This limited term position (36 months) catalogs books and other published materials from the Whitney and Lee Kaplan African American Visual Culture Collection, consisting of over 3600 publications on African American artists and Black visual culture. Publications include catalogs, magazines, artist’s books, pamphlets, and zines. The Metadata Specialist II may also catalog other publications acquired as part of the Getty Research Institute’s African American Art History Initiative. The position creates and updates bibliographic, holdings, item, and authority records while performing a range of cataloging from simple copy cataloging to complex original cataloging. Reporting to the Cataloging Supervisor, the Metadata Specialist II works in the Getty Library’s Technical Services Department, operating within the GRI’s Collection and Discovery Division.