Short-term/Temporary Positions – The New School

Overview:

The New School was founded by forward-thinking educators in 1919 to defy the intellectual constraints of a traditional college education. If you are seeking an opportunity to work in a diverse and challenging environment, The New School occasionally has short-term/temporary per-diem office support positions available in some of our academic and administrative offices.

The New School is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that promises diversity and tolerance in all areas of employment, education and access to its educational, artistic or cultural programs and activities. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including actual or perceived gender identity or expression or transgender status), sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

Position responsibilities:

  • Providing general office support:
  • Reception
  • Typing
  • Filing
  • Sorting
  • Preparation of mass mailings,
  • Copying
  • Other duties as assigned.

Hourly rate range: $20-35/hr

Work mode (Varies) – This is a temporary pooled position and the work modality depends on the job you are selected for.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years administrative experience.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Self-starter with an interest in working in a team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Proficiency in word processing programs, spreadsheet and database experience a plus.
  • Minimum typing speed 40wpm.

Figure Model (Pool) – The New School

Parsons School of Design is seeking applications for part-time figure models to work with its studio-based drawing and painting courses. With over 400 bookings to be filled in the Fall of 2022, Parsons is looking to build a roster of models who will be able to pose for several sessions every week and is searching for models of all body shapes and sizes, gender identities, races, ethnicities, ages and with disabilities.

Classes take place between 9am and 10 pm, Monday through Friday, and run anywhere from 2 to 6 hours. Candidates should be able to pose for varying lengths of time; they should be able to pose for quick gesture drawings and for longer poses for sustained drawing exercises. Most sessions will require the model to be nude, with a few exceptions.

The New School is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that promises diversity and tolerance in all areas of employment, education and access to its educational, artistic or cultural programs and activities. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including actual or perceived gender identity or expression or transgender status), sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

  • Have knowledge of how the model demonstrates anatomy, gesture, or content in a drawing
  • Must be able to hold a pose for twenty minutes at a time
  • Must be comfortable posing nude
  • Must be able to take direction to achieve a variety of different poses as the instructor chooses
  • Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times
  • Commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning, and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion

WORK MODE

  • On-Campus Position – Employees in this position are expected to work on-campus during regularly scheduled work hours due to the nature of the work being that which is not feasible, or not in the best interest of the organization, to be performed remotely.

SALARY
$22 Per HourMinimum Qualifications:

  • Must maintain ethical and professional behavior
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as an artist’s model or dance experience

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