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Provides specialized administrative support for the dynamic and fast-paced Communications Department at the Getty Center. This role will provide a broad range of administrative support for the Media Relations, Marketing, Creative Services, and Digital Content Strategy teams encompassing writing, including for Getty Web sites, presentation preparation, social media and web activity reports preparation, and events planing supporting communications and marketing programming. This position will report to the Vice President of Communications managing calendaring, handling complex scheduling and travel arrangements, processing business expenses, and responding to incoming phone inquiries.
Attention to detail as well as strong communication, writing, and organization skills are essential for this position. Must be reliable, proactive, forward thinking, able to work well under pressure and meet multiple daily deadlines as well as possess exceptional interpersonal and time management skills. Will coordinate activites among department and outside parties, and contacts personnel at all organizational levels to gather information. Work may involve diverse duties that require research, analytical skills and the ability to draft and revise a wide range of documents. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, Acrobat, Power Point, and Outlook.
A minimum of 4 years related experience plus Bachelor's degree required.
For this limited-term position, which runs through June 2020, the Content Producer will write, edit, copyedit, produce, and manage web-based projects. The candidate should have a thorough understanding of web best practices and extensive experience with social media platforms, including their toolsets and special features.
The J. Paul Getty Trust is seeking candidates for the Director of the Getty Foundation. The position is the senior executive managing the Getty Foundation and is a key member of the Trust’s overall executive leadership team.
Reporting to the President and CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, and working closely with the Getty’s other Program Directors and Vice Presidents, the Foundation Director is responsible for overseeing and guiding the Getty’s grant making activities in alignment with the Getty Trust’s programmatic priorities and goals.
The Foundation Director will have a key role in the design and management of Getty-wide strategic grant initiatives, which promote the interdisciplinary practice of conservation, strengthen art history as a global discipline, increase access to and public interest in museum and archival collections, and develop current and future leaders in the visual arts.
This is a unique opportunity to help lead one of the world’s most influential cultural and philanthropic institutions dedicated to the visual arts. The Foundation Director will join a dedicated, passionate, and talented leadership team that works together to foster and advance a collective culture of innovation, collaboration, and transparency.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a qualified Administrative Assistant to support the office of the Associate Director for Collections. Reporting to the Associate Director for Collections, the Administrative Assistant manages day-to-day tasks for the Associate Director to include budgeting and financial reporting, scheduling meetings, travel, and managing communications with internal and external colleagues and vendors. Additionally, the Administrative Assistant will work closely with support staff for other Museum senior staff and leadership across the Getty Trust. Work will involve significant confidential material, complex travel and scheduling requirements, and will require discretion, diplomacy and tact.
Effective communication skills are required for the position. Ability to be adept with standard industry systems and applications including Outlook; Microsoft Office 2013 (Excel; Word, PowerPoint); Adobe Acrobat. Experience with PeopleSoft Financials a plus.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a highly organized, responsible and flexible individual to provide administrative support to the Department of Photographs at the Getty Center. The Staff Assistant is responsible for providing a variety of clerical and administrative support to the Department of Photographs. Work may involve diverse duties that require research, analytical skills, and the ability to draft and revise a wide range of documents. Coordinates activities among departments and outside parties, and contacts personnel at all organizational levels to gather information. Work may be of a critical or confidential nature. Assignments may span various functional areas and may require specialized skills.
Under direction, supervises Grounds operations for assigned areas, including supervision and coordination of site labor, contractors, equipment, and supplies. Ensures appropriate documentation of operating policies and procedures required to maintain Getty landscape and site(s) at the expected level.
Under supervision, assists in the planning, coordination, and implementation of strategic marketing initiatives in support of the Getty.
The J. Paul Getty Trust is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Data Engineer, with the experience and passion to lead the execution of technical projects to support, enrich and ensure the persistence of the institution's cultural heritage knowledge bases. Our aim is to provide a deeply connected, consistent experience for scholars, researchers, and art 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 equally with both software engineers and content specialists. Your work will improve the quality, reliability, connectedness, and consistency of our data by engineering data pipelines and validation tools, configuring Linked Open Usable Data (LOUD) platforms, and assisting with the design and implementation of our, and the community's, overall data model.
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 4 weeks of vacation a year plus every other Friday off, excellent benefits, and a very strong commitment to balancing work and personal life.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an organized, flexible, and self-motivated individual to provide program coordination within the Public Programs Department at the Getty Villa. Under the direct supervision of the Senior Education Specialist in Public Programs, the Public Programs Coordinator assists with researching, developing, scheduling, and implementing programs intended for adult, artist-based, and family audiences. Programs are often designed around special exhibitions and the permanent collection of ancient Mediterranean antiquities. Knowledge of classical antiquity and the ancient world more generally is a plus.
The J. Paul Getty Trust (Getty) seeks a highly-skilled, experienced, and results-oriented development professional to serve as Development’s Associate Director of Annual Giving (ADAG).
Under the direction of the V.P. for Development and the Senior Director of Operations, the successful candidate will be a proactive, data-driven individual responsible for building the growing the Getty Patron Program, an annual giving program comprised of engaged individuals who wish to support the Getty’s commitment to exhibitions, research, and innovative and exciting programs that make a difference in the art world, and other annual giving.
Specifically, the ADAG will be responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive, year-round fundraising plan for the Getty’s Patron Program. This fundraising plan will include goals, strategies, and programming that aim to build and engage the Getty’s donor base. The ADAG will be expected to identify and encourage innovative and creative approaches for upgrading Patrons and increasing overall annual fund support, as well as planning benefits and activities that engage our donors.
The ADAG will serve as a key member of the Development team, supporting and furthering the priorities of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Research Institute, and Getty Conservation Institute.