Jobs for Poets: August 23, 2017

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Aug 23 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.


  • 826 National in San Francisco seeks a full-time Communications Coordinator to work closely with the entire 826 National team to envision and execute strategy regarding 826 National and the 826 Network’s external messaging.
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  • Abrams Books in New York City seeks an Operations Coordinator to perform varied roles in the areas of new titles release and fulfillment of backlist, traffic/logistics coordination, product receipt and invoicing, as well as support of distribution clients; and a Special Markets Assistant to provide support to the Special Markets department, including gift sales reps, specialty retail accounts, online flash sale sites, and specialty wholesalers.
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  • Alternative ROOTS, an Atlanta-based organization that supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in community, place, tradition, or spirit, seeks an Executive Director to hold operational responsibility for ROOTS’ programs, publications, fundraising, convenings, events, advocacy efforts, finances, and staff.
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  • Antioch University in Los Angeles seeks a full-time MFA Interim Teaching Faculty Member in Creative Writing to teach seminars on literary topics, mentor MFA students, perform administrative duties in the program, assist in recruitment and admission of MFA students, and serve on campus committees.
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  • Arts Midwest in Minneapolis, Minnesota, seeks a Program Assistant to be responsible for providing support to and assisting with the successful implementation of the NEA Big Read.
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  • Berkeley College in New Jersey seeks a full-time English Instructor to teach a variety of courses in composition, literature, and the Humanities in the following locations: Woodland Park, Paramus, Newark, and Woodbridge.
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  • BookHampton in East Hampton, New York, seeks a full-time Assistant Manager and Bookseller to motivate the bookselling staff to deliver the best possible experience for customers, visiting authors, vendors, and the Hamptons community.
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  • Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts sees a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to design and teach upper-division and graduate courses in nineteenth-century British literature and lower-division courses in composition or literature, as well as advise undergraduate and graduate students.
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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 of San Francisco seeks an Arts Management Assistant to be responsible for maintaining a grants portfolio and supporting the operations, systems, and workflow of the Community Investments Program while working through a lens of racial and cultural equity.
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  • The Civitella Ranieri Foundation in New York City seeks a Program Coordinator to coordinate scheduling, travel arrangements, and communications for fellows to arrive to the Civitella Ranieri Center in Italy.
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  • The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation in Morristown, New Jersey, seeks a full-time Grants Manager to support the program directors and chief financial officer, and manage administrative and financial facets of the grantmaking process.
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  • Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota, seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English (Creative Writing/Poetry) to teach six courses per year including introductory creative writing, advanced poetry writing, introductory and advanced literature courses in the English major, and general education courses.
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  • Kalamazoo College in Michigan seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing (Poetry) to teach a multi-genre introduction to creative writing and intermediate and advanced workshops in poetry beginning in September 2018.
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  • The League of Canadian Poets in Toronto seeks a full-time Administrative Director to be responsible for overseeing, administrating, and improving the systems in-office, including membership management, their annual Reading Funding Programs, Book Awards, Annual Conference and AGM, and general office management.
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  • Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment (PACE) in Council Bluffs, Iowa, seeks a CEO/Executive Director to be responsible for helping create and implement a strategic plan, providing strategic direction for all programmatic activities, overseeing the day-to-day operations of PACE, and leading the fundraising efforts.
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  • Prairie View A&M University in Texas seeks a full-time Lecturer II of English to teach a 5/5 load of English composition courses.
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  • Rutgers University Press in New Jersey seeks an Edit/Media Specialist II Content/Writing to be responsible for production, editorial, and coordination for book publication projects from edited manuscript to printed book.
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  • Salisbury University in Maryland seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S. to teach three four-credit courses per semester in introductory Multi-Ethic Literatures of the United States, as well as upper-level courses in primary area of specialization; help build both the ethnic and global literatures minors and the English major; and participate in the activities and service of the department and university.
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  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden seeks a full-time Director of Development to provide hands-on leadership with all fundraising initiatives, including cultivation and engagement of individuals, foundations, corporations, and government agencies.
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  • The Tempe Center for the Arts in Arizona seeks a full-time Grant Writer to identify new grant funding opportunities and perform grant research, grant writing, and grant reporting.
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  • The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Poetry, Drama, and Performance to teach twentieth- to twenty-first-century poetry, drama, and/or performance beginning in September 2018.
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  • The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing to teach a 2/2 course load.
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  • The University of North Carolina at Greensboro seeks a full-time Assistant Director of the graduate program in creative writing to oversee the Visiting Writers Series and work with the director on marketing, publicity, admissions, budgeting, alumni relations, and the overall administration of the MFA Writing Program and its offices.
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  • The University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill seeks a Publicist to be responsible for handling all aspects of publicity campaigns for designated titles.
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  • Upper Iowa University in Fayetteville seeks a Writing Center Director to be responsible for teaching half the normal load of writing courses and directing the Writing Center, as well as collaborating with English faculty and the department chair for the humanities to coordinate the composition offerings across modalities.
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  • The Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts in New York seeks a full-time Director of Marketing & Communications to be responsible for ensuring that Usdan’s marketing, advertising, and communications are high-quality and informational and help Usdan achieve its enrollment, outreach, and revenue goals.
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  • Writers in the Schools (WITS) in Houston, Texas, seeks part-time WITS Writers to teach creative writing, as well as prepare lessons, respond to student work, and compile anthologies of student writing at the end of the school year.
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  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts seeks an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing to teach six creative writing courses per year, advise students and student projects, and serve on faculty committees.
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