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Art Model (Part-time)

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Other Arts, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration
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 or Spring 2022: 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 or Spring 2022: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and or Thursdays 12:00 noon – 3:00 pm Qualifications
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 per hours Pay Grade UN
Requisition Number 2021S1486 Job Open Date 10/18/2021 Job Close Date 11/01/2021 Open Until Filled No Quick Link Is this an internal only posting? Supplemental Questions

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