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The Getty Research Institute's Curatorial department is seeking a full-time limited-term position until June 2020. This position will be responsible for providing administrative support and organization for the Central Files on GRI Collections.
This is a limited term position with an end date of March 5, 2021. The Archivist I will join a project team responsible for processing the Frank Gehry Papers. Documenting the developmental stage of this Pritzker Prize-winning architect's career, the archive includes drawings, project records, models, correspondence, photographic material, and ephemera relating to 283 projects designed between 1954 and 1988.
The J. Paul Getty Trust is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Semantic Engineer, with the experience and passion to design and lead the execution of data oriented projects to support, connect, enrich and ensure the persistence of the institution's cultural heritage knowledge bases. Our aim is to provide a deeply connected and consistent experience for scholars, researchers, and enthusiasts as they explore the complex information held across the organization, and your participation is crucial for that to be successful.
You will report to the Enterprise Semantic Architect, and interact with software engineers, data engineers and content specialists in the cultural heritage programs. Your work will improve the quality, reliability, connectedness, and consistency of our data by designing ontologies and models to represent the institution's broad knowledge, configuring Linked Open Usable Data (LOUD) platforms. You will have a hands on role with both content specialists in the programs and with the wider community, and be responsible for working with both to understand data requirements and then ensure those requirements are correctly represented and able to be easily implemented.
The Getty is among the most prestigious cultural heritage organizations in the world, dedicated to furthering the study of the history of art. You will work on an amazing campus amongst fabulous art, architecture, and information systems, collaborating with world-class scientists, curators, librarians, archivists, and academics. We offer every other Friday off, excellent benefits, and a very strong commitment to balancing work and personal life.
The Getty Research Institute is seeking a limited-term administrative assistant from August 2019 to mid-December 2019 to provide administrative support and project coordination for the Curatorial department staff.
The Education Department of the J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an Education Specialist for School Communities to develop and manage teacher professional-development programming, as well as online content for classrooms. As a member of the Education, Public Programs, and Interpretive Content Department, the Education Specialist for Teacher Programs will have broad knowledge of K–12 and museum education best practices, Common Core curriculum, and diversity, equity, access, and inclusion principles, as well as familiarity with the Los Angeles educational ecosystem. The Education Specialist will build and sustain relationships with external partners, co-create programs with schools and community organizations, and develop and manage a Teacher Advisory Group. The chosen candidate will manage the final year of a five-year partnership with the Inner City Education Foundation, working closely with program partners to increase art and arts integration programming across their school community. Under minimal supervision, the Education Specialist develops, implements, and manages curriculum-based educational projects and programs; these arts-based initiatives will often relate to the permanent collection and changing exhibitions, to foster an appreciation and deeper understanding of art. The Education Specialist collaborates and leads cross-functional teams to achieve educational programming goals, and will teach, train, and supervise staff, interns, teaching artists, and contractors on a regular basis.
Provides library support services to staff and Special Collections reading room users by retrieving materials from vaults and assisting with handling. Retrieves and shelves Special Collections materials; works with colleagues to maintain storage vaults; conducts inventories of Special Collections material; monitors and maintains Special Collections Reading Room and Seminar Rooms. Uses online library system to create, maintain and update holdings and item records. Processes some Special Collections materials by preparing labels, providing housing and entering information into systems. Responds to routine queries from staff and readers; refers more complex queries to reference librarians and curators as appropriate. Participates in special projects as assigned.
The Digital Initiatives area within the Getty Research Institute seeks a Metadata Specialist to work on metadata activities associated with PhotoTech, a project to digitize a portion of the Getty Research Institute’s Photo Archive and investigate technologies, including OCR, computer vision and machine learning, to process large image collections at scale. The images and resulting metadata will be used to conduct innovative art-historical research and enhance collections description and access. The Metadata Specialist will work with the project team to develop and test workflows related to data generation, enrichment, management, and transformation for the archive. This work will entail data preparation and enrichment of legacy metadata, quality assurance of machine-generated metadata, and support of data management systems.
The Metadata Specialist will join the dynamic teams that make up the Digital Initiatives area of the Getty Research Institute. You will work on an amazing campus, collaborating with leading curators, librarians, archivists, and technologists. We offer paid vacation, every other Friday off, and excellent benefits.
The position is being offered as a full-time, limited term position for two years after the start date.
Supports the Getty bookstore as a professional and outgoing sales associate. Operates a POS system, applies basic computer skills, handles money, and communicates effectively with visitors. Demonstrates knowledge of current museum exhibits, store merchandise and museum layout.
The Getty Research Institute's Scholars Program seeks a one-year limited-term Research Associate II, potentially renewable for one additional year. Position realizes and may conceive programmatic projects related to important topics in the field of art history and related disciplines, developing new and innovative approaches. Participates in strategic partnerships and other long- and short- term collaborations with arts institutions locally, nationally, and internationally. Fosters communications and collaborations across other departments and programs of the Getty Trust. Carries on high-level independent research that will lead to outcomes, such as peer review journal articles and catalog essays.
The Getty is actively searching for a Sr. Staff Assistant to support the A/P and Payroll Services Department at the Getty Center, Los Angeles.
The person in this position assists in an administrative capacity and is responsible for ensuring day-to-day operations are managed so that the department runs smoothly. Candidates should be self-motivated and able to work in a very fast-paced, deadline driven, and collaborative environment.
The successful candidate will possess excellent organizational and communication skills.
Responsible for providing a variety of administrative duties and project coordination for the department, project team and department manager.