Jobs for Poets: August 2, 2017

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Aug 02 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.


  • Abbeville Press in New York City seeks a part-time Publishing Assistant to help with marketing, publicity, editorial work, and communication with colleagues, authors and other contributors, sales forces, foreign publishers, etc.
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  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Liberty, New York, seeks a full-time Chief Development Officer, Marketing Coordinator, and Arts and Humanities Manager, as well as part-time Teaching Artists and more.
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  • The Brooklyn Art Library seeks a full-time Library and Event Manager to own all things front of house, from running the day-to-day operations of the library to working with rentals.
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  • California State University Monterey Bay in Seaside, California, seeks a tenure-track Associate or Full Professor of English Learner Education to oversee the Monterey Institute for English Learners.
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  • The Cave Canem Foundation in Brooklyn, New York, seeks a paid, part-time Programs & Communications Fellow to provide administrative support for key programs and assist with updating the organization’s digital and print archives and a paid, part-time Workshops Fellow to manage and help evaluate two multi-session poetry writing workshops for adult poets of color.
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  • The City University of New York seeks a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Writing in the Disciplines (English) to develop courses and programming in basic and new media writing for upper-level majors in non-English disciplines, as well as general education and composition courses.
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  • Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, North Carolina, seeks a full-time English Instructor to teach day, evening, and online associate degree, diploma, and developmental English/reading courses.
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  • Copperfield’s Books seeks a full-time Bookstore Manager in its Napa, California, location and a full-time Assistant Manager in its Novato, California, store.
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  • Cultural Counsel, a consultancy based in communications, strategic partnerships, and the development of public programming in New York City, seeks a paid fall Arts PR & Communications Intern to help their team with day-to-day operations.
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  • Ecco Press in New York City seeks a Marketing Assistant to provide administrative and marketing support to the associate publisher and marketing director.
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  • Huston–Tillotson University in Austin, Texas, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach first-year reading and writing courses, as well as courses for the English major and professional writing minor.
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  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana seeks part-time, temporary English Faculty to teach undergraduate-level courses in any combination of basic writing, English composition I, English composition II, or humanities literature.
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  • Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa, seeks a Writing Consultant to meet with students to provide feedback on writing-related tasks and course assignments.
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  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts seeks a full-time Senior Manager of Communications to develop and manage media plans for series and programs; write, proofread, and edit communications material; secure placement in print, TV, radio, digital media, and social media; cultivate media contacts, and more.
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  • The city of Takoma Park, Maryland, seeks a paid, part-time Arts and Humanities Intern to assist in the coordination of the city’s We are Takoma cultural series, organizing and staffing various arts and humanities events and playing a key role in the promotion and marketing of the series.
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  • Texas Southmost College in Brownsville, Texas, seeks a full-time Instructor of English.
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  • The Ucross Foundation in Wyoming seeks a Development Director Consultant to enhance existing strategies and jumpstart new initiatives in building the national presence of the organization, strengthen its financial security, and help to implement specific items within the five-year strategy.
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  • The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa seeks a full-time Managing Editor to be responsible for scheduling, supervising, and managing the copyediting and proofreading for approximately fifty-five to sixty-five new manuscripts and ten to twenty reprints per year.
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  • The University of Arizona in Tucson seeks part-time and full-time Lecturers in English to teach courses in the composition sequence on an “as needed” basis for the fall and/or spring semester.
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  • The University of Houston seeks temporary, part-time Lecturers in English to teach freshman composition courses and possibly undergraduate courses in other areas such as literature.
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  • West Liberty University in West Virginia seeks a one-year, full-time Visiting Instructor of English to teach various areas of composition, predominantly first-year college writing courses.
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