The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks a full-time Library Assistant III to work as a member of the Circulation team. Reporting to the Manager of Circulation, the Library Assistant III’s primary duties are; managing the book digitization preparation workflow, which includes working from selected lists of special collections materials, pulling titles, assessing materials for digitization, and updating lists post-digitization, and collection maintenance “end processing”, which includes marking, housing, repairing, and evaluating the condition of library materials. The Library Assistant III will work in a team-based environment but also under little to no supervision. The Library Assistant III will work on some additional circulation tasks including pulling, sorting, and shelving books, charging and discharging materials, and editing online records. The Getty Library uses the Ex-Libris suite of hosted products: Alma, Primo, and Rosetta. 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.
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