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First United Methodist Church

Technical Director

First United Methodist Church
Springfield, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 02/27/2014
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:





First United Methodist Church is a vibrant, multigenerational community of faith that exists to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. In a culture dominated by entertainment and materialism, we are convinced people want to experience God and live beyond themselves. In a media driven culture, excellence in the technical arts is a powerful tool of evangelism when partnered with Biblical teaching, sincere worship and real community.



We are seeking a growing Christ-follower with excellent people and technical skills to oversee the technical needs of the church’s operations. This full-time position requires strong skills in live audio mixing, video and lighting, stage design, volunteer training and technical planning other desired skills are video production and website maintenance.



Experience in a live production environment; specifically digital audio mixers, wireless microphone technologies, IMAG, theatrical lighting, and basic rigging and staging principles.


Experience in a video production environment: specifically lighting, audio recording and video editing. Proficiency in Adobe Suite is desired.


Experience in working with a worship arts team of paid and unpaid servants to accomplish goals. Must be able to build teams of volunteers in tech ministry areas and have excellent time management skills.



  • A healthy, growing, personal walk with Jesus.
  • A teachable spirit that desires to keep learning and growing.
  • A positive attitude, high energy, and a creative spirit.
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and trouble shoot.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Team player.



Please submit resume as well as video work to:


First United Methodist Church

Attn: Mike Whitaker

2941 S. Koke Mill Rd

Springfield, IL 62711