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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.
This is a limited-term position for one year. The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks a motivated and knowledgeable archivist to process and catalog special collections including the papers and records artists, collectors, dealers and critics. The GRI is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing understanding of the visual arts and their histories. The Research Institute’s special collections contain rare books, prints and drawings, rare photographs, 20th-century art multiples, extensive audiovisual material, and more than 25,000 linear feet of archives and manuscripts. Reporting to the Manager of Special Collections Cataloging and Processing, the archivist will work closely with colleagues throughout the Research Institute, and may contribute to scholarly and social media activities related to special collections.
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.
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.
The J. Paul Getty Trust seeks a smart, highly motivated, and collaborative UX designer for web and interactive media. The role is a part of the Digital Content Strategy and User Experience Design team within the Communications Department, which creates content and digital experiences in support of the Getty’s mission of inspiring human connections and mutual understanding through art.
This is a full-time position reporting to the Lead UX Designer.
The UX Designer is a strong, well-informed user advocate who is able to synthesize business goals, gather requirements, gain user insights, and distill feedback in order to deliver highly functional, engaging and scalable design solutions across digital platforms. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of full-time work experience and a command of user-centered design principles and methodologies and interaction design, along with some knowledge of art history, museums, and/or academic environments.
The J. Paul Getty Trust is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Semantic Engineer, with the experience and passion to design and lead the execution of data oriented projects to support, connect, enrich and ensure the persistence of the institution's cultural heritage knowledge bases. Our aim is to provide a deeply connected and consistent experience for scholars, researchers, and enthusiasts as they explore the complex information held across the organization, and your participation is crucial for that to be successful.
You will report to the Enterprise Semantic Architect, and interact with software engineers, data engineers and content specialists in the cultural heritage programs. Your work will improve the quality, reliability, connectedness, and consistency of our data by designing ontologies and models to represent the institution's broad knowledge, configuring Linked Open Usable Data (LOUD) platforms. You will have a hands on role with both content specialists in the programs and with the wider community, and be responsible for working with both to understand data requirements and then ensure those requirements are correctly represented and able to be easily implemented.
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 information systems, collaborating with world-class scientists, curators, librarians, archivists, and academics. We offer every other Friday off, excellent benefits, and a very strong commitment to balancing work and personal life.
The J. Paul Getty Trust is looking for an enthusiastic Data Engineer, with the experience and passion to carry out the execution of technical projects to support, enrich and ensure the persistence of the institution's cultural heritage knowledge bases. Our aim is to provide a deeply connected and consistent experience for scholars, researchers, and enthusiasts as they explore the complex information held across the organization, and your participation is crucial for that to be successful.
You will report to the Enterprise Semantic Architect, and interact with software engineers, data engineers and content specialists in the cultural heritage programs. Your work will improve the quality, reliability, connectedness, and consistency of our data by engineering project-specific data pipelines and validation tools, configuring Linked Open Usable Data (LOUD) platforms such as Arches and assisting with the implementation of our, and the community's, overall data model. You will have a hands-on role with content specialists in the programs, and be responsible for working with them to understand data requirements and then implement those requirements in software.
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 information systems, collaborating with world-class scientists, curators, librarians, archivists, and academics. We offer paid vacation, personal and sick leave plus every other Friday off, excellent benefits, and a very strong commitment to balancing work and personal life.
Supports the Getty bookstore as a professional and outgoing 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.
Supports the Getty Villa Museum Store as a professional and outgoing 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.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks an Associate Conservator of Paintings to join the department of Paintings at the Getty Center. With the department conservators, this position shares responsibility for the care and study of the Museum’s holding of paintings with an active exhibition, publication, and loan program. The Paintings collection encompasses over 400 notable European paintings produced before 1900. While its parameters reflect J. Paul Getty’s own interests, in the decades following his death in 1976 the collection expanded considerably beyond his predilection for Italian Renaissance and seventeenth–century Dutch and Flemish painting to include major examples of early Italian and Netherlandish painting, eighteenth– and nineteenth–century French painting, and the Spanish and German schools. Conservation is an integral part of the core activities of the museum and the broader J. Paul Getty Trust.
Duties in this full-time position include treatment, technical study, and preventative care of the permanent collections as well as participation in the planning and installation of exhibitions and loans. The Associate Conservator will provide input into exhibition and acquisition processes; is expected to research and work toward the development of improved understanding of the collection and methodologies for its long-term preservation; is required to remain current with research and advances in the conservation field. The position will report to the Senior Conservator and work closely and collaboratively with colleagues across the Museum and other Trust programs, including direct involvement with the scientific staff of the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI). The ability to work on several projects simultaneously is essential.