The J. Paul Getty Trust (www.getty.edu) seeks a highly accomplished and collaborative leader to serve as the Campus Architect. The Campus Architect is the aesthetic steward advising on architectural integrity, quality standards, built environment code compliance for the J. Paul Trust and Getty Programs (Getty Museum, Getty Research Institute, Getty Conservation and Getty Foundation).
Reporting to the Head of Capital Projects, the Campus Architect is a senior member of the Facilities team at the Trust and acts as senior project manager for special initiatives, Capital and Renewal projects and will be involved in exhibitions support. The Campus Architect manages architectural work and oversees project teams dealing specifically with accessibility, space, signage and furnishing, fixtures and related equipment.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a track record of effective leadership with a world-class architectural background and strong customer service experience. A Bachelor’s degree in architecture, planning, or closely related field and minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in the area of program management related to project planning, building design, construction and code compliance is required. Must be a California Licensed Architect; Master of Architecture degree preferred. Strong technical skills, professional experience in a cultural, higher education setting and/or with campus environment, outstanding communication within all levels of the organization, and excellent leadership, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills are essential.
The Getty has retained Opus Partners (www.opuspartners.net) to support this recruitment. Katie Dean, Associate Partner is leading the search. Confidential inquiries, applications, and nominations should be submitted by email to Katie (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Getty is an equal opportunity employer. The Getty does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, military service status or other basis protected by law.
About The J. Paul Getty Trust
The J. Paul Getty Trust is the world's largest cultural and philanthropic organization dedicated to the visual arts. Through conservation work, publications, exhibitions, grant initiatives, training programs, and other efforts, we work to make a lasting difference in conservation practice and art historical research and to promote knowledge and appreciation of art among audiences of all ages.