The Getty

Museum Store Associate

Requisition Number
Regular Part-Time
Position Status
Getty Center
Trust - 1602-GC Museum Store Operations
Retail and Merchandising
Targeted Hiring Range
$18.00 Hourly

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

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


All employees must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as a condition of employment. Exemptions from this requirement as a reasonable accommodation due to medical contraindication, disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice will be considered.

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

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.