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Life Model

Willamette University
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 30, 2023

Life Model

Posting Number: R0004915
Location: Portland Campus

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Position Summary:
Serve as a model for art courses.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Duties
  • Sustains a variety of both clothed and nude poses for art students during classes up to 3 hours in duration
  • Provides a full range of traditional life drawing poses, from gestures to sustained poses, as required by tradition and as directed by the instructor
  • Poses in person

Minimum Qualifications
  • Must be able to hold standing or seated poses for a minimum of 20 minutes
  • Comfortable being nude in front of 20 or more artists for the duration of the pose
  • Ability to appropriately, sensitively, and professionally interact with instructors and students
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings as needed. A minimuim of 9 hours per month is required
  • Ability to keep scheduled commitments and be on time for modeling
  • Prior modeling experience is preferred, but not necessary
  • Models of all ages and all body types are encouraged to apply

Salary: $20.00 per hour

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You will need to upload the following documents as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section labeled Resume:
  • Current Resume

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis as received until the position is filled.

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