Jobs for Poets: February 7, 2018

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Feb 07 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.


  • The American Literary Translators Association in Philadelphia is seeking a full-time Program Manager to be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the annual ALTA conference and the growing Emerging Translator Mentorship Program, as well as providing key operational support to the organization.
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  • The Asian American Writers’ Workshop in New York City seeks a full-time Deputy Director to help manage staff and programs, a part-time Editor to develop and execute literary initiatives related to the politics of mass incarceration and migrant detention, and a part-time Editor of Asian Literary Programs to lead their Transpacific Literary Project.
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  • Bronx Council on the Arts in New York City seeks a part-time Communications Coordinator to be responsible for all marketing and communication tasks that enhance BCA’s brand identity.
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  • Caldwell University in New Jersey seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in world literature with a secondary specialization in creative writing, beginning August 2018.
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  • Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, California, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English.
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  • Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, seeks a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of English to teach American literature before 1900, beginning in fall 2018.
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  • Houghton Library at Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is seeking an Assistant Curator of Modern Books and Manuscripts to support building, managing, and promoting use of the Library’s post-1800 collections.
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  • Hugo House in Seattle, Washington, is seeking an Events Curator to program high-quality literary events that enlighten, challenge, educate, and entertain audiences, and to raise the profile of Hugo House locally and nationally.
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  • Labette Community College in Parsons, Kansas, is seeking an English Instructor.
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  • Maine Humanities Council in Portland seeks a full-time Program Officer to manage a portfolio of programs.
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  • New York University Press in New York City is seeking an Editing, Design, Production Manager to be responsible for the copyediting, design, and production activities of the NYU Press.
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  • Printed Matter in New York City seeks a full-time Sales Associate to support the bookstore manager by playing a key role in sales and customer service, store and display maintenance, marketing, merchandising, and targeted sales initiatives, among other responsibilities.
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  • Publishers Weekly in New York City is seeking a full-time Copy Editor who is highly organized, dedicated to detail, and passionate about grammar, punctuation, and fact-checking.
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  • Red Hen Press, in Pasadena, California, is seeking Spring 2018 Media Fellowship Partners to create and manage dynamic publicity campaigns for a diverse list of lead titles.
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  • The City of Sacramento in California seeks a full-time Arts Administrator to develop, monitor, and coordinate the planning and administration of the programs of the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission.
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  • Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma, seeks a full-time Instructor of English to teach a full load (4/5) of mixed composition and technical writing.
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  • Snow City Arts in Chicago, Illinois, seeks a full-time Program Director to be responsible for the vision and quality of SCA’s programming, champion the development and implementation of SCA’s project-based curriculum, play a critical role in implementing strategic initiatives, advance SCA’s assessment and evaluation protocols, and sustain significant external relationships within the arts education and arts in healthcare sectors.
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  • St. Cloud University in Minnesota is seeking an Assistant Professor of English, Creative Writing - Poetry to teach undergraduate and graduate creative writing poetry classes, first-year composition, and specialized courses in his or her area(s) of expertise.
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  • SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury, New York, is seeking a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of English with a background in African American and/or Latinx literature.
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  • Taylor & Francis in New York City is seeking a Senior Editor in Communication to join the Routledge Humanities Books team and be responsible for managing a team and commissioning new projects aimed at the academic, professional, and student market.
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  • The University of North Carolina at Greensboro seeks an Assistant Director of the graduate program in creative writing.
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