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Assists scholarly staff by facilitating their research and/or assisting with their research projects, exhibitions or publications. Under direct supervision, realizes programmatic projects related to important topics in the field of art history and related disciplines. Fosters communications and partnerships across other departments and other programs of the Getty. May carry on stand alone research that will result in outcomes, such as contributions to conference presentations and peer review journal articles.
Requisition Number
2021-3834
Seeking a highly organized professional to serve as Executive Assistant to the Director of the Getty Research Institute 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 staff 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 private and/or restricted material; thoughtfulness, discretion, professionalism, and sound judgement are required.
Requisition Number
2021-3833
Under close supervision, provides technical assistance to end-users for computer hardware, software, and network related problems. Resolves basic problems while referring more complex problems to intermediate and/or senior level.
Requisition Number
2021-3831
As Getty works to offer more content and services in Spanish, we are creating a new role for a Spanish-language editor to help develop Getty’s new bilingual program and Spanish-language editorial voice.   As a member of the Editorial Team in the Communications Department, the Spanish-Language Editor will manage the institution’s translation needs as they apply to communications and administrative priorities for bilingual content. The editor will ensure that text is accurately and consistently translated from English to Spanish (and vice versa) while upholding Getty standards of style, usage, grammar, and tone. 
Requisition Number
2021-3829
We are looking for a candidate to provide Microsoft Windows Server technical expertise and solutions to teams and staff at the Getty. The Windows Engineer will be required to work with other teams and staff to make recommendations, solve problems and implement standards and solutions. You will be managing systems and services in the cloud and on premise as you assist in the deployment of applications and services. You will help manage existing and new technologies and policies to create scalable solutions.
Requisition Number
2021-3825
The Digital Producer, Immersive Storytelling will be part of guiding and growing a group dedicated to imagining and defining how Getty’s art collections, archives and expertise might be experienced online. Getty Digital is seeking a skilled digital producer to help push our goals forward.   Immersive Storytelling at Getty is a new group formed to leverage innovations in digital media to disseminate Getty’s work and collections with a broad global audience. This group owns the conception, creative direction and coordination of these executions, pairing Getty’s own expertise and resources with outside storytelling partners to create rich and engaging experiential content for the digital public.
Requisition Number
2021-3823
Coordinates and assists with the planning, execution, and management of exhibitions and related projects at the Getty Research Institute. Manages multiple exhibition budgets including development, evaluation, reporting, and implementation of policies and procedures. Oversees the dissemination, production, organization and/or oversight of exhibition information and resources including schedule, tasks, funds, materials and people.
Requisition Number
2021-3822
We are looking for an experienced, user-centered professional to join the Getty Enterprise Systems & Integration (ESI) Team. This position reports to the Assistant Director and works closely with software users from across Getty. This person also works closely with Getty Digital's network, database, infrastructure, and ESI teams to assist, improve, and troubleshoot primarily Oracle/PeopleSoft enterprise applications. The position oversees and manages IT projects within the Finance and Accounting area. 
Requisition Number
2021-3821
The Getty Library seeks an experienced candidate to work as a Library Assistant IV with the Reference team assisting with public services activities in the Research Services department. Reporting to the Manager of Reference and User Engagement, the Library Assistant IV’s primary duties are to assist with the management and fulfillment of digitization and permission to publish requests for Special Collections materials, many of which are complex and require knowledge of a variety of systems and a general knowledge of intellectual property and copyright issues. Additionally, the Library Assistant IV staffs a public service desk and assists with queries from a diverse group of library users (including the public, staff, residential scholars, and registered readers) while referring more complex queries to Reference Librarians as appropriate.
Requisition Number
2021-3820
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 is seeking an Associate 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 sculpture and decorative arts including the Stark Collection of 20th-century outdoor sculpture. The department of Decorative Arts and Sculpture Conservation is located at the Museum at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, where conservation is an integral part of the core activities of the Museum and the broader Getty Trust.   Duties of the Associate Conservator will include treatment, technical examination, and preventive care of the permanent collections with a strong emphasis on the collection of 20th-century European and American outdoor sculpture. The Associate Conservator will also participate in the Museum’s exhibition program and special projects. The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree from a recognized conservation training program and will have experience with the conservation of outdoor sculpture and decorative arts and sculpture collections in a museum setting. He/she/they will have familiarity with analytical techniques as applied to the study of works of art and a considerable record of successful conservation treatments. The candidate will contribute to researching and developing innovative methodologies for long-term preservation of works of art. The Associate Conservator will work closely and collaboratively with colleagues across the Museum and other Getty Trust programs.
Requisition Number
2021-3818