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Valley Family Church

Audio/Video Specialist

Valley Family Church
Portage, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 03/09/2015
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Audio/Video Specialist


Are you passionate about audio and video technology? Are you wanting to use your skills to impact the local church? Are you looking for an opportunity to grow professionally, creatively, and spiritually?

As an Audio/Video Specialist, you’ll be responsible for assisting church staff in all things tech, creating concepts for the future to keep Valley Family Church on the cutting edge of technology, the implementation of those concepts, and growing the audio/video team of staff and volunteers.

This is a full time position.



  • Oversees the use of various media equipment, including video, lighting, and audio equipment.

  • Oversee or operate highly technical or complex equipment, such as multi-media and computer projection equipment.

  • Lead and/or assist in training, scheduling, and distributing work to other staff, apprentices, volunteers, and interns.

  • Provides information and advice to technically complex matters.

  • Coordinate equipment installation, maintenance and repair as needed.


  • Make recommendations for equipment purchases, system design, and facility utilization for all things audio/video tech related.

  • Research emerging technology regularly for the purpose of keeping current with the latest trends and information.

  • Have a working knowledge of signal flow, transmitter/receivers, sound board functions, mixing techniques, DMX, DMX systems, basic lighting board functions, and other things pertaining to technology infrastructure.

  • Be able to build and grow a strong relationships with audio and video volunteers.

  • Assist all-staff with various technical needs and events

Qualifications for role:

  • 2+ years of audio/video experience

  • Demonstrates consistency in following procedures, practices, and policies

  • Able to readily adapt to Valley Family Church’s fast-pased environment, style and vision 

Desirable Skills, but not required:

  • Well versed in Adobe Premier  

  • Well versed in Macintosh Pro Presenter

  • Prior experience with Yamaha audio boards

  • Prior experience with ETC and/or Jands lighting boards

  • Have a creative eye

  • Prior experience with online streaming

  • Prior knowledge of technical systems; Lyntec, Crestron, and ETC