The Getty

Operations Coordinator

Requisition Number
Regular Full-Time
Position Status
Getty Center
GCI - 0605-Administration
Administrative and Support Staff
Targeted Hiring Range
$22.35 - $27.38 Hourly
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

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) is dedicated to finding ways to improve the conservation of the world’s cultural heritage—its art objects, museum collections, historic buildings, and archaeological sites. We are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, and our work often takes us to heritage sites across the globe including locations in South America, Asia, and the Middle East, where we work in partnership with heritage professionals from the region. Our staff come from diverse disciplines including architecture, archaeology, conservation, information science, chemistry, engineering, operations management, and communications.

We are looking for an Operations Coordinator to join the Getty Conservation Institute’s Administration team and will be responsible for providing a variety of institutional operational and administrative duties for staff across all departments of the Institute.

Major Job Responsibilities

The core responsibility is to apply institutional and departmental policies and procedures to complete a wide range of operational and administrative tasks. The Operations Coordinator will support staff and visitors of the Getty Conservation Institute at both the Getty Center and the Getty Villa and will work in collaboration with colleagues across the programs and departments of the Getty. Responsibilities include: coordinating the installation and maintenance of office equipment; processing payment and tracking usage of software licenses; coordinating parking and site access for staff and visitors; tracking and monitoring expenditures relating to institutional equipment; maintaining and organizing supplies and storage areas; and performing administrative duties associated with scheduling and coordinating meetings and events, as needed. The Operations Coordinator will serve as a resource to others on Getty policies and procedures and in the resolution of moderate to complex problems or issues and will be the point of contact for faculty and students at the Getty Villa and for Getty-wide operational departments.

An excellent benefits package and salary commensurate with experience and internal equity will be provided.


All candidates must apply online. Please be prepared to upload your cover letter and resume when prompted to so by the online application system. Candidates who successfully complete the online application process will receive an automated message via email. If you have questions about this position or the recruiting process, please write to


The deadline for applications is November 5, 2021.



  • High school diploma/GED; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 3-4 years related experience


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

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Composed demeanor in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and institutional needs
  • Ability to build and maintain productive and collegial relationships
  • Self-motivated, able to anticipate emerging tasks
  • Ability to work independently and to consistently meet deadlines
  • Able to prioritize and balance workload between shifting demands and routine office operations
  • Demonstrated success in planning, organizing, and completing projects
  • Advanced computer skills; must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications: familiarity with a broad variety of hardware and software products and licenses

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.