Art Model (Part-time)

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 18, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

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Working Title Art Model (Part-time) Department School of the Arts Compensation Title Model Position Number 30001992 Position Status Temporary Work Schedule

General availability on one or multiple days during the drawing/painting courses for Fall 2021: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and or Thursdays 12:00 noon – 3:00 pm. Each session will be a 3 hour block of time.

Hours per Week No more than 18 Months per Year 9 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University ( NKU ) seeks excellence by enriching its educational environment and culture through the diversity of its administration, faculty and staff and by embracing inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of its work. NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We encourage applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.

Purpose of Position

The Visual Arts Program of the School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University seeks figure models for its Drawing and Painting courses. These courses seek nude models for figure drawing and figure painting. Models will be available for posing in a studio course room as each class duration is for three hours. The Model will be required to model nude for the Drawing class as a subject for student artists learning to draw from life. The model should be able to hold poses from 30 seconds to as long as 45 minutes. While athletic ability is not required, body awareness and the ability to twist, turn, bend and accentuate the 3-dimensional qualities of the figure in poses is highly desirable. The work is performed under supervision of the class instructor during class hours and models must be able to work with instructors, be punctual, and record hours for each working session. Must be comfortable posing nude. All body types, shapes and sizes are encouraged to apply. Work is performed in an interior closed door classroom environment. Per NKU SOTA policy NKU students may not pose nude. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Primary Responsibilities

Required Job Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
• Ability to assume and hold a body position for assigned periods of time.
• Ability to follow instructions.
• Ability to deal tactfully with students, faculty, and administration in routine classroom contacts.
• General aptitude for art and art forms.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with students, faculty and staff.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally, by phone, in person, and in writing.
• Ability to represent the program, SOTA and College in a friendly, courteous, and professional manner.
• Primarily light physical activity is required with occasional lifting and manipulation of objects up to 15 pounds. Must have the physical dexterity and stamina to meet specific poses required in the class.
• General availability on one or multiple days during the drawing/painting courses for Fall 2021: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and or Thursdays 12:00 noon – 3:00 pm


Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
At least 18 years of age or older.

Preferred Qualifications
• Previous modeling experience.
• Experience with yoga, dance, and/or sports.
• Familiarity with the arts.

The rate for NKU life models:
nude figure models – $20 per hour

Minimum Education Acceptable Equivalency Preferred Education High School Diploma Minimum Experience See posting detail Salary $20 an hour Pay Grade N/A
Requisition Number 2021S1381 Job Open Date 06/18/2021 Job Close Date 07/18/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Quick Link Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

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  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?

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  2. * Do you have any experience with online course development in higher education.

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  3. * Do you have any experience with digital media (podcasting, streaming media, etc.)? If so, please explain.

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  4. * Do you have any experience developing courses in a course management system such as Blackboard? Please explain.

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