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Responsible for providing administrative support or project coordination for a department, program or project team.
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.
Procures goods and services at the best possible price by managing all aspects of the contract life cycle from gathering requirements to monitoring post-award compliance for various internal clients. Provides contract services in a timely manner with a high level of customer service/client satisfaction. Reviews and drafts contractual documents, negotiates the terms and conditions in contracts, prepares contracts for execution, monitors vendor's compliance with contractual terms, prepares amendments and renewals when necessary. The Contract Administrator manages transactions of a low to moderate level of complexity.
The Getty is seeking an energetic and dedicated Community Manager to collaborate with the team responsible for developing Quire (https://gettypubs.github.io/quire/), a unique open source software framework developed by the Getty to create multi-format digital books. We are entering a two-year development phase to further Quire’s utility for the Getty’s own projects and for potential adoption by other museum and academic publishers and institutions.
The Quire Community Manager will take the lead in growing and developing our nascent community of users and volunteer contributors, with a broad aim to diversify and deepen participation and eventually moving Quire to a community-supported model for long-term sustainability and growth. The Community Manager will create and implement tools and processes that foster a sense of belonging for individuals in the community and that facilitate their use of—and contributions to—Quire as an open source project. They will ensure effective and transparent communication within the community, and between the community and the core Quire team at the Getty. They will also oversee the creation and maintenance of documentation and training materials, and will organize and host Quire sharing and community-building events both online and in-person.
The Quire community manager will also become a Quire user as they dedicate some of their time collaborating with staff on a number of the Getty’s own Quire projects to better understand and address potential technical and documentation issues community members themselves might face.
This is a full-time, two-year term position, with full benefits.
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.
Getty Digital seeks a Systems Support Specialist to join the Collection & Content Management Systems (CCMS) team. This position helps to support the Getty’s suite of collection management systems, including platforms focused on museum, library, and archives collection management functions, digital asset management, digital preservation, and discovery. A major component of this role is working directly with systems staff and personnel from across campus to provide front-line assistance, manage metadata and system processes, optimize workflows, and improve user experiences (public and staff). This position is co-supervised by two senior CCMS application managers.
This is an opportunity for a technical and service-oriented candidate with excellent communication skills, attention to detail, research skills, the ability to work independently, and a desire to continuously learn and expand their skillset.
The position is a full-time, limited term employee funded for one year. The possibility exists that during or at the end of that term that the position is converted to a full-time, regular employee with no promised stated or implied.
Photographs selections from the Getty Museum’s collections using digital equipment to support the Museum’s digitization efforts. Designs and arranges layout of materials, lighting, and camera equipment to produce high-quality images. Ensures quality of internal and external lab work. Performs digital imaging tasks in support of departmental workflows and job completion including: color correction, file preparation, fulfillment, and creation of digital media. Position requires great attention to detail, comfort performing repetitive tasks and the ability to keep accurate technical and workflow documentation. Must be able to follow direction and conform to imaging standards and procedures.
Supports curators of Modern and Contemporary Collections in the Getty Research Institute's Curatorial Department by facilitating their research and/or assisting with their research projects, exhibitions or publications. Primary attention will be devoted to research of African American artists and related collections. Requires experience in modern and contemporary history, with particular expertise in African American art history; knowledge of recent research, publications, and exhibitions in both African American and in contemporary art is essential.
Photographs selections from the Getty Research Institute's rare book collections using digital equipment to support the GRI's book digitization efforts. Performs physical assessments prior to the photography of materials in a fragile or degenerating condition (experience handling rare books helpful). Images foldouts, loose plates, maps, engravings, and other associated material. Performs digital imaging tasks in support of departmental workflows and job completion including: color correction, file preparation, fulfillment, and creation of digital media. Position requires great attention to detail, comfort performing repetitive tasks and the ability to keep accurate technical and workflow documentation.
The role of the Office of Development is to foster strong relationships with internal and external partners to enhance support for The J. Paul Getty Trust and its programs. Development establishes and implements an overall advancement program, including coordinating fundraising and stewardship, with an emphasis on development communications, marketing and engagement.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Donor Relations, the Associate Director of Donor Relations works independently to perform specialized activities to enhance donor relations through written communications, stewardship and special events and supports the Office of Development and institutional leadership with special recognition projects management and the development of an annual strategic fundraising event. The Associate Director works to help ensure accurate recording of data and information flow across the team.
This individual works independently with minimal supervision in a very fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. S/he excels at handling multiple tasks, anticipates and proactively resolves problems, is a team player, and is flexible and adaptable. S/he delivers excellent customer service and works collaboratively with other support staff and colleagues. Must handle confidential and sensitive work with a high level of discretion, good judgement, accuracy and attention to detail.
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