San Diego Theatres is accepting applications for the position of IT Manager, Full-Time/Exempt, Salary $73,235 – $113,514/yr.

San Diego Theatres is seeking a hands-on professional with broad IT experience who will be responsible for day-to-day technical support while providing strategic planning and growth for the department (and everything in between). In this independent role you will help build the IT infrastructure from the ground up by using your expertise in analyzing our strengths and weaknesses and developing best practices. The ideal candidate is willing to roll up their sleeves and help wherever necessary and doesn’t mind being the sole IT resource for the organization. In addition, we are searching for someone who can see the big picture, have 6+ years of IT experience and the ability to provide suggestions to leadership on IT strategies. If you feel this is the right fit for you and are ready to bring your expertise to help San Diego Theatres grow, we want to hear from you.  For immediate consideration please forward your resume to Karla Flores, Director of Human Resources, at karla.flores@sandiegotheatres.org.


Lead the IT department’s operational and strategic planning, including fostering innovation, planning projects and organizing and negotiating the allocation of resources.
Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and support of all IT systems, including telecommunications, servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, peripherals and Office Automation equipment.
Benchmark, analyze, report on and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and IT systems.
Oversee provision of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.
Work with stakeholders to define business and systems requirements for new technology implementations.
Keep current with the latest technologies.
Manage financial aspects of the IT department, including purchasing, budgeting and budget review.
Develop cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives.
Approve and oversee projects and project portfolio.
Develop and implement IT policies and procedures, including those for security, disaster recovery, standards, and architecture, purchasing and service provisions.
Develop requests for proposals.
Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcer and consultant contracts and service agreements.
Practice asset management for IT hardware, software and equipment.
Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with San Diego Theatres leadership, department heads and end users regarding pertinent IT activities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or related field required.
Six or more years of IT experience.
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to diplomatically and tactfully resolve difficult and sensitive situations.
Possess exceptional ethics, honesty, and integrity as well as complete respect for confidentiality and the appropriateness of communication.
Ability to read, interpret and create documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels within the organization.
Strong leadership, teamwork and problem solving skills.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

When performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to:

Talk and hear
Modulate voice for effective communication
Frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.
Ability to bend, stretch, reach and kneel without restriction.
Ability to hold 25lbs.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Critical: Sexual Harassment Awareness (Employee), Safety Training

Normal: Fire Extinguisher Training, others as assigned.

San Diego Theatres offers full-time employees with the following benefits:

– Retirement Plan


– Medical/dental/vision insurance

and more!

To apply for this job email your details to KarlaFlores@sandiegotheatres.org

About San Diego Theatres

San Diego Theatres (SDT) is a 501C-3 non-profit arts organization that successfully operates the Civic and Balboa Theatres in downtown San Diego. With an annual budget of approximately $8.1M, it serves over 415,000 patrons annually through arts and entertainment presentations.  SDT‘s revenues come primarily from ticket sales, rental fees, ticketing and professional services fees, and donations.


San Diego Theatres enriches the region through exceptional performing arts and education experiences, fosters collaboration in the arts community, and serves as a catalyst for economic development of a Downtown Arts District.


To be the center of a vital, vibrant, and collaborative arts community.


We share our passion for the arts with our colleagues, our patrons, our partners, and our community. We live these values every day:

These values reinforce our pride of ownership and commitment to THE BRAVO EXPERIENCE*(1)

*BRAVO (brä′vō) n. An exclamation of approval for a great performance. interj. Well done! Nice one!

(1)We’re not shouting… we’re just proud.