Worship & Tech Director

Grace Christian Fellowship

Job Description

Role Summary

Grace Christian Fellowship multiplies followers of Jesus by changing lives through changed lives! This role will be primarily responsible for leading GCF’s worship & tech ministries while assisting with communications.


Role Responsibilities

The worship & tech director will perform a range of duties including, but not limited to:

  • Overseeing the worship & music ministries of GCF – including Sundays & assisting with youth group: recruiting, equipping, and approving worship team musicians, vocalists, media, sound, and lighting volunteers needed for Sunday mornings
  • Leading Sunday worship services with energy, excellence, and a Godward focus, scheduling teams, arranging and overseeing rehearsals, mobilizing & multiplying competent lay-leaders within GCF
  • Collaborating with the pastoral team in planning, developing, and implementing the yearly worship service calendar
  • Stewarding both the worship & technology budgets effectively
  • Maintaining all licensing, contracts, and agreements – ensuring they are on file & up-to-date
  • Loading weekly service elements into Pro-Presenter: including all songs, PPT’s, creative elements, video, and any other technical elements into pro-presenter
  • Facilitating the recording and distribution of the sermons & full services on the website and in MP3/CD format
  • Overseeing GCF’s technology needs - including live streaming
  • Assisting with digital communications and social media
  • Video creation, editing, and production for the ministries of GCF
  • Have a working knowledge of how to effectively Live Stream a worship service 


Qualifications

  • Committed follower of Christ in full agreement with GCF’s beliefs, mission, vision, and ministry philosophy with a deep love for God and others
  • “Above reproach” integrity, consistent obedience to Jesus with regular practice of the spiritual disciplines, connected in community with a local church, godly marriage and fatherhood (if applicable), exemplifies the fruit of the spirit, free of addictions, tough and tender heart, not argumentative, and a great listener
  • Humble attitude and hungry to learn with consistent follow-through and passion for people far from God
  • Developer over “doer” – someone who is proficient, but will empower others rather than doing ministry solo
  • Healthy culture creator who’s a thermostat rather than a thermometer
  • Must have a very high EQ with outrageously good people skills
  • Knowledge of lighting and sound production.
  • Ability to exchange ideas while supplying and receiving constructive feedback effectively with all levels of GCF’s leadership
  • Musically and vocally gifted with significant experience in worship leading
  • Competent in utilizing Pro Presenter and Planning Center Services
  • Technologically savvy with a proven track record in tech competency
  • Open to pursuing a pastoral training track & ordination


Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required – Master’s degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of leading a worship department / ministry


To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and a video sample- a link to a website, youtube, or vimeo will suffice, of you leading worship to [email protected]

About Grace Christian Fellowship

Grace Christian Fellowship has been a part of the Cortland community for multiple generations and continues to engage in God honoring, people edifying, and kingdom advancing ministry. Grace strives to be a church that equips and sends out its people just as Paul writes in Ephesians 4:12-16. Our motto at GCF is Changing lives through Changed lives.


Cortland County, located in New York State’s Finger lakes Region, offers the very best of upstate living; good schools, a wondrous four-season climate, affordable real estate, attractive downtown areas, and home to the State University of Cortland. As the state’s geographic center, Cortland has easy access to Syracuse and Binghamton via Interstate 81. Ithaca is nearby and is home to Ithaca College and Cornell University as well as several state parks. Agribusiness flourishes in the county as well as light industry, Guthrie-Cortland Medical Center, and small business. The area offers the ability to play outdoors in all four seasons where the vistas are beautiful in this elevated plateau called the Crown City. The church is nicely located between the City of Cortland and the Village of Homer and is easily accessible to the whole county and surrounding areas.

Experience Required
1 – 5 years

Type
Full-time

Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
1 year ago
Location
Cortland, New York

Denomination
Non-Denominational

Church Size
500-750 people


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