Paid Internship Opportunity: Getty Graduate Internship, The Getty, Los Angeles CA

Link to current projects: http://www.getty.edu/foundation/pdfs/2018_2019_graduate_internship_position_descriptions.pdf

Eligibility
Internships are open to students of all nationalities. Applicants must be:

Students currently enrolled in a graduate program (Masters or Doctorate) in a field relevant to the internship(s) for which they are applying.

or

Individuals who have completed a relevant graduate degree on or after January 1, 2015, with postgraduate activities in their field, paid or unpaid.
Terms
Internships are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles or the Getty Villa in Malibu. All positions are full-time beginning September 10, 2018. Most internships are for eight months, ending May 17, 2019. Conservation and Publications internships are for twelve months, ending September 6, 2019.

Grant amounts are $20,000 for eight months and $30,000 for twelve months, plus $1,000 towards relocation expenses. Housing is not provided. Support for research travel is available for up to $2,500. Graduate Interns are eligible to enroll in the Getty’s health care plan. Please note that grant funds may be subject to federal and state taxes and deductions. Additional information about the terms of these grants is available here.

How To Apply
Applicants are required to complete and submit the online Graduate Internship application form by 5:00p.m. Pacific Time on November 1, 2017. Materials received after the deadline will result in an incomplete application. We cannot accept applications hand-delivered to the Getty Center or those sent by e-mail or fax.

Application Materials
As part of the application, you will need to prepare the following materials:

1. Personal Statement: Your Personal Statement should consist of no more than 500 words (two double-spaced pages) that explain how your Getty internship selections (choose two in order of preference) fit with your background and career goals. Include the reasons for your choice of specific departments or programs for an internship. Also describe what you hope to achieve from the experience and what you believe you can contribute.

2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae: Current resumes are required for all applicants. Please limit resumes to five pages.

3. Transcript(s)/Academic Records: We require transcripts/academic records for undergraduate degree/s (completed) and graduate degree/s (completed or in progress). Multiple transcripts must be combined into a single PDF before upload. Please be aware that we may request hardcopies of official transcripts/academic records at a later date in the evaluation process.
If you graduated from a school outside of the United States, transcripts may be substituted with proof of completed courses and/or copies of diploma(s).
If you are currently enrolled in a graduate program, provide proof of current enrollment (for example, your most recent transcript or academic record).

4. Letters of Recommendation (2): Applicants must request two confidential letters of recommendation submitted directly by their recommenders through the application system. Please note that additional letters will not be considered. Letters must be received no later than 5:00p.m. Pacific Time on November 1, 2017. Typically, the most appropriate recommenders are university faculty members who can address your academic performance. Other recommenders may include past or current employers in relevant fields who are familiar with your skills and abilities.

To request letters of recommendation, provide the name and contact information of your recommenders in the “Letters of Recommendation” section of the online application. The Getty will automatically contact your recommenders via email through the application system. You will be able to monitor your account to confirm that the letters have been submitted.

Begin a New Application
For the best user experience, we strongly recommend use of the Google Chrome browser. You may also use Firefox or Safari. The Internet Explorer (IE) browser is not compatible with our portal.

Create or update your account and password, log in, and begin a new application.

You may return to your work at any time by visiting the portal at the link above and logging into your account.

Notification

Due to the large volume of applications received, staff is unable to respond to application-related questions once the deadline has passed. Finalists will be contacted for phone or in-person interviews in January 2018. All applicants will be notified of the Getty Foundation’s decision in the spring of 2018.

For technical assistance, or if you cannot submit an online application, please contact gradinterns@getty.edu. We are available during normal business hours Pacific Time, and will attempt to respond within two business days.

Please address inquiries to:

Phone: (310) 440-7320
E-mail: gradinterns@getty.edu

Job Opportunity: Production Art Librarian, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, Beverly Hills CA

DESCRIPTION The Production Art Librarian is responsible for managing the library’s collections of production art, including costume and production design drawings, storyboards, title art, and animation cels and drawings. This is a full-time position in the Graphic Arts Department of the Margaret Herrick Library and reports to the Graphic Arts Librarian.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set production art cataloging policy and procedures in consultation with the Graphic Arts Librarian
  • Create catalog records with descriptive metadata for production art
  • Maintain metadata standards and oversee their application
  • Identify metadata gaps and issues and implement projects to remedy them
  • Participate in Academy and library metadata governance committees
  • Train and supervise production art catalogers and interns
  • Oversee location and storage of holdings and strategize long-term storage plans
  • Prepare items for digitization
  • Identify conservation needs and coordinate with conservation staff to address them
  • Provide research assistance, including desk and telephone reference
  • Other duties as assigned including giving tours and supporting exhibition activities
POSITION REQUIREMENTS Qualifications and Requirements

  • M.L.I.S. or equivalent degree in an archival studies program
  • Bachelor of art in film studies, art history or art
  • An interest in the history of film
  • Prior library or archives experience, preferably in a special collections environment
  • Demonstrated cataloging experience
  • Strong computer skills
  • Experience working with Inmagic and/or Adlib databases is highly desirable
  • Familiarity with the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials and other relevant thesauri
  • Knowledge of art and print processes
  • Familiarity with preservation techniques and condition assessment is desirable
  • Experience creating, evaluating and updating workflows and related documentation
  • Experience training and/or managing staff
  • Fluent English-language communication skills
  • Practiced in handling fragile materials
  • Comfortable speaking in public to student and VIP tour groups

Personal Characteristics:

  • Attention to detail and organized and orderly work habits
  • Self-motivation, dependability, efficiency, and confidence working independently
  • Pleasant personality and ability to work successfully with colleagues

Physical Demands:

  • Able to lift and move moderately heavy boxes (20 lbs.) and other objects to and from high and low shelves and drawers

LINK: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1605981&B_ID=56&fid=1&Adid=0&ssbgcolor=FFFFFF&SearchScreenID=1670&CountryID=3&LanguageID=2&InternalJobCode=111460

Job Posting: Library Assistant II, The Getty, Los Angeles, CA

Works under regular supervision on assignments of moderate complexity. Provides library support services to staff and Special Collections reading room users by retrieving materials from vaults and assisting with handling.  Retrieves and shelves Special Collections materials; works with colleagues to maintain storage vaults; conducts inventories of Special Collections material; monitors and maintains Special Collections Reading Room and Seminar Rooms. Uses online library system to create, maintain and update holdings and item records; Processes some Special Collections materials by preparing labels, providing housing and entering information into systems. Responds to routine queries from staff and readers; refers more complex queries to reference librarians and curators as appropriate. Participates in special projects as assigned.

Major Job Responsibilities:
  • Daily paging and reshelving a high volume of material
  • Ability to lift boxes and push book trucks up to 40 pounds
  • Assists and resolves moderately complex problems for staff and library users
  • Learns and uses various library software applications to execute moderately complex transactions to track materials, describe collections, manage library collections, and document activities
  • May oversee temporary staff or work-study students
  • Participates in special projects as assigned
  • May assist with scanning material for reference requests
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in art history or related discipline
  • 2-3 years experience in library setting
  • Reading knowledge in at least one foreign language preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to learn library-specific software applications
  • Ability to lift boxes and push book trucks up to 40 pounds
  • Experience with industry-standard software suites as appropriate to assigned duties
  • May require familiarity laws and standards as appropriate to assigned duties
  • Experience with bibliographic databases and library-specific software applications preferred
  • Ability to handle rare and unique materials with care

More information and application: https://jobs-getty.icims.com/jobs/2750/library-assistant-ii/job?mode=job&iis=Indeed&iisn=Indeed.com&mobile=false&width=550&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Job Posting: Part time Research Assistant, The Getty, CA

Job Summary:

Supports curator, scholar, or other scholarly staff by facilitating their research and/or assisting with their research projects, public programs, exhibitions or publications.

Major Job Responsibilities:
  • Conducts research in the special collections and contributes to the conceptual development of a project by organizing/creating documentation of found materials, such as bibliographies, searching for and ordering texts, writing literature reviews, etc
  • Requests images for exhibitions and/or publications; researches and obtains art and image permissions
  • Proofreads, edits, and translates as needed
  • Assists with creation of project websites and PowerPoint presentations
  • Edits and prepares video for presentations.
  • Works with AV team and projectionists to ensure successful presentation of film and video
  • Copyedits essays, author biographies, endnotes, etc
  • May assist with organizing art programs for publications by communicating with authors, updating essay drafts, assisting editors in checking page proofs, proofing indexes, etc
  • Assists with development and execution of public programs including communicating with guests and managing guest list.
Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in art history or related field; Master’s degree preferred
    • 0-2 years research experience (education may be considered)
    • Working knowledge in at least one foreign language preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of film, contemporary art and moving image media.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a timely manner
  • Ability to build relationships, collaborate and work on teams
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines for oneself
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe software suites preferred

More information and application: https://jobs-getty.icims.com/jobs/2734/research-assistant/job?mode=job&iis=Indeed&iisn=Indeed.com&mobile=false&width=550&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

Job Posting: Temporary Visual Resources Specialist, Occidental College, Los Angeles CA

Essential Functions

  • Works directly with arts and humanities faculty to realize college and departmental learning goals.
  • Consults with faculty in the arts and humanities to develop and deliver a suite of services that support the integration of information resources and technology in their teaching and research, with special emphasis on visual resources and the digital humanities.
  • Curates relevant digital content.
  • Delivers group instruction and/or consults individually with students regarding research methods and scholarly practices across the arts and humanities, in addition to addressing issues of media and visual fluency.
  • Supervises student workers.
  • May oversee or participate in a range of relevant departmental projects.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or Arts and Humanities field; Ph.D. welcome.
  • Demonstrated expertise in visual resource curation and a working knowledge of various practices and technologies associated with the digital humanities.
  • Experience with library instruction and/or teaching undergraduates
  • Demonstrated experience with a variety of software tools and technologies used across the arts and humanities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively and creatively as a team member or independently.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to:  resumes@oxy.edu.

More information: http://www.oxy.edu/human-resources/working-oxy/hourly-positions