The Getty Research Institute seeks a fulltime Library Assistant III. The position handles both collection maintenance and circulation tasks. The Library Assistant III will work both under little to no supervision and within a team environment, focusing on the ongoing tasks associated with the circulation of materials in a library setting, including pulling, sorting, and reshelving books, charging and discharging materials, and editing online records. The Getty Library uses the Ex-Libris suite of hosted products: Alma, Primo, and Rosetta. A primary duty of this Library Assistant III position will be working on collection maintenance and the “end processing” of material such as marking, housing, repairing, and evaluating the condition of materials. The Library Assistant III may work on occasion at the Library’s Annex location in Valencia, CA.
The Getty Research Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing awareness of the visual arts and their various histories through its expertise, ongoing collecting program, public programs, institutional partnerships, exhibitions, publications, digital services, and residential scholars’ programs. Among the world’s premier art libraries, the Getty Library and its Special Collections include over 1.5 million volumes, rare materials, and digital resources, which serve a vast international community of scholars and the interested public. The Institute's activities and scholarly resources guide and sustain each other and collectively provide a unique environment for research, critical inquiry, and scholarly exchange.