Life Models - ART Dept (Temporary Hourly)

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Gorham, ME
  • Aug 24, 2021
Full time Positions Outside Academe

Job Description

 

 

Position Title: Life Models - ART Dept (Temporary Hourly) Campus: Gorham City, State: Gorham, ME Department: Art - PART Bargaining Unit: Temp Salary Band/Wage Band: n/a Work Schedule: Temp as needed - various Statement of Job:

The USM Art Department is looking for life models for figure drawing and painting classes where student artists draw and paint from the model under instructor supervision. We seek diverse models of any gender or age, and we welcome all body types. Models are asked to hold a variety of poses at the direction of the instructor for varying lengths of time, up to 20 minutes at a time. Most modeling is nude.

USM Art studio classrooms are located on both the Portland and Gorham Campuses.  Life Models will be paid $20.00/hour. 

Art Life Models work for an entire studio class session. Studio class sessions are 2 hours and 45 minutes long and meet twice weekly. On some occasions models may be required to work for two consecutive classes.  The art department schedule includes morning, afternoon, and early evening classes.

Modeling skills include patience and focus, as well as the ability to hold a variety of poses, which may include short, dynamic postures or extended poses lasting 20 minutes. Models should be comfortable with sustained moderate physical activity over a 2h45 minute period.  The USM Art Department ensures that the comfort, privacy, and dignity of all models is respected. 

We live our USM Service Promise, "Student Focused Every Day" and we are looking for employees who understand that promise and support our values: Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.

Qualifications:

Ability to hold a variety of poses, which may include short, dynamic postures or extended poses lasting 20 minutes. Models should be comfortable with sustained moderate physical activity over a 2h45 minute period.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter and resume, along with a list of the names and contact information for three references.  Applicants should not send photos. 

Models are hired and placed in a pool to be pulled from as requested by faculty.

All required materials must be submitted by October 8, 2021.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

Application Details

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The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

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