Studio Life Model

Bates College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 2, 2022

Title: Studio Life Model

Position Purpose:

This position provides the subject of study for figure drawing sessions for academic drawing courses in the Department of Art and Visual Culture. Model is responsible for striking and holding a variety of poses including, but not necessarily limited to standing, sitting, and reclining, with or without input from the academic instructor. Poses are nude. Models work with academic professors or student monitors and reports to the Olin Arts Center AVC Department Visual Resources Curator.

Job Duties:

Modeling sessions typically function as follows, but are subject to change based on individual instructor needs:

1. Quick Poses: Three to five minute poses stressing action, torsion, extension of limbs, and other difficult body positions.

2. Short poses: Ten to fifteen minute poses similar to above, but less strenuous to hold.

3. Long poses: Ninety minute or longer poses (with breaks), often stressing contrapposto, multiple planes, dramatic gesture Models work with Student Monitors or academic professors during figure drawing sessions and reports to the Olin Arts Center Operations Supervisor.

We are currently hiring for our figure drawing courses that meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am -10:00am and Tuesdays through Fridays 1:00pm - 3:30pm. We anticipate that models will be scheduled for a session every couple of weeks.

If you have worked as a model before please include one person we can contact by email for a reference.

Current pay rate: $20/hour including travel time (gas mileage not covered).

Minimum Qualifications:




None required, but previous experience is helpful and preferred.

Skills and Knowledge




Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. The college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admission of its students, in the administration of its education policies and programs, or in the recruitment of its faculty and staff. Bates College adheres to all applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations. All college faculty, staff, students, contractors, visitors, and volunteers are responsible for understanding and complying with the Non-Discrimination Policy.

Inquiries concerning the college’s policies, compliance with applicable laws, statutes, and regulations (such as Title VII, Title IX, and ADA/Section 504), and complaints may be directed to Gwen Lexow, Title IX Officer, 207-786-6445 or via email at .

About Bates:

Bates is internationally recognized as a leading liberal arts college, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community. Committed to opportunity and excellence, Bates has always admitted students without regard to gender, race, religion, or national origin.

Cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action, Bates prepares leaders sustained by a love of learning and zeal for responsible stewardship of the wider world. Bates engages the forces — intellectual trends, demographic changes, and technology — that are transforming higher education and the world into which our students graduate.

Bates has highly competitive admissions, graduates over 90 percent of its entering students, and more than half of its alumni earn graduate degrees. Bates employs 200 faculty members and 550 staff.

The college is proud of deep roots in the Lewiston/Auburn community, Maine’s second-largest urban area with a population of approximately 65,000. Bates is located on a beautiful, 133-acre, traditional New England campus in Lewiston, an emerging city with an entrepreneurial climate, a lively arts scene, and a dynamic business community. Bates is 35 miles north of Portland, 140 miles north of Boston, and 350 miles north of New York City.

Advertised: Nov 02 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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