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The J. Paul Getty Trust’s Procurement & Contract Services department is seeking a full-time limited-term position to provide records management and project support, with some additional contract drafting and tactical buying. This role would suit someone with existing expertise in procurement document control and project administration, who is looking to gain exposure to procurement buying and contract drafting.
Main focus (50%) is document control of the Procurement department’s daily generation of paper and digital purchasing records. This includes the timely and efficient entry of the records into electronic storage systems to ensure adherence to department standards and accurate indexing. The department is working towards implementing a contract drafting tool in PeopleSoft which will ultimately remove the need for separate offline document control; the successful candidate will be expected to advise and assist with this transformation. In addition, the successful candidate will work with Getty’s Institutional Records and Archives department to review a large collection of historical paper records and categorize them according to a set retention policy.
Additionally, approximately 25% of time will be spent providing project support for the department’s other strategic initiatives and projects, including, but not limited to, administration of the Getty’s Amazon Business and OfficeMax accounts.
The remaining 25% of time will be undertaking contract drafting and tactical buying for the department. Training will be given.
Responsible for providing a variety of administrative duties or project management for a department, program, project team or Sr. Manager.
At Getty Digital, we're re-imagining how we can use data, software, and systems to provide a deeply connected and consistent experience for staff, scholars, researchers, and enthusiasts as they explore the rich and complex information held across the organization. You will play a central role in maintaining robust systems, and identifying and implementing strategic solutions in an environment that is committed to collaboration and continuous improvement.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, and user-centered professional to join the Collection & Content Management Systems team within Getty Digital. You will report to the Digital Preservation and Library Systems Manager and interact with librarians, archivists, curators, and subject matter experts from our cultural heritage programs, working primarily with colleagues from the Getty Research Institute. Additionally, you will engage with project managers, technologists, software developers, and infrastructure staff in Getty Digital.
You will be responsible for the administration of a suite of information systems that support core library and archival operations, including inventory and metadata management, enhanced collection discovery and fulfillment, and digital preservation. In addition to daily management activities, you will work directly with staff to keep abreast of current operations and needs, leverage system capabilities to increase departmental efficiencies, integrate applications, advance interoperability, and advocate for system improvements with our vendors. As a member of a future-oriented team, you will have a broad impact on operations locally and advance discovery of our collections globally.
The J. Paul Getty Trust, one of the most prestigious cultural heritage organizations in the world, is dedicated to furthering the study of the history of art, advancing conservation practice, and promoting public knowledge and appreciation of art. You will work on a dynamic and beautiful campus filled with art, archives and special collections, and a world-class research library. We offer an excellent benefits package and a strong commitment to balancing work and personal life.
Relocation assistance is available for eligible candidates.
Maintains, troubleshoots, replaces and may install electrical circuits, equipment and appliances. Inspects and tests electrical equipment, lighting, signal, communication and power circuits. Responsible for changing lighting ballasts and all exterior lighting including fiber optic lights in pools. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Inspects completed work for conformance with requirements of local building codes.
Procures goods and services at the best possible price by managing all aspects of the contract life cycle from gathering requirements to monitoring post-award compliance for various internal clients. Provides contract services in a timely manner with a high level of customer service/client satisfaction. Reviews and drafts contractual documents, negotiates the terms and conditions in contracts, prepares contracts for execution, monitors vendor's compliance with contractual terms, prepares amendments and renewals when necessary. The Contract Administrator manages transactions of a low to moderate level of complexity.
The Getty is seeking an energetic and dedicated Community Manager to collaborate with the team responsible for developing Quire (https://gettypubs.github.io/quire/), a unique open source software framework developed by the Getty to create multi-format digital books. We are entering a two-year development phase to further Quire’s utility for the Getty’s own projects and for potential adoption by other museum and academic publishers and institutions.
The Quire Community Manager will take the lead in growing and developing our nascent community of users and volunteer contributors, with a broad aim to diversify and deepen participation and eventually moving Quire to a community-supported model for long-term sustainability and growth. The Community Manager will create and implement tools and processes that foster a sense of belonging for individuals in the community and that facilitate their use of—and contributions to—Quire as an open source project. They will ensure effective and transparent communication within the community, and between the community and the core Quire team at the Getty. They will also oversee the creation and maintenance of documentation and training materials, and will organize and host Quire sharing and community-building events both online and in-person.
The Quire community manager will also become a Quire user as they dedicate some of their time collaborating with staff on a number of the Getty’s own Quire projects to better understand and address potential technical and documentation issues community members themselves might face.
This is a full-time, two-year term position, with full benefits.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an Associate Interpretive Content Specialist to support our ambitious display and exhibition program. This permanent position within the division of Education, Public Programs, and Interpretive Content will serve a pivotal role crafting our interpretation from draft to public presentation. Directly supporting our mission to “inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts,” you will shape our content narrative, strategy, and language for audience and platform needs through thoughtful writing, editing, and communication.
Are you passionate about art and the stories it tells? Do you believe in the beauty and power of precisely crafted language? Can you bring an optimistic and collaborative attitude to our team each day?
Collaborating across Curatorial, Exhibitions, Design, Interpretive Content, and other departments, the Associate Interpretive Content Specialist is a central part of the content development for both permanent collection displays and exhibitions. You will serve as a key editorial authority over public-facing didactic and interpretive texts. You will bring to bear our collective passion, knowledge, and research to develop inventive content that engages diverse audiences both in-gallery and off-site.
With the project team, you will review the hierarchy, structure, and content of interpretive materials in relation to the exhibition/installation interpretive goals, audience needs, and Getty accepted guidelines. You will recommend or execute changes to wording, sequencing, and design; you will identify strategies and tools to advance interpretive goals; and you may advise or spearhead didactic sections of exhibitions or other content platforms.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a qualified Lead Preparator for Lighting. Reporting to the Head of Preparations, the Lead Preparator is responsible for all gallery lighting of muesum exhibitions and permanent collection, oversees scheduling and maintenance of all lighting, louver, and gallery shade operations, and maintains lighting fixtures, equipment, and inventories of lamps and accessories. The Lead Preparator suprvises a Preparator whose time is split between installation and gallery lighting.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a creative Video Editor responsible for editing, grading, creating motion graphics, and delivering compelling video content in support of our ambitious display, education, and exhibition programs. This is a full-time, on-site position within the division of Education, Public Programs, and Interpretive Content and will report to our staff Video Producer.
Do you believe in the beauty and power of art? Are you passionate about video and its ability to reach diverse audiences through storytelling? Can you bring an optimistic and collaborative attitude to our team each day?
Directly supporting our mission to “inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts,”you will play a key role in the hands-on creation of video content showcasing the Getty’s art collection and activities with creative emphasis on post-production, including video editing and motion graphics. The successful candidate will bring media scripts to life using up-to-date production techniques and equipment, and will have a keen sense of visual storytelling demonstrated through an existing portfolio of high-quality video work. Please provide a link to your online video portfolio.
The J. Paul Getty Museum collects, conserves, and interprets works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance. One of the most-visited museums in the United States, the J. Paul Getty Museum attracts visitors from around the world to our two locations in Los Angeles and Malibu, California. We enhance our world-class exhibitions and collection display with award-winning scholarship and interpretation through text and media.
Getty Digital seeks a Systems Support Specialist to join the Collection & Content Management Systems (CCMS) team. This position helps to support the Getty’s suite of collection management systems, including platforms focused on museum, library, and archives collection management functions, digital asset management, digital preservation, and discovery. A major component of this role is working directly with systems staff and personnel from across campus to provide front-line assistance, manage metadata and system processes, optimize workflows, and improve user experiences (public and staff). This position is co-supervised by two senior CCMS application managers.
This is an opportunity for a technical and service-oriented candidate with excellent communication skills, attention to detail, research skills, the ability to work independently, and a desire to continuously learn and expand their skillset.
The position is a full-time, limited term employee funded for one year. The possibility exists that during or at the end of that term that the position is converted to a full-time, regular employee with no promised stated or implied.