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Pleasant Valley Baptist Church

Technical Arts Leader

Pleasant Valley Baptist Church
Liberty, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 12/01/2014
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Description Summary
The purpose of the Technical Arts Leader position is to lead and mentor the technical arts team.  Reports to the Associate Pastor of Worship.  To be considered for this position, you must submit a preliminary online Google form at: (you may need to copy and paste this link into your browser).  Top candidates from this preliminary submission process will eventually complete a separate full official application for employment at a later date. 
About Pleasant Valley Baptist Church
Pleasant Valley Baptist Church is located 20 minutes north of Kansas City in Liberty, MO.  We currently have four worship gatherings each weekend.  We have a vision of launching six churches by the year 2020.  See technical specs ( and general website ( online.
  • Spiritually growing leader of technology and people
  • Situational awareness of when to use technical vs. layman language
  • Master at leveraging resources for the maximum kingdom benefit
  • This technical artist may be a musician themselves
  • Trust worthy and dependable
  • Lifelong learner and teacher
  • Exhibit grace under pressure
  • Willingness to speak up with love when there might be a better way
  • Attributes: Trustworthy, honest, confidential, passion, loyal, obedient, helpful, servant attitude, brave, think for self, sound judgement, thrifty, manages resources well, courteous, kind, gentle, humble, forgiving, friendly, approachable, hospitable, discipline, self-control
  • Spiritual Gifts: Administration, Discernment, Encouragement, Interpretation, Knowledge, Leadership, Mercy, Serving, Teaching, Wisdom
  • Provide overall leadership and mentorship of the technical arts team
  • Manage and lead the technical arts team to execute weekend worship gatherings
  • Oversee all A/V support and personnel for PV events
  • Oversee audio/visual systems
  • Provide leadership in the area of audio/visual production
  • Continual training to develop in modern media
  • Provide a clear vision for the technical arts ministry that aligns with the overarching vision for the church 
  • Budget management
  • Value the sense of family among artists both on and off stage
  • Value people above the tools we use
  • Create a sense of partnership with the creative team
  • Default to servant leadership instead of positional leadership
  • Guide self and team to a realistic balance of margin and effort
  • Plan for Plan A, yet flexible to flow into a Plan B
  • Willingness to risk wisely, fail well, and try again smarter
  • Vibrant relationship with Christ
  • Collaborative creator open to a variety of expressions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both in technical and non-technical environments
  • Detail-oriented excellence in production execution
  • Ability to influence and shape the technical arts ministry and worship culture
  • Able to lift moderate to heavy equipment
  • Relational (listening, communication)
  • Upper tier audio, video, lighting skills
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Sense of calling for the position
Experience and Education (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years leading technical artists and managing a team
  • Degree in audio/video preferred
  • Experience as a church volunteer in the area of tech ministry
  • Proven example of attained goals in previous employment experiences
  • This position does not include Information Technologies (IT).  The IT department manages all copier, telecommunications, website, hosting, campus servers, etc.
To Apply
To be considered for this position, you must apply via our online Google form at:  (you may need to copy and paste this link into your browser).  After applying through our online Google form, please send a cover letter and resume to by January 2, 2015.  Qualified applicants will receive a response by January 15, 2015.