Director, Information Technology

New York Philharmonic
New York, NY 10023

Job Details


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.

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.

Please submit a resume and a cover letter along with your salary expectations to [email protected].

No phone calls, please. Although we appreciate your interest, we will only contact applicants we are considering for interview.



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