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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.
Creates and processes various bibliographic metadata independently and collaboratively to provide and enhance access to published electronic, digital, and physical resources relating to scholarly art history, humanities, and conservation in a variety of languages. Applies bibliographic metadata standards and principles to clearly describe materials in order to provide effective access to them using a variety of scholarly research tools. Review of applications will begin 8 April 2019; all received before that date will have priority. Please submit cover letter in the same file with your resume.
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.
The J. Paul Getty Trust (Getty) seeks a highly-skilled, experienced, and results-oriented development professional to serve as Development’s Associate Director of Annual Giving (ADAG).
Under the direction of the V.P. for Development and the Senior Director of Operations, the successful candidate will be a proactive, data-driven individual responsible for building the growing the Getty Patron Program, an annual giving program comprised of engaged individuals who wish to support the Getty’s commitment to exhibitions, research, and innovative and exciting programs that make a difference in the art world, and other annual giving.
Specifically, the ADAG will be responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive, year-round fundraising plan for the Getty’s Patron Program. This fundraising plan will include goals, strategies, and programming that aim to build and engage the Getty’s donor base. The ADAG will be expected to identify and encourage innovative and creative approaches for upgrading Patrons and increasing overall annual fund support, as well as planning benefits and activities that engage our donors.
The ADAG will serve as a key member of the Development team, supporting and furthering the priorities of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Research Institute, and Getty Conservation Institute.
Getty Publications produces award-winning books that result from or complement the work of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Research Institute, and the Getty Foundation. This wide variety of titles--approximately 35 a year--covers the fields of art, photography, archaeology, architecture, conservation, and the humanities for both the general public and specialists. Publications include illustrated works on artists and art history, exhibition catalogues, works on cultural history, research on the conservation of materials and archaeological sites, scholarly monographs, critical editions of translated works, comprehensive studies of the Getty’s collections, and educational books on art to interest children of all ages. The majority of Getty Publications are produced in print but we are developing an increasing number of digital publications.
Reporting to the Publisher and working in collaboration with colleagues in the department and across the Trust, the Design and Production Manager is responsible for the design and production of high-quality, complex illustrated books and related sales and marketing materials in a fast-paced publishing environment.
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.
Under general supervision, provides technical support to end-users for Macintosh computer hardware, software, peripherals, mobile devices and network related problems via phone, deskside, and remotely using ticket management software.
As a part of the Getty Research Institute’s (GRI) recently established African American Art History Initiative, the GRI seeks a Collection Development Librarian II to serve as a bibliographer who will assess and expand the Research Library’s monograph and serial holdings, focusing particularly, but not exclusively, on the field of African American art history. Reporting to the Chief Librarian, while working within the library’s collection development team and in close collaboration with the newly appointed Associate Curator, the bibliographer’s work will contribute toward establishing the GRI as a research center for the study of African American Art history. This is a two-year limited-term position. Read more about this new initiative at the GRI here.