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The Getty Conservation Institute’s Buildings and Sites Department is seeking a Senior Project Specialist (Built/Archaeological Heritage) who will provide high-level professional conservation expertise to strategically advance conservation practice internationally in relation to archaeological site management.
The Senior Project Specialist leads a selection of GCI initiatives and projects—from visioning and designing to implementing and monitoring the work. Manages and provides direction to project staff, project partners, and consultants. Develops, tests, and applies new research and practical approaches that address current conservation challenges of international or regional relevance. Contributes to policy and best practice in the field through research, dissemination of information resulting from projects, and capacity building. Develops and sustains relationships with the international conservation community.
The J. Paul Getty Trust seeks a seasoned and accomplished fundraiser to serve as Development Officer. The Development Officer will play a central role in the growing Development program at the J. Paul Getty Trust. Reporting to the Director of Development Programs, the Development Officer is responsible for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of both individual and corporate prospects for major gifts in support of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Research Institute, and Getty Conservation Institute.
As an integral player in a fast-paced development effort, the Development Officer will work closely with colleagues in establishing and adopting fundraising goals, and identifying fundraising opportunities. The Development Officer will take on and build a portfolio of prospects to engage in opportunities to support the work of the Getty including exhibitions, education, research, field work, and other initiatives.
The Development Officer will effectively articulate the mission and impact of the Getty and the case for support to a broad range of stakeholders including current supporters and potential supporters and partners.
The Development Officer will take the lead on one or more strategic initiatives, which will include close work with colleagues in developing materials (brochures, web pages), giving opportunities, and fundraising reports.
The J. Paul Getty Trust seeks a seasoned development professional to serve as Director of Development Programs. The Director will play a central, senior role in the growing, fast-paced Development program at the Getty.
This role is a combination of manager, strategic planner, and front line fundraiser. The Director will work closely with the Vice President and colleagues on the department’s management team. Responsibilities, detailed further below, include overseeing key fundraising programs; driving growth of a robust donor pipeline; supervising staff directly and indirectly.
The incumbent must be energetic, entrepreneurial, positive and empathetic, collaborative, decisive, and willing to take responsibility to get the job done.
The Getty Museum seeks a Manager, Audience and Interpretation to inform and shape our ambitious program of exhibitions, collection display, and media.
The Manager will lead a team of interpretation staff tasked with maintaining standards of excellence in written and media interpretation of our art collection and exhibitions. They will develop and lead a program of research into audience needs and use those audience insights to establish and deliver best practices for interpretation. Together, we will make interpretation recommendations to our curatorial teams and inform content decisions with measurable audience data, creating content that connects with our audiences emotionally and intellectually and is inclusive by design. Our aim is to support and expand a real-world, diverse audience in ways that enhances their experience of art and their visit to the museum.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in audience and market research, including the synthesis of data into actionable insights and an ability to translate it into effective educational communication both in-gallery and online. They will have exceptional written and verbal communication, strong editorial skills, and the ability to effectively advocate for inclusivity and the needs of diverse audiences.
This position is based in Los Angeles and is part of the museum’s Education, Public Programs, and Interpretive Content division.
At Getty Digital, we are re-imagining how we create meaningful digital experiences for our research, publications, and projects in the study, conservation and preservation of art and shared cultural heritage. Our digital tools support scholars and researchers to explore the complex information held across the Getty and to share their work with the world online. We encourage the public to explore and engage with the outcomes of these activities through online experiences and digital publications.
The Getty Digital Interpretative Development Team is primarily responsible for the Getty.edu website, digital publications and rich media experiences. We are seeking an experienced software developer with a passion for web based publications for a two-year limited term contract to work with us on our digital publication tool, Quire. Quire is a static build tool for long-form scholarly publications with a focus on art historical, conservation, and preservation research. We are a highly collaborative team where thoughtful communication; co-working sessions, code reviews, and pair programming are common practices.
As a Software Engineer, you will report to the team lead, and will be responsible for working with that individual and the rest of the team to help plan improvements and implement stable features of the Quire build tool, the Getty.edu redesign, and web software initiatives across The Getty. In this role you will collaborate with a talented team of software developers, subject matter experts, UX researchers, designers to build experiences that present the work done across The Getty with the larger world.
Our preferred software stack is Vue.js for user interfaces with data provided by RESTful APIs served by implementations in Python. The Getty is committed to using Linked Open Data across our architecture and the use of IIIF for access to rich media assets.
The Getty is among the most prestigious cultural heritage organizations in the world. Scientists, curators, librarians, archivists, and academics are drawn here by a shared dedication to furthering the study of art and advancing the fields of art history, conservation, and cultural heritage preservation. We offer excellent benefits, and a strong commitment to balancing work and personal life.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a qualified Preparator III for the Preparations team located at the Getty Center reporting jointly to the Lead Preparator for Lighting and the Head of Preparations. Under minimal supervision, assists with gallery lighting of exhibitions and permanent collections at both the Getty Center and the Getty Villa. Oversees the routine installation and maintenance of permanent galleries, special exhibition and temporary exhibition spaces, and art storage areas. Uses appropriate materials, equipment, and methods to display, store, pack and transport works of art. Plans and executes the fabrication, installation, disassembly and storage of works of art, and furniture for permanent and special exhibition galleries.
Maintains, troubleshoots, replaces and may install electrical circuits, equipment and appliances. Inspects and tests electrical equipment, lighting, signal, communication and power circuits. Responsible for changing lighting ballasts and all exterior lighting including fiber optic lights in pools. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures. Inspects completed work for conformance with requirements of local building codes.
Conducts research, content development and/or editorial functions in the fields of modern and contemporary art for the Deputy Director of the Getty Research Institute. May assist assigned scholar through library research, transcription, note taking, cataloging and photocopying. May compile, analyze and interpret results. May contribute to conceptual project development and coordinate projects or events from inception through completion. May write research reports or contribute to academic publications. Assists in preparing public presentations, which requires strong computer skills.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an experienced individual for a full-time position of Associate Registrar to secure images and reproduction rights for exhibition-related publications and promotional materials. The successful candidate will have 3-5 years publications or registration experience; experience in negotiating rights for image reproduction; knowledge of different types of digital and photographic materials and imaging software; experience with an automated collections management system and/or digital asset management systems; a solid understanding of license agreements and copyright law; and strong administrative skills to handle paperwork and meet deadlines. Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with editorial and proofing experience required. Must be detailed-oriented, flexible, and able to work on several complex projects at once.
The J. Paul Getty Museum's curatorial department of Manuscripts seeks a highly organized, responsible and flexible individual to provide administrative support for the department as a Senior Staff Assistant. The successful candidate will be proficient with Microsoft Office applications and data systems, have strong administrative, communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, exhibit exceptional attention to detail, and exercise discretion in dealing with information.
Duties require largely independent execution, including: coordinating meetings, events, and domestic and international travel; composing and tracking a wide range of documents, and preparing reports; achieving proficiency with institutional software systems. Undertakes administrative projects and conducts data analysis. Regularly performs a variety of routine accounting, budget tracking and forecasting, expense reporting, data entry, filing, desktop computer support, mailing, and other clerical tasks. Anticipates departmental administrative needs and develops efficiencies to minimize workflow disruptions. Handles complex written and phone inquiries and interacts with all level of internal personnel and outside colleagues and guests.