The Getty

Research Assistant

Posted Date
2 weeks ago(6/7/2021 8:43 AM)
Requisition Number
2021-3711
Type
LT Part-Time
Position Status
Getty Center
Program/Department
GRI
Category
Research
Salaried/Hourly
Hourly
Targeted Hiring Range
$20.10 - $21.96 Hourly
Salary
Commensurate with experience and internal equity

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion at Getty

Getty believes diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion are essential to our excellence and to the execution of our mission. The Getty community values differences in the pursuit of inquiry and knowledge, mutual understanding, respect, trust, transparency, and cooperation. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Individuals of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Summary

Assists curator, scholar, or other scholarly staff by facilitating their research and/or assisting with their research projects, exhibitions or publications.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Conducts reserach in the special collections and contributes to the conceptual development of a project by organizing/creating documentation of found materials, such as bibliogragraphies, search and ordering texts, writing literature reviews, etc
  • Requests images for exhibitions and/or publications; researches and obtains art and image permissions
  • Proofreads, edits, and translates as needed
  • Assists with creation of project websites and PowerPoint presentations
  • May copyedit essays, author biographies, endnotes, etc
  • May assist with organizing art programs for publications by communicating with authors, updating essay drafts, assisting editors in checking page proofs, proofing indexes, etc



Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in art history or related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • 0-2 years research experience (education may be considered)
  • Working knowledge in at least one foreign language preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner
  • Ability to build relationships, and work in partnership with others
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines for oneself
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe software suites preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.