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Harvest Church

Tech Arts Director (Heights Campus)

Harvest Church
Billings, Montana, United States

Date Posted: 07/22/2014
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Not Applicable
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description - Technical Director
Campus:        Heights
Position Status:    Regular Full Time
Reporting to:        Worship Director

Job Summary and Purpose
Harvest Church is looking for a technical director who is strong in systems and team building.  The Heights campus technical director will oversee all campus technical staff, volunteers and operations (AVL) related, but not limited to the weekend experience.  This position will also provide support and oversight to other campus events in need of tech support outside of the weekend experience.

As a member of the Central Support Team, the Heights TD will ensure not only the systems success of his campus, but will also partner with other campus tech directors in maintaining and enhancing their campus systems as well.



The Weekend Experience

  •  Provide leadership and oversight to all system support (audio, video and lighting) for the weekend experience including the operation and maintenance of all gear.
  •  Operate as the Service Production Director (SPD) ensuring all technical elements in the weekend flow are in place and that volunteers are fully engaged and communicated to.
  •  Occasionally run “Front of House” (FOH) when support staff and volunteers are not available to serve.
  •  Direct and provide oversight to the creation and switch out of stage sets to be utilized for the Heights platform and lockdown shot for other campuses
  •  Provide system maintenance and acquisition for AVL equipment in all venues on campus.
  • Provide and maintain a high level of excellence in all technical aspects of the weekend experience

Team Development

  • Recruit, train and develop a team of volunteers to provide significant depth in all positions.
  •  Lead, inspire and manage technical support staff while executing their development strategy.
  •  Provide spiritual leadership and genuine care for the well being of your staff and volunteers.

Central Support

  •  Provide systems support to other campuses and technical staff as needed.
  •  Occasionally travel to remote campuses for assistance in system maintenance and training.
  •  Provide spiritual leadership and genuine care for the well being of your staff and volunteers.



Church Online

  • Provide leadership and oversight to all system support (AVL) for Church Online recording sessions utilizing staff and volunteers.  
  • Ensure Pro Tools content is properly mixed and distributed to the Sr. Video Editor for post.

Ministry Events

  • Provide technical support to campus ministry events outside of the weekend environment utilizing support staff and volunteers.
  • Coordinate ministry event tech requests through Harvest Connect (online database for people and facilities).

Budget & Ministry Plans

  • Responsible for the oversight and execution of the Heights Tech Arts budget.
  • Craft an annual ministry plan for the Heights Tech Arts ministry clearly communicating vision, ministry initiatives with coinciding budget allocations.


The Heights Technical Director is a relational position in that it requires consistent interaction with support staff, volunteers and church members each weekend.  The Heights TD will be a leader and a developer of leaders, capable of casting vision, shepherding the team, and overseeing the administration, staff and ministries of his ministry.

  • The Heights Technical Director will have the following experience and attributes:
  • A deep, evident love of Christ, Church and Kingdom that shapes all aspects of his life.
  • A commitment to a life-stye of continual growth in both character and competency.
  • An ability to lead at a departmental level, overseeing the care and development of support staff and volunteers.
  • Catalytic leadership-a high energy self-starter who gets things done and makes things happen.
  • Team player-Someone people will follow, but who is also willing to be a great follower.
  • Mobilizer-Someone who can turn followers into teams of volunteers.
  • High Capacity Operator - Someone who shows capacity to juggle a lot of balls simultaneously, and enjoys doing so.
  • Good communication skills and a people person (not an introvert).

Formal education is not a predetermining factor for the selection of the Heights Technical Director.  However, it is likely that they will hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.


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