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For this limited-term position, which runs through June 11, 2021, the Senior Content Producer develops, writes, and publishes content across multiple digital platforms. The ideal candidate has a thorough understanding of online platforms, such as eNewsletters, social channels, microsites, and web pages, and has a proven track record of coordinated omni-channel storytelling and writing, managing platforms, and producing useful and captivating content for various audiences. The Getty Research Institute is an international center for the study of visual culture and houses one of the largest art libraries in the world, with vast special collections materials ranging from the 15th century to the present.
Requisition Number
2020-3596
With limited supervision, provides network design and hardware and software support to users in the computing community. Manages network projects and supports all network components.
Requisition Number
2020-3595
Reporting to the Director of Development Programs (DoDP), the Patron Program Manager will be responsible for working with the Getty’s Development Department, and in close collaboration with the current Patron Program Manager, to provide administrative and program support for the rapidly growing Getty Patron Program with a specific focus on Patron renewal and acquisition cycles, implementation of Patron events, and donor communications.
Requisition Number
2020-3588
Seeking a highly organized professional to serve as Executive Assistant to the Director of the Getty Foundation and oversee day-to-day operations for the director’s office, including complex travel and scheduling arrangements, internal and external communications, and information management. The Executive Assistant serves as a representative of the director while interacting with individuals at all levels of the organization, as well as high-level external contacts, and develops effective working relationships with colleagues across the Getty. In all work, the Executive Assistant manages and accesses confidential material; sensitivity, discretion, professionalism, and sound judgement are required.
Requisition Number
2020-3584
The Getty Research Institute is seeking a limited-term administrative assistant from March 2020 to August 2020.  This position is responsible for providing a variety of administrative duties or project management for a department, program, project team and/or Sr. Manager.
Requisition Number
2020-3583
The Head of Government and Community Affairs provides strategic leadership for the Getty on government and community relations. The position supports the Getty’s mission and objectives involving local, state, and federal government affairs. It maintains and nurtures relationships with government, associated authorities, the community, homeowners associations, and the Getty’s internal stakeholders. The position is a key Getty operations leader.
Requisition Number
2020-3582
The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks an archivist to join a project team for the final year of processing the papers of Frank Gehry. 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.   Reporting to the Gehry processing team lead, the Archivist I’s duties will include physically processing and arranging the material according to archival best practices; contributing to the online finding aid in compliance with national standards; consulting regularly with the processing team, and with colleagues throughout the GRI as appropriate; and participating in outreach activities related to the collection.   This is a limited-term position for 1 year.    
Requisition Number
2020-3580
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 four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust. Arches, the open source platform jointly developed by the Getty Conservation Institute and the World Monuments Fund for cultural heritage data management, is central to this strategy. This position is a newly created Arches-focused role to support the collections and work of programs across the Getty.   We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, and user-centered professional to join the Collection & Content Management Systems team within Getty Digital. The IT Project Manager reports to the Systems Architect and works closely with technical and content-focused teams across the organization, including semantic engineers, software developers, infrastructure staff, librarians, archivists, and subject matter experts. This position plays a pivotal and important role in bridging technical and non-technical staff and concerns.   The IT Project Manager will be responsible for the implementation and application administration of multiple instances of the Arches data management platform by Getty programs. Currently five instances are planned to support datasets from across the institution, which include conservation science data, bibliographic data from our AATA abstracting and indexing service, and collection-related data from the Getty Research Institute. In addition to implementation projects and daily application management activities, you will work directly with staff to understand and optimize workflows by leveraging systems capabilities. This also includes performing gap analyses to identify opportunities for extending the application. Working with multiple user groups, this position serves as the central coordination point for Getty Digital to serve the Getty’s internal Arches-related needs across units. This is an excellent opportunity for a cultural heritage professional with both technical and soft skills.   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, a world-class research library, and experts from numerous fields. We offer every other Friday off, excellent benefits, and a strong commitment to balancing work and personal life. Relocation assistance is available.
Requisition Number
2020-3579
- The Getty Research Institute seeks a limited-term fulltime Library Assistant II, General Collections Circulation, Getty Research Institute. - Note: This job is located 30 miles north of the Getty Center.  - This is limited-term position until June 11, 2020. - The Library Assistant will work both independently and within a team environment, focusing on the ongoing tasks associated with the circulation of materials in a library setting, including pulling, sorting, and shelving books and charging and discharging materials using the Alma library system.   - May perform physical processing of material such as marking, housing, repair, and evaluate the condition of materials.  - May work on occasion at the Getty Center. - Additional tasks may include assisting in the management of the workflow for the assessment and circulation of identified books and serials and managing multiple spreadsheets while working on a large-scale Getty Research Portal digitization project (http://portal.getty.edu). 
Requisition Number
2020-3574
Getty Communications seeks a Social Media Producer to join the Digital Content Strategy team. Together with the Social Media Lead and Social Media Manager, the social media team is responsible for developing and producing compelling stories about art, art history, conservation, cultural heritage, and Getty work broadly, and with engaging directly with our social community.   The Social Media Producer will work closely with the rest of the Digital Content Strategy team—and with colleagues across Communications and across the entire Getty organization—in pitching and developing stories that can connect and resonate with our digital audiences on our video, editorial, and social platforms including Getty’s blog, website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.   The Producer should have a strong sense of audience and story, and bring writing and photography skills to the job. Editorial skills, such as copyediting and proofreading, are a strong plus.
Requisition Number
2020-3573