The Getty

  • ICEF Program Coordinator

    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(7/2/2018 12:18 PM)
    Requisition Number
    LT Part-Time
    Position Status
    Getty Center
    Museum - 0319-Education
    Targeted Hiring Range
    $19.18 - $23.49 Hourly
    Commensurate with experience and internal equity
  • Job Summary

    The J. Paul Getty Museum's Education Department seeks a limited term, part time employee to coordinate their school partnership program. The Program Coordinator works closely with a team of educators under supervision of the Education Specialist for School Communities. Together, this team designs and implements arts programming for and with a partner charter school network, including programs with students, teachers, administrators, and families.

    Position works 25 hours per week, including a full day on Wednesdays. Remaining weekly hours are flexible and can be arranged with the Education Specialist. In addition, the partnership team leads approximately 6 weekend and evening events per year.

    Major Job Responsibilities

    • Manages program statistics and a shadow budget of $50K plus per year
    • Researches trends in classroom and museum education
    • With the help of program team, develops Arts Integrated lesson components and curricular materials
    • Thinks creatively about the Getty Collection, and how it best applies to a variety of audiences, including Visual and Performing Arts Teachers, Classroom Teachers, K-12 Students, and Family/ Community members, especially novice museum visitors
    • Assists in administration of contracts, interacts with procurement, finance, and with contracts
    • Under the guidance of the Education Specialist, leads specific aspects of program, which may include Professional Development Teacher Exchanges, After School Programs, and/or family and community events
    • Co-develops and teaches specialized activities in the galleries for K-12 students
    • Maintains regular contact with school partners, participates in weekly internal and external meetings
    • Actively contributes in School Communities planning and strategy sessions


    • High school diploma/GED

    • Minimum 2-3 years related experience

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Strong candidate will be:

    • Able to develop relationships with school networks at multiple levels, including students, teachers, administrators and families/guardians in the larger school community
    • Nimble, thoughtful, and empathetic to the needs of our audience
    • Proficient in computer skills and office software, as well as the Google Classroom Suite
    • Detail oriented and able to handle shifting priorities. Able to problem solve and think creatively.
    • Fluent in a foreign language, Spanish preferred

    Prefer 3+ years' experience coordinating projects with multiple constituencies

    Must have reliable transportation and ability to travel offsite for meetings and programs