The Getty

Scholar Housing Assistant

Requisition Number
Regular Part-Time
Position Status
Getty Center
GRI - 0405-Administration Department
Administrative and Support Staff
Targeted Hiring Range
$20.35 - $24.93 Hourly
ERRP Eligible
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

This position is part-time for 10 hours per week. Candidates interested in more hours need not apply. Working under general supervision of the Scholar Housing Coordinator, assists with apartment unit inventories and assessments. Performs basic, but varied general duties. Applies department policies and procedures and utilizes general knowledge of other department's functions. Interacts with multiple levels of staff addressing residential needs with care and diplomacy for a vast array of cultural figures from around the world.

Major Job Responsibilities

•Tidies indoor and outdoor common areas on each shift.
•Maintains apartment storage and common areas in a perfectly displayed and clean manner on each shift.
•Assesses apartments between guests; checking inventory and condition of all items (furniture, floors, artwork, linens, dishes/flatware, pots/pans, electronics, cleaning supplies), removes and replaces items as needed. Touch-up up cleaning, and moving furniture may be necessary.
•Accepts and processes deliveries, putting items away and disposes of trash.
•Reports maintenance issues to appropriate authorities
•Maintains maintenance and repair records. May accompany vendors in apartments when work completed by outside technicians.
•Receives new guests and provides orientations to the apartment units when needed.
•Interacts with residents to answer questions and meet apartment needs
•Assists with special event set-ups and clean up as needed.
•Assembles and moves furniture and other items.
•Assists with small maintenance tasks.
•May perform clerical duties such as typing, data entry, photocopying, record compilation, filing, tabulating, posting information, and distributing mail, supplies and equipment.
•Provides coverage in the Housing Coordinator’s absence.


  • High school diploma/GED
  • Minimum 2-3 years related experience, particularly in retail, stocking, or running a household


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


  • Ability to lift items to 50lbs, climb stairs and step stools
  • Handy with small tools
  • Comfort with furniture assembly instructions and very basic handy-person skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Basic computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to communicate professionally and collegially
  • Strong communication skills

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.