Lighting Director

abundant church

El Paso, TX 79907-3103

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Category: Technology/Media

Posted on: January 18, 2022

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

abundant.org

JOB DESCRIPTION
• To oversee all elements of Lighting training, development, and operation at all Abundant campuses.

Experience and Knowledge Required:
• Three (3) years experience in lighting production or broadcast environment
• Intermediate MAC and PC proficiency
• Basic understanding of lighting design software (specifically Vectorworks) is preferred, but not
required
• Familiarity with media servers (specifically Green-Hippo and Resolume) is preferred, but not
required
• Familiarity with pre-visualization software (such as Light Converse, MA3d, Vision, etc.) is
preferred, but not required
• Intermediate knowledge of lighting consoles (specifically ETC eos TI, High-End HOG4,
GrandMA2, and ETC Smart fade)
• Familiarity with computer software like ProPresenter is preferred, but not required
• Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
• Relational and team-building skills required
• Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve quickly

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
• Oversee all elements of lighting operation at all Abundant campuses, including developing Volunteer Team training benchmarks, coaching best-practice procedures, and communicating service expectations/quality control
• Work closely with Creative Director to improve service visual and worship experience elements at campuses
• Assist with selection and distribution of jump backs and graphic content to be used during worship elements for campuses
• Oversee the communication of all service-related lighting and visual information to campuses
• Coordinate system-wide lighting workshops for staff and Volunteer Teams to improve skills for
programming, lighting design, and console operation
• Oversee creation and maintenance of troubleshooting guides for campuses
• Regularly communicate with campus production staff during the week to provide guidance and
assistance with training methods and get feedback on equipment management and service flow
• Oversee programming of lighting cues and creation of service visuals for Sunday services
• Assist with the maintenance of asset management system including, but not limited to, inventory
management, prepping equipment for conferences and events, and scheduling routine
maintenance
• Oversee maintenance and manage lighting systems at all Abundant offsite campuses, including:
updating hardware, software, and equipment firmware; regularly cleaning and maintaining fixtures and equipment; and hanging and removing damaged lighting fixtures so they can be repaired
• Assist with campus lighting projects, including system installations, upgrades, and repairs, to ensure high levels of quality, preparation, and interdepartmental communication; coordination with other departments; scheduling and attending meetings; liaising with contractors and host venues, and coordinating site visits with vendors as needed
• Oversee the execution of services, special events, and conferences as required, including set-up, operation, load-out, and management of lighting equipment (both rented and Abundant-owned)
• Travel to Abundant campuses to observe services/events, assist with equipment maintenance or
training, and attend meetings as needed
• Liaise with audio, production, worship, and IT departments regarding any potential
troubleshooting needs, event scheduling/staffing, and equipment operation or training
• Assist as needed with Prime Youth and Prime Culture Production, aid in mentoring, training, and
coaching students

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist with lighting or production equipment setup and operation for Abundant services and events at any campus as needed
• Assist other Abundant departments with lighting and/or lighting equipment support
• Participate in church-wide events
• Lead or co-lead an Abundant Group
• Other duties as assigned
Attributes:
• Positive, fun, enjoyable, and life-giving attitude
• Loyal, heart of a servant
• Must be committed to the vision of Abundant to fulfill the Great Commission with integrity and
passion
• High-capacity, multi-tasking individual who is comfortable working independently without
constant supervision
• Strong written/oral communication and interpersonal skills
• Highly self-motivated and –directed
o Demonstrate loyalty to the vision of the team and church
• Ability to work well with others, cultivate a team-building atmosphere, and nurture relationships
with co-workers and Volunteer Teams
• Ability to manage a calendar of events, task list, and own work schedule without supervision
• Ability to perform job requirements in a high-energy and fast-paced environment
• Ability to maintain a high level of organization and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
simultaneously
• Willingness and ability to work non-traditional hours on nights and weekends as needed
• Willingness to work in and understand the intricacies of a ministry-conscious environment
• Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems quickly
• Ability to build teams and surround self with those whose strengths offset your weaknesses
Extent of Public Contact:
• Daily contact with members of Production department staff
• Abundant Pastors and staff members (full-time and part-time)
• Volunteers at all campuses
• Prime Youth and Prime Culture students
• Outside vendors, contractors, and manufacturers

Physical Demands:
• Assist with setup or operation of production equipment as needed
• Equipment repair, maintenance, or installation at all campuses as needed
• Regular travel to Abundant Administration Office for meetings
• Travel to off-site Abundant campuses
• Must be able to drive own vehicle or an Abundant vehicle
• Must be able to lift and carry equipment up to 75 lbs.
• Able to work safely at height above stages and auditoriums
 

About abundant church:

abundant.org 

Job Qualifications:

Experience and Knowledge Required:
• Three (3) years experience in lighting production or broadcast environment
• Intermediate MAC and PC proficiency
• Basic understanding of lighting design software (specifically Vectorworks) is preferred, but not
required
• Familiarity with media servers (specifically Green-Hippo and Resolume) is preferred, but not
required
• Familiarity with pre-visualization software (such as Light Converse, MA3d, Vision, etc.) is
preferred, but not required
• Intermediate knowledge of lighting consoles (specifically ETC eos TI, High-End HOG4,
GrandMA2, and ETC Smart fade)
• Familiarity with computer software like ProPresenter is preferred, but not required
• Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
• Relational and team-building skills required
• Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve quickly 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Lighting Director
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Salary:
$40,000 - 50,000
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Contemporary
Church Size:
over 5000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Contact Name:
Ezra Jurado
Address1:
1000a Valley Crest Dr
Address2:
City:
El Paso
State or Province:
ZIP Code:
79907-3103
Country:
United States
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