Job Posting

Jackie Zak (JZak@GETTY.EDU)
Wed, 30 Aug 1995 16:10:08 -0800

Dear Members of ANTHRO-L:

I am posting the following announcement on
behalf of my Program Director. It is also being posted
AIA-L, and PRESERVE-L. We apologize for any
inconvenience to members of multiple lists.

Please forward any questions to:

Yvonne Bradshaw
Human Resources
J. Paul Getty Trust
401 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 900
Santa Monica, California USA 90401
Telephone: 310-395-0388

Thank you.

Jackie Zak
Documentation Program
Getty Conservation Institute
Dear Colleagues:

The Getty Conservation Institute has a senior staff
position open in the Documentation Program.
We are currently accepting applications. I am
sending the following announcement to you in the
hope that you might share it with any of your
associates, colleagues, former students, or
friends who might be qualified for and interested
in this post. Thank you for your assistance
with this matter.

Position Announcement

Deputy Director, Documentation Program

The Documentation Program of The Getty
Conservation Institute comprises the Institute's comprehensive Library, Art and Archaeology
Technical Abstracts, and the Research and
Applications Section [R&A]. The work of the
Library is to make a broad range of information
in all media available to conservation scientists, conservators, and other professionals and students
in the allied fields; AATA publishes about 3,000
abstracts annually on the technical examination, investigation, analysis, restoration, preservation,
and documentation of works of historic and artistic
value; R & A undertakes research in and application
of innovative applications of technology, information management, effective approaches to condition
reporting, systematic strategies for tracking the
progress of fieldinterventions, models for planning documentation campaigns. The Program seeks one
highly qualified individual to manage the R & A
Section, and to act as Deputy Director over all three sections of the Program.

The successful candidate will work under the
general supervision of the Program Director,
and with other senior staff; will supervise two
Program Coordinators, two Research Coordinators, occasional Fellows, and support staff to set policies
and priorities for the Research and Applications
section of the Program; will develop, design,
and implement documentation activities
related to cultural heritage conservation; and will
work with the Program Director on budgeting,
management, and advocacy for the Program overall.
Responsibilities may also include research, teaching,
writing for publication, organization of conferences, and
oversight of international conservation activity.

Qualifications include a graduate degree in
conservation, archaeology, or architecture; training in documentation as described above, with particular emphasis on field recording planning and
implementation; international project management experience; and 5 to 7 years field and management experience at the highest level of competence.
Reading, speaking, and writing skills in at least one
foreign language required. Excellent verbal,
administrative, interpersonal, and English writing
skills are required to work and negotiate effectively
with diverse staff, outside institutions, and external professional colleagues. Must be free to travel
frequently to meetings, conferences, and cultural sites
throughout the world. Salary is commensurate
with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits.
Position is available immediately. The J. Paul Getty
Trust is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send your cover letter and resume to [or
contact for more information]:

Yvonne Bradshaw, Human Resources
J. Paul Getty Trust
401 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 900
Santa Monica, California USA 90401
Telephone: 310-395-0388

Date: 4 August 1995