Cataloger, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California

The Technical Services department of the Getty Research Institute has an opening for an Associate Collections/Technical Services Cataloger. This is an entry level professional position.

Performs original and copy cataloging of scholarly art history and conservation monographs in a variety of formats and languages, plus bibliographic record maintenance in the online catalog. Solves bibliographic and access problems and reviews records created by section staff. Prepares name authority records for submission to NACO. Recommends cataloging policies, procedures and guidelines.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS; undergraduate degree in Art History or related discipline, *or* equivalent combination of education and experience; reading knowledge of at least one foreign language (Spanish preferred); one year of online cataloging experience; knowledge of AACR2, MARC, LC cataloging practices, LC classification, and awareness of cataloging issues and trends. Strong written and verbal communication skills; good organizational skills; excellent attention to detail; effective interpersonal skills. Hiring salary range is $36,000-$40,000.
Send resume and cover letter to The J. Paul Getty Trust, Attn: Human Resources/CP, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90049. E-mail:, indicating “Assoc. Collections/TS Cataloger” in the subject line. EOE.

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