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OUR MISSION The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting, and interpreting works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance and is one of four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust.  The Museum operates two sites, the Getty Villa in Malibu, which exhibits its collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, and the Getty Center in Brentwood, which displays its collections of European art: Medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts, paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, drawings to 1900, and photography to the present day (including non-European works).  The Museum mounts approximately 25 temporary exhibitions a year across its two sites; maintains an annual permanent gallery improvement program and offers wide-ranging and ambitious programming for its visitors.   THE OPPORTUNITY  The Education and Public Programs Department of the J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a Resource Project Manager to support the department’s technology projects (virtual, digital) and other initiatives.  The Resource Project Manager is primarily responsible for supporting the department’s digital project portfolio, liaising among stakeholder departments, tracking project progress, and ensuring digital projects align with best practices in the digital field, and reflect Getty standards for excellence. Additionally, the Resource Project Manager will oversee select mission-aligned projects to ensure the Education and Public Programs department is fulfilling its remit with key initiatives. The successful candidate will possess a background in project management, an awareness of digital project workflow, and should be data driven, detail oriented, and user experience minded.  Experience developing visual arts online resources is an asset. Under moderate supervision, the Resource Project Manager reports to the Assistant Director for Education and Public Programs, and works closely with the colleagues in Education, Public Programs, and Interpretive Content. 
Requisition Number
2022-3986
We are looking for a Senior Staff Assistant to be based in our offices at the Getty Center and provide administrative support to a department head. (We have two Senior Staff Assistant positions available.)   About Us The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) is dedicated to finding ways to improve the conservation of the world’s cultural heritage—its art objects, museum collections, historic buildings, and archaeological sites. We are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, and our work often takes us to heritage sites across the globe including locations in South America, Asia, and the Middle East, where we work in partnership with heritage professionals from the region. Our staff come from diverse disciplines including architecture, archaeology, conservation, information science, chemistry, engineering, operations management, administration, and communications.
Requisition Number
2022-3981
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.
Requisition Number
2022-3979
Our Mission   The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting, and interpreting works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance and is one of four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust.  The Museum operates two sites, the Getty Villa in Malibu, which exhibits its collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, and the Getty Center in Brentwood, which displays its collections of European art: Medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts, paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, drawings to 1900, and photography to the present day (including non-European works).  The Museum mounts approximately 25 temporary exhibitions a year across its two sites; maintains an annual permanent gallery improvement program and offers wide-ranging and ambitious programming for its visitors.   The Opportunity   The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks two qualified Senior Exhibition Coordinators to manage the planning and delivery of exhibitions, installations, and special projects.  Reporting to the Associate Director for Exhibitions, the successful candidates coordinate the planning, management and execution of complex exhibitions and related efforts. Works on special projects, such as permanent collection re-installations and other public facing projects, as required.  
Requisition Number
2022-3974
Main responsibilities will include installation, maintenance and repair of mechanical locking devices and the maintenance of master key systems, troubleshoots inoperative locking hardware of electronic access control door strikes and related hardware.  Duplicates keys on electrically operated key cutting machines; issues keys and locks, and keeps related records; opens locks which cannot be opened by ordinary means; installs, adjusts, repairs, and rebuilds locks. Other responsibilities may include assistance with maintenance of security systems including access control/alarm monitoring devices, CCTV, and fire alarm/life safety systems.  May have vendor/contractor contact responsibilities. Works on assignments of moderate scope and complexity.
Requisition Number
2022-3973
We are looking for a Digital Content Editor to develop engaging stories for broad, non-specialist audiences that draw from our work to research, develop, and model best practices for the long-term preservation of the world’s cultural heritage. The Digital Content Editor will identify and write these stories in consultation with subject area experts, project managers, and other stakeholders for publication across Getty’s digital platforms including website, social media, and Getty Magazine.  The Digital Content Editor will join the digital content team in the Conservation Institute’s Communications department and will be an integral part of Getty’s growth on digital channels.   About Us Getty Conservation Institute is dedicated to finding ways to improve the conservation of the world’s cultural heritage—its art objects, museum collections, historic buildings, and archaeological sites. We are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, and our work often takes us to heritage sites across the globe including locations in South America, Asia, and the Middle East, where we work in partnership with heritage professionals from the region. Our staff come from diverse disciplines including architecture, archaeology, conservation, information science, chemistry, engineering, operations management, and communications.
Requisition Number
2022-3972
Working under general supervision, the Assistant Store Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Getty Museum Store at the Center, including onsite satellite locations. Reports to the General Manager of Retail Operations. This is a full-time position requiring weekend and evening hours.  
Requisition Number
2022-3971
Performs complex accounting functions including performing analysis, developing and maintaining complex data models, analyzing large data sets, and reconciling complex accounts.
Requisition Number
2022-3969
We are in search of candidates to provide visitors with an informative, enjoyable, and memorable experience. Getty has two remarkable campuses, in Los Angeles and in Malibu, with breathtaking views, art, and architecture.   Our Visitor Services Associates support all functions and posts under the Visitor Services area. This may include assisting with parking operations and ticketing, handling general information calls, ticketing for events, assisting with business visitors, staffing the information desk, the coat check, the audio guide distribution desks, ticket offices, event welcome tables and ushering duties at performance and lecture events, among other tasks. They may be required to work with cash handling and financial transactions.   As a Visitor Services Associate, you will be expected to provide excellent customer service and assist with general information and directions.   Join our Visitor Services team and gain valuable training and experience for your career ahead! We have Full Time and Part Time positions available.   We can offer you: - $18.00 per hour - Don’t drive to work, relax in a Getty sponsored vanpool! Getty pays 100% of the monthly vanpool fees. - Our generous transportation program also includes Metro/Bus reimbursements. - Access to Educational Assistance after 12 months of employment. - On-site Fitness Center and free membership to Wellbeats - Getty matches the first 4% of employee contributions to retirement plan. Additionally, Getty contributes an additional 6% of employee’s annual salary. - Paid time off includes vacation, sick, personal and holiday pay - Staff are invited to view select exhibitions before they are open to the public. - Staff discounts at our Cafe, Coffee Carts, Museum Store       … and so much more!   
Requisition Number
2022-3968
We are in search of candidates to provide visitors with an informative, enjoyable, and memorable experience. Getty has two remarkable campuses, in Los Angeles and in Malibu, with breathtaking views, art, and architecture.   Our Visitor Services Associates support all functions and posts under the Visitor Services area. This may include assisting with parking operations and ticketing, handling general information calls, ticketing for events, assisting with business visitors, staffing the information desk, the coat check, the audio guide distribution desks, ticket offices, event welcome tables and ushering duties at performance and lecture events, among other tasks. They may be required to work with cash handling and financial transactions.   As a Visitor Services Associate, you will be expected to provide excellent customer service and assist with general information and directions.   Join our Visitor Services team and gain valuable training and experience for your career ahead! We have Full Time and Part Time positions available.   We can offer you: - $18.00 per hour - Don’t drive to work, relax in a Getty sponsored vanpool! Getty pays 100% of the monthly vanpool fees. - Our generous transportation program also includes Metro/Bus reimbursements. - Immediate healthcare benefits are available to all Full-Time new hires.  - Access to Educational Assistance after 12 months of employment. - On-site Fitness Center and free membership to Wellbeats - Getty matches the first 5% of employee contributions to retirement plan. Additionally, Getty contributes an additional 6% of employee’s annual salary. - Paid time off includes vacation, sick, personal and holiday pay - Staff are invited to view select exhibitions before they are open to the public. - Staff discounts at our Cafe, Coffee Carts, Museum Store             … and so much more!   
Requisition Number
2022-3967