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The J. Paul Getty Trust seeks an experienced individual for a full-time position of Sr. ERP Software Engineer. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s (or foreign equivalent degree), in Computer Science or related field, and 5 years of progressively responsible post-baccalaureate experience as a Software Engineer, Business System Analyst, or closely related occupation. Requires experience in 1) PeopleSoft Financial Domain and Functionalities; 2) PeopleCode programing languages including SQR, Oracle and HTML; 3) Business process management software, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). To apply contact J. Paul Getty Trust. Email: Mruhr@getty.edu. Job interview location: Los Angeles, CA.
The Getty Research Institute seeks a digitally savvy, experienced, and versatile content strategist, writer, and editor to participate in leading content creation and dissemination of content on our website and social media channels. The successful candidate is a standout idea-generator and problem solver, and an expert multi-media storyteller and communicator with experience managing and mentoring direct reports. Position may also be assigned discrete digital projects such as audio tours for our gallery exhibitions and multi-media online exhibitions, and will be a key participant in an ambitious, multi-year project to overhaul our web content to align with new branding guidelines for tone and voice, applying expertise in content design and content presentation.
This position will be responsible for surfacing issues and developing solutions to complex content strategy and workflow challenges, managing multiple and competing deadlines, and ensuring that projects are delivered on deadline. The ideal candidate is adept at creating and implementing highly innovative content strategies, creative briefs, and communication strategies for the web and social media, thrives in a highly collaborative environment, and excels at developing warm and collegial relationships with a wide range of staff, subject experts, and stakeholders.
The position will report to the Head of Web & New Media and is based at the Getty Research Institute (GRI) in Los Angeles. The GRI is an international center for the study of visual culture and houses the largest art library in the world, with vast special collections materials ranging from the 15th century to the present.
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As a member of the Getty Digital’s management team, the Head of Getty Digital Imaging provides vision and guidance across the Getty organization, facilitating a sustainable, strategic digitization program. This position will be charged with meeting the goals of ensuring increased visibility of and access to the Getty’s vast collections, and enhancing the Getty’s leadership role nationally and internationally. Acknowledging the valuable innovative work currently being undertaken by the Getty’s programs will be paramount. The position holder will be required to have sufficient expertise and management skills to actively and productively engage with and facilitate the success of multiple projects at once across the organization, and the ability to foster positive engagement around the organization. These efforts will support of the unique missions of each institute and the Getty as a whole, resulting in the coherent and efficient creation of digital content throughout the Getty.
Operating across programs to identify and pursue strategic objectives, the position holder will facilitate short and long range planning for the Getty’s digital imaging initiatives. This approach will afford both strategic coherence and an economy of scale. The Head of Getty Digital Imaging will also represent the Getty’s interests pertaining to digitization and related digital scholarship initiatives internally and externally. The coordination this position provides will seek to position the Getty as a center of excellence within the library, museum, and science communities, developing the Getty’s role as a model institution and advisor.
Working closely with the Getty Digital Architect Team, the Head of Getty Digital Imaging will ensure that all aspects of digital media creation and repository deposit processes are working to support the Getty’s deployment systems.
Responsible for providing a variety of administrative and project support for the Getty Research Institute's Head of Administration and the department.
The Getty has launched a major new initiative: Ancient Worlds Now. This initiative promotes a greater understanding of the world’s cultural heritage and its value to global society, including far-reaching education, research, and conservation efforts.
As part of this initiative Getty Digital is looking for an IT Project Manager Specialist to coordinate our efforts for audience engagement through digital technologies, with an emphasis on virtual, augmented, and mixed reality experiences.
Under the direction of the Enterprise Software Architect, and in coordination with the leadership team at Getty Digital, this individual will be responsible for coordinating our effort to create a field-leading series of engagements. These projects will help promote, contextualize, and evangelize the broader Ancient Worlds Now initiative, demonstrating the impact of the initiative to people both physically at the Getty and around the world through technology. It will also require understanding the full scope and impact of the Ancient Worlds Now initiative, ensuring that these engagements enhance and build upon the other aspects and engagements underway across the Getty and the world.
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.
The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks an experienced registrar to lead all registration activities for GRI Special Collections and the J. Paul Getty Trust corporate art collection. Reporting to the Head, Special Collections Management within the GRI Research Library, the Senior Registrar plays a vital role in developing, implementing, and maintaining policies and procedures based on professional best practices for collection care. The Senior Registrar oversees administration of the GRI’s robust outgoing and incoming exhibition loan program; collaborates with curatorial colleagues and others on acquisitions, in-house and traveling exhibitions, and special projects; and liaises with General Counsel and Risk Management on collections-related legal, ethical, and risk-management issues.
The Senior Registrar supervises a staff of 5 FTE responsible for a broad range of activities including, but not limited to: documentation, tracking, safe storage and display of Special Collections objects; packing and shipping logistics; import/export documents; fine arts insurance details; and courier arrangements. The Senior Registrar will perform the more complex registration functions while providing direction and guidance to staff and interns. The Senior Registrar will serve as a member of the Library Management Team and contribute to institutional initiatives.
Located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the Getty Research Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts and their histories. Serving an international community of scholars, the Research Library is one of the largest art and architecture libraries in the world, with holdings of more than one and one half million books and periodicals. Special Collections include rare books and journals, rare photographs, prints and drawings dating from the 15th century to the present, architectural drawings and models, art multiples, Film, audio and video recordings, digital content, and extensive archives and manuscript collections.
The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks a motivated and knowledgeable archivist to process the papers of Claes Oldenburg, one of the most renowned artists of the 20th century, and critic, art historian and artist Coosje van Bruggen, who collaborated with Oldenburg on more than 40 public sculptures over three decades. Comprising 450 linear feet, the archive covers every period of both Oldenburg’s and Van Bruggen’s careers, including their independent work as well as their collaborations. The archive contains more than 2,000 sketches and collages, 450 diaries and notebooks, and extensive correspondence, photography, ephemera, and audiovisual materials, as well as plans and templates related to projects.
Reporting to the Manager of Special Collections Cataloging and Processing, the Archivist’s duties will include physically processing and arranging the material according to archival best practices; creating an online finding aid in compliance with national standards; consulting regularly with colleagues throughout the GRI as appropriate; writing blog posts and participating in outreach activities related to the collection. The Archivist II will supervise a Library Assistant assigned to help with the processing for one year of the project.
This is a limited term position for 3 years.
Located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the Getty Research Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts and their histories. Serving an international community of scholars, the Research Library is one of the largest art and architecture libraries in the world, with holdings of more than one million books and periodicals, rare books and journals, rare photographs, prints dating from the 15th century to the present, architectural drawings and models, audiovisual recordings, digital content, and extensive archives and manuscript collections.
Experienced sound engineer. Participates in the delivery and execution of audio/visual materials for Getty programs including exhibitions, orientation theater and live performances. Evaluates and interprets users' needs and project objectives and assists with determination of appropriate presentation medium. Sets up and adjusts audio and visual equipment to meet production requirements. Performs routine maintenance of equipment. Ensures that the style and quality of presentations and live performances are consistent with Getty standards.
The J. Paul Getty Trust seeks nominations and applications for an Archivist to assist in managing the institutional records of the Trust and its operating programs: the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Research Institute, the Getty Conservation Institute, and the Getty Foundation. The Institutional Records and Archives Department is administratively located in the Getty Research Institute. It provides records management services for, and acquires and provides access to archival records of, approximately 145 departments across all programs.
Reporting to the Head of Institutional Records and Archives, the Archivist will be a member of a highly integrated records and archives department. The candidate must have knowledge of both archives and records management practices and demonstrate a willingness to work collaboratively towards integrating access to information assets across the organization. Within the department's environment, the position will take responsibility for supporting basic records and archives activities in one of the Trust's core programs. Depending on the strengths of the candidate, the position will also act as a specialist/resource in certain core areas of records and archives functions.
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.