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Participates in the delivery and execution of audio/visual materials for Getty programs including exhibitions, orientation theater and live performances. Evaluates and interprets users' needs and project objectives and assists with determination of appropriate presentation medium. Sets up and adjusts audio and visual equipment to meet production requirements. Performs routine maintenance of equipment. Ensures that the style and quality of presentations and live performances are consistent with Getty standards. Experienced running hybrid programming preferred.
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The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks two motivated, knowledgeable archivists to work in partnership to process and catalog special collections with an emphasis on archives related to modern and contemporary art history. With the goal of promoting collection discovery, access, preservation, and use, the archivists will apply professional standards and best practices to arrange, re-house, and describe mixed-format collections including the archives of artists, curators, collectors, dealers, educators, and scholars of a variety of cultures, ethnicities, races, and genders. One of the two positions will be particularly oriented toward archives of artists of African American and African diasporic heritage; for more information see Getty’s AAAHI Initiative.   Reporting to the Manager of Special Collections Cataloging and Processing, the archivists should have multiple years of practical processing and cataloging experience, a demonstrated ability to work in partnership with colleagues, and may supervise interns, student workers and para-professional staff. The archivists may contribute to other scholarly, outreach, and collection management activities related to special collections.   Located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, the Getty Research Institute is dedicated to furthering knowledge and advancing awareness of the visual arts and their histories. Serving an international community of scholars and the interested public, the Getty Library is one of the largest art and architecture libraries in the world, with holdings of more than 1.5 million volumes and digital resources. Special Collections include rare books and journals, rare photographs, prints and drawings dating from the 15th century to the present, architectural drawings and models, art multiples, film, audio and video recordings, digital content, and extensive archives and manuscript collections.
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The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks nominations and applications for a creative, transformative, and dynamic leader to serve as the GRI Chief Curator of the Curatorial Department.  This position is an excellent opportunity for a thoughtful and pragmatic individual who - in conjunction with the Director, Deputy Director, Associate Director, and GRI senior staff - will lead efforts for the ongoing development of the GRI’s Special Collections, which encompasses roughly 72,000 rare books, 27,000 single prints and drawings, 800 collections of rare photographs, and over 12,000 linear feet of manuscripts and archives, along with optical devices, architectural models, and audiovisual recordings.   The GRI Chief Curator will bring existing departments and work processes into alignment, with attention to Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion, so that the GRI can more effectively advance the local and global discovery of research materials essential to the study of art history and visual culture.   With up to 20 staff members and a robust acquisitions budget, the Chief Curator will have the opportunity to create world-class collections in support of research at the Getty and around the globe. Reporting to the Associate Director and working in close partnership with other members of the GRI leadership team, the GRI Chief Curator will develop and implement the GRI's strategic priorities for Special Collections in an intellectually stimulating environment. The successful candidate may come from the worlds of art libraries, rare book libraries and special collections, university libraries, academia more generally, or from a foundation, museum, or other institution focused on humanistic inquiry. This is an exceptional opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the centrality of visual culture to join the leadership team at one of the world's premier humanities-based research institutes. The GRI Chief Curator will hold a Master’s degree; an advanced degree is expected, plus a broad knowledge of art history from the ancient to the contemporary periods in addition to competency in two or more foreign languages. Experience in the art market is essential.
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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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