Jun 30, 2018

Senior Project Coordinator

  • The Getty
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Programs Museums Libraries and Historical Sites

Job Description

Job Summary

Coordinates the planning, development, preparation, installation, promotion and documentation of Getty projects. Assists with developing
and finalizing project plans and budgets. Tracks, monitors, and reports on project progress and expenses. May participate in the
development and review of contracts with outside vendors and contractors. Supports and coordinates the work of outside consultants and
various staff members from multiple departments. Coordinates work flow by setting work schedules and priorities. May review work
performed by staff and consultants to ensure compliance with department quality control standards and federal and state regulations. May
research and evaluate alternative processes and methods to determine the most cost-effective plan for obtaining the highest quality
results. Projects assigned will include a large component of Furnitures, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) tracking, inventoring, replacing,
dispatching for maintenance and repairs.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge of project coordination
  • Assists in developing project plans and budgets
  • Monitors and reports on project progress
  • Researches and may recommend outside contractors and consultants
  • Facilitates work by setting schedules and prioritizing assignments
  • Ensures work is completed in accordance with Getty quality standards


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 4-5 years experience coordinating projects
  • Experience with design software such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and AutoCad preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated success in following through and completing projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service/interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and assign work to others
  • Depending on assigned area, reading or conversation skills in one or more foreign languages preferred

Title / Level of Responsibility

Officer, Coordinator

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