Senior Mountmaker

J. Paul Getty Museum

Los Angeles, California


Job summary: The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks a qualified Senior Mountmaker to join the Department of Decorative Arts and Sculpture Conservation located at the Getty Center. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in museum mountmaking and exhibition installation with experience in designing mounts for a diverse collection ranging in scale from small jewelry to monumental sculptures. Preference will be given to applicants who are proficient in seismic mountmaking and have an interest in advancing knowledge and practices in this field. Working as a collegial and engaged team member with other mountmakers, conservators, curators, and art preparators at the Getty Center, the Senior Mountmaker will design and fabricate mounts for permanent collection installations and for temporary exhibitions, as well as supports for photography. They will undertake research into material use and technological innovation and strive to advance methods for the safe display of works of art for the display of the Museum’s collection, special exhibition program, and out-going loans.

Salary information: $33.48-$43.53

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