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Technical Arts Director/ Chief Audio Engineer

Hope Church

Mason, OH

Category: Technology/Media

Posted on: July 06, 2011

Job Description:

Technical Arts Director & Chief Audio Engineer

Position has two responsibilities will consider separating into separate jobs for two different individuals if necessary.

Technical Arts Director Qualities:
1.Follower of Jesus/Worshiper - Strong, personal faith, possesses well defined philosophy of corporate worship
2.Expert - Technical expertise in all areas (Knowledge and Skill)
3.Administrator - Great_noemailanizational skills
4.Servant - Whatever-it-takes, servant attitude
5.Learner - Teachable, trainable; knows and keeps up with dynamic industry
6.Visionary - Commitment to excellence, sees big picture, anticipates future
7.Shepherd/Teambuilder - Builder of people, teams
8.Equipper Heart/ability to train others, give away the ministry
9.Loyalty (to overseers and teammates) Team player, keeps short accounts, settles issues directly
10.Available Has time, energy, and desire to a_noemailplish needed tasks

Duties: Oversee, vision-cast, recruit, train and deploy a team of volunteers to manage all the technical aspects of the worship arts department, including weekly gatherings, rehearsals, extra in-house concerts and seasonal outreach events. Carefully assess technical equipment needs, budget for, purchase and maintain all such equipment. Work closely with Worship Pastor (directly) and Senior Pastor (indirectly) for maintaining excellence in overall presentation of worship services (The Gathering).

Chief Audio Engineer's Qualities:
The main responsibility is to run sound for a band practice, and Sunday morning services. Your house mix must be within the style and decibel range required. Most importantly, the house mix must add to the worship experience and not distract. Also, your stage mix, which includes monitors, aviom, and in ear monitors, must be the best they can be to allow the band and vocalists to be able to lead worship as best they can.
You will be responsible for maintenance of the main sanctuary sound system and other sound related equipment. You will also be asked to make decisions on upkeep of other sound equipment in the church. This might entail replacing and installing other sound systems in the church.

1. At least 3 years of extensive live/studio mixing which must include:
Experience with choirs and orchestras
Experience with mixing for live bands
An understanding of what each vocalist/musician needs to hear in their monitor
Experience with MICing an acoustic piano and acoustic drums
Extensive experience and understanding of EQ-ing

2.Demonstrate an understanding of sound equipment, and be able to decide on what new equipment is best for the church.
3. Be able to deal with criticism and give criticism in a constructive way
4. Evidence spiritual maturity and leadership
5. Be a team player
6. Be a team builder
7. Preferably a_noemailpetent musician
8. Understand, support and promote t 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Technical Arts Director/ Chief Audio Engineer
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
20,000 - 30,000
Organization Type:
Evangelical Free
Worship Style:
Church Size:
1000 - 1500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Hope Church
Contact Name:
Tim Dommer
4934 Western Row Road
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