Big Win: A servant leader who supports audio, video, and lighting (AVL) technology operations and development for all Liquid Church campuses.
The Video Technician position is a full-time role and reports to the Technical Director (TD). The schedule is primarily Sunday through Thursday but may be required to support other events periodically. This position is non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Working with and supporting the Technical Director, the Video Technician is responsible for the following areas in order of priority.
1. Technology support
- Supports all AVL technology to ensure it runs smoothly at all Liquid campuses for all weekend services. If issues arise, the Video Technician coordinates with the TD and the campus staff to ensure repair & replacement for all AVL equipment. The priority is experience with video, exposure to audio and lighting is secondary.
- Helps ensure that the appropriate technology is available and working to deliver the weekly church online services and broadcasts to campuses.
- Implements, tests, and troubleshoots video systems that support other events, including worship services, outreaches, etc.
2. Technology Strategy and Development
- Helps develop the technology implementation for new campus launches and campus systems at merged campuses.
- Assists with the development of a Refurbishment Plan, identifying areas that can be improved when funds are available and coordinates with the TD to handle the upgrades.
- Development of best practices and standard template for delivering AVL solutions for other events and outreaches.
- Coordinates and schedules maintenance of AVL equipment at all campuses and performs an annual preventative maintenance plan
- Maintains annual contracts for support and maintenance of systems with a current list of service professionals to handle repairs and maintenance.
- Updates documentation for all AVL systems and updates standard templates for technology at broadcast and video campuses
- Helps with AVL equipment purchases.
- Serves as secondary contact for emergencies related to any of the AVL systems.
- Develops relationships with contractors and consulting firms as resources to provide assistance when systems are changed or implemented.
3. Volunteer Development and Training
In coordination with the Campus Teams, recruits, retains, and rewards volunteers on each campus to provide weekly support for the AVL systems. The objective is to use volunteers instead of technology staff or outside professionals, if possible.
Experience - Three to five years of hands-on experience developing and troubleshooting video and lighting equipment and systems. Experience with lighting and/or audio preferred.
Technical knowledge - Familiar with all of the AVL systems and equipment that Liquid uses, able to troubleshoot all systems. Liquid is primarily a Mac organization and requires working knowledge of the following software: ProVideoSync, ProPresenter, iWork (Pages), Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Entourage), and OSX server.
Tech Savvy - Ability to learn new and changing technology with ease to help keep equipment providing the highest quality experience at a reasonable cost
Organization - Can manage multiple tasks and responsibilities and keep everything working towards the desired objectives
Spiritual Maturity - A person who regularly practices learning God's Word, allowing God to renew their mind, and being obedient to what they learn.
Communication - Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Relational Ability - A “people” person who works well with staff and volunteers of varying personality types.