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At Getty Digital, we're modernizing our software and infrastructure to both optimize business process efficiencies for our staff as well as assist with Getty Digital’s work to use data, software, and systems to provide a deeply linked and consistent experience for internal and external audiences as they explore the rich and complex information and digital experiences of Getty. This position plays a central role in this effort.    
Requisition Number
2024-4425
The Warehouse Associate prepares merchandise for sale in the Getty stores, organizes merchandise and supplies in the warehouse and warehouse annexes, and supports the Getty stores.
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2024-4420
The Getty Research Institute’s (GRI) Special Collections Department seeks a full-time Metadata Assistant III to assist in the creation, maintenance, and enhancement of descriptive and technical metadata.  The Research Institute is in the process of reevaluating a variety of its metadata workflows and practices to provide more consistent, usable, and repurposable metadata to the arts and research communities it serves.  Reporting to the Head, Special Collections Management, the position will work both under little to no supervision, and in partnership with current staff, to carry out data clean-up and data enhancement projects, assist with metadata creation and file...
Requisition Number
2024-4419
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...
Requisition Number
2024-4416
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 sites, the Getty Villa in Malibu, which exhibits its collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, and the Getty Center in...
Requisition Number
2024-4415
We are looking for a Digital Content Editor to develop engaging stories for broad, non-specialist audiences that draw from our work to research, develop, and model best practices for the long-term preservation of the world’s cultural heritage. The Digital Content Editor will identify and write these stories in consultation with subject area experts, project managers, and other stakeholders for publication across Getty’s digital platforms including website, social media, and Getty Magazine.  The Digital Content Editor will join the digital content team in the Getty Conservation Institute’s Communications department and will be an integral part of Getty’s...
Requisition Number
2024-4414
The Director’s Office at the Getty Research Institute (GRI) is seeking a limited term Research Specialist through June 2026. This position assists with and contributes to the GRI’s ongoing research and scholarly initiatives related to the Pre-Hispanic Art Provenance Initiative (PHAPI), a multi-departmental and multi-disciplinary project that addresses current issues regarding the provenance of pre-Hispanic art through the first large-scale assessment of its sale and collection through the art market. At its core, PHAPI reviews and evaluates the extensive records of the Los Angeles-based Stendahl Art Galleries, one of the most prolific dealers of pre-Hispanic art of the...
Requisition Number
2024-4413
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 sites, the Getty Villa in Malibu, which...
Requisition Number
2024-4411
The J. Paul Getty Museum is seeking the next Anissa and Paul John Balson II Senior Curator of Antiquities to oversee curatorial and related scholarly and public activities at the Villa. The successful candidate will be responsible for the presentation and interpretation of the Villa’s collection of ancient art and antiquities, and associated activities, including a vibrant program of international loan exhibitions.   The Senior Curator plays a lead role in building, documenting, installing, and interpreting...
Requisition Number
2024-4408
The J. Paul Getty Trust (“Getty”) is a leading international cultural and arts institution based in Los Angeles. The Trust is comprised of four distinct Programs: the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation, the Getty Research Institute, and the J. Paul Getty Museum. These four Programs work independently and collaboratively to preserve and present the world’s cultural heritage through their collections, exhibitions, conservation work, research, scholarship, and philanthropy.   Job...
Requisition Number
2024-4405