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In Getty Digital, the Collection & Content Management Systems (CCMS) team work with Getty Programs and departments through the administration of a suite of data management systems, technical project management, and digital preservation activities. We are seeking an Associate IT Project Manager to join the CCMS team to help manage our assets and ensure they are preserved for future use.   This position manages, coordinates, and carries out technical aspects of projects related to digital asset metadata management and digital preservation. This position reports to the IT Project Manager in charge of our digital asset management (DAM) system, namely OpenText’s Media Management, and works closely with the Digital Preservation Manager. Additionally, the Associate IT Project Manager will work with technical and content-focused teams across the organization. This is an opportunity for an information professional with a deep interest in cultural heritage metadata, preservation, and systems who also possesses excellent communication skills, attention to detail, the ability to work with little supervision, keen research abilities, and a desire to continuously learn and expand their skill set.   The J. Paul Getty Trust, one of the most prestigious cultural heritage organizations in the world, is dedicated to furthering the study of the history of art, advancing conservation practice, and promoting public knowledge and appreciation of art. Our dynamic and beautiful campus is filled with art, archives and special collections, and a world-class research library. We offer paid vacation, every other Friday off, excellent benefits, and a strong dedication to balancing work and personal life.    Due to COVID, the Getty campus is currently closed to non-essential staff members. This position will begin as a work-from-home position; this is not a permanent remote assignment. The successful candidate must be a California resident when employment begins.
Requisition Number
2021-3690
The J. Paul Getty Museum  seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving, exhibiting, and interpreting works of art of outstanding quality and historical importance.   To fulfill this mission, the Museum continues to build its collection through purchases and gifts, and develops programs of exhibitions, publications, scholarly research, public education, and the performing arts to engage our diverse local and international audiences. All of these activities are enhanced by the stunning architectural and garden settings of the Museum’s two renowned venues: the Getty Center and Getty Villa.  Admission is free at both the Getty Center and Getty Villa, which together welcome nearly two million visitors a year from all over the world.   Committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities served and includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Individuals of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more details, please review the Getty’s Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion plan here.
Requisition Number
2021-3683
Getty 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—Getty Conservation Institute, Getty Foundation, J. Paul Getty Museum, and Getty Research Institute—Getty pursues its mission in Los Angeles and throughout the world, serving both the general interested public and a wide range of professional communities in order to promote a vital civil society through an understanding of the visual arts.   This position reports to Getty’s Secretary/Vice President/General Counsel and, under limited supervision, works closely with them, other senior leaders, Board members and their assistants to provide advanced executive administrative support for the J. Paul Getty Trust Board of Trustees and associated committees.
Requisition Number
2021-3681
Provides security and safety of art collection, property, visitors and staff. Observes, detects, reports and responds to threats and/or hazards including, but not limited to, property damage, vandalism, fires, emergency incidents and medical emergencies. May patrol on foot, drive Getty vehicles, stand post in galleries or exterior site posts, perform traffic control duties, or other security responsibilities as needed. Provides excellent customer service. Maintains a professional appearance and manner in keeping with the Getty's desired image.   $18.00 Hour/Immediate Benefits
Requisition Number
2021-3675
Provides guidance and direction to business units, in areas of Human Resources including, but not limited to, recruitment and employment, personnel matters, job evaluation, salary administration, benefits procedures, organization development, training, EEO and special projects. Assists in the development and implementation of human resources policies and procedures and their dissemination through documents, communications, and/or meetings. Prepares reports in conformance with legislated requirements or organization needs.
Requisition Number
2021-3670
As a DevOps Engineer, you will provide technical expertise in deploying applications to the Cloud and to internal systems. You will need to have knowledge in Amazon Web Services and containerization as you will be building functional systems to deploy various applications and services. You will be working in conjunction with the development and operations teams to build and manage infrastructure, processes and systems.  A keen attention to detail with strong problem solving skills is required as you will be helping to streamline processes and automate them where applicable.  
Requisition Number
2020-3658
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.
Requisition Number
2020-3653
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.
Requisition Number
2020-3614
Under general supervision, performs complex fundamental investment research and analysis work.
Requisition Number
2020-3613
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.
Requisition Number
2020-3587