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The Senior Museum Store Associate oversees and participates in the daily operations of the Getty Villa Museum store through the exercise of supervisory skills/responsibilities to promote and ensure both a positive work environment and a positive customer experience.
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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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Getty Conservation Institute is seeking a Senior Project Coordinator to provide administrative and project management support for a variety of complex national and international projects in our Collections Department.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Conducts research, content development and/or editorial functions in the fields of modern and contemporary art for the Deputy Director of the Getty Research Institute. May assist Deputy Director through library research, transcription, note taking, cataloging and photocopying. May compile, evaluate and interpret results. May contribute to conceptual project development and coordinate projects or events from inception through completion. May write research reports or contribute to academic publications. Assists in preparing public presentations, which requires strong computer skills.
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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...
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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...
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With up to 20 staff members and a robust acquisitions budget, the Getty Research Institute's (GRI) Chief Curator will have the opportunity to create world-class collections to advance research at the Getty and around the globe.   Reporting to the Associate Director of Collections & Discovery and working in close partnership with other members of the GRI management team, the GRI Chief Curator will develop and implement the GRI’s strategic priorities for Special Collections in an academically stimulating environment. To accomplish this ongoing effort, the GRI Chief...
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