Jobs for Poets: December 13, 2017

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Dec 13 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.


  • Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee, seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Languages & Literature with specialization in American poetry to begin in August 2018.
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  • Cal Performances, based at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks a Patron Services Associate to be a front-line customer service representative and data-base expert who can adeptly respond to patrons’ needs.
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  • The Center at West Park in New York City seeks part-time, paid Arts Leaders Fellows to work closely with the Center’s executive and artistic director to plan and execute projects to build both organization capacity and their individual skill sets, as well as regular tasks to support the weekly operations of the Center.
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  • The College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in African American or Latino/Latina Literature to start in August 2018.
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  • College of the Sequoias Community College District in California seeks three full-time, tenure-track English Professors in the Language Arts Division to teach all levels of reading and composition, critical thinking, literature, and developmental English skills.
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  • East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach twelve credits per semester in support of the professional writing concentration in the undergraduate program, the certificate in business writing, and the master’s degree in professional and digital media writing.
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  • Getty Publications seeks a full-time Rights Assistant to handle administrative duties related to licensing of content for publication by the Getty or licensing of Getty content for publication by others.
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  • Highline College in Des Moines, Washington, seeks a full-time, tenure-track English Instructor to teach and develop curricula for three classes per academic quarter, including College Composition, Preparatory College Writing, English 101 Plus Support, and Research and Persuasive Writing.
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  • Indiana University East in Richmond seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of English, Composition and Rhetoric to teach face-to-face and online undergraduate and graduate courses in composition and rhetoric, and other courses in the program based on faculty expertise and departmental needs.
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  • The New York Public Library seeks a full-time Audience Engagement Coordinator to create unique content for social media, email campaigns, print materials, and other outreach platforms, with an eye toward visibility, ticket sales, and reaching new audiences.
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  • The New York Times seeks a full-time Senior Editor, Books, to be responsible for managing digital and print copy flow on the desk, and for coordinating stories and presentation across multiple platforms; and a Special Projects Editor, Books, to oversee both large-scale, long-term projects, as well as quick turnaround projects on the desk, in collaboration with other departments in the newsroom and in partnership with outside organizations.
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  • The North Carolina Arts Council seeks a full-time Arts in Communities Director to be responsible for managing programs that support North Carolina’s local arts councils and community arts organizations.
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  • Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona, seeks Writing Instructional Faculty to begin in August 2018.
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  • The University of Michigan-Dearborn seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach twentieth- to twenty-first-century ethnic and/or immigrant literature and creative writing, beginning September 1, 2018.
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  • The University of Nebraska at Kearney seeks an Assistant Professor/Reynolds Chair in Creative Writing to teach courses in creative writing and the person’s area of research/scholarship, beginning in August 2018.
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  • WNET’s forthcoming ALL ARTS network, a cable channel and digital, on-demand platform with offices based in New York City, seeks an Online Community Associate to post content daily to social media, update website and e-newsletter, and write articles for the site; and an Online Editor to assist in implementing the editorial strategy for ALL ARTS and contribute to editorial updates, including social media accounts, website, e-newsletter, and OTT apps.
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  • Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona, seeks a full-time Associate Professor of English to teach thirty units per year beginning in fall 2018.
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