TECHNICAL ARTS DIRECTOR Job Title: Technical Arts Director Department: Arts Reports to: Stacy Brewer, Director of the Arts Positions Supervised: All Technical staff for McNeil Campus (full time, part time, or contract) All current/future Campus Tech Directors FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time Position Summary: The Technical Arts Director is a global arts leadership position that pastors and manages the Technical Department and staff for Gateway McNeil campus and all current/future campus Tech Directors. This person serves on the Arts Leadership Team and serves as the visionary and keeper of values for the Technical Arts ministry at Gateway Church. Essential Functions: Pastors and manages all McNeil technical staff - full time, part time, contract – as well as all current/future campus Technical Directors. Responsible for all technical operations including system design, integration, upgrade, purchase and maintenance of systems at Gateway Church and its campuses Responsible for design, purchase and build-out of all portable tech systems for Gateway campuses Serves at a technical position for weekend services 50% of the time. Visits other Gateway campuses for weekend services 50% of the time. Attends and actively participates in Arts Staff, Arts Leadership Team and Production meetings on a weekly basis. Partners with the programming team to fulfill the artistic vision and technical support required of creative elements within the services. Actively participates in the production, execution, and review of Gateway services and events. Promotes and lives out the “Beyond Sunday” value at Gateway. This value states that we are an arts team that embraces, engages, and actively ministers to the culture in which we live. We not only have our weekly job functions that help our team execute quality Sunday services and special events, but we also work together to build bridges to the artists and art community of Austin through supportive events, partnerships, collaborative initiatives, creative resourcing, holistic artist development, and pastoral ministry. This position should dedicate _______% of hours and energies toward the “Beyond Sunday” value. Other Functions: Builds relationships and provides support and training for other technically supported Gateway ministries Provides pastoral leadership as well as training and professional development for staff and serving teams Oversight of stage and scenic teams Dreams and develops ways to build bridges to the technical arts community of Austin through the Beyond Sunday value. Technically supports other bridge efforts of Gateway to the Austin arts community such as concert events, festivals, recordings, or other creative ideas. Other duties as assigned by the Arts Director Qualifications: Knowledge/Skills Must have strong proficiency in at least one area of the Technical Arts. Must have general working knowledge/competency of all technical systems – audio, video, lighting Education: College Degree preferred Experience: Minimum 7-10 yrs. experience working in a technically advanced performance venue. Minimum 7-10 yrs experience leading and training staff and/or volunteers. Working Conditions and other information: Must be able to lift heavy equipment, climb ladders and work/operate lifts. 1st Year: All full-time exempt employees are required to work their first Christmas services on staff. Live out Staff Values: 1) Stay connected with God by His spirit throughout the day; engages in regular spiritual practices to maintain that connection and grow in relationship with God. 2) Focuses on serving both the internal and external Church Body with excellence. 3) Works at a pace that is life giving; prioritizes and organizes tasks and work schedule in order to achieve a healthy work/life balance. 4) Participating in and doing life with authentic community; has people in their life that consistently hold them accountable. 5) Demonstrates unwavering ethics, and respect and consideration for individuals. 6) Works to create an environment characterized by trust and openness, quality and professionalism, honesty and reliability. 7) Shows initiative by looking for ways to do the job better/more efficiently and contributes to process improvement; demonstrates an openness to change and trying new ideas with flexibility and a focus on the staff and church body as a whole. 8) As part of their lifestyle, building into the lives of 3-12 people, empowering them to become future disciples and leaders.