New York Philharmonic is seeking a Director, Information Technology. An enthusiastic and experienced technology leader who is forward-thinking, a strong communicator, and who understands the significant role systems & technology can play in the successful achievement of NYP’s organizational goals. This role reports directly to the VP, Digital Strategy and leads a team of internal and external resources guiding the support of enterprise hardware, CRM and database systems, migration to the cloud, and custom applications.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Translate business goals into technical plans and strategy in collaboration with VP, Digital Strategy.
Act as valued partner with internal teams such as Digital, Marketing, Development, Education, Operations, and Finance.
Lead cybersecurity efforts, exhibiting a practical understanding of consumer and corporate digital world and best practices.
Oversee third-party developers, vendors, and consultants with internal technology team regarding the development and maintenance of NYP’s databases, software, and technology infrastructure.
Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analysis in IT systems and resources aligned with NYP strategic vision and goals.
Oversee iterative and agile development practices in a fast-paced environment.
Source, evaluate, select and oversee vendors to work on technology projects.
Serve as face of organizational support for technical interruptions, maintenance, and upgrades.
Implement new technologies, systems, and services to support business needs.
Manage IT team that provides reliable systems and infrastructure for the organization.
Miscellaneous duties as required.
10 years or more of relevant work experience within Technology, preferably at an orchestra or performing arts organization.
5 or more years of senior managerial experience within Technology.
Demonstrated leadership in executing against strategic and operational goals by managing workflows and processes, and partnering with key stakeholders.
Experience with budgets and schedules to meet corporate requirements.
Experience in the management of application and software development.
Deep technical experience in at least one of the following: web development, databases, cloud technologies, or networks.
Well-versed in development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people.
BS in an Information Technology related field, or equivalent relevant experience. MS preferred.
Empathy for end users.
Additional Salary Information: New York Philharmonic offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, long term disability insurance, generous vacation and sick days, 403(B) plan match, commuter benefits, and more.
About New York Philharmonic
Founded in 1842, the New York Philharmonic is the oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, and one of the oldest in the world. Each season the Philharmonic connects with up to 50 million music lovers through live concerts in New York City and on its worldwide tours and residencies as well as with its digital recording series; international broadcasts on television, radio, and online; and as a resource through its varied education programs and expansive digital archive.