Student Assistant - Figure Model

Stephen F. Austin State University
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$17.00
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The School of Art cannot guarantee a certain number of working hours per week for this position.

Positions are for 2023-2024 school year.

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Position Information

Job Title Student Assistant - Figure Model

General Description

The School of Art is seeking figure models to pose for art studio classes. Drawing/painting from live models is an integral part of the learning experience of an art student. The School of Art maintains a registry of models available for assignment to a range of art classes and is seeking diverse models from all age ranges, genders, body shapes, and skin tones for the upcoming academic year.

Figure models provide inspiration to practicing artists by posing in a classroom setting for varied lengths of time. Studio classes are 2 hours and 40 minutes in length. The typical length of pose ranges from 1 minute to 20 minutes with breaks for longer poses. Models will pose draped and/or undraped (nude) depending on the weekly course lesson. The School of Art cannot guarantee a certain number of working hours per week for this position.

Job Duties

  • Demonstrates animation of the human form through a variety of classical and traditional poses in a classroom setting.
  • Discusses set up with faculty prior to start of scheduled shift.
  • Meets scheduling demands by demonstrating punctuality and flexibility.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn, classical and traditional figure model poses.
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.
  • Ability to recapture ongoing poses between breaks.
  • Ability to be comfortable posing in various stages of dress.
  • Ability to arrive prior to the start of a scheduled shift.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Physical condition adequate to permit full performance of duties.
  • Required Qualifications

    The minimum education required for admittance as a student at Stephen F. Austin State University.

    No direct experience is required. Training and instruction will be provided by instructor.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Previous experience in classical and traditional figure model poses is preferred.

    Physical Demands

    Ability to maintain focus and hold a pose for a minimum of 20 minutes; this may include standing, sitting or reclining.

    Special Conditions for Eligibility

    A student must be enrolled in six or more semester hours to be eligible for student employment during the fall or spring semesters. To be eligible for student employment during the summer, a student must be enrolled in three or more semester hours or be registered for courses in the upcoming fall semester.

    Student assistants may not hold any other type of position such as a graduate assistantship or temporary casual employment at the same time that they are employed as a student assistant.

    Position End Date (if temporary)

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number SA2023-102

    Number of Vacancies 2 Posting Open Date 05/08/2023 Review Start Date Posting Close Date Work Schedule Must be available MW 8am-10:40am, MW 2pm-4:40pm, or TR 2pm-4:40pm Min Pay Rate $17.00/hour Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    The School of Art cannot guarantee a certain number of working hours per week for this position.

    Positions are for 2023-2024 school year.

    EEO Statement

    Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304.

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    Department Information

    Department Art

    Contact Name Lindsey Creel Contact Phone (936)468-2934 Contact Email [email protected] Contact Information Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if selected for an interview If you have specific questions about this job posting, please contact HR at (936) 468-2304

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  • Resume
  • Class Schedule
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