Metadata Specialist

Getty Research Institute

Los Angeles, California


This position in the Research and Knowledge Creation division of the Getty Research Institute and be assigned to multiple project teams, including such innovative initiatives as PhotoTech (to digitize the GRI’s photo archives) and work to leverage or enhance the Getty Vocabularies and Getty Provenance Index. Metadata Specialist will focus on complex metadata to support and enhance access and discovery as well as research applications and investigations, recognizing that metadata is critical for facilitating digital scholarship. Must be willing to work collaboratively, interfacing with content experts, project managers, software developers, and systems and semantic architects, to help plan and execute projects. Candidate must have MA in art history, data science, library and information science or related field plus at least 7 years of professional experience, preferably in an art-related or cultural heritage organization. Salary commensurate with experience and internal equity (range $75K-$97K). Apply here.