Jobs for Poets: December 6, 2017

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Dec 06 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.


  • Brevard College in North Carolina seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach three courses per semester, including first-year composition courses, as well as creative writing, literature, and critical theory courses, and direct the Looking Glass Rock Writers’ Conference.
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  • The Bricker-Price Block Restoration Corporation in Earlham, Iowa, seeks an Executive Director to be responsible for the creation and implementation of the Bricker-Price Block Restoration Corporation strategic work plan as well as the overall administration and fiscal management of the nonprofit organization.
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  • The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy seeks a full-time Program Manager to help plan, support, and evaluate its arts and cultural and recreational programming in Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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  • Cambridge University Press in New York seeks a Production Manager, Journals, to lead the teams from the New York office.
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  • Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, seeks a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach a 4/4 load of survey courses in American literature, as well as composition.
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  • Central Connecticut State University seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach courses in the English department and direct the university’s writing center.
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  • Centenary College of Louisiana seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Literature & Creative Writing to take an annual 3-3 teaching load of workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as literature and first-year writing, beginning in August 2018.
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  • Central Oregon Community College seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach world literature and composition beginning in September 2018.
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  • Cuyahoga Community College in Ohio seeks a full-time, tenure-track Faculty Member in English to teach a full range of courses including developmental, composition, and literature.
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  • Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Creative Writing – Poetry to teach creative writing workshops and literature courses and co-direct the creative writing emphasis of the English major and the [email protected] reading series.
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  • East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma, seeks a full-time, tenure-track English and Languages Assistant Professor to teach courses in rhetoric and composition, along with upper- and lower-division courses that include technical and professional writing and persuasive writing and logic.
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  • Emerson College in Boston seeks a Senior Administrative Associate to be responsible for the daily operations of the Writing, Literature, and Publishing department.
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  • Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale, Arizona, seeks two full-time Residential Faculty in English to teach developmental English, college-level composition, and various literature courses, beginning in August 2018.
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  • Friends of the High Line in New York City seeks a full-time, paid Public Programming Fellow to support the planning and coordination of adult and family-oriented public programs from February through December.
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  • Glendale Community College in Arizona seeks a full-time English Faculty Member to teach English composition, developmental writing, and/or literature beginning in August 2018.
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  • Lasell College in Newton, Massachusetts, seeks a Writing Instructor to teach first-year writing with a 5/5 course load beginning in fall of 2018.
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  • Lone Star College in Houston, Texas, seeks a full-time English Faculty Member.
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  • Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach twelve credit hours per semester in both introductory and upper-level English and linguistics courses beginning in August 2018.
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  • 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 Regional Arts & Culture Council in Portland, Oregon, seeks a full-time Communications Manager to collaborate with the community engagement team and program staff to develop and implement strategies that increase public awareness of RACC and its various services and impacts.
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  • Rutgers University in New Jersey seeks a Teaching Instructor in Creative Writing with a specialty in poetry, digital composition, or young adult fiction.
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  • Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida, seeks two full-time Assistant Professors of English to develop, prepare, and teach a variety of coursework consisting of composition, writing, and literature, as well as technical and business communications.
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  • St. Mary’s College of Maryland seeks a full-time, two-year Visiting Assistant Professor with expertise in British literature of the long eighteenth century to teach a 3-3 load.
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  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Utica, New York, seeks a full-time Lecturer in Writing to teach writing courses at the freshman and upper-division level.
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  • The University of Missouri Press seeks a Sales and Marketing Manager to develop, oversee, and direct all programs and activities in sales, advertising, social media and website presence, direct mail, publicity, and exhibits.
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  • Viking Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House in New York City, seeks an Editorial Assistant or Assistant Editor to provide administrative and editorial support to the vice president and associate publisher and act as a liaison between authors, agents, and various internal departments.
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