🔗Project Manager (Arches Project)
Website Getty Conservation Institute (J. Paul Getty Trust)
The Getty Conservation Institute is dedicated to improving the conservation of the world’s cultural heritage—its art objects, museum collections, historic buildings, and archaeological sites. We are located at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, and our work often takes us to heritage sites across the globe including locations in South America, Asia, and the Middle East, where we work in partnership with heritage professionals from the region. Our staff come from diverse disciplines including architecture, archaeology, conservation, information science, chemistry, engineering, operations and business management, and communications.
This full-time, salaried position will:
- Use project management skills, as well as knowledge of open-source technologies and semantic technologies, to manage community activities and resources for the Arches Project. This includes working with management to create and present plans, timeframes, and budgets for community-related projects, and being responsible for the overall execution of each project’s scope.
- Primary focus will be to interact regularly with the global Arches community and oversee communications that foster effective and open collaborations with users and contributors. This will include taking charge of the moderation of the online Arches Project Community Forum, facilitating and producing webinar presentations on topics of interest to the community, and presenting information about the Arches Project at professional conferences.
- Manage projects and activities that support the formation of a new sub-community dedicated to Arches for Science, which is designed to manage information gathered as part of technical studies of cultural heritage objects and help heritage scientists and organizations manage their research data concerning objects as diverse as paintings to prehistoric artifacts.
- Be the driving force behind the creation of technical documentation and promotional content, including presentations, webinars, forum posts, blogs, social media copy, and publications in professional and academic journals.
- Lead the preparation of training materials; track logistics, tasks, and milestones for workshops and other training events.
- Build consensus, encourage feedback, and acknowledge contributions from the community.
- Contribute positively to the project communication plan and help with the change management elements of the open-source project.
- Develop collaborative relationships with community members who contribute in various capacities, and initiate new alliances and partnerships.
- Professional development is encouraged and supported through on-the-job learning, specialized training courses, and participation in workshops.
- International travel may be required.