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Designs, installs and maintains a variety of state of the art security access/intrusion systems and related components. Areas of specialization include access/intrusion alarms, access control programming, coordinates the work of vendors/contractors as needed. Works on assignments that are varied and complex in nature. Works on other technical systems or projects as needed, such as, Fire/life safety system, closed circuit television and commercial locksmith.
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Organizes and conducts training and institutional programs in coordination with management for promotional development, in-service training, and employee orientation. Prepares lesson plans including the method, media and documentation to be presented. Conducts follow up and maintains records of training activities. Tracks employee progress and analyzes program effectiveness. Participates in the design and development of training materials. Requires knowledge and understanding of adult learning theories. Designs and develops in-house training materials using various media. Prepares and supports staff to perform their job duties. Works with operations management team to identify training opportunities, and partner with operational supervisors and managers in the delivery of training.
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The J. Paul Getty Trust seeks an experienced video journalist/vlogger with a charismatic on-camera personality and curiosity who loves bringing along viewers as they learn about the world around them. Must have a proven ability to organize the research, personnel, equipment, and facilities required to deliver a finished story or program within a set budget and on deadline. The role is responsible for all aspects of the stories they produce including research, interviewing, script preparation, voiceovers, and edit supervision when necessary. As well, this position is responsible for communicating and behaving in a way that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion among colleagues and audiences alike. The types of productions will be a mix of features, interviews, and news, with a focus on short vlogs specifically for news and social media.   The ideal candidate will be highly collaborative, with a confident, open, and energetic on-camera presence, exceptional interviewing skills, and a strong track record generating original and captivating stories.   This is a full-time position reporting to the Lead Creative Producer.
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Under close supervision, provides technical support 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.
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Under general supervision, performs complex fundamental investment research and analysis work.
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The J. Paul Getty Trust seeks a seasoned and collaborative engineering professional to serve as Head of Engineering.   The J. Paul Getty Trust ( is a cultural and philanthropic institution dedicated to the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world’s artistic legacy. Through the collective and individual work of its constituent programs—the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Getty Research Institute—it pursues its mission in Los Angeles and throughout the world, serving both the general interested public and a wide range of professional communities with the conviction that a greater and more profound sensitivity to and knowledge of the visual arts and their many histories are crucial to the promotion of a vital and civil society.
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Provides advanced support and coordinator for one or more functional areas of human resources. Processes Human Resources-related materials, which may include various applications, employment, enrollment, pay change, informational and other confidential forms and records. Gathers information and prepares reports, as requested. Maintains current employee information, policy and procedure manuals, and other communications and distributes when appropriate. May conduct and summarize internal and external surveys to gather information for policy development and planning.
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Seeking a highly organized professional to serve as Executive Assistant to the Director of the Getty Foundation 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 individuals 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 confidential material; sensitivity, discretion, professionalism, and sound judgement are required.
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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.
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The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an Associate Interpretive Content Specialist to support our ambitious display and exhibition program. This permanent position within the division of Education, Public Programs, and Interpretive Content will serve a pivotal role crafting our interpretation from draft to public presentation. Directly supporting our mission to “inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts,” you will shape our content narrative, strategy, and language for audience and platform needs through thoughtful writing, editing, and communication. Are you passionate about art and the stories it tells? Do you believe in the beauty and power of precisely crafted language? Can you bring an optimistic and collaborative attitude to our team each day? Collaborating across Curatorial, Exhibitions, Design, Interpretive Content, and other departments, the Associate Interpretive Content Specialist is a central part of the content development for both permanent collection displays and exhibitions. You will serve as a key editorial authority over public-facing didactic and interpretive texts. You will bring to bear our collective passion, knowledge, and research to develop inventive content that engages diverse audiences both in-gallery and off-site. With the project team, you will review the hierarchy, structure, and content of interpretive materials in relation to the exhibition/installation interpretive goals, audience needs, and Getty accepted guidelines. You will recommend or execute changes to wording, sequencing, and design; you will identify strategies and tools to advance interpretive goals; and you may advise or spearhead didactic sections of exhibitions or other content platforms.
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