Current Employment Opportunities at Cottonwood

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IT Support Specialist

Department: Information Technology

Work Week: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm.
Some weekends as needed; must be flexible. Schedule subject to change as requested.

Hourly paid. Full time with benefits, holiday pay, vacation, and sick pay.

Closing Date: September 30, 2019

Job Summary

Manage complex systems and solutions via integration of a broad spectrum of individual hardware and software technologies. Perform a variety of maintenance, software installation, end-user support and training tasks to ensure end-user workstations and network performance meet company and user requirements. Provide support to staff on all company-supported applications. Troubleshoot problems, determine source and advise on appropriate action. Complete application project-based work. Perform responsibilities in accordance with all company standards, policies and procedures.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

These duties are not exclusive and with consideration of the job requirements and employee’s skills, this job description can be added to or taken away from at the discretion of the employee’s immediate supervisor.

  • Provide technical support of workstations, laptops and iOS devices.
  • Implement security policies and protocols of the department.
  • Assist with user account administration, file rights management and backup/recovery policies and procedures.
  • Configure and maintain network devices, server hardware, operating systems and associated services.
  • Ensure security of network assets.
  • Maintain familiarity with installed software standards and procedures and provide technical guidance to staff.
  • Investigates user problems and identifies their source; determines possible solutions; tests and implements solutions.
  • Performs software and application installation and upgrades
  • Troubleshoots networks, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational difficulties
  • Develops and conducts various training and instruction for users on operating systems and other applications; assists users in maximizing use technology.
  • Maintains confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the end-users on the network.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Job Skills & Requirements

  • Knowledge of Windows, Mac and iOS environments
  • Knowledge of computer and/or network security systems, applications, procedures and techniques.
  • Ability to plan, install and manage physical network wiring.
  • Ability to install, configure and maintain personal computers, networks and related hardware and software.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to nontechnical personnel.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and make decisions under pressure.
  • Solid, very mature Christian.
  • Integrity, honesty and reliability.
  • Sound independent judgment and discretion.
  • Motivated, detail-oriented, able to take initiative.
  • Ability to interact professionally with staff at all levels.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks.
  • An understanding of confidentiality issues and the use of discretion.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting schedules and deadlines.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call as needed.
  • Attention to detail with emphasis on follow through.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving capabilities.
  • Expert planning and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in desktop and mobile applications.
  • 3+ years in the Information Technology/Help Desk field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience.
  • Appropriate certifications as required.

Competencies

  • Technical Capability.
  • Business Acumen.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Customer/Client Focus.
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Thoroughness.
  • Time Management.

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Kindergarten Lead

Job Summary: 

Kindergarten Lead will serve the church community with the vision of the church leadership by leading a thriving team of volunteers who are providing safe and exciting experiences to the children who attend the church services and events.

Time Requirement: 40 or more hours per week. Present during assigned service times.

Closing Date: September 30, 2019

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures classrooms are prepared and staffed for every service.
  • Recruits, leads, and develops a team of volunteers to do the work of the ministry.
  • Teaches and pastors children who attend Kindergarten services and events.
  • Develops, coordinates, and supervises activities and ministries that pertain to the KindergartenDepartment.
  • Provides care for families and children 4-6 years old.
  • Recruits volunteers to minister to children.
  • Provides children’s ministry training to volunteers.
  • Provides leadership development opportunities and classes for volunteer leaders.
  • Provides technical training for volunteers to operate visual and audio equipment.
  • Teaches children 2-4 times per month during church services.
  • Represents the children’s department and its interests at leadership meetings.
  • Serves as a liaison between the church leadership, volunteers, and parents in the Kindergarten Department.
  • Plans and coordinates for increased attendance at all departmental activities.
  • Maintains and upgrades equipment throughout the department as needed.
  • Adheres to departmental budget and receives appropriate spending approval.
  • Purchases curriculum, literature, and other supplies for the department.
  • Prepares an end-of-the-year report to be submitted to the Children’s Pastor.
  • Establishes department goals, works out schedules and makes plans with teachers and other volunteers andstaff members.
  • Encourages children, families, volunteers, and teams with cards, notes, and words of encouragement.
  • Pursues personal development through books, studies, and conferences.

Job Skills & Requirements

  • Possesses a vibrant and growing personal commitment to Jesus.
  • Complies with a background check.
  • Supportive of other church staff and volunteers.
  • Committed to vision, values, and beliefs of the church.
  • Demonstrates evidence of a Christ-like attitude in words and actions.
  • Consistently communicates and is outgoing towards volunteers, children, and their families.
  • Self-starting and able to work independently.
  • Team-oriented and able to work with a team of volunteers.
  • Organized and thorough.
  • Expresses compassion for children and demonstrates patience when working with them.
  • Supportive of parents and grandparents, children.
  • Able to resolve problems efficiently and effectively while maintaining relationships in a professional manner.
  • Desires to share the life of Jesus with children and committed to helping them in their journey of their Christian faith.
  • Endeavors to grow professionally in computer and media skills focusing on relevance with teaching and communicating.
  • Committed to praying, tithing, and engaging in the church community. This includes attending at least one service each Sunday (either morning or evening) and taking advantage of Bible studies classes, teacher training workshops, and spiritual growth classes.

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