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The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a highly organized, responsible and flexible individual to provide general services and administrative support to the Department of Photographs at the Getty Center. The successful candidate will be proficient with Microsoft Office applications, must be flexible and able to work on several projects at once, and provide a variety of clerical duties for the department.
Organizes and conducts training and institutional programs in coordination with management for promotional development, in-service training, and employee orientation. Prepares lesson plans including the method, media and documentation to be presented. Conducts follow up and maintains records of training activities. Tracks employee progress and analyzes program effectiveness. Participates in the design and development of training materials. Requires knowledge and understanding of adult learning theories. Designs and develops in-house training materials using various media. Prepares and supports staff to perform their job duties. Works with operations management team to identify training opportunities, and partner with operational supervisors and managers in the delivery of training.
The J. Paul Getty Museum’s Public Affairs department seeks a highly organized, responsible and flexible individual to produce and manage a variety of communication content and projects for the Museum. Reporting to the Museum’s Associate Director for Public Affairs, the Content Production Specialist is responsible for contributing subject matter expertise, working with original and adapted content, and providing technical experience. Works with Museum stakeholders, as well as colleagues from across the J. Paul Getty Trust to ensure that the Museum’s communication goals are met, as well as the timely delivery of content and projects.
Under the direction of the Systems Architect, the Associate IT Project Manager works with the J. Paul
Getty Trust’s Enterprise Architect team to oversee and coordinate assigned technical projects that
promote the exploration and sustainability of the Getty’s complex information landscape. The Architect
team’s work focuses on the development of the imaging, semantic, systems, and software ecosystem to
advance the work of the four Getty programs – the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation,
the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Getty Research Institute. The successful candidate will work on
internal Getty Digital projects as well as act as a liaison between the Architect team and program
representatives, as needed.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a highly organized, responsible and flexible individual to provide administrative support to the Registrar’s Office at the Getty Center. May occasionally be assigned to work at the Getty Villa. The successful candidate will be proficient with Microsoft Office applications, have some experience with collections management databases, have strong administrative, communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, able to handle paperwork and meet deadlines, must be flexible and able to work on several projects at once, and able to exercise discretion in dealing with information about the collection and exhibitions.
Under general supervision, provides technical support to end-users for Macintosh computer hardware, software, peripherals, mobile devices and network related problems via phone, deskside, and remotely using ticket management software.
The Director of Donor Relations is a senior member of the leadership team for institutional advancement activities of The J. Paul Getty Trust. The incumbent must demonstrate an appreciation for the unique role of development at the Getty and demonstrate a commitment to collaboration, open communication and professionalism. As a senior manager and member of the development leadership staff, the DDR is responsible for the development and implementation of a donor relations program to strategically advance departmental goals and objectives. The incumbent will manage donor relations programs to include stewardship, development communications, events and special initiatives.
Focus is on major and principal-level stewardship with responsibility for a plan to engage and steward donors and prospective donors at all levels and points of the giving cycle.
A key goal for the Getty’s development department is to broaden our interactions to reach a wider prospective donor pool and effectively engage and steward those donors/prospects while also enhancing our relationship with existing stakeholder. The Director of Donor Relations will be responsible for crafting and implementing strategies to achieve those goals, primarily on existing relationships with a secondary focus on new donor engagement.
The J. Paul Getty Museum is seeking an Assistant Conservator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture to be a member of a team of conservators who care for and study the museum’s collection of Medieval to modern European decorative arts and sculpture. Located in Los Angeles, California, the J. Paul Getty Museum is dedicated to the acquisition, conservation, exhibition and interpretation of works of art. Conservation is an integral part of the core activities of the museum and the broader Getty Trust. Duties in this full-time position include treatment, technical examination and preventive care of the permanent collections as well as participation in the planning and installation of loan exhibitions.
The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree from a recognized conservation training program. An undergraduate degree (major or minor) in chemistry, physics or biology is preferred. Additionally, the successful candidate will have experience with the conservation of decorative arts and sculpture collections in a museum setting, a portfolio of diverse conservation treatments, as well as experience applying multiple analytical techniques to the study of works of art. The Assistant Conservator will contribute to researching and developing innovative methodologies for the treatment and study of works of art. The Assistant Conservator will report to the Senior Conservator and work closely and collaboratively with colleagues across the Museum and other Getty Trust programs.
Library Assistant II (limited-term), Special Collections Reading Room, Getty Research Institute
This is a Full-Time, Limited-Term position through June 14, 2019.
The Getty Research Institute seeks a limited-term fulltime Library Assistant II to help
Provide library support services to staff and Special Collections reading room users by retrieving materials from vaults and assisting with handling. The Library Assistant II 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.
Conducts research, content development and/or editorial functions, and assists the exhibition curator with diverse tasks in preparation for the exhibition, "At the Crossroads: Qandahar in Images and Empires." Assists with all aspects of exhibition preparation of facsimiles, working with original materials in special collections; interacting with curatorial and special collections staff, digital media management, and communications.