Jobs for Poets: July 26, 2017

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Jul 26 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.


  • The American Academy in Rome, an American overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and humanities, seeks a Finance and Administration Coordinator for the New York headquarters. This person will be responsible for coordinating and executing a full range of financial and administrative strategies, tasks, and processes.
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  • The American Booksellers Association in White Plains, New York, seeks a Member Services and Database Manager to manage the organization, maintenance, storage, and presentation of ABA data and the CiviCRM database.
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  • Aspen Words, a literary center based in Aspen, Colorado, seeks a Program Coordinator to play a primary role in the coordination of all program activities and provide significant communications support.
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  • Behind the Book in New York City seeks a part-time Director of Programs to work closely with the executive director and partner schools and manage all aspects of programming from conception through completion.
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  • Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Literature to teach three African American literature courses in spring 2018 for one semester only.
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  • The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Classical Studies to contribute to the wide range of courses they offer in Greek, Latin, and ancient cultures, with preference given to scholars of ancient Greek poetry.
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  • Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts, seeks a full-time, nine-month Instructor or Assistant Professor of English to teach first-year composition during the 2017–2018 academic year.
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  • Graywolf Press in Minneapolis, Minnesota, seeks a paid, part-time, ten-month Citizen Literary Fellow to work closely with senior staff in both the editorial and the marketing/publicity departments.
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  • Kirkus Media in Austin, Texas, seeks a full-time Marketing Associate to support marketing initiatives within Kirkus, including ad design, PPC, SEO, social media, and the website.
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  • Minnesota State University Moorhead seeks an Assistant Professor of English (Multimodal Composition) to take on a 4/4 teaching load with an emphasis on undergraduate instruction, including courses such as English composition, advanced technical writing, courses in multimodal composition, visual rhetoric, and others in the candidate’s areas of interest.
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  • Minnesota State University Moorhead seeks an Assistant Professor of English (Technical Writing) to take on a 4/4 teaching load with an emphasis on undergraduate instruction, including courses such as English composition, advanced technical writing, and courses in the candidate’s areas of interest.
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  • The Modern Language Association in New York City seeks a full-time Copyeditor to copyedit manuscripts onscreen for the association’s journal, book, and online publications.
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  • Oregon State University seeks full-time and part-time Liberal Studies, Social Sciences, and Art Instructors to administer and teach courses in one or more of these disciplines: American studies, anthropology, art, art history, creative writing, digital arts, English, history, humanities, liberal studies, library, political science, sociology, social science, Spanish, and speech communication and/or written English.
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  • Oxford University Press in New York City seeks an Editorial Assistant to be involved in virtually every aspect of the editorial process, from screening submissions to preparing manuscripts for production to dealing with authors and colleagues in production, marketing, and publicity.
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  • The PEN/Faulkner Foundation in Washington, D.C., seeks a part-time Donor/Events Consultant to plan and manage logistics, donor responses, guest lists, day-of-event activities, and any post-event follow-up for the 29th Celebration of literature and readings.
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  • The PEN/Faulkner Foundation seeks a full-time Writers in Schools Director to manage all aspects of the program, which brings free books and authors to local DC Public and Public Charter Schools.
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  • Roxbury Community College in Massachusetts seeks a full-time English Faculty Member to teach five courses in the following areas: composition and rhetoric, reading and writing.
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  • Seminole State College in Oklahoma seeks a full-time, tenure-track English Composition Instructor to teach interactive courses following the course syllabus, the mission of the college, and college policies and procedures while also maintaining attendance records, grading student work, and submitting student grades in a timely manner.
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  • Stony Brook University in New York seeks a full-time Lecturer in Writing and Rhetoric to take on a 3/3 teaching load of first-year and upper-division writing courses as part of the university’s minors in writing and professional writing.
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  • Teachers College at Columbia University in New York City seeks an Arts Administration Internship Coordinator to be responsible for the design and implementation of the required internship for the MA degree in arts administration, which includes developing and leading a semester-long series of professional development workshops for students in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
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  • The University of North Georgia in Oconee, Georgia, seeks a full-time, limited-term English Faculty Member to teach five English composition courses, hold office hours, and attend department meetings.
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  • The University of North Georgia in Cumming, Georgia, seeks a full-time English Lecturer to teach five English composition courses, hold office hours, and attend department meetings.
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  • The University of Indianapolis seeks a full-time, ten-month Instructor of English to teach courses in American literature, advanced composition, practical English, creative writing, and rhetoric and composition as a University of Indianapolis faculty member in its partnership program in Shaoxing, People’s Republic of China, UINDY International College at Zhejiant Yuexiu Foreign Language University.
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  • West Chester University in Pennsylvania seeks temporary, full-time Instructors of First-Year Writing.
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