The Getty

  • Museum Store Associate

    Posted Date
    4 months ago(7/12/2018 9:45 AM)
    Requisition Number
    Regular Part-Time
    Position Status
    Getty Center
    Trust - 1602-GC Museum Store Operations
    Retail and Merchandising
    Targeted Hiring Range
    $14.43 - $17.32 Hourly
    Commensurate with experience and internal equity
  • 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 � galleries, exhibitions, general information
    • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds