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The Museum Store Associate supports the Getty Center bookstores as a professional and outgoing part-time sales associate. Operates a POS system, applies basic computer skills, handles money, and communicates effectively with visitors. Demonstrates knowledge of current museum exhibits, store merchandise and museum layout.
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At the Getty Foundation, we are seeking to advance art historical scholarship, conserve works of art and architecture, increase access to museum and archival collections, and train the next generation of arts professionals. We work in partnership with the field through strategic grantmaking.   We are seeking a thoughtful, energetic, and detail-oriented professional interested in learning the work of arts philanthropy to join our team as a Program Assistant.   The Grants Programming team at the Foundation consults with experts here at Getty and across the globe in art history, museums, and conservation to identify needs in the field and devise creative solutions that can be achieved through strategic funding. Reporting to the Senior Program Officer responsible for national and international grant initiatives in art history and art archives, this position affords the candidate an exciting opportunity to learn about grant making, from inception—including project development and application review and approval—to implementation, closure, and impact assessment. The role entails a high degree of contact with universities, archives, and research centers worldwide. The Program Assistant will join a dynamic program team dedicated to advancing Getty’s philanthropic activities in the arts globally. Our beautiful campus is filled with art, archives and special collections, a full slate of speakers and programs, and a world-class research library. We offer paid vacation, every other Friday off, excellent benefits, and a dedication to balancing work and personal life.    We work onsite and the expectation is that the candidate will reside within a commutable distance of Getty. However, the Foundation offers a telework policy, for which this position would be eligible, based on satisfactory job performance. This position offers the opportunity to travel nationally to conferences once or twice a year, and additional opportunities for professional development. Note: A writing sample is required to apply for this position. Please either include a link or attach a one-page writing sample (can include blog or social media post, review, essay) to the end of your resume before uploading.
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The Getty Research Institute seeks a Manager of Cataloging & Metadata to oversee the Library’s Published Materials unit. The work conducted by this unit’s team of 7 professionals, 1 paraprofessional, and various project and contract staff revolves around one of the world’s largest distinctive collections of published materials in myriad languages and formats related to art, architecture, and visual culture. It includes large numbers of rare, antiquarian, modern, and contemporary books, serials, auction sales catalogs, ephemera, artists’ books, and electronic resources in a wide variety of languages. The Published Materials Cataloging & Metadata unit provides metadata/cataloging for these materials and oversees the subsequent metadata transformation for various digital projects involving them. The manager works closely with other managers in Library Collection Development & Acquisitions, Special Collections Cataloging & Processing, Reference, and Information Systems, as well as with bibliographers, curators, registrars, circulation, and interlibrary loan, to coordinate the provision and further development of access and discovery of the Library’s published collections in various formats, in person and remotely, to users around the world.   The ideal candidate will have experience or knowledge relating to most aspects of published materials cataloging and metadata, including rare book cataloging, original and copy cataloging, e-resource management, emerging metadata standards, and outsourcing. They will be dedicated to upholding the unit’s current high standards and contributions to national cooperative projects while considering improvements to current workflows for added effectiveness. They will demonstrate an appreciation of the uniquely complex aspects of cataloging art-related published materials.    The Getty Research Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing awareness of the visual arts and their various histories through its expertise, ongoing collecting program, public programs, institutional partnerships, exhibitions, publications, digital services, and residential scholars’ programs. Among the world’s premier art libraries, the Getty Library and its Special Collections include over 1.5 million volumes, rare materials, and digital resources, which serve a vast international community of scholars and the interested public. The Institute's activities and scholarly resources guide and sustain each other and collectively provide a unique environment for research, critical inquiry, and scholarly exchange. The Getty Library uses the Ex Libris suite of hosted products: Alma, Primo, and Rosetta.
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Develops skills in a variety of functions to support the facilities department. Performs duties related to shipping and receiving, mail services, inventory management, warehousing, support services, fleet management and hazardous materials management on a rotating basis. Duties may include organizing and maintaining files, preparing reports, delivering and sorting incoming/outgoing mail, servicing and/or operating Getty auto fleet and equipment, ordering supplies, moving furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) and other items, providing set up and tear down support, and interacting with Getty visitors as necessary.
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Maintains HVAC equipment, refrigeration equipment, specialty HVAC vaults, ice machines and kitchen equipment.
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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.
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