The Getty

Assistant Digital Media Producer

Requisition Number
2022-4008
Type
LT Full-Time
Position Status
Getty Center
Program/Department
Museum - 0319-Education
Category
Education
Salaried/Hourly
Hourly
Targeted Hiring Range
$25.67 - $32.09 Hourly
ERRP Eligible
No
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

Our Mission

 

The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting, and interpreting works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance and is one of four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust.  The Museum operates two sites, the Getty Villa in Malibu, which exhibits its collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, and the Getty Center in Brentwood, which displays its collections of European art: Medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts, paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, drawings to 1900, and photography to the present day (including non-European works).  The Museum mounts approximately 25 temporary exhibitions a year across its two sites; maintains an annual permanent gallery improvement program and offers wide-ranging and ambitious programming for its visitors.

 

The Opportunity

 

This Assistant Digital Media Producer position in the J. Paul Getty Museum is part of a pilot program to support entry-level positions for individuals who are alumni of the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship (MUI) program. The intended purpose of the Emerging Professionals program is to provide an intentional strategy to develop a foundation for career development and mentorship. Getty has made a commitment of two years for this position, which is intended for emerging professionals who are seeking to gain professional experience and deepen their knowledge of careers in museums, specifically as outlined in the position description below.

 

Reporting to the Assistant Director for Education and Public Programs, the Assistant Digital Media Producer will support the museum’s Education Department to create getty.edu as a destination for dynamic and relevant resources to inspire teachers from across the country to integrate the visual arts into their curriculum. They will be responsible for supporting the expansion of virtual programming and digital resources for K-12 school communities by developing new online content as part of the Getty’s website for teachers and students in collaboration with education staff.

 

As part of the pilot program, the Education department will integrate the Assistant Digital Media Producer into all relevant project and department meetings.  Additional supervision provided by department staff in school and teacher audiences, as well as mentoring by the Head of Education and external mentor.  Additionally, they will have opportunities to collaborate and learn with leaders in the museum education field, as well as applying skills to independent digital project development and programming and training in all administrative support systems: budget tracking, purchase order development, contracts, expenditure reconciliation. And they will have access to related project (content and/or conferences) travel opportunities.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Revise getty.edu top 10 online resources to align with new website requirements, including microsites
  • Develop resources aligned with the Getty’s PST 2024 Art & Science initiative
  • Support the new Community College Student Guide program with content development and assessment tools
  • Lead sessions in the K-12 teacher professional development onsite and virtual programs
  • Contributes to the development of production project plans
  • Performs a variety of administrative tasks as assigned
  • Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders on content production

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Experience in digital production environment using one or more digital distribution channels such as social media, web, blogs, wikis, etc.

Requirement

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

  • Strong communicator
  • Effective technical writing skills
  • Adept at researching content standards and collections online
  • Experience developing resources and programs for K-12 audiences
  • Experience teaching in and out-of-school settings
  • Understanding of evaluation methodologies
  • Ability to edit and/or write for different types of audiences as well as for different types of distribution channels
  • Must be detail oriented and have good organizational skills
  • Proven writing and editing skills
  • Ability to collaborate

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.