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Cross Timbers Community Church

IT Specialist

Cross Timbers Community Church
Argyle, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 05/10/2013
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

JOB TITLE:  IT Specialist


CLASSIFICATION: Full Time                                         STATUS: Exempt         


MINISTRY:  Information Technology


REPORTS TO:  Director of Information Technology



The IT Specialist assists the Director of IT and the IT Team in telecommunications, networking, computer hardware and software, and Internet related systems within the Church.



The IT Specialist is responsible for assisting the Director of IT in any of the following areas:

  • Networking/Infrastructure Support and Management
  • Hardware troubleshooting, configuration and maintenance, including personal computers, printers, servers, storage devices and all networking hardware.
  • Software Tools and Business Systems
  • Telecommunications/Phones/VoIP
  • Database Administration
  • The Church web site backend and all supporting web/Internet functions such as DNS, Cloud systems management and domain name registration and SSL certificates.
  • Helpdesk




  • Knowledge and skills of the following:


  • Management of all physical and virtual Servers, local and in the cloud, storage devices, Fortigate routers/gateways, Ruckus Wi-Fi networks, Ethernet and VOIP switches, Barracuda Spam/Firewall, PC and Mac desktops, laptops, various clock, access and security systems and mobile devices.


  • Management of Services to include Data, Telecom, Office and Business Service Applications including Microsoft Active Directory, DFS, Group Policy and Exchange 2010, Windows XP/7/8, Server 2003 and 2008R2, Apple OSX 10.x, Office Professional, SQL, SharePoint, File & Print, Shelby Systems, Shortel VoIP, Shelby v5 Financials, VMware, Veeam, TrendMicro, Go Daddy and DNSMadeEasy, Ministry Platform ChMs, Microsoft Live communications Server, System Essentials 2007, Alloy Navigator Express, ProPresenter, Adobe Creative Suites, DocuTrac and Office Therapy Pro.


IT Administration:

  • Create, modify and manage domain and VoIP user accounts and Exchange mailboxes
  • Create, modify and manage domain group policy objects and share permissions.
  • Create, modify and manage distribution lists and GAL
  • Knowledge of Core Active Directory Domain, Forest and FSMO roles a plus
  • Manage address books for copiers, scanners and fax
  • Provide software application support to staff (Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Help manage licensing, assets and projects as defined by the Director of IT
  • Assist with IT budgets and Vendor maintenance contract and service renewals




  • Clearance of criminal background check
  • 4 year degree or equivalent experience in an IT related field, such as Information Systems administration, Enterprise helpdesk and/or Support Engineer environments.
  • Strong skills in troubleshooting and repairing computer hardware and software, telecom, and infrastructure systems, and managing deployment projects across a wide variety of heterogeneous systems.
  • Strong skills in communicating with and providing resources to teams within the church.
  • Strong skills in dealing with a variety of contracted or vendor provided goods and services.




Monday through Friday and rotate On-Call weekend shifts to assist with occasional technical needs for weekend services or special events.


Must understand that ministry does not always fall within a normal 9:00- 5:00 schedule and working outside of that schedule including weekends and holidays for Family Ministries or CT sponsored events may be required.


Work hours will flex as needs arise either during weekend services, or during major systems deployments.


 All staff members are required to work Easter services and the week leading up to and including Christmas services; the schedule for these services can vary according to the campus needs and the yearly calendar.




Position requires the ability to climb a ladder and work in small confined spaces along with frequent climbing of stairs, bending, stooping and lifting of equipment, boxes or supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.  Work is generally performed indoors, but may involve limited exposure to outdoor weather conditions.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of this job and the level of work performed by employees in this position.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties required by their supervisor.