The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks a Library Assistant III to digitize visual material from several archives related to the historic Los Angeles Woman’s Building and make the digital collections accessible for research. As a major center of the feminist art movement of the 1970s and 1980s, the Woman’s Building played an instrumental role in shaping both the field of feminist art and American arts education. Following the Woman’s Building project, this position will assist in the creation and maintenance of digital collections for other multi-year projects, including PhotoTech, a project to digitize the GRI’s Photo Archive and generate metadata using computer vision, and Archives of the Ancient World, a digitization and metadata project focused on broadening access to archival images of endangered ancient cultural heritage around the world.
This is a full-time limited term position from November 2019 until June 2023. The first year is supported by a grant from the Save America's Treasures program, an interagency federal initiative led by the National Park Service and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.