Jobs for Poets: April 11, 2018

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Apr 11 2018
Jobs for Poets

Every Wednesday we share literary and arts jobs posted by our fellow organizations, universities, and schools. Take a look at the opportunities available for poets in the workforce now. If you’re an employer and want to submit a job for consideration in Jobs for Poets, email [email protected].


  • The Brooklyn Community Foundation seeks a full-time Foundation Associate to provide targeted support to the entire Foundation staff, including the Program, Operations, Communications, and Development teams, while managing daily office functions.
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  • Cambridge University Press in New York City is seeking an Editorial Assistant in the academic books publishing group to provide administrative support for each aspect of their assigned editors’ duties, in particular working with authors to ensure the timely delivery of completed manuscripts and supporting documentation.
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  • The City of Berkeley, California, is seeking a Civic Arts Coordinator to plan, organize, and direct the City’s art programs, operations, and policy.
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  • The DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative is seeking a part-time Programs Assistant to work closely with the program manager and DC Collaborative team to coordinate logistics for the Arts and Humanities for Every Student and Professional Development programs and develop content in the monthly newsletters, other e-updates, and social media marketing.
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  • Electric Literature in New York City seeks a part-time Social Media Editor to be responsible for ensuring the widest possible audience for Electric Literature articles, using both targeted outreach and organic sharing.
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  • Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, Georgia, seeks a full-time English Faculty Member to teach freshman composition and developmental composition and, depending on candidate’s experience, introduction to literature or upper-level English courses beginning in the fall semester of 2018.
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  • Harper’s Magazine in New York City is seeking a full-time Senior Editor to be responsible for assigning and editing three reviews per issue, including the New Books column, generating story ideas, bringing in new writers, assigning and editing essays and reported features, and mentoring junior staff.
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  • Kundiman in New York City is seeking a part-time Grant Coordinator or Grant Manager to apply for government, corporate, and foundation grants; maintain the support of existing grantors; build relationships with funders, and more.
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  • Princeton University Press in New Jersey is seeking an Inventory Manager to join the sales department to drive inventory accuracy in support of the publishing program.
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  • Nevada State College in Henderson is seeking two full-time Lecturers in English Composition to take on a 12-credit teaching load each semester in the English Core Curriculum consisting of ENG 100, ENG 101, ENG 116 and/or ENG 102, and possibly other courses in writing, rhetoric, or composition, based on area of expertise.
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  • Pioneer Works in Brooklyn seeks a part-time, temporary Events Bar Supervisor to oversee the bar during all Pioneer Works events and select public programs.
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  • Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee, seeks a one-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Ethnic American Literature to teach first-year writing seminars and both intermediate and advanced literature classes, with an opportunity to design or modify courses at all levels.
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  • Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay is seeking a tenure-track Writing Instructor to teach provide instruction in various levels of composition and conduct writing workshops.
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  • The University of California San Diego is seeking part-time Lecturers in the Culture, Art and Technology Writing Program to teach one or more of the lower- or upper-division writing courses for the 2018-19 academic year.
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  • The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach introductory and sophomore-level courses in the English department beginning September 1, 2018.
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  • The University of New Mexico Press is seeking a full-time Director to provide forward-looking leadership to guide the publishing enterprise and conceptualize, communicate, and implement the UNMP’s intellectual mission and publishing goals.
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  • The University of Oregon in Eugene is seeking a full-time Pro Tempore Instructor of English to teach nine courses per year primarily at the undergraduate level with the possibility of assignment at the graduate level.
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  • The University of Providence in Great Falls, Montana, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach a variety of composition courses: first-year writing, developmental writing, and upper-level writing in the disciplines courses (Writing for the Sciences, Writing for Business, etc.).
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  • Victor Valley College in Victorville, California, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Instructor of English to instruct students in pre-college through freshman and sophomore levels of composition and literature courses.
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  • Washington University in St. Louis seeks a full-time Professor of English in modern and contemporary global literatures in English for an endowed professorship and a Visiting Writer-in-Residence in Poetry to begin in the fall term 2018 with the possibility of three years maximum with renewal.
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