Job Application - Celebration Church

Job Posting OPEN

IT Manager

Classification: Exempt

Reports To: Facilties Director

Summary of Role

Maintain essential IT operations, including operating systems, security tools, web applications & services, servers, email systems, databases, software and hardware.  Analyze our current systems and assets, recommend and implement solutions and upgrades, and provide training.

Position Status & Schedule

Full-time, Monday-Friday with a goal of 40 hours worked. Christmas, Easter and Dream Team Appreciation service dates and times are black out days for time off. There may be weekends and events that you are required to work outside of your normal schedule, you will be informed in advance of any of these requirements.

Primary Functions & Responsibilities

Maintain essential IT operations for church’s effectiveness and efficiency by defining, implementing and supporting strategic plans

Own projects, solutions, and key responsibilities within larger church initiatives

Work closely with department directors to determine the maintenance and growth needs of the network and service solutions

Monitor changing network and service technology and deliver technology update each quarter

Ensure systems and service solutions meet needs and work together seamlessly, using the full range of capabilities, and staying informed about new features and competitive solutions

Continuously analyze current processes, technologies, and vendors to identify areas of improvement

Determine the rationale and methods for upgrading networks and software solutions each time an update is released

Prepare cost benefit analysis reports when upgrades are necessary, continuously analyzing vendors to ensure they offer the best possible service and value for church needs

Maintains annual system upgrades and databases working with vendors, developing, testing and installing enhancements

Develop and execute disaster procedures, security measures and maintain backups

Train staff on both software and hardware, troubleshoot, and provide technical support when needed

Initiate, coordinate and execute systems, policies and procedures for hardware, software and web services

Handle business critical IT tasks and systems administration

Track and report on performance efficiency of software, web services and database systems.

Administer a variety of database systems including CRM and Sharepoint.

Audit and track updates needed for SaaS, Database and Web Systems.

Troubleshoot and correct issues as they arise to ensure smooth functionality of systems.

Ensure staff and dream team have adequate training in each area of use.


Mature Christian who calls Celebration Church home and supports the Church’s culture, vision, and values

Unwavering commitment to place Christ first in all you do

Desire to ensure people are known, loved, and celebrated

Continually seeking growth with Christ and encouraging others to do the same

Passion for excellence, always looking to improve

Deep understanding of the value in being part of a family that is unified for a greater cause


Excellent Project Management

Proven leadership skills

Able to coordinate events and troubleshoot with vendors for SaaS and local systems

Experience in IT/Database systesm is preferred.

Mac OSX, Windows Server and Windows is preferred

Love for people that involves recruiting and training a Dream Team (volunteers). 

Education & Experience

5+ years experience in IT management

Experience working with, recruiting, and leading volunteer teams preferred

Work Environment & Physical Demands

Able to stand, stoop, kneel, walk and lift (up to 30 pounds)

Other Information

Celebration Church is an equal employment opportunity employer to the extent required by law applicable to religious institutions. This job description is not inclusive and often includes other responsibilities. Updated: 11/8/2019