Job: Getty needs a Museum Council Manager--no MFA required! (Los Angeles)

Museum Council Manager

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Posted Date 6/5/2017

Requisition Number 2017-2969

Position Status Regular Full-Time

Salaried/Hourly Salaried

Category Museum Operations

Getty Location 

Getty Center


Museum - 0301-Office of the Director

Opportunity Details:

Job Summary:

The J. Paul Getty Museum is seeking an experienced Museum Council Manager to oversee and coordinate stewardship programs and activities for the Museum Councils.

Major Job Responsibilities:


  • Serve as the primary liaison between the Getty Museum, the Trust Development Office and the members of the Museum's Councils.
  • Assist the Development Office with the annual Museum Council dues renewal process.
  • Manage and track each Council’s operating budget to include tracking and reporting on Council approved commitments; on a monthly basis work with Museum Finance on reconciliation and reporting of Council activity.
  • Prepare annual report on each Council activity for Museum/Trust senior leadership and the Board of Trustees.
  • Oversee and coordinate all Council activities, including semi-annual meetings and Council approved travel.
  • Create uniform materials for the Councils to include informational/ solicitation packets, member directories, meeting materials, and other materials as determined by the Museum and Development staff.
  • Coordinate with the Development Office on the development, management, and tracking of Council member files in Raiser’s Edge, including the history of support and interactions with Museum/Development staff.
  • Work with Development staff to ensure Council activities are aligned with Museum and Trust priorities.
  • Represent the Museum in dealing with the GCI and GRI Councils to help ensure efficient coordination and alignment.


  • Oversee invitation lists for Museum Council, and donor events.





  • Bachelor's degree

  • 3-5 yrs of related experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working in donor relations for museum, university or other non-profit
  • Advanced computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications
  • Demonstrated success in following through and completing projects and assignments
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service/interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task and assign work to others

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