Overview

As part of the Getty benefits package, you have access to a variety of additional programs that can help with work/life balance, save you money and provide important assistance with everyday needs.

The Getty also provides numerous employee discounts to help make certain purchases more affordable and convenient for you. Our discounts apply to a range of brand-name products and services. Whether you’re making a big ticket purchase or organizing a night out at the theater, chances are our program can make it more affordable.

Off Fridays and Holidays

Many departments at the Getty work an alternate schedule, with every other Friday off. The Getty also observes 11 paid holidays each year.

Educational Assistance

To encourage and support your efforts to increase your expertise and effectiveness, the Getty offers educational assistance benefits to reimburse the cost of education that is related to your job and/or your professional development. Please review the information posted in the Employee Staff Handbook for more details.

e-Learning

Getty Digital provides access to a couple of e-Learning libraries with extensive content that you can use to further your professional development at no cost to you or your department.

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More than 4,000 comprehensive courses on technical, creative and business skills.

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Short, focused lessons on Microsoft Outlook and Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) to develop your skills.

On-site Fitness Center

The Getty has a fully equipped, professionally managed onsite Fitness Center. Employees can work out on your own, have a personal training session with Fitness Center staff, or participate in a group fitness class, taught by Fitness Center staff and specialty instructors.

Employees who are Regular or Limited-Term Getty staff, regularly scheduled to work 20 or more hours per week, a Scholar, an Intern or a Trustee are eligible to join the Fitness Center. Membership is free. Fees for classes are posted on our Class Schedule, found on Getty Online (the Getty’s Intranet site).

There are Gold or Platinum memberships. Gold members have access to use the facility during staffed hours — Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, and Fridays 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Platinum membership — which requires a fitness assessment by Fitness Center staff and, if needed, medical consultation — offers 24/7 access. To join, submit the Participant Form to the Fitness Center. A Fitness Center staff member will schedule an orientation.

For additional information, review the Fitness Center policies and procedures or contact the Fitness Center at FitnessCenter@getty.edu, or 310-440-6215.

Staff Previews

Staff are invited to view select exhibitions before they are open to the public. These are usually at a time when the Museum is not open, so you can view the works of art with a smaller group of people.

Teleworking

The Getty supports work flexibility with a teleworking option, which allows some positions to work from home for a limited number of days. See the Employee Staff Handbook to see whether this may be an option for you.

Toastmasters

The opportunity to develop your public speaking and leadership skills at twice-a-month meetings in the Herculaneum conference room. Visit the Getty Toastmasters Club website.

University Credit Union

Employees of the Getty can join the University Credit Union (UCU). You may authorize payroll deductions to the UCU for savings and/or loan payments. Direct deposit of your paycheck is also available. For information about the UCU, please visit the UCU website or call 424-320-4700.

Pre-Paid Legal Plan

The Hyatt Legal Plans offers economical access to attorneys for legal services such as will preparation, estate planning, and family law:

  • Give yourself, your spouse, and your dependents access to a nationwide network of 13,000 attorneys.
  • Legal advice is a phone call away, and representatives will help you find an attorney in your area.

For more information, visit the Hyatt Legal Plans website or call 800-821-6400.  

Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance (MetLife) provides coverage to help you cover the costs of veterinary care:

  • Protect against the financial impact of veterinary care while using any veterinarian worldwide.
  • You are eligible to receive a discount of 5% or more on premiums.

For more information, visit the Pet Insurance (MetLife) website or call 800-GET-MET8.

Home/Auto Insurance

Auto/Home Insurance (MetLife) gives you access to personal insurance policies, including home / landlord’s rental dwelling, condo, car, recreational vehicle, and boat:

  • Save up to 15% by purchasing this coverage through the Getty.
  • Receive no-obligation quotes and cost comparisons.

For more information, visit the Auto/Home Insurance (MetLife) website or call 800-GET-MET8.

Employee Discounts

Free Employee Parking

Parking for staff at the Getty is free! For information about parking, see the New to the Getty page.

Friends & Family Parking Coupons

Employees receive two “Friends and Family” free parking passes, each year, to give to the guest(s) of your choice.

Café Discount

Getty staff have a special discounted menu — and can receive discounts on other items — with their employee ID badge, when eating at the Getty Café.

The Getty Store Discount

Getty employees, docents, volunteers, and scholars with a valid Getty ID badge (as well as their spouses and domestic partners) enjoy a 25% staff discount on most purchases in The Getty store locations at the Center and the Villa; discount excludes sale or markdown merchandise and cannot be combined with other discounts or coupons. For items that are short-discounted, a 10% discount applies. Before your purchase is rung up, tell the store associate that you’re a staff member and show your Getty ID badge. If shopping independently, spouses and domestic partners should indicate the staff member with whom they are affiliated. To shop online, please email gettystore@getty.edu for a valid staff discount code. Please contact the store for more details about the staff discount.

The Main Store at each location stays open 30 minutes after the Museum’s closing time, except on days the Museum is open until 9 PM. The satellite shops close at the same time as the galleries.

Payment types accepted in the stores: cash, personal check, traveler’s check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, and China UnionPay.

Working Advantage

The Getty is registered with Working Advantage for online purchases for movie tickets, theme parks, shopping, and attractions. Please see the Working Advantage flyer for additional information.

Please note that all transactions, including opening an account, are between you and Working Advantage and are subject to its privacy and other policies. The Getty is not responsible for any transactions.

Contact Working Advantage (or call 800-565-3712).

Aquarium of the Pacific

Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach is offering Getty employees an easy way to purchase discounted tickets. The Getty has signed up for the Aquarium of the Pacific's Employee & Affiliate Online Discount eTicket Program. As a member of this program, you will save time and money! After you purchase your discounted eTickets, print them out and go straight to the main entrance bypassing ticket lines! Purchase tickets now by clicking here. (Or copy and paste the following into your browser: https://affiliatetickets.aquariumofpacific.org/affiliate.asp?ID=8CB54C68-6D44-4F77-8864-FEC437AA47B4.)

Computer Purchase Program

You can take advantage of discounted pricing offered by several of the Getty’s technology vendors through the Employee Purchase Program (EPP). Special discounts are available on computers, printers, and other accessories through Apple and Dell.

Note: The Getty cannot recommend any specific products offered by vendors and does not support any equipment purchased through the EPP.

Apple

Apple offers discounts on select Apple products. The program is available to the Getty employees and their family members. For information, call 877-377-6362 or go to the Getty EPP Apple Store.

Dell

Dell offers up to 12% off of Dell Home Sales regular prices year-round through the Dell Employee Purchase Program. Dell also offers in-home PC installation and wireless network set-up services and 24/7 telephone technical support. For questions, call 888-243-9964. Customer service representatives are available 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. PST Monday through Friday, and 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. PST on Saturday and Sunday. (The Member ID is GS25973944.)

Verizon Wireless Program

Verizon offers discounted cellular service to Getty employees.

Verizon also offers Getty employees a discount on home services (phone, DirectTV, internet).

For information about Verizon Wireless, contact: Melina Shahverdian (818-531-5982).

Student Aid Forgiveness

Working for a not-for-profit organization that is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code may entitle you to receive student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Information about the program, including eligibility and how to apply, can be found here.

If you choose to apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), Cathy Pericone in Human Resources can sign the Employment Certification form that is part of the application process. Please note that this program is administered by the U.S. Department of Education and FedLoan Servicing. The Getty does not review or approve PSLF applications.