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Pool - Live Model (Casual Worker)

California State University at Dominguez Hills
Dominguez Hills

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 527420
Work type: Staff
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Excluded, Temporary, Part Time, Theatre Arts, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Working Title: Live Model, Art Department

The purpose of this recruitment is to produce a pool of qualified applicants to call upon for temporary/emergency Live Model appointments.

This is a Temporary and/or hourly intermittent appointment. No probationary period. No permanent status is granted.

Successful candidates in these temporary appointments may be appointed from a few days up to one year depending on the assignment. Temporary appointments must end on or before the end of the fiscal year, with the possibility of renewal if funds and/or program needs exist.

Classification Title: Casual Worker

Classification Salary Range: $15.50 - $140 hourly

The final salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

About the Position

Under the immediate supervision of the the Academic Resource Manager and in collaboration with the Department Chair, the casual worker performs non-bargaining unit work that is temporary, part-time or intermittent in nature. Live Models for life drawing classes 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 after each working session. Must be comfortable posing clothed or nude. Overview of Duties and Responsibilities
  • Hold a variety of poses as requested by the Art Instructor over specified periods of time (short gestural or action poses, longer poses for more detailed studies of the figures, athletic poses, etc.).
  • Models for life drawing and anatomy classes hold poses from 30 seconds to as long as 45 minutes.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: High school diploma
  • Experience: Job-related educational preparation appropriate to the assignment or the appropriate CSU standard. Extensive experience in the particular area or specialty for which the incumbent’s services are required, and which demonstrates that the incumbent has successfully applied a wide variety of knowledges and skills in achieving similar objectives.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to hold a variety of poses for artists working in different visual media.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be comfortable posing in various stages of dress.
  • Ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multi-ethnic environment.
  • Incumbent must be patient, behave professionally at all times within the classrooms and while on campus, and use discretion in all aspects of the job.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous modeling experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with yoga, dance, and/or sports also accepted.
  • Familiarity with visual arts preferred.

To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information

  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California
  • The CSU strongly recommends that all individuals who access any in-person program or activity (on- or off-campus) operated or controlled by the University follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications and comply with other safety measures established by each campus. Questions about the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Advertised: 26 Apr 2023 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled


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