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Performs grounds maintenance activities required for care of fine gardens, public and back of house areas as well as unimproved areas of Getty properties.
Responsible for implementing programs and administering operations for the Vice President for Development.
- The Getty Research Institute seeks a limited-term fulltime Library Assistant II, General Collections Circulation, Getty Research Institute.
- Note: This job is located 30 miles north of the Getty Center.
- This is limited-term position until June 13, 2019.
- The Library Assistant will work both independently and within a team environment, focusing on the ongoing tasks associated with the circulation of materials in a library setting, including pulling, sorting, and shelving books and charging and discharging materials using the Alma library system.
- May perform physical processing of material such as marking, housing, repair, and evaluate the condition of materials.
- May work on occasion at the Getty Center.
- Additional tasks may include assisting in the management of the workflow for the assessment and circulation of identified books and serials and managing multiple spreadsheets while working on a large-scale Getty Research Portal digitization project (http://portal.getty.edu).
Getty Publications produces award-winning books that result from or complement the work of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Research Institute, and the Getty Foundation. This wide variety of titles--approximately 35 a year--covers the fields of art, photography, archaeology, architecture, conservation, and the humanities for both the general public and specialists. Publications include illustrated works on artists and art history, exhibition catalogues, works on cultural history, research on the conservation of materials and archaeological sites, scholarly monographs, critical editions of translated works, comprehensive studies of the Getty’s collections, and educational books on art to interest children of all ages. The majority of Getty Publications are produced in print but we are developing an increasing number of digital publications.
Reporting to the Publisher and working in collaboration with colleagues in the department and across the Trust, the Design and Production Manager is responsible for the design and production of high-quality, complex illustrated books and related sales and marketing materials in a fast-paced publishing environment.
With broad direction, develops, administers, and presents the GRI’s special collections of Renaissance to contemporary prints and drawings by acquisitions and donations, as well as the Trust Art Collection (primarily works on paper), maintaining and managing them in collaboration with colleagues. Continually expands knowledge of these collections, particularly by demonstrating expertise in diverse graphic media, building on areas of collection strength and filling lacunae to establish new research opportunities and initiatives. Disseminates the collections by curating exhibitions and programs, publishing scholarly research on paper and online, and organizing presentations, conferences, and workshops. Demonstrates an established reputation for scholarship, connoisseurship, and best professional practices, and is recognized as a major contributor to the field as part of established networks of colleagues and experts.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a highly organized, responsible and flexible individual to provide general services and administrative support to the Department of Photographs at the Getty Center. The successful candidate will be proficient with Microsoft Office applications, must be flexible and able to work on several projects at once, and provide a variety of clerical duties for the department.
Organizes and conducts training and institutional programs in coordination with management for promotional development, in-service training, and employee orientation. Prepares lesson plans including the method, media and documentation to be presented. Conducts follow up and maintains records of training activities. Tracks employee progress and analyzes program effectiveness. Participates in the design and development of training materials. Requires knowledge and understanding of adult learning theories. Designs and develops in-house training materials using various media. Prepares and supports staff to perform their job duties. Works with operations management team to identify training opportunities, and partner with operational supervisors and managers in the delivery of training.
The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks an Assistant Editor to collaborate with authors, editors, designers, and production coordinators to facilitate the publication of scholarly print and electronic art history books. This is a full-time hourly position reporting to the Managing Editor of GRI Publications. The Assistant Editor prepares manuscripts for editing; copyedits ephemera, exhibition materials, and essays to ensure clarity and conformity with editorial standards; collates corrections to page proofs and review them for errors; edits indexes; and represents publication projects in marketing meetings.
The Assistant Editor will be given the opportunity to complete courses in copyediting, proofreading, and digital media and to attend professional conferences. The Getty offers medical insurance (choice of 3 health plans and dependent coverage available), dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation and paid sick leave; a telework program; a retirement savings program (includes an employer contribution and match); and a free fitness center on-site.
In the cover letter, please mention prior editing or publishing experience.
Under the direction of the Systems Architect, the Associate IT Project Manager works with the J. Paul
Getty Trust’s Enterprise Architect team to oversee and coordinate assigned technical projects that
promote the exploration and sustainability of the Getty’s complex information landscape. The Architect
team’s work focuses on the development of the imaging, semantic, systems, and software ecosystem to
advance the work of the four Getty programs – the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation,
the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Getty Research Institute. The successful candidate will work on
internal Getty Digital projects as well as act as a liaison between the Architect team and program
representatives, as needed.
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a highly organized, responsible and flexible individual to provide administrative support to the Registrar’s Office at the Getty Center. May occasionally be assigned to work at the Getty Villa. The successful candidate will be proficient with Microsoft Office applications, have some experience with collections management databases, have strong administrative, communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills, able to handle paperwork and meet deadlines, must be flexible and able to work on several projects at once, and able to exercise discretion in dealing with information about the collection and exhibitions.