Jobs for Poets: July 19, 2017

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Jul 19 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.


  • ABRAMS Books in New York City seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant, Publishing Operations, to provide overall administrative support to the vice-president of publishing operations and a busy publishing operations department.
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  • Americans for the Arts in Washington, D.C., seeks a full-time Arts Marketing Programs Manager to focus on skill building around earned revenue, audience development and advocacy for arts and culture organizations, LAAs/nexus organizations, and, where applicable, individual practitioners.
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  • Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, seeks a full-time Instructor of English to teach undergraduate developmental English courses and serve as the university’s Title IV SSS Program’s writing lab director.
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  • Columbia Southern University in Orange Beach, Alabama, seeks a full-time English Faculty Member to provide instruction to students, collaborate with other faculty to promote an engaging learning environment, and serve as a subject matter expert within their assigned discipline.
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  • Columbia University in New York City seeks an Administrative Coordinator for the Graduate Writing Center to be responsible for creating a positive and effective environment to support the center’s mission of making visitors better writers.
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  • The Downtown Brooklyn Arts Alliance seeks a part-time Executive Director to lead and organize DBAA’s activities to ensure that they are aligned with the Alliance’s strategic plan.
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  • Keiser University in Melbourne, Florida, seeks a part-time English and Literature Instructor to prepare course plans and materials, deliver courses, monitor progress and attendance, advise students, and record grades and submit reports.
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  • Knopf Doubleday in New York City seeks an Editorial Assistant to be responsible for assisting with daily editorial activities, including proposal/manuscript screening, copy writing, and project support, as well as providing administrative support and acting as a liaison between authors, agent, and departments within the company.
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  • The National YoungArts Foundation in Miami, Florida, seeks a Vice President of National Strategic Partnerships to be responsible for alumni programming, educational initiatives, and public planning.
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  • Odessa College in Odessa, Texas, seeks a full-time Writing Center Coordinator/English Faculty Member to coordinate and manage all aspects of part-time staff and tutor training, ensure all staff and tutors are taught effective teaching and learning strategies, develop workshops, and teach six writing classes per year.
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  • The South Carolina Arts Commission in Columbia, South Carolina, seeks a part-time Poetry Out Loud Coordinator to manage and implement the statewide Poetry Out Loud program and assist with the arts education programs.
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  • Southern West Virginia Community & Technical College in Mount Gay, West Virginia, seeks full-time Instructors of English to write and update curricula; deliver classes; advise students; and work effectively with supervisors, colleagues, staff, and students as part of an education team.
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  • The Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation seeks a full-time After School Program Director to manage the day-to-day operations of a site in order to ensure that SASF quality standards and guidelines are met and that the program is meeting all contract requirements.
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  • Tusculum College in Greenville, Tennessee, seeks a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach literature and composition and rhetoric, as well as advise students and perform committee work and developmental duties.
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  • Texas A&M University in Kingsville, Texas, seeks a part-time Lecturer to teach dual-enrollment English classes at local high schools and at Texas A&M University in Kingsville, if necessary.
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  • The University Press of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, seeks a LibraryPress@UF Coordinator to support production and development needs for all LibraryPress@UF imprint works for design, layout, creation, coordination on metadata, developing and maintaining design files and processes, and overall production needs.
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  • The University of Michigan seeks a full-time Digital Publishing Coordinator to be primarily responsible for the project management, performance, and completion of digital publishing projects, including overseeing the publication of journal issues, books, and digital projects.
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  • The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill seeks a Rare Book Collection Assistant for the Wilson Special Collection Library. This person will have responsibility for technical acquisitions processes, including specialized bibliographic searching of titles, keying bibliographic and order information into Sierra, ensuring receipt of materials from Monographic services and payment, retrieving and receiving gift materials from donors, and assisting in the transfer of materials to Technical Services staff for cataloging.
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  • W. W. Norton seeks a full-time Editorial Assistant to support two trade editors by managing manuscripts in all stages of production; reading submissions; professionally interacting with authors, production, marketing, and sales staff; providing administrative support; tracking and processing payments; managing permissions; generating promotional copy, and more.
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  • Quinnipiac University in Connecticut seeks part-time Faculty Members to teach in the first-year writing program.
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