The Getty Foundation
Program Associate: Grants Programming
The Getty Foundation, located in Los Angeles, California, fulfills the philanthropic mission of the J. Paul Getty Trust by supporting individuals and institutions committed to advancing the understanding and preservation of the visual arts locally and throughout the world. Through strategic grants and programs, 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. The Foundation carries out its work in collaboration with the Getty Museum, Research Institute, and Conservation Institute.
The Getty Foundation is seeking a Program Associate to manage a portfolio of local grants and to provide support for other strategic grant making activities of the Foundation.
Responsibilities include: reporting to senior staff, manage summer multicultural undergraduate internship program, including grants to local organizations, programming, and community relations; under supervision of senior program staff, coordinate review of grant applications, monitor active grants, and write summary grant documents; conduct research for development of new grant initiatives; work with program team on evaluation of grants and dissemination of results, including maintaining schedules and developing tracking tools.
Masters degree in art history or related field preferred; 3-5 years experience in not-for-profit arts organization; must have excellent writing, research, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills to work closely with senior Getty staff, as well as key stakeholders outside the Getty; foreign language ability and demonstrated expertise in project management a plus.