$140,000 to $150,000
Oct 31, 2023
About The Shed
The Shed is a new cultural institution of and for the 21st century. We produce and welcome innovative art and ideas, across all forms of creativity, to build a shared understanding of our rapidly changing world and a more equitable society. In our highly adaptable building on Manhattan’s west side, The Shed brings together established and emerging artists to create new work in fields ranging from pop to classical music, painting to digital media, theater to literature, and sculpture to dance. We seek opportunities to collaborate with cultural peers and community organizations, work with like-minded partners, and provide unique spaces for private events. As an independent nonprofit that values invention, equity, and generosity, we are committed to advancing art forms, addressing the urgent issues of our time, and making our work impactful, sustainable, and relevant to the local community, the cultural sector, New York City, and beyond.
About the Position
Reporting to the President & CEO, The Director of Information Technology’s role is to provide vision and leadership for developing, implementing, and maintaining The Shed’s information technology initiatives. Specializing in the delivery of systems excellence for The Shed’s external audiences, the Director is responsible for the planning and implementation of enterprise IT systems to improve the consumer experience, cost-effectiveness, service quality, and business development. This individual oversees a robust team responsible for the administrative and transactional aspects of the organization’s information technology and systems, including CRM/fundraising, ticketing systems, financial systems, networking, routing, file sharing, and overall cloud solutions. A commitment to world-class customer technology experience is essential.
The Director will improve, maintain, and support The Shed’s IT infrastructure architecture to ensure its technology reflects and supports the innovation of the institution. The role will maintain a roadmap that identifies plans for the acquisition and integration of new and upgraded technologies that enhance The Shed’s ability to deliver exceptional consumer experiences. The Director will also ensure that the technology team maintains an appropriate level of investment in those technologies in yearly budgeting cycles.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Qualifications and Qualities:
The salary range for this position is $140,000 – $150,000. Compensation is commensurate with experience.
The Shed is dedicated to building an equitable environment that is mixed across lines of difference and strongly encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates. This position will remain open until filled and until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the arts field are strongly encouraged to apply. Whether you’re new to arts and culture administration, returning to work after a gap in employment, simply looking to transition, or taking the next step in your career path, we will be glad to have you on our radar.