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The Getty Foundation fulfills the philanthropic mission of Getty by supporting individuals and institutions committed to advancing the greater understanding and preservation of the visual arts in Los Angeles and throughout the world. Through strategic grant initiatives, the Foundation strengthens art history as a global discipline, promotes the interdisciplinary practice of conservation, increases access to museum and archival collections, and develops current and future leaders in the visual arts. All Program Officers have primary responsibility for developing and managing strategic grant initiatives that advance the mission of Getty and the Foundation. In this role, the focus is initiatives that strengthen art conservation practice of movable and immovable cultural heritage domestically and internationally.

We are looking for a dynamic professional who will lead strategic grant initiatives in the field of art conservation and cultural heritage preservation around the world. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, recognized for their expertise, and has deep knowledge of the field. Flexibility, integrity, tact, and intellectual curiosity will be important assets as this position is expected to work across disciplines and diverse cultures in the fields we serve. This position may be filled at the Program Officer or Senior Program Officer level, based on experience and qualifications of the selected candidate.


Posted January 31, 2024

We are seeking a conservation professional with experience in the conservation of wall paintings and architectural surfaces, and a keen interest in research, documentation, practical conservation, and training to fill the position of Project Specialist. You will be an integral member of the Getty Conservation Institute’s Buildings and Sites Department and you will contribute to projects related to the conservation of wall paintings and architectural surfaces and will help us address current conservation challenges of international or regional relevance.

This job will be based in our office at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. It will begin in the office full-time and the opportunity to request a telework schedule may be available after an initial period of training and orientation and will be discussed and approved by your supervisor. Typically, staff with approved telework schedules at the Getty Conservation Institute are in the office more than half of the time.


Posted January 4, 2024 (Position application closes February 15, 2024)

In accordance with § 99 paragraph 5 Austrian University Act 2002 (Universitätsgesetz 2002) for the study focus conservation-restoration of mural paintings / architectural surfaces at the Institute for Conservation-Restoration at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, the goal of qualification being a habilitation or achievements appropriate to habilitation (according to §27 KV). This full-time position is offered for a period of six years, starting on 1 March 2024. 

The education program at the Institute for Conservation-Restoration combines theory and practice in the conservation-restoration of a broad range of cultural assets. The institute closely cooperates with the Academy’s artistic as well as cultural studies and natural science institutes while maintaining the Academy’s strategic focus in the areas of sustainability and decolonization. The education includes five fields of study: conservation-restoration of paintings / sculptures, paper / books, mural paintings / architectural surfaces, wood / objects, and modern and contemporary art. 


Posted January 4, 2024 (Position application closes January 31, 2024)

Archangel Gabriel (end of XVth century, attributed to G. Baleison, 1463-1500), Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Cœur’s chapel, Lucéram (France) (c)Jean-Marc Vallet