Posting Details

Posting Number A01523
Position Title Art Model
Position Number AH0007
Salary for Announcement

This position pays an hourly wage of $28.00 an hour. This hourly wage represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible compensation at the time of posting.

Pay Grade
Employee Category Undecided
Department Art
EClass Code Admin less than full time without benefits
Position Summary

This is an open position for art models for Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Department of Art. Models are expected to pose nude for student course work and should be able to hold poses for as short as 30 seconds to as long as the duration of the class period. Models are provided a short break after holding the same pose for 20 minutes. While athletic ability is not required, body awareness and the ability to twist, turn, bend and accentuate the 3-dimensional qualities of the human figure in poses is highly desirable. Models of all genders, ages, and body types are encouraged to apply. The work is performed in an indoor studio setting under the supervision of the class instructor during class hours. Expected work hours are generally scheduled by the instructor in 2-hour blocks.

This position is categorized as a temporary, non-benefits eligible, hourly position. Models are not eligible to receive validated parking passes. Candidates offered a position will be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by MSU Denver’s Human Resources Department. These screenings include a background check.

Because the Department of Art represents and works with a diverse community of individuals, all employees are expected to assist the department in creating a receptive, positive, inclusive, and equitable space for faculty, students, and staff to conduct business, be productive and collaborative, and make genuine human connections. We expect all art model employees to join faculty and staff as we embark on the process of expanding our understanding of our commonalities and differences, and remain committed to:
• Respecting the dignity and essential worth of all individuals,
• Fostering mutual respect, including respecting the privacy, property, and agency of others,
• Examining and challenging our own biases and beliefs,
• Promoting the diversity of opinions, ideas, and backgrounds which enriches the culture of the department, college, and the university,
• Standing against bigotry, discrimination, violence, or intimidation,
• Working towards an inclusive and equitable spaces that fosters an environment of respectful dialogue,
• Appreciating diversity and inclusion as a collaborative work-in-progress.

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: Models are expected to wear a mask while in the building at all times. Everyone will maintain a strict 6 feet minimum distance from all class participants including the model. Students and the Instructor will also wear masks for the entire duration of the course.


Provide Draped and Un-draped Modeling Services for Drawing classes (90%)
• Use awareness of your body and the ability to twist, turn, bend and accentuate the 3-dimensional qualities of the human figure in various poses.
• Positioning oneself and holding poses from as little as 30 seconds up to 1.5 hours with provided breaks in 20-minute intervals.
• Follow verbal or physical directions, guidance, and suggestions from the instructor.

Various Administrative Tasks (10%)
• Accurately logging hours worked in University program, WebTimeEntry. Training provided.
• Submitting accurate timesheets on their due date.
• Taking required university trainings in self-service Banner.
• Responding to modeling related questions via email or phone.

Required Qualifications

• This position requires the person to frequently remain in a stationary position (standing, sitting, lying down, etc.).
• Applicants should possess a friendly and professional demeanor, and have a patient and respectful attitude toward others.
• Be punctual, and consistently reliable.
• Requires ability to follow safety and emergency procedures.
• Understanding that this position does not provide guaranteed, consistent, or set hours.

Preferred Qualifications

• Prior experience with art modeling is preferred but not required.

Posting date 02/18/2021
Closing date
Closing Instructions Open Until Filled
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)
Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Talent Team Representative Tanya Rogowsky
Talent Team Representative E-mail

MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:
Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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