Jobs for Poets: August 8, 2018

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Aug 08 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 Academy of American Poets in New York City is seeking a full-time Development Coordinator to maintain and grow the base of patrons supporting the organization to meet fundraising goals and assist with major donors, foundations, special events, and communication with the board of directors. 
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  • Brooklyn Prospect Charter School in New York is seeking part-time Freelance Artists to teach in their after-school program and lead activities related to their area of expertise, as well perform duties related to supervising, generally assisting, and overseeing the progress of the participating middle school students. 
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  • California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach classes on linguistics and TESOL at the undergraduate and graduate levels beginning September 12, 2019.
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  • Center Books at The Center for Fiction in New York City is seeking a full-time Bookstore Manager to oversee all procedures of the bookstore including staff hiring, training, scheduling, and all day-to-day operations, as well as serve as liaison to publishers, local community, staff, and in-house program director.
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  • Dallas County Community College in Dallas, Texas, is seeking a full-time English Faculty Member to teach assigned classes and maintain office hours for student consultation.
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  • Marquis Studios in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking full-time Teaching Artists to create engaging and educational lessons in spoken word poetry, and/or a number of other art forms, in their in-school, after-school, and parent-child workshops for grades pre-k through twelve. 
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  • Odessa College in Texas is seeking a full-time Writing Center Coordinator/English Faculty Member to coordinate and manage all aspects of staff and tutor training, develop workshops for student support, teach writing classes, and assist with other initiatives and daily operations.
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  • Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in composition, technical writing, and/or undergraduate literature to teach a four-three course load beginning August 2018. 
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  • Poets & Writers Magazine in New York City is seeking a full-time Advertising Assistant to be responsible for selling, processing, and formatting all classified advertising and job listings for the organization in addition to working with the associate publisher to prospect new accounts and maintain relationships with clients.
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  • Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of Linguistics to teach classes specializing in TESOL/applied linguistics at the undergraduate and graduate level.
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  • Quad City Arts in Rock Island, Illinois, is seeking a full-time Executive Director to engage in the community's arts and humanities, create wide-spread accessibility of the arts through increased efforts in building the program's diversity, as well oversee and develop the organization's growth. 
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  • Queens Council on the Arts in New York is seeking a Public Art Commission Coordinator to assist in the management of a public art project and their artist-selection process in the form of an independent contractor position. 
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  • The Asian American Writers' Workshop in New York City is seeking The Margins Fellows to receive a stipend, residency time at the Millay Colony for the Arts, mentorship, access to their offices, and publication in their online magazine.
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  • The CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy in New York City is seeking a part-time Writing Tutor to tutor students at their Harlem campus for ten to fifteen hours a week. Applicants can e-mail [email protected] with their resume. 
     
  • The Equity Project Charter School in New York City is seeking a full-time Middle School English and Language Arts Teacher to inspire students with theme-based, close-reading units that incorporate novels, nonfiction texts, and poetry, with an emphasis on independent reading and writing instruction. 
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  • The Feminist Press in New York City is seeking a full-time Editorial Assistant to be responsible for providing administrative and editorial support to the senior editor and executive director with all stages of the acquisition, editorial, and book-making process.
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  • The Loft in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is seeking a part-time Wordplay Program Intern to manage their submissions database, research and maintain their potential author list, assist with programming and updating their website, and work with community outreach.
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  • Tuskegee University in Alabama is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach four English-related classes per semester, engage in scholarly research, advise students, and perform other duties assigned by the department chair.
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  • University of Alaska in Fairbanks, Alaska, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing, and Technical Writing to teach graduate workshops and forms courses in the MFA program as well as in the growing undergraduate creative writing minor, core academic writing classes, and literature classes.
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  • UrbanGlass in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking an Executive Director to be responsible for shaping and implementing the mission and policies set by the board of directors, as well as manage the organization's program, facility, development, and financial aspects.
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  • Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier is seeking a full-time Program Director to manage the strategic direction, organization, and operations of the low-residency program, and oversee and direct the student admission and enrollment process, among other managerial responsibilities. 
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  • Warwicks in La Jolla, California, is seeking a full-time Assistant Book Buyer to assist the head book buyer in managing department sales, meeting with sales representatives, coordinating with buyers on merchandising, arranging seasonal displays and other promotional opportunities, among other duties. 
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