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The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a qualified Preparator for the Preparations team located at the Getty Center reporting jointly to the Lead Preparator for installation and the Head of Preparations. Under direct supervision, and working with the installation team, the Preparator installs and maintains permanent galleries, special exhibition and temporary exhibition spaces, and art storage areas through use of appropriate materials, equipment, and methods to display, store, pack and transport works of art. Additionally, the Preparator executes the fabrication, installation, and storage of works of art, and furniture for permanent and special exhibition galleries.
The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) is seeking a conservator with expertise in the conservation of modern and contemporary art, an interest in scientific research and its application to conservation practice, and a strong interest in education to fill the position of Project Specialist in the Institute’s Collections Department. The Project Specialist will work as a member of a cross-departmental team of conservators and scientists focusing on the conservation challenges of modern and contemporary art of various media and the integration of new scientific knowledge into professional practice.
Opportunities for educational activities are emerging from the GCI’s Modern and Contemporary Art Research Initiative. The Project Specialist will be primarily responsible to develop a robust program of courses, workshops, meetings, publications, online resources, and field activities, aimed at presenting advances resulting from research undertaken by the GCI and its partners and facilitating the transfer of scientific advances to conservation practice.
- Develops and participates with project planning for exhibitions and construction projects.
- Oversees and coordinates projects to ensure progress and quality. Duties include scheduling of technicians, vendors, and contractors and coordinating activities with various departments.
- Provides or obtains training for personnel on systems or projects as needed.
- Provides in-house consultation for a variety of construction projects.
- Provides direct supervision of technical support staff.
Limited term AutoCAD (2D) technician-draftsman needed to assist with miscellaneous AutoCAD project edits and the archiving of associated construction documents. Drawings may include (but are not limited to) Architectural, MEP, Landscape, or other construction trades.
Responsible for a full range of horticultural tasks for the Getty Center and Getty Villa. Maintains horticulture management guidelines for Getty landscapes and implements fine horticultural techniques to increase landscape aesthetics. Engages with colleagues at all levels of the organization and provides expert guidance in maintenance and management of all Getty landscapes and gardens.
Responsible for providing administrative support or project coordination for a department, program or project team.
Under the direction of the Head of Auxiliary Services Operations, supervises the Logistics team and lead staff. Provides leadership, direction, and long range/short term planning, and directs operational policy development and performance criteria for Logistics in conjunction with departmental plans and goals.
At Getty Digital, we're re-imagining how we can use software to provide a, connected, user-centered experiences for visitors and art enthusiasts as they explore the rich information at the Getty, both on site and online.
We are looking for a developer to join a team of software engineers focused on the narrative, interpretive, and visitor-focused experiences across the Getty. This team of four is responsible for the core Getty.edu website, as well as exhibitions, digital publications, and other initiatives, including a full redesign of the Getty’s core digital properties.
As a Sr. Software Engineer, you’ll report to the team lead, and will be responsible for working with them and the rest of the team to help estimate, plan, and execute major software initiatives across the Getty, as well as supporting existing applications and projects. You will also be responsible for collaborating with and sharing expertise with a talented team of software developers, helping to set an example of best practices. You will work with subject matter experts, UX researchers, designers, and other software developers, collaborating to build experiences that help share the information shared across the Getty with the larger world.
Our software stack is Vue.js on the front end, with backend implementations in Python, data and content provided via APIs, and custom search interfaces using ElasticSearch. Our applications are hosted via AWS and built within Docker containers.
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 archives, collaborating with world-class scientists, curators, librarians, archivists, and academics. We offer 4 weeks of vacation a year, every other Friday off, excellent benefits, and a very strong commitment to balancing work and personal life.
Works closely with the Getty Research Institute’s director to conceive, realize, and contribute a major research initiative about the global, networked market for Pre-Hispanic art and the provenance of Pre-Hispanic artworks. Establishes local, national, and international institutional connections and collaborations with museums and their archives as well as with dealers and collectors of Pre-Hispanic art. Conducts research both within the holdings of the Stendahl Gallery archive in the GRI’s Special Collections and in archives and collections at other institutions, which will require extensive national and international travel. Works closely with project team composed of Getty staff and external scholars and helps direct and manage research agenda. Conceptualizes and organizes an active program of summer research camps, workshops, and symposia. Edits scholarly publications resulting from these events and contributes original research to events and publications and works with GRI Publications to realize publications. Maintains an active scholarly profile in area of expertise (writing, publishing, lecturing). Works with GRI’s grant specialist to identify potential funding sources and writes grant proposals.
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.