Tech Coordinator- Lake Oswego United Methodist Church


Tech Coordinator- Lake Oswego United Methodist Church

8/30/2021

Lake Oswego United Methodist Church Position Description Position Title: Tech Coordinator Status: Non-exempt Reports To: Communications Director FTE: .30 (10-12 hours/week) Revision Date: August 2021 General Description: Lake Oswego United Methodist Church (LOUMC) position descriptions are guidelines. They are not intended to identify every task that an employee will be asked to complete. They are intended as a general outline of the essential work responsibilities and qualifications of the position. Statement of Inclusivity: · We affirm that all individuals are of sacred worth, without exception · We commit ourselves to be in ministry for and with all persons, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, economic condition, marital status or abilities · We welcome all persons who seek God’s love through Jesus Christ and who desire to journey together toward greater understanding and mutual respect General Function: Under the general supervision of the Communications Director, the Tech Coordinator will set up, produce, and livestream Sunday worship each week. This includes setting up technology each Sunday morning at approximately 8:00am and working until 11:30 or 12:00 pm to cover both worship services, attending Thursday afternoon band rehearsals from 4:30 to 6:30 pm, and accommodating flexible hours during the week (generally Wednesday or later) for setting up the service slides for the livestream and audience screens, setting up YouTubeLive and posting to the Website, training and scheduling volunteers and trouble-shooting technical issues. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: · Handle all audio/visual technical issues related to Sunday Worship and special events (funerals, weddings, community events) utilizing hardware and software owned by LOUMC. · Train, create and maintain a schedule of LOUMC volunteers who will assist in running the audio/visual equipment each Sunday and Thursday. · Work in cooperation with Pro Sound & Light, an outside vendor to repair or upgrade equipment. · Work closely with the LOUMC Communications Director to assure coverage for all events and provide links to scheduled livestreams for use in the Sunday QuickNews. · Work closely with LOUMC volunteers to troubleshoot network problems. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: ? Demonstrate a professional demeanor with the ability to communicate effectively in person and by phone, email or text. ? Demonstrate proficiency using all audio/visual equipment related to live performance and streaming. ? Perform all responsibilities with dedication and a minimum of supervision. ? Demonstrate ability to adjust to varying work needs. ? Maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality; exercise discretion and sensitivity when dealing with any confidential church and personnel information. Core Value Requirements: ? Collaborate and communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups within LOUMC; accepting and supporting decisions made collectively for the good of LOUMC. ? Value the inclusion of multiple voices and commit to make the world a better place through service and seeking justice in our community and our world. Education and Experience Requirements: · Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university; or · 3 years’ experience as an audio/visual technician running live streaming; preferably working with a non-profit or church environment. Work Environment: Work is performed in a Church environment, which may include community events, and/or at other locations as deemed necessary. Position requires ability to sit for extended periods as well as stand occasionally. Position may require accessing locations by use of stairs. The position is based in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Lake Oswego United Methodist Church is committed to building a diverse workforce to broaden and deepen our work in the communities we serve. We strongly urge candidates from communities of color, disability, LGBTQ+, linguistically diverse populations, older adults and military veterans to consider application to our positions. LOUMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Job Description and Confidentiality Acknowledgement: I have received, reviewed and fully understand the job description for LOUMC Tech Coordinator. I further understand that I am responsible for the satisfactory execution of the essential functions described herein, that this job description does not constitute a contract of employment and LOUMC or I may exercise our employment-at-will rights at any time. I also understand that, as a non-exempt employee, I will not work overtime hours unless approved in advance by the senior pastor and will accurately record my hours worked for payroll. I also understand that I must maintain the confidentiality of all matters associated with LOUMC, the congregation, and other staff. Any matters discussed relative to LOUMC operations, transitions, vision, and activities must not be discussed with congregants. In addition, tact and discretion is expected in all dealings with congregants in the event you are asked about information that you may not supply due to this confidentiality statement. Employee Name: Date: Employee Signature: ______________________

Location: Lake Oswego United Methodist Church

Contact: Jon Gice

Address: 1855 Southshore Blvd. Lake Oswego OR 97034

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