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This limited term position (36 months) catalogs books and other published materials from the Whitney and Lee Kaplan African American Visual Culture Collection, consisting of over 3600 publications on African American artists and Black visual culture.  Publications include catalogs, magazines, artist’s books, pamphlets, and zines.  The Metadata Specialist II may also catalog other publications acquired as part of the Getty Research Institute’s African American Art History Initiative.   The position creates and updates bibliographic, holdings, item, and authority records while performing a range of cataloging from simple copy cataloging to complex original cataloging.  Reporting to the Cataloging Supervisor, the Metadata Specialist II works in the Getty Library’s Technical Services Department, operating within the GRI’s Collection and Discovery Division.
Requisition Number
2021-3765
Our Mission   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 and is one of four programs of the J. Paul Getty Trust.  The Museum operates two facilities, the Getty Villa in Malibu, which exhibits its collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, and the Getty Center in Brentwood, which displays its collections of European art: Medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts, paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, drawings to 1900, and photography to the present day (including non-European works).  The Museum mounts approximately 25 temporary exhibitions a year across its two sites; maintains an annual permanent gallery improvement program, and offers wide-ranging and ambitious programming for its visitors.    The Opportunity   Reporting to the Education Specialist for K12 School Communities in Villa Education, the School Programs Coordinator implements the daily operations of the single-visit (field trip) school program at the Getty Villa. The successful candidate will act as the public face of the Getty to visiting schools, welcoming students, teachers and chaperones, organizing them quickly and efficiently, and providing information and guidance to assist them in their visit. The School Programs Coordinator works closely with the volunteers and docents (16-18 per day) communicating with them about policy and school needs, and organizing them along with the schools for guided tours operating in a fast-paced environment, hosting up to 360 students daily when at maximum capacity, and spending a significant portion of each work day outside. Additionally, the Coordinator provides administrative support to both the School Communities and Docent Programs, and provides assistance for the department’s digital project initiatives, including the virtual art experiences.  This position is located at the Getty Villa.   The School Programs Coordinator is also accountable for scheduling and deploying the field trip workforce and ensures adequate staff coverage for assigned Getty functions and programs. Develops and implements scheduling processes and procedures in conjunction with Docent Program and Villa Education staff. Compiles statistics and creates reports of various aspects of workforce deployment as requested. Manages complex projects and serves as lead of the unit in the absence of the supervisor. Serves as a resource for the scheduling group. Works on assignments that are varied and complex in nature. Uses Getty financial resources efficiently. The successful candidate will possess a background in office administration, logistics and operations, scheduling, and should be data driven, detail oriented, and customer service minded. Under moderate supervision, the School Coordinator works closely with others in Villa Education, in addition to work study students and interns throughout the year. 
Requisition Number
2021-3759
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.
Requisition Number
2021-3733
We are in search of candidates to provide visitors with an informative, enjoyable, and memorable experience. Getty has two remarkable campuses, in Los Angeles and in Malibu, with breathtaking views, art, and architecture.   Our Visitor Services Associates support all functions and posts under the Visitor Services area. This may include assisting with parking operations and ticketing, handling general information calls, ticketing for events, assisting with business visitors, staffing the information desk, the coat check, the audio guide distribution desks, ticket offices, event welcome tables and ushering duties at performance and lecture events, among other tasks. They may be required to work with cash handling and financial transactions.   As a Visitor Services Associate, you will be expected to provide excellent customer service and assist with general information and directions.   Join our Visitor Services team and gain valuable training and experience for your career ahead! We have Full Time and Part Time positions available.   We can offer you: - $18.00 per hour, PLUS $1,200 Signing Bonus* - Don’t drive to work, relax in a Getty sponsored vanpool! Getty pays 100% of the monthly vanpool fees. - Our generous transportation program also includes Metro/Bus reimbursements. - Access to Educational Assistance after 12 months of employment. - On-site Fitness Center and free membership to Wellbeats - Getty matches the first 4% of employee contributions to retirement plan. Additionally, Getty contributes an additional 6% of employee’s annual salary. - Paid time off includes vacation, sick, personal and holiday pay - Staff are invited to view select exhibitions before they are open to the public. - Staff discounts at our Cafe, Coffee Carts, Museum Store       … and so much more!    *Individuals hired on or after April 4, 2022, and no later than September 30, 2022 are eligible for a one time signing bonus, which will be paid after successful completion of the introductory period (generally 90 days of employment).
Requisition Number
2021-3722
We are in search of candidates to provide visitors with an informative, enjoyable, and memorable experience. Getty has two remarkable campuses, in Los Angeles and in Malibu, with breathtaking views, art, and architecture.   Our Visitor Services Associates support all functions and posts under the Visitor Services area. This may include assisting with parking operations and ticketing, handling general information calls, ticketing for events, assisting with business visitors, staffing the information desk, the coat check, the audio guide distribution desks, ticket offices, event welcome tables and ushering duties at performance and lecture events, among other tasks. They may be required to work with cash handling and financial transactions.   As a Visitor Services Associate, you will be expected to provide excellent customer service and assist with general information and directions.   Join our Visitor Services team and gain valuable training and experience for your career ahead! We have Full Time and Part Time positions available.   We can offer you: - $18.00 per hour, PLUS $1,200 Signing Bonus* - Don’t drive to work, relax in a Getty sponsored vanpool! Getty pays 100% of the monthly vanpool fees. - Our generous transportation program also includes Metro/Bus reimbursements. - Immediate healthcare benefits are available to all Full-Time new hires.  - Access to Educational Assistance after 12 months of employment. - On-site Fitness Center and free membership to Wellbeats - Getty matches the first 4% of employee contributions to retirement plan. Additionally, Getty contributes an additional 6% of employee’s annual salary. - Paid time off includes vacation, sick, personal and holiday pay - Staff are invited to view select exhibitions before they are open to the public. - Staff discounts at our Cafe, Coffee Carts, Museum Store            … and so much more!    *Individuals hired on or after April 4, 2022, and no later than September 30, 2022 are eligible for a one time signing bonus, which will be paid after successful completion of the introductory period (generally 90 days of employment).
Requisition Number
2021-3721
We are in search of candidates to provide security and safety of our art collection, property, visitors, and staff. Getty has two remarkable campuses, in Los Angeles and in Malibu, with breathtaking views, art, and architecture.   Our Security Officers observe, detect, report and respond to threats and/or hazards including, but not limited to, property damage, vandalism, fires, emergency incidents and medical emergencies. As a Security Officer, you may be expected to patrol on foot, drive Getty vehicles, stand post in galleries or exterior site posts, perform traffic control duties, or other security responsibilities as needed. You are also expected to provide excellent customer service and maintain a professional appearance and manner.   Join our team in Security Operations! We have Full Time and Part Time positions available.   We can offer you: - $20.00 per hour, PLUS $1,200 Signing Bonus* - Don’t drive to work, relax in a Getty sponsored vanpool! Getty pays 100% of the monthly vanpool fees. - Extensive training program to prepare you for your new role and future career in the field (CPR Training, Fire Extinguisher training are included). - Immediate healthcare benefits are available to all Full-Time new hires.  - Our generous transportation program also includes Metro/Bus reimbursements. - Getty-provided Security uniforms with free on-site cleaning services  - Access to Educational Assistance after 12 months of employment. - On-site Fitness Center and free membership to Wellbeats - Getty matches the first 4% of employee contributions to retirement plan. Additionally, Getty contributes an additional 6% of employee’s annual salary. - Paid time off includes vacation, sick, personal and holiday pay - Staff discounts at our Cafe, Coffee Carts, Museum Store            ... and so much more!    *Individuals hired on or after November 1, 2021, and no later than September 30, 2022 are eligible for a one time signing bonus, which will be paid after successful completion of the introductory period (generally 90 days of employment).
Requisition Number
2021-3675
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
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 every other Friday off, excellent benefits, and a very strong commitment to balancing work and personal life.
Requisition Number
2019-3342