The Getty

Museum Store Associate

2 weeks ago(1/11/2018 8:34 AM)
Requisition Number
Position Status
Regular Part-Time
Retail and Merchandising
Getty Center
Trust - 1602-GC Museum Store Operations

Job Summary

Supports the Getty bookstore as a professional and outgoing sales associate. Operates a POS system, applies basic computer skills, handles money, and communicates effectively with visitors. Demonstrates knowledge of current museum exhibits, store merchandise and museum layout.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Assists customers with orders
  • Handles cash responsibly with accuracy according to opening /closing procedures
  • Demonstrates knowledge of product, current exhibitions, and store/museum policies
  • Prepares store and/or satellite locations for opening by restocking merchandise from carts, checking inventory and supply levels and providing general housekeeping
  • Maintains store throughout the day


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 1-2 years retail experience preferably in a museum, specialty, or book store

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to operate a computerized point-of-sale system (POS)
  • Must be able to stand between 4-6 hours consecutively
  • Must be personable, congenial, and hospitable
  • Selling skills
  • Communication skills
  • Getty Center knowledge of galleries, exhibitions, general information
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds