Job Openings

Technical Director

Full-Time (40 Hours/Week) position.

Peninsula Bible Church

Peninsula Bible Church is a non-denominational church with 70 years of history located in the heart of Silicon Valley. We are a multi-generational, diverse community of people with a deep love for the Bible and a desire to help people find and follow Jesus. PBC is currently accepting applications for a Technical Director. This is a full-time position, exempt position.

Position Overview

The Technical Director (TD) is responsible for the oversight and operation of all audio, video and lighting systems campus-wide. The TD will also recruit, train and develop volunteers to ensure they can operate our current technology in an excellent way.

Responsibilities

Projects

This position will contribute to the completion of several projects as time permits. These projects include:

  • Lead project on for Main Patio, Family Room and Foyer A/V build-out
  • Fellowship Hall AVL completion
  • Create + update AVL inventory cross-campus
  • Create system and guidance for Worship Center usage by outside organizations
  • Worship Center/FH Security system

Audio / Visual / Lighting

    • Oversee the sound, lighting, and video production for weekend services, mid-week events, and special events.
    • Develop and implement systems for the production team.
    • Oversee the installation of audio, video, and lighting upgrades.
    • Schedule all audio, visual and lighting team volunteers.
    • Stage set design, implementation, and oversight in cooperation with the Creative Team.
    • Manage equipment maintenance and inventory of all AVL equipment.

    Tech Production

    • Oversee contract production staff and/or vendors.
    • Recruit, equip, manage and mentor production volunteers.
    • Detailed weekly setup and preparation for rehearsals and weekend services.
    • Oversee, optimize and maintain livestream systems for services and events.
    • Prepare weekly ProPresenter slide deck for weekend services.
    • Oversee and facilitate technical needs for midweek ministries and special events.
    • Troubleshoot technical issues to minimize distractions in worship services.
    • Edit and upload sermon to website and/or social media.

    Campus Technology

    • Serve as liaison with IT Contractor Liaison (currently V&C).
    • Internet and phone systems (office, elevator etc.) – liaising with V&C and vendors, troubleshooting, phone set-ups, contracts and payments, etc.
    • Hardware purchasing & inventory – installation, troubleshooting, and liaising with V&C.
    • Software and Cloud Applications – oversee and resource staff with MS Office, Email (Gmail), Planning Center, Dropbox, Gmail Groups, etc. Maintain subscriptions.
    • Copiers and printers – supplies, troubleshooting, and liaising with contractor (Swenson).

    Creative Team

    •  Participate as an active member of the Creative Team.
    • Cast vision and manage priorities for all technical areas within the church.
    • Participate in planning and production meetings for services and events.
    • Nurture a can-do attitude modeling excellent service-oriented-leadership.

    Job Qualifications

    • Demonstrates a personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
    • Fantastic written and verbal communication skills.
    • 5+ years experience in live production, including audio mixing and lighting.
    • Ability in ProPresenter, Blackmagic, Logic Pro, Ableton, etc.,Yamaha Audio, and Chroma-Q Vista R3 Lighting system
    • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to excel at details, multi-task, and thrive in an independent environment
    • Excellent volunteer management skills, with a track record of developing strong teams
    • Adept at troubleshooting and solving problems quickly with a “whatever-it-takes” attitude
    • Ability to work humbly and cooperatively with staff, ministry leaders and volunteers
    • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. and be on your feet for long stretches of time

    Reports to: Worship & Creative Arts Pastor

    Hours & Salary

    Full-Time, 40 hrs/week

    ANTICIPATED TIME COMMITMENTS
    Monday – Thursday: 8am to 4pm (flexible hours possible during the week)
    Sunday: 6am – 12:30pm
    All major events (this includes some evenings and weekends)

    Compensation: $90k-100k per year

    To Apply

    Email a brief cover letter summarizing yourself and your faith background and your resume to jobs@pbc.org

    This position is eligible for ministerial licensing and a designated housing allowance benefit pursuant to PBC’s policy.

    High School Ministry Resident

    Part-Time position (29 Hours/Week)

    Resident Overview

    The High School Ministry Resident (HS Resident) will work closely with the High School Pastor (HS Pastor) to learn and seek God’s direction for ministering to high school students in Palo Alto and the surrounding areas. The HS Resident will report directly to the HS Pastor and will assist in planning and leading youth group activities. The HS Resident position also requires participation in our Leadership Institute which includes a few hours of ministry training a week (within the 29 hours per week) and has the possibility of including housing. This position is a two-year term of employment.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide regular, focused communication to students, parents, and leaders consistent with other communication practices at PBC.
    • Help plan, coordinate, and manage registrations for events and trips, including:
      • Monthly Special events
      • Winter & Summer Camp (Hume Lake)
      • Special Events
    • Attend weekly youth ministry team meetings
    • Attend and assist with volunteer leadership training and “check-ins”
    • Help lead, coordinate, and conduct digital and in-person HS ministry meetings including:
      • Schedule teachers & worship leaders as necessary
      • Lead/co-lead a small group Bible study for HS students
      • As requested, host, lead games, and teach at HS ministry meetings and understand all aspects of the schedule/agenda
      • Purchase (to be reimbursed) and pick up necessary resources for programming and/or events
    • Mentor and teach biblical truths to students in both formal and informal settings
    • Build intentional relationships with high school students at their homes, school events, and other informal situations
    • Manage ministry social media accounts including:
      • Weekly Devos
      • Midweek and Sunday reminders
      • Event highlight posts
    • Occasional lifting of 20 pounds required for events and set up

    Job Qualifications

    • Growing and vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
    • A passion for investing in and walking along-side high school students to show them the love of Christ
    • Ongoing dependence on the Holy Spirit to direct and modify ministry plans, areas of emphasis, and responses to student/family needs and requests
    • Experience working with middle school or high school students
    • Good administrative and organizational skills

    Additional Desired Skills/Proficiencies

    • Basic photo/image editing (Canva and/or Photoshop)
    • Basic video editing
    • Proficiency in Google Suites (Slides, Sheets, Docs, Cal, Etc.)

    Rate of Pay & Hours

    • Hours: Part-Time (29 Hours/Week)
    • Compensation: $2,000 stipend/month plus a potential option for housing consistent with all applicable laws
    • Hire Date: January 2023

    Term

    This position is for a two-year term of at-will employment with PBC. 

    At-Will Employment

    This position constitutes at-will employment, meaning that either PBC or the employee may separate the employment consistent with all applicable laws. 

    To Apply

    Email a brief cover letter summarizing yourself and your faith background and your resume to jobs@pbc.org

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