimedia: Mac Mini, EIKI & Panasonic Projectors, Touch Screen Switchers, ProPresenter.
  • Lighting: GrandMA lighting boards, Martin Intel & Coemar lights, Chauvet LED, haze machines, various ParNels & ellipsoidals, regular par cans.
  • Contact Information

    Please email the following items to 411job@gmail.com.

  • Your Resume.
  • Reason you are considering leaving (or why you left) your previous employer.
  • Salary at last two employers.
  • (Position posted on 11/18/10.)


    Technical Director

    Christian Heritage Church • Tallahassee, Florida

    Qualifications

    A minimum of an Associates Degree in Sound Production (or equivalent) and four years experience in live sound production. Education may be substituted with a minimum of six years experience in live sound production. If substituting experience for education, applicant must have a minimum of 80 hours of additional sound and production related training.

    Individual must be self-motivated and flexible. The position of Technical Director includes many regularly scheduled events; however, there are additional special events, productions, seminars, and concerts. Technical Director must be capable of managing a team of volunteers and production assistants and ensure all assistants are properly trained.

    Taking initiative and preventative measures are absolutely crucial in the position of Technical Director. Excellence is pivotal and will require advanced planning and research for how to continually fine tune all areas of production. The Technical Director should seek to be proactive instead of reactive always anticipating potential problems and areas for improvement.

    Job Responsibilities

    This position reports to the Worship and Creative Arts Pastor and will oversee all areas of sound production including but not limited to:

    Leadership

  • Management—Oversee and coordinate the CHC Production Team in regards to scheduling, training, and weekly pay out (reported to Associate Worship Pastor).
  • Administration—Responsible for all routine administration related to audio production and those tasks assigned by the Worship Pastor (e.g., requisitions, time sheets, sound assistant time sheets, work plans, etc.)
  • Technical

  • Front of House Audio—Oversee and/or coordinate front of house mix for all services and special events. Ensure all technical aspects of a service are prepared and operating properly.

  • Monitors—Oversee all monitor mixes and ensure there is a trained operator to operate monitor console at each service and special event.

  • Media Reproduction—Coordinate reproduction of media products that are sold.

  • Equipment—Responsible for the inventory, maintenance, repair, and rental (when necessary) of all CHC Audio equipment. Must know where equipment is at all times and ensure proper set up for various events.

  • Special Events (Productions, Concerts, Special Guests)—Responsible for ensuring proper staffing and set up for all special events in regards to sound and staging. Technical Director will produce a needs assessment based on each event and coordinate rentals of necessary equipment for special events.
  • Concerts/Special Guests—Technical Director is responsible for coordinating with concert personnel and special guests to ensure all sound and staging needs are accommodated within reason.
  • Productions—Responsible for all sound and staging needs necessary for CHC Productions.
  • Educational

  • Training—Must attend a minimum of 60 hours of training per calendar year to stay up to date on advanced technologies relating to sound production, monitoring systems, lighting, and specifically church-related sound training. This equates to approximately four week long trainings per year. The Technical Director is encouraged to seek training in other technical areas in addition to audio production (e.g., lighting, stage design, etc).

  • Production Assistants—Ensure all production assistants are fully trained for the area they are assigned to. Coordinate team trainings to ensure everyone is advancing with the progression of the church and the team.
  • Spiritual

  • Spiritual Leadership—It is important to note this position is more than a “gig.” Worshipping God with all that we have is imperative no matter the role. In addition to technical responsibilities, the Technical Director is responsible for setting the spiritual tone for the Sound and Production Team. This area of the Worship and Creative Arts Team must be spiritually prepared in addition to technical preparation. All team members will be required to take an attitude of ownership and responsibility which must be first demonstrated by the Sound Engineer. Additionally, the Sound Engineer and assistants are to participate in weekly services as much as possible
  • Contact Information

    To apply, submit your resume to J. Christie Wilson, Worship Pastor at cw@chctoday.com.


    Minister of Music

    Southside Baptist Church • Savannah, Georgia

    Overview

    Southside Baptist Church in Savannah, GA is a vibrant congregation of about 1,000 searching for a Godly man to join our ministry as our Minister of Music.

    The Minister of Music will desire to lead blended worship services using a praise team and audio-visual aids.  Must have experience with choirs of all age levels, dramatic presentations, and community outreach.  Prefer seminary graduate, current technology know-how and instrumental skills.

    We have worship services at 8:15 am, 10:45 am, and 6:00 pm each Sunday. Each service is a blend of traditional hymns and modern praise/worship songs, and usually includes a choir anthem, with special music by soloists or the praise team. Choir/soloists perform to recorded trax, or live music. Instruments used each week are piano, keyboard, drums, bass, 1-2 guitars, and congas. We also have an Allen organ which is occasionally used. We use projection (SongShow+) for lyrics.

    To apply, forward a letter explaining your interest with your resume and references to the Personnel Committee either by email to SSBPersonnelCommittee@southsidebaptistchurch.org, or by mail to:


    Tech Director

    North Ridge Church • Plymouth, Michigan

    Overview

    This Fall, North Ridge Church is launching their first regional campus in the Saline High School auditorium, Saline, Michigan. They will be starting with two services estimating 2,000 people their first weekend service. Elements will be live music, possible drama, I-mag, and video-cast of the message from the main campus; three screens, two images.

    This person needs to be a strong leader with experience in all the technical crafts (sound, lighting, video, staging, power, rigging). They will also need to build teams of healthy and strong volunteers (teams do not currently exist). Doing midweek repairs and adjustments. There may also be a need during the week at the main campus. Meeting with team members and continuing the recruitment and training arm. This is not for a “want-to-be”. They need someone with a proven track record. The estimated start date would be July 6. Sooner if possible.

    Compensation will be commiserate with experience and ability. Moving allowance maybe possible. This is a healthy staff with the desire as the Lord leads to launch additional sites each year.

    Contact Information

    Does this interest you? Got the goods? Contact Marty O'Connor at m.p.o@comcast.net. Phone: (616) 335-5230

    The church's website ist at www.northridgechurch.com.

    You can see more about the senior pastor on his website at www.bradpowellonline.com.


    Associate Producer

    Rochester Christian Church • Rochester, NY

    Overview

    We are eagerly seeking a gifted and enthusiastic person who is looking to use their talent for an emerging project. Must have a good imagination and tireless drive. Must be a self-starter, passionate and loyal. Leadership and problem solving qualities a must. Production experience a plus. Leadership experience a plus. Knowledge of Final Cut, Motion, 3DS Max a plus.

    An example of an upcoming project can be viewed at: http://believethemiracle.com.

    Salary and Contact Information

    If you are that diamond in the rough, please do not hesitate to contact us. Email your letter of intent to: request@colorseverywhere.com.

    Colors Studios
    Rochester, NY

    Website: www.rccm.org


    Part-Time Audio Engineer

    Chapel Hills Church • Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Overview

    One of the most important things we do at Chapel Hills is communicate. Chapel Hills is searching for a qualified individual to be responsible for managing live sound reinforcement, primarily on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings for Chapel Hills Worship Services. Additional responsibilities include assistance with live sound equipment configurations from week to week, production of rehearsal resources and assistance in the production of special events as necessary.

    This is a part-time position of Lead Audio Engineer, and will require approximately 10-15 hours per week. Hourly pay is based upon expertise and experience. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year's experience in mixing live sound in a Worship setting, and/or experience playing in a Worship band.

    Please forward resume, relevant experience and cover letter explaining why you are interested and qualified.

    Contact Information



    Audio Engineer

    The United States Military Academy Band • West Point, New York

    Overview

    THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY BAND is the oldest musical organization in the United States Army. Its primary mission is to provide musical support to the United States Corps of Cadets. The band performs a variety of commitments, including public concerts, ceremonies, chamber music recitals, and athletic events, and has performed at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Tanglewood, and the Kennedy Center.

    West Point is just 55 miles from Manhattan, a convenient location for additional private study and the numerous cultural opportunities New York City has to offer. Moreover, continuing education programs are available at some of the nation’s finest institutions.

    APPLICATIONS should include a résumé, three letters of recommendation, a full-length photo and a CD, no longer than 20 minutes, with an emphasis in acoustic content that demonstrates mixing aptitude.

    Qualifications

    Job Description

    Selected applicants will be invited to audition at West Point at government expense. All materials are due by 7 MAY 2008.

    General Information


    Lighting Department Manager

    Logic Systems • St. Louis, Missouri

    Overview

    We've recently promoted our Lighting Department Manager to Operations Manager, leaving a vacancy in the department manager position. The position includes working on the design, prep and operation of lighting systems as well as management of the lighting department. Our client base includes a relatively wide array ranging from Churches & Universities to Concert promoters, Governments and Fortune 500 companies.

    The successful applicant will have a good working knowledge of theatrical and concert lighting, with an emphasis on intelligent lighting and digital lighting / media servers. Logic Systems has grown consistently in the 30-40% range per year for over a decade, so the ability to handle change and growth will be essential, particularly in the management of staff & equipment as our needs evolve. Salary is negotiable, and will be commensurate with experience.

    The position would require re-locating to the St. Louis, Missouri area.

    Contact Information


    Full Time Installers

    Technical Resource Group, Inc. (TRG) • Tampa, Florida

    Overview

    Installations include audio, lighting and projection, primarily for churches. Experience or technical knowledge helpful. Soldering experience a must. Position requires extensive travel, primarily by company vehicle. Dependable transportation required.

    Contact Information


    Production Support Technicians

    McLean Bible Church • Vienna, Virginia

    Overview

    Two part-time positions available at 16 hours/week. Looking for individuals to work in a manual labor capacity within our Creative Arts Ministry to provide production support for blended services and special programs by setting up and striking the stage, and stocking materials. Provide technical support for ministry functions throughout the facility.  

    Responsibilities Include

    Requirements

    High school diploma or GED with one year of professional experience. Basic knowledge of production equipment and the application of the equipment to deliver production excellence. Other skills: basic Microsoft Outlook capabilities with good written and verbal communication skills. Must be available for weekend work.

    Contact Information


    Video Director

    Student Life, Inc. • Birmingham, Alabama

    Overview

    Student Life is a Christian organization putting on five-day youth camps across the US each summer. Five teams travel with a production crew: a video, audio, and lighting director are assigned to each team to setup, run, and tear down their respective areas upon each location. The video director arrives in Birmingham, AL at our main office for training and dress rehearsals and then travels for the ten to twelve weeks of camp (depending on the team).  

    Job Description

    For more information, contact Nick Rivero, Live Video Director at Student Life, Inc.

    Contact Information


    A Word about Salaries

    Please understand that the folks that send us these job announcements may not know or aren't in a position to share salary information, and we don’t ask. Of course we realize that both churches and job applicants need to be aware of competitive salary ranges. The phrase "Salary Commensurate With Experience" doesn't tell the whole story.

    Leadership Network (www.leadnet.org) is one group that tries to stay on top of such things. In 2003 and 2006, they produced a salary survey that you may find most helpful. Unfortunately they don’t break down the various production team roles like we would want to see them, however they do list the salary range for a Media Director. It's a start.

    Your church may find it helpful to participate in the Leadership Network 2008 Salary Survey, due out in Fall 2008.

    Also, the National Association of Church Business Administrators has their own 2008 salary survey in progress which you can find here.

    Or don't wait. There is a book called The 2008 Compensation Handbook for Church Staff compiled by Richard Hammar available here.

    Here’s another interesting salary calculation database mentioned in the 2006 LeadNet survey.

    And here is an interesting article in the Leadership Network May 2008 e-newsletter.

    Hope those resources prove helpful.


    Other Sources for Jobs

    Jeff Chandler at Kingdom Careers has worked with several ChurchSoundcheck members over the years. Contact him here:

    Jeff Chandler
    Kingdom Careers
    jchandler@kingdomcareers.com
    800-207-2306

    And you may have also seen these:

    ChristianJobs.com
    ChurchStaffing.com
    ExperiencingWorship.com
    Praise.net/careers

    The information and job descriptions listed here are provided as a courtesy. All details for each job listing have been provided by that church or company and are posted here at their request. To our knowledge, each of these positions is still open. It is the responsibility of the person requesting the job posting to inform us when the position has been filled so that we can remove it from the list. Neither ChurchSoundcheck.com or Taipale Media Systems, Inc. is responsible for any errors in the information presented herein.

    If your church has a job opening, in particular one involving technical support, feel free to email a request for TMS to list that position on this web page.


     

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