Posted October 27, 2022.
Lead Audio/Visual 1 Technician
Position Summary: UUCF values worship as central to our community. The elements of worship need to be well executed to provide a meaningful experience to our members. The Lead A/V Technician is charged with managing and carrying out all aspects of high level audio-visual management, coordinating the sound, video and stage lighting for UUCF worship services and other events that require A/V support.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Technical expertise in audio and video technology for UUCF’s Sunday worship and special events, including the following duties:
- Collaborates with Ministers, Director of Music and Arts and Director of
- Pursues creative development, execution and training related to live and post-production of AV.
- Ensures that the AV ministry continues to grow in excellence and quality of effectiveness in alignment with the congregation’s strategic objectives.
- Skilled in creating and mixing quality sound in a live sanctuary space and for an online venue. Ensures high quality of external audio feed.
- Supervises the video coordinator and all
- Creates the audio sound stage, which is a unique set-up from week to This includes mixing and working with all types of audio set-ups including classical music and rock bands.
- Manages the worship PowerPoint presentation and ensures execution of content such as Keyed computer graphics (lower thirds) and videos as supervised by the Communications Director.
- Grows the AV volunteer ministry through outreach and by training congregants on appropriate software/hardware.
- Inventories, replaces and maintains all AV equipment including software and hardware. Researches and makes recommendations for purchase of replacement or new equipment as Keeps up with emerging trends in operating systems.
- Ensures that the video technician and/or volunteers execute delivery of a high-quality video experience during the in-person worship and technical delivery of all video aspects of livestream worship.
- Establishes a process for checking for all tech requirements before worship and congregational events to ensure optimum operation.
- Monitors and maintains the livestream throughout the worship
- Works with contractors, as needed, to ensure complete A/V support of worship/events. This may include lighting consultants or outside audio
- Due to the need for some level of autonomy in implementation of audio/visual equipment, experience working with vendor relations/project management is a necessary responsibility of this role.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
- Demonstrated experience managing multiple technical elements simultaneously in a live environment with ease and confidence.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to operate online delivery platforms including live-streaming.
- Ability to troubleshoot and solve technical issues while under
- Experience in a worship
- Demonstrated high level of expertise in sound mixing, operating sound mixing boards, mics and related equipment and demonstrated working level of understanding in video staging and lighting. Comfortable and proficient working with audio/video/media equipment including, but not limited to: general understanding of frequency coordination for wireless microphones, in-ear systems, wireless instrument feeds, Allen and Heath SQ5 48 channel digital mixer, Black Magic Design ATEM mini pro switcher, Behringer XAIR, and PTZ optics cameras and lighting mixers.
- Demonstrated proficiency in PowerPoint, Windows OS, DaVinci Resolve or equivalent video editing software, streaming via Boxcast.
- Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds to set up and strike audio
- Experience in project management, a
Critical Competencies Required to Succeed in This Role:
- Degree is audio-visual or related
- Minimum 2 years experience in related field, preferably a large
- Proactive, collaborative and resourceful approach to problem-
- Respect for Unitarian Universalist Principles, support for the UUCF mission and willingness to enter into a covenantal relationship with staff and congregants.
- High level of energy and
Contact and Process:
To apply for this position, send your resume and cover letter to Laura Weiss, Director of Music and Arts/Worship Coordinator at LWeiss@uucf.org. This position will remain open until filled.
UUCF is committed to creating a diverse and multicultural work environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or veteran status.
This document is intended to describe the general duties required of this position. It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills and responsibilities.
*As a progressive religious organization, including a strong commitment to social justice, UUCF strongly urges prospective employees to learn more about the congregation at uucf.org.
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The comptroller carries out various duties consistent with UUCF’s financial management procedures. Specific responsibilities of the Comptroller include the following:
- Serving as the primary check signer.
- Reviewing financial reports prepared by the UUCF Finance Manager.
- Consulting on accounting and finance questions, and researching information as needed.
- Assisting with budget preparation, including attending meetings when necessary.
- In consultation with the Finance Manager, estimating cash reserves to cover ongoing financial needs and unexpected impacts.
- In coordination with the CT, establishing or revising financial policies and procedures.
- Ensuring sound stewardship of all UUCF funds.
- Serving in an oversight role to identify deviations from established UUCF financial policies and procedures and reporting deviations to the CT.
- Serving as amember of the Financial Oversight Committee and attending meetings once a month (currently third Tuesday of each month) and occasional additional meetings, as needed.
- Knowledge of bookkeeping, spreadsheet software and computerized ledger systems, preferably Quickbooks.
Other helpful skills:
- Knowledge of non-profit accounting rules.
- Ability to prepare and review financial statements.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of private financial information.