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Performs complex accounting functions including performing analysis, developing and maintaining complex data models, analyzing large data sets, and reconciling complex accounts.
Complete travel and expense audits on an as-needed basis.
Develops skills in a variety of functions to support the facilities department. Performs duties related to shipping and receiving, mail services, inventory management, warehousing, 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 and interacting with Getty visitors as necessary.
The Getty Research Institute is seeking a research assistant for 25 hours per week to support research projects overseen by the Digital Art History and Curatorial departments. The research assistant will support three projects in particular: PhotoTech (a project to digitize a portion of the GRI’s photo archive), Understanding the Architectural Model (an investigation of research applications for 3D imaging), and Experiment and Experience in East German Art (an examination of the 1982 GDR Art Exhibition using text analysis tools and techniques). The RA will support these projects by conducting literature reviews and environmental scans of relevant digital humanities projects and technologies, helping to plan and oversee related research activities (such as workshops), and by carrying out project-related tasks, which may include transcription or working with project metadata by for example applying standards or conducting quality assurance (QA). This position is ideal for those who have knowledge and familiarity with one or more of the relevant fields within art history (architectural history, modern and contemporary art, early modern European painting, history of photography, cultural European history in the age of the Cold War) as well as interest in developing or enhancing digital humanities skills (metadata, data visualization, developing DH research project plans and workflows, advanced digital imaging).
With minimum supervision, oversee the illustration program for individual Getty publications. Source and purchase reproduction-quality images for use in publication projects. Negotiate licenses and permissions for reproduction of images, identify legal restrictions in their use, and develop and maintain records of these agreements.
The Getty Foundation is hiring a Project/Administrative III, who will be responsible for providing administrative support or project coordination for our conservation grants and graduate intern program. Will also assist with general support for the department.
The Getty Research Institute is seeking a limited-term Metadata Assistant IV to support the archival processing aspects of the PhotoTech project. The PhotoTech project will digitize and use advanced computer techniques to generate metadata for circa 700,000 photographs and other images of European paintings, drawings and prints, a subset of the Getty Research Institute's Photo Archive of documentary images of art. This is a three-year limited-term position.
The Metadata Assistant will be responsible for physically preparing the photographic collections for digitization, finalizing finding aids to enable the creation of a shot list and managing the shipment of the collections to and their return from the imaging vendor. Specific duties will include completing finding aids with artist-level, or when appropriate medium- or subject-level, metadata in ArchivesSpace; extracting and transforming EAD metadata to create skeletal shot lists; applying barcodes to photographs and adding barcode numbers to shot lists; identifying and rearranging misfiled photographs when feasible; charging out materials in the Alma library system; completing release forms in accordance with registrar's procedures; preparing and packing materials for shipment; receiving materials back after imaging; assisting with quality control of digital images and metadata.
The Getty Research Institute is seeking a Research Associate II to work primarily on two digital scholarly projects: the Getty Research Portal, overseen by the GRI Library, and the Ed Ruscha Streets of Los Angeles project, overseen by the GRI Digital Art History department. This position will coordinate research activities related to both the Portal and to the Streets of Los Angeles project, including assistance in administration of workshops or collaborative projects. The position will also communicate with technical teams (imaging, software development) to offer insight from the researcher’s perspective, to identify new opportunities for project enhancement, and contribute to the design of workflows related to metadata creation and management. The Research Associate II will assess ways to highlight the Portal’s online offerings, emphasizing the content and data that the project makes available to scholars, as well as to coordinate integrating the Portal with other research projects and databases within the Getty and externally. As these digital projects develop and new ones arise, there may be further opportunities to contribute to digital initiatives at the Getty Research Institute. This position is limited-term, running through June 2020.
Provides security and safety of art collection, property, visitors and staff. Observes, detects, reports and responds to threats and/or hazards including, but not limited to, property damage, vandalism, fires, emergency incidents and medical emergencies. May patrol on foot, drive Getty vehicles, stand post in galleries or exterior site posts, perform traffic control duties, or other security responsibilities as needed. Provides excellent customer service. Maintains a professional appearance and manner in keeping with the Getty�s desired image.
At Getty Digital, we're re-imagining how we can use software to provide access to our collections and research. We intend to provide a deeply connected, consistent experience for scholars, researchers, and enthusiasts as they explore the complex information held across the Getty.
We're looking for a developer to work with our Research Application Development team. This team is responsible for the online presentation of the Getty Research Portal, the Getty Museum collection online, the Provenance Index, AATA Online, the Getty vocabularies, and other initiatives focused on the discovery and presentation of cultural heritage information. It’s a highly collaborative team with regular co-working sessions, code review, and pair programming as common practices.
As a Software Engineer, you’ll report to the team lead, and will be responsible for working with them and the rest of the team to help plan and execute software initiatives across the Getty, as well as supporting existing applications and projects. You will also be responsible for collaborating, sharing with and learning from a talented team of software developers. You will work with subject matter experts, UX researchers, designers, and other software development teams, collaborating to build experiences that help share the information shared across the Getty with the larger world.
Our software stack is Vue.js on the front end, with backend implementations in Python, data provided via APIs, and custom search interfaces using ElasticSearch. The Getty is committed to using Linked Open Data across our architecture, and to the use of IIIF for access to rich media assets.
The Getty is among the most prestigious cultural heritage organizations in the world, dedicated to furthering the study of the history of art. You will work on an amazing campus amongst fabulous art, architecture, and archives, collaborating with world-class scientists, curators, librarians, archivists, and academics. We offer 4 weeks of vacation a year, every other Friday off, excellent benefits, and a strong commitment to balancing work and personal life.
The position is being offered as a full-time, limited term employee funded through June 30, 2022. The possibility exists that during or at the end of that term that the position is converted to a full-time, regular employee with no promise stated or implied.
This position primarily administers, schedules, and maintains records for the Getty’s shuttle program, coordinates with procurement related to the shuttle program and its contracts, and administers information in a variety of tracking databases.