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Blackhawk Church

Assistant Technical Director

Blackhawk Church
Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 07/28/2008
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Blackhawk is a rapidly growing, multi-venue church, looking for someone to join our talented Worship and Technical Arts Teams. The ideal candidate will be creative and organized with a passion for technical arts. This individual will work with the Director of Technical Arts in all aspects of technical production (audio/video/lighting). The primary responsibility of this person will be to work with non-Sunday ministries, training & equipping volunteers to effectively use technical equipment to enhance their ministries. This person will also work with special events, media distribution and maintenance of technical systems.

Our location in Madison, Wisconsin, a Big Ten university town, provides us with an element of diversity on our teams and a unique blend of ages in our congregation. This variety allows us room for creativity and innovation in our worship styles. We recently relocated to a brand new facility in the fall of 2007, and the facility is equipped with professionally designed systems.

• Enable non-Sunday ministries/events to more effectively use audio/video/lighting: Find, develop and manage volunteer teams, assess and address technical & production needs
• Manage media distribution (CD, DVD, tape, web): Find, develop and manage volunteer teams, streamline processes
• Create and manage tracking system for all technical assets
• Assist the Director of Technical Arts: Train and direct Sunday worship venue volunteers, installation & maintenance of technical systems, plan and organize technical aspects of worship services, take the use of the lighting systems in the main venues to the next level, plan and execute a future off-site worship venue

Qualifications and Skills:
• Stable, mature, growing disciple of Jesus Christ, committed to the values of Blackhawk Church
• A team player that exhibits a spirit of joy and helpfulness, as well as willingness to learn and be challenged
• Good interpersonal skills – ability to deal with a variety of people in different situations
• Strong work ethic, shows initiative and is driven for excellence and creativity
• Excellent problem solving/trouble shooting skills
• Strong organizational ability
• Minimum 2 years experience in technical production or related experience
• Strong audio mixing skills and musical ear
• Experience with theatrical lighting systems
• Experience with video and projection systems
• Experience and success with working in a live production setting
• Formal technical training highly desirable
• Experience in team building & volunteer training is a plus

Salary depends on experience. No phone calls please. Email, mail or fax cover letter and resume with position clearly indicated to:

Blackhawk Church
9620 Brader Way
Madison, WI 53593
FAX: 608.828.4238