Job Posting 

Job Title: Head of Auxiliary Services Operations 

The J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, California

The J. Paul Getty Trust is a cultural and philanthropic institution dedicated to the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world’s artistic legacy. Through the collective and individual work of its constituent programs—the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Getty Research Institute—the Getty pursues its mission in Los Angeles and throughout the world, serving both the general interested public and a wide range of professional communities in order to promote a vital civil society through an understanding of the visual arts.

Duties and Responsibilities

The J. Paul Getty Trust ( seeks a highly-motivated leader with exceptional strategic, operational, interpersonal and community skills and broad expertise to join the facilities leadership team as Head of Auxiliary Services Operations.  

Reporting to the Director of Facilities, the Head of Auxiliary Services Operations, will lead the organization in delivering a vision of a highly reliable, customer-oriented and collaborative organization with a focus on effective and efficient operation.  Ability to maintain facilities to world-class presentation levels is critical to the Getty.   The Head of Auxiliary Services Operations oversees contracts, budgets, planning and staffing of multiple departments including Community Affairs, Property Management, Food Service, Events, Audio Visual, Mail Services, Warehousing, Fleet Vehicles and Custodial at the Getty Center and the Getty Villa.   Among the essential duties is establishing department objectives to then interpret, execute and recommend modifications to department or division policies as well as to serve as a key Facilities emergency leader to ensure Getty operations continuity.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a track record of effective leadership with a world-class facilities management background and strong customer service experience. A Bachelor’s degree and 10 to 15 years of Facilities management experience, preferably in a cultural arts or higher education environment, is required.  Strong technical skills, operations background, outstanding communication within all levels of the organization, and excellent leadership, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills are essential.

The Getty has retained Opus Partners ( to support this recruitment. Katie Dean, Associate Partner is leading the search. Confidential inquiries, applications, and nominations should be submitted by email to Katie ([email protected])

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.