Model for drawing, painting, sculpture, and other art-related classes. Assist in teaching of human proportions, body alignments, anatomy and structure, movement, foreshortening, and body-clothing relationships to students in the classes. Work is performed under supervision of the class instructor during class hours.
Poses for fine arts studio classes; figure drawing, occasional painting and other drawing courses for sculpture as required by class curriculum.
Ability to provide full range of traditional life drawing poses, from gestures to sustained poses as required by the instructor.
Demonstrates the flexibility and animation of the human form.
Ability to maintain poses for a fixed period of time.
Pose without clothing as instructed.
Model will have appropriate attire (a long robe) to wear before and after class, and during breaks.
Ability to pose in a variety of clothing styles.
Perform other related duties as needed.
Minimum eighteen years old.
High School graduate or equivalent.
Be aware of classic and traditional poses in the art tradition preferred.
Conditions of Employment
Successful completion of a criminal history background check prior to employment.
Adheres to established college and program policies, procedures and safety regulations.
Regular and predictable attendance including punctuality.
Physically able to provide a full range of body gestures and poses, from quick gestures to long sustained poses.
The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate
Ability to take directions regarding a variety of modeling assignments.
An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
Ethics and integrity, and sound professional judgment.
Commitment to professionalism and confidentiality.
Accepts the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
Demonstrated ability to communicate in a courteous, helpful, and clearly understood manner.
Strong verbal communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills to interact with a diverse population, both within and outside the college.
Application Materials & Procedures
Complete application packages must include the following:
Tacoma Community College online application.
Resume and cover letter.
Terms of Employment
This is a part time hourly position scheduled to work varied hours as needed for the Art program. The pay rate is $19.00 per hour. Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet department needs. Applications will be reviewed mid-September for the upcoming Fall Quarter schedule.
Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Title II and Title IX, 253-566-5054; Section 504 Officer, 253-566-6006. (*Tacoma Community College is a smoke-free/drug free environment. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.)
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Tacoma Community College