Jobs for Poets: August 16, 2017

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Aug 16 2017
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.


  • Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, California, seeks part-time English Instructors for future openings at all campus locations.
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  • The Alliance of Artists Communities in Providence, Rhode Island, seeks a part-time Administrative Associate to provide general administrative office support and support the coordination of event details.
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  • ArtsConnection in New York City seeks a full-time Teen Programs Manager to take on responsibility for the Teen Reviewers and Critics program, which offers high school students a multidisciplinary, intensive, and sustained exploration of New York City arts offerings and teaches them how to write critically about their experiences.
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  • Bennington College in Vermont seeks two Literature Faculty Members, one prose writer and one prose writer and/or poet, to teach five courses per year in fiction writing or poetry writing, beginning in the fall of 2018.
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  • Book Passage in Corte Madera, California, seeks a full-time Book-Buying Assistant to order and manage titles for events, in-store book groups, and classes; place special orders or wholesaler orders; digitally transfer stock; and work on the sales floor.
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  • Brooklyn Arts Council seeks a full-time Arts in Education Coordinator to be responsible for program administration, development, and management.
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  • Dallas County Community College District in Richland, Texas, seeks a full-time English Faculty Member.
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  • Keiser University in West Palm Beach, Florida, seeks a full-time English Professor.
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  • Kundiman in New York City seeks a part-time Programs & Communications Associate or Manager to plan, coordinate and implement Kundiman’s programs, including readings, workshops, Poetry Prize, Retreat, and Kavad projects.
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  • Lehman College CUNY in the Bronx, New York, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of British/World Literature to focus on teaching nineteenth-century British literature and its interrelations with transatlantic/postcolonial literature across time and space.
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  • New York University seeks a full-time Assistant Director, Programs to assist with strategic and administrative planning and policy development for the Center for Publishing.
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  • The City of Ocala, Florida, seeks a full-time Cultural Arts Coordinator to plan and execute cultural arts exhibits, competitions, activities, and special events for the City of Ocala in compliance with established programming standards.
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  • The Oregon Shakespeare Festival seeks an Associate Director of Communications to develop, integrate, and implement broad-based multimedia, social media, and communication plans to publicize and promote OSF’s performances, events, and initiatives with messaging that conveys OSF’s values of excellence, engagement, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
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  • The Town of Parker, Colorado, seeks a full-time Cultural Membership Specialist to be responsible for developing and implementing plans that initiate, grow, and maintain long-term membership relationships that lead to the fulfillment of the Cultural Department’s annual fundraising goals.
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  • The Poetry Society of America in New York City seeks a full-time Programs Associate to work closely with the executive director and other staff to develop programming strategies and specific programs.
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  • Publishers Weekly in New York City seeks a Contributing Editor for Books in Spanish to oversee its coverage of Spanish-language book publishing.
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  • San Diego Mesa College seeks an Assistant Professor of English to teach primarily developmental and transfer-level English composition courses, with opportunities to join departmental rotations for literature and creative writing courses.
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  • St. John’s University in Queens, New York, seeks a part-time English Teacher for Upward Bound, a federally funded program designed to increase the college going rate of low-income and potential first-generation college students.
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  • The University of Houston in Texas seeks an Assistant Professor of Postcolonial Literature.
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  • The University of La Verne in California seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in LatinX/Latin American Studies (Ethnic American Literature or Intercultural Communications) to take on a 3:3 teaching load of undergraduate courses, assist with curricular development in LatinX/Latin American studies, and mentor undergraduate students.
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