Audio-Visual Specialist

Date posted: Monday 04 October 2021

Supervises: AV and Event Volunteers

Collaborates with: Co-Lead Pastors, Directors Care Ministries & Business Administrator & Outreach Committee

Hours: Part-time 10-20, Hours per week. Flexible but generally weekends (flexible schedule allowing for work-life balance and fewer summer hours)

FLSA classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Co-Lead Pastors



The primary responsibility of the AV Technician at Bethlehem Lutheran Church Twin Cities (BLCTC) is to run sound and video for worship services while simultaneously providing a livestream to the Bethlehem YouTube channel and coordinating these efforts with other communication team members.


· Experience in Live streaming (YouTube preferred)

· Sound reinforcement

· Select and use of appropriate microphone types and techniques for music and speech

· Equipment interfacing (SDI, HDMI, balanced and unbalanced audio)

· Understand audio and video signal flow

· Manage live character generation (developing programming and overlaying live for worship)

· Manage non-sanctuary AV equipment (smart TVs, projectors, screens, sound reinforcement)

· Work with our creative teammates

· Regularly collaborate with communications team

· Use and maintain Windows computers (file system, image and video file types, MS Office, network)

· Develop presentation materials for worship and other events (PowerPoint)

· Coordinate and train technical volunteers, develop training materials

· Maintain necessary supplies

· Able to lift 50 lbs or more

Other responsibilities:

· AV system design experience

· Electronic equipment repair experience

· Teleconference experience (webcam, interfacing, configuring and using Zoom/Skype/Teams)

· Lighting (set up, DMX interfacing)

Qualifications to succeed:

· 1-2 years of experience in live and recorded audio and video production

· Strong troubleshooting skills, manage equipment repairs

· Cool head under pressure

· A collaborative mindset, attention to detail, and concern for quality

· Ability to multitask and prioritize, while being courteous, attentive, and helpful to non-technical people

· Good communication skills with staff, members and community groups/building users

· A can do attitude



Application Process:


Compensation is competitive and dependent upon qualifications.


Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to:


Posting open until filled, qualified applicants will be contacted to set up telephone 1st interviews.


Bethlehem Lutheran Church Twin Cities is looking to fill 1.0FTE worth of AV related position(s), we are interested in qualified applicants either full or part time who meet the needs of the position. This position may be filled by the right part-time pair of candidates or the right full-time candidate. Please state your preference and which position you are interested in when submitting your application.