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Worship Technology Lead

Eden Prairie United Methodist Church (EPUMC) is in search of a part-time Worship Technology Lead (6 hours/week) who will support the church’s digital discipleship goals through the implementation and management of the weekly worship livestream services.  If you have a passion for combining your faith with your technology skills, you are encouraged to apply!

Job Title:  Worship Technology Lead

EPUMC Vision: To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

EPUMC Staff Mission: With a servant’s heart, we will enthusiastically support the spiritual transformation of the people of Eden Prairie United Methodist Church by building relationships and empowering people to make a unique difference in God’s world. Big enough to make a difference, small enough to care.

Position Description: Create a consistently high quality live streamed and online experience of our live worship events.

Reports to: Pastor

Success Means: Live worship events will be consistently and successfully produced in real time, both live and livestreamed on our chosen platform. Live worship events will be archived in a timely manner for the online community to access and engage with at a time of their choosing.

Objectives: Prepare for livestreaming of worship events such that servants, equipment and technology are consistently and adequately ready

  • Recruit, train and schedule media servants for the sound / audio / livestream booth for Worship events
  • Produce the recorded live worship such that the online community can easily and consistently access and engage with the worship event.
  • Assess and evaluate data / metrics from church digital ministry sites for trends of effectiveness of the livestreaming ministry, and report findings to leadership for use in development of future adaptations.
  • Maintain and evaluate audio, visual and digital equipment for hybrid worship such that worship is being livestreamed and recorded with appropriate, up-to-date equipment.
  • Communicate and coordinate with staff and servants in the worship ministry areas, assuring details are anticipated, prepared for and managed for high quality, in person, livestreamed and recorded worship.

Qualifications:           

Minimum

  • Prior successful experience with livestream equipment and the process of livestreaming events.
  • Prior demonstrated experience with sound mixing, presentation software, and video editing such that this has become an accomplished skill set. 
  • Ability to work on Sunday mornings when it is anticipated 80% of the work effort of this position will occur in a 4-hour work period.
  • A strong, growing faith in Jesus that is expressed in an inclusive manner.

Preferred                    

  • Experience with vMix Production software, PTZ cameras and NDI live video over IP technology
  • Experience with livestreaming worship or events with both music and spoken word

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Inclusive character
  • An un-apologetic energy for inviting participation and servants
  • Ability to recruit, train and manage servants
  • Inviting Feedback
  • Demonstrated ability to network and develop relationships
  • Ability to express ideas clearly in both written and oral communications
  • Work under stress

To apply, send cover letter and resume to office@prairiechurch.org

Eden Prairie United Methodist Church

15050 Scenic Heights Rd.
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

(952) 937-8781

www.prairiechurch.org

Facebook: Eden Prairie United Methodist Church

City: 
Eden Prairie
State: 
Minnesota
Employer: 
Eden Prairie United Methodist Church
Job Type: 
Part-Time
Job Category: 
Music Ministry
Denomination: 
United Methodist Church (UMC)