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Reporting to the Chief Investment Officer, Getty is seeking to recruit a talented senior investor to help manage their $9 billion portfolio. The Director of Investments will source and evaluate prospective managers, conduct due diligence, monitor existing managers, and assist with asset allocation and overall portfolio management.  As a senior manager, they will invest in the team via recruiting and training and will embrace working in a collaborative and intellectually honest environment and will be expected to lead by example through unquestionable integrity, dedication, pride in quality of work product and mentorship. The successful candidate should be dedicated to and...
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Conducts research, content development and/or editorial functions to assist photography curator working on acquisitions, publications, and exhibitions related to photographs and the history of the medium from the mid-19th century to the contemporary period. Assists with all aspects of preparation of research and exhibitions; may work with original materials in special collections; interacts (sometimes virtually) with curatorial staff and special collections staff, digital media management, and Communications. Specifically conducts research and assists with diverse tasks in studying the archive of a contemporary German photographer.
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The Executive Assistant provides high-level administrative support to the Vice President of Development, including scheduling meetings, managing daily calendars, and other administrative responsibilities. The EA also oversees overall departmental needs such as organizing departmental meetings, onboarding new team members, disseminating important information, etc.
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The Getty Research Institute seeks a fulltime Library Assistant II to join the Circulation team at the Library Annex.  This job is located in Valencia, California 30 miles north of the Getty Center.  Reporting to the Library Annex Circulation Supervisor, the Library Assistant II will work both under little supervision and within a team-based environment, focusing on the ongoing tasks associated with the circulation of general collection materials including pulling, sorting, and shelving books, charging and discharging materials, scanning for Interlibrary Loan, and editing online records in our library system.  The Getty Library uses the Ex-Libris suite of hosted products: Alma, Primo,...
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The Getty Provenance Index (GPI) department at the Getty Research Institute seeks a collaborative and innovative Metadata Integration Specialist to contribute to the team’s new Linked Open Data (LOD) environment. The candidate will play a key role in the development and implementation of semantic data workflows to produce open, structured and linkable evidence-based data in the GPI’s instance of Arches, an open-source software platform for managing cultural heritage data. A pioneering digital resource for art provenance, collecting and art markets research, the GPI provides open access to...
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Are you interested in helping to design web applications that showcase some of the best art in the world? Getty Digital is looking for a Senior User Experience Designer to join our team. We’re looking for an experienced designer who enjoys finding the balance between meeting user needs and achieving our institution’s priorities. Someone in this role will partner with software engineering teams and colleagues in the Communications department to design the look and feel of digital initiatives across the Getty, along with improving existing products. You will research, design, test, and help implement experiences that share Getty’s resources and information with the larger world. This work includes the main website,...
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The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks a full-time Library Assistant III to join the Interlibrary Loan team. Reporting to the Manager of Interlibrary Loan, the Library Assistant III’s primary duties include handling all aspects of interlibrary loan borrowing and lending requests, including conducting complex bibliographic searches, tracking statuses of incoming and outgoing requests using ILLiad, WorldShare ILL, Primo, and Alma, providing scans from the Getty Library’s general and special collections, preparing shipping forms, packing/unpacking materials, answering inquiries regarding the Library and its holdings, and providing instruction on use of software and equipment, including...
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At Getty Digital, we are re-imagining how we create meaningful digital experiences for our research, publications, and projects in the study, conservation and preservation of art and shared cultural heritage. Our digital tools assist scholars and researchers to explore the complex information held across the Getty and to share their work with the world online. We encourage the public to explore and engage with the outcomes of these activities through online experiences and digital publications.  
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Maintains HVAC equipment, refrigeration equipment, specialty HVAC vaults, ice machines and kitchen equipment.
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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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