Maumee UMC - Director of Technology
Employment

Director of Technology Maumee United Methodist Church

Position Objective
The Director of Technology is a position that oversees the technology and online ministries of MUMC. This person will recruit, equip, and empower ministry leaders and teams and collaboratively implement the church’s mission/values/vision/strategy. Overall objectives include implementing a technology strategy that will support the ministries of MUMC; recruiting and supervising a team of volunteers that will run the sound, lighting, worship presentation software, and streaming worship services each week; trouble shoot IT issues in all areas of the church; and develop a cohesive strategy for the church’s information systems (ie membership software, scheduling, communication software, networking, etc)

Current Areas of Responsibilities
The current areas of responsibilities include recruiting and training volunteers for Sunday morning worship to cover the sound, streaming, lighting, and worship presentation software; developing and implementing a strategy to care for the IT needs for the different ministries of MUMC; evaluating and developing the needed technology that will support the mission, vision, and values of MUMC; build the Sunday presentations for each of our worship services currently using Media Shout worship presentation soft-ware.

Essential Competencies
Equipping and Empowering Volunteer Leadership:
Ability to discover and develop leaders, coach God-given spiritual gifts and talents in persons, establish an environment where leaders create leaders, promote and facilitate an environment of teams, and hold leaders and teams accountable.

Resources and Learning Levels:
Knowledge of the resources and current available technology that would meet the church’s current and future needs to meet our mission, vision, and values. There would also need to be a knowledge of both software and hardware issues and resources.

Relational Capacity
Approachable spirit and personality that facilitates effective and cordial relationships with all generations but especially those on the technology teams; develops deepening  levels of trust with leaders and staff; able to build morale in persons and teams in order to achieve goals and objectives; affirms the accomplishments and enriches emotional well-being of others; conducts oneself with full integrity, honesty, maturity and confidentiality; pursues resolution to conflicts.

Written and Verbal Communication
Effectively conveys and promotes information to staff members, leaders, and congregation; clearly articulates ministry objectives; creatively promotes ministry opportunities in different formats and on different platforms; receives and offers feedback to ministry leaders and church leadership.

Spiritual Areas
•Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
•Commitment to personal spiritual growth
•Considers this position a ministry calling, not simply a job
•Models standards and expectations of Christian leadership, including positivity, professionalism, grace and forgiveness.

Reports to Lead Pastor and Staff Parish Relations Committee
Time Commitment – 10-15 hours per week
Previous Experience preferred but not required
Job Posting Dates: November 15, 2021

Contact - Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Maumee UMC – Attn: Rev. Barry Burns | 405 Sackett Street, Maumee, OH 43537
Phone: 419-893-8761 / Email: barryburns94 [at] gmail.com