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Director of Data & Technology (Full-Time)

The Director of Data & Technology is responsible for assessing the organization’s technology needs, making upgrade recommendations and leading the implementation of new systems and services.  This role ensures employees can meet the technology needs of the organization.

This role manages IT and technology vendor/consultant relationships including the current MSP/MSSP that manages and supports the IT infrastructure and peripherals as well as consults on IT initiatives and upgrades.

Department: People, Culture & Operations
Reporting to: Deputy Director of People, Culture & Operations
Schedule: Hybrid / 3 days onsite
Salary: $130,000 – $150,000 annually based on expertise; includes a comprehensive organization-sponsored benefits package including medical plan, dental plan, vision, life insurance, Pension, 401K retirement, and generous paid time off.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee all data platforms and systems including ERP, ecommerce, finance and inventory.
  • Provide strategic leadership on IT projects, including the design and deployment of new IT systems and services in conjunction with current MSP
  • Monitor performance of information technology systems to determine cost and productivity levels and to make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure in conjunction with current MSP
  • Help define IT infrastructure strategy, architecture, and processes
  • Analyze business requirements by partnering with key stakeholders across the organization to develop solutions for IT needs
  • Implement adequate cybersecurity standards to protect the organization in conjunction with current MSSP
  • Educate business users on cybersecurity policies and procedures
  • Manage the internal IT staff and external technology vendors including MSP/MSSP
  • Manages the IT budget and meet the organization’s IT requirements within budget

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 10+ years of experience working in IT operations
  • Experience leading and managing IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies
  • Excellent knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, and phone systems
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Excellent project management skills and a strong ability to prioritize

Physical Demands

  • Ability to alternate between sitting and standing

Due to the potential high volume of submissions, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Newark Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition, we aspire to make the Museum and our environment – staff, audiences, artists, programs, and exhibitions – reflective of the diversity of the city of Newark and to capture the spirit of access, inclusion, and equity in all we do. We strongly encourage and welcome applicants from our BIPOC, disabled, and LGBTQIA+ communities as they must be centered in the work we do.

About The Newark Museum of Art:

We acknowledge the traditional homelands of the Lenape, also known as the Delaware, upon which The Newark Museum of Art resides

Founded in 1909, The Newark Museum of Art (NMOA) is the largest museum in New Jersey and ranks twelfth nationally in collection size, with more than 130,000 artworks and significant holdings of science and natural history. The NMOA is committed to the values of Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion by responding to the evolving needs and interests of diverse audiences through participation, visitor experiences, and community engagement.

From the ancient world to contemporary art, the Museum boasts a renowned collection of exceptional quality and depth, spanning concentrations in the Arts of Global Africa; Arts of Global Asia, featuring a Tibetan Buddhist altar; Arts of the Americas; American Art, with a particular strength in Native American art; Decorative Arts; Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean; and Science.

With a focus on welcoming everyone with inclusive experiences that spark curiosity and foster community, the NMOA offers groundbreaking exhibitions, engaging programming, a research library with 60,000 volumes, paid internships, and impactful local and global partnerships. A four-acre campus includes the Ballantine House (1885), a National Historic Landmark; the Ward Carriage House (1860); the Old Stone School House (1784); the Alice Ransom Dreyfuss Memorial Garden; and Horizon Plaza. Under the leadership of Director and CEO Linda C. Harrison, the NMOA has launched an era of transformation to create an engaged citizenry by reimagining the role of the art museum in the 21st century.