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Associate Editor
Associate Editor
Post Date: 12 Apr 2022


Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion at Getty

Getty believes diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion are essential to our excellence and to the execution of our mission. The Getty community values differences in the pursuit of inquiry and knowledge, mutual understanding, respect, trust, transparency, and cooperation. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Individuals of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Summary

Under moderate supervision, performs all editorial functions—which may include copyediting, proofreading, image acquisition, and rights clearance—for scholarly publications on a variety of topics and with different levels of complexity. Provides editorial assistance to manuscript editors throughout the editing and production stages, including coordinating the work of freelance contractors. May act as project editor on less complex projects.

Targeted Hiring Range $57,225 – $71,531 Annually

Type Regular Full-Time

Position Status Getty Center

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Performs a variety of editorial tasks
  • Prepares manuscripts for editing and for transmittal to design
  • Proofreads and copyedits material; checks corrections made by freelance copyeditors and proofreaders
  • Conducts assigned research
  • May provide project management for print and digital publications of moderate complexity, which includes close partnership with Production and Design colleagues to establish a schedule, track progress against the schedule and budget, and report on the project status
  • Coordinates editorial work on print and digital publications, which may include communicating with Getty colleagues as well as external authors, reviewers, and freelancers


  • Bachelor’s degree in the humanities (preferably in English or Art History); MA preferred
  • At least 3 years of relevant publishing experience, preferably in either a museum or university press environment


All employees must be fully-vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as a condition of employment. Exemptions from this requirement as a reasonable accommodation due to medical contraindication, disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice will be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Copyediting and proofreading, using the Chicago Manual of Style
  • Microsoft Office, Google G Suite
  • Reading knowledge or familiarity with one or more languages other than English
  • Familiarity with art history
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.


Los Angeles, USA

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