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The Getty Library seeks an experienced candidate as a Library Assistant IV to work with the Special Collections Reading Room team to support public service activities and oversee the Special Collections Reading Room. Reporting to the Special Collections Reading Room Supervisor, the Library Assistant IV’s primary duties are to assist in overseeing the daily operations of the Special Collections Reading Room. This position will serve as the primary team leader in absence of the Supervisor. The Library Assistant IV provides services to a wide variety of staff and researchers, monitors the Special Collections Reading Room, assists with classes, tours and workshops. The Library Assistant IV also responds to routine queries from staff and researchers; refers more complex queries to reference librarians and curators as appropriate. Serves as the point person for specific tasks and projects, and oversees and/or supervises the work of others.  
Requisition Number
2021-3746
The Getty Foundation fulfills the philanthropic mission of the Getty Trust by supporting individuals and institutions committed to advancing the greater understanding and preservation of the visual arts in Los Angeles and throughout the world. Through strategic grant initiatives, the Foundation strengthens art history as a global discipline, promotes the interdisciplinary practice of conservation, increases access to museum and archival collections, and develops current and future leaders in the visual arts. The Program Officer oversees the development and administration of grants within one or more broad areas of expertise, including initiatives that advance art history and museum practice domestically and internationally.   We are looking for a Program Officer to join our team, contribute to our ongoing strategic initiatives, develop new initiatives in alignment with the mission of the Foundation, and collaborate with colleagues across Getty. We are especially interested in candidates with experience in one or more of the following fields: library and archives, leadership development, museums, and digital art history/digital humanities. The Program Officer will have the opportunity to contribute to emerging strategic funding initiatives, including an initiative designed to support archives relating to African American art history and an initiative to support professional and leadership development of alumni of the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship Program. Flexibility and intellectual curiosity will be important assets as this position is expected to work across the fields we serve.   The Getty is committed to promoting equity, diversity, accessibility, and inclusion and to building a climate of mutual understanding, respect, trust, transparency, and cooperation. The Program Officer will have an opportunity to contribute to the exchange of ideas relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion at Getty and, in particular, at the Foundation.
Requisition Number
2021-3743
Maintains the workflow of Warehouse operations and the Warehouse space, prioritizes daily tasks with Supervisor and the other Senior Warehouse Associates (SWAs).
Requisition Number
2021-3740
Position is located at the Getty Center.  Works under regular supervision and reports to the Cash Office/AP Supervisor supporting the Finance staff.  Performs moderately complex technical accounting support work.  Work involves performing detailed assignments in recording, classifying, examining and verifying financial records, documents, or reports. This position is part of a support team and provides back-up as required including commuting between our Villa location in Pacific Palisades and the Getty Center as needed.
Requisition Number
2021-3738
Oversees and participates in the daily operations of the Getty bookstore through the exercise of supervisory skills/responsibilities to promote and ensure both a positive work environment and a positive customer experience.
Requisition Number
2021-3736
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
2021-3735
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
2021-3734
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
2021-3733
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
2021-3732
Working under general supervision, the Supervisor, Support Service plans, directs and oversees the support services area  This includes overseeing and monitoring daily support services operations of the department.  This includes supporting various events and activities by moving tables, chairs, furniture and equipment around the site.  Work likely includes evenings and weekends.   Performs supervisory duties over administrative, and/or technical staff within a department or small division and assists higher level supervisors/managers through the application of the concepts of a particular discipline, profession, and/or field of study in order to accomplish the operational goals of the assigned area(s).   Supervisor I is distinguished from the Supervisor II position by the nature of the work supervised. Supervisor I is usually a working supervisor who makes work assignments, reviews employees’ work, and may also spend a significant amount of time performing tasks similar to their employees.
Requisition Number
2021-3729