Jobs for Poets: June 6, 2018

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Jun 06 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. If you’re an employer and want to submit a job for consideration in Jobs for Poets, email [email protected].


  • Books are Magic in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a part-time Bookseller who is smart, outgoing, and friendly. LGBTQ+ individuals and people of color encouraged to apply. To apply, or for more information, please email [email protected].
  • City of Napa in California is seeking a part-time Public Art Coordinator to plan, organize, and direct the City’s art programs, projects, operations, and policy. The position would also support a wide-range of art programs including the Napa lighted art festival, downtown art walk, and a variety of public art long-term projects.
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  • Community-Word Project in New York City is seeking part-time Creative Writing Teaching Artists to bring high-quality arts programming to grades 1-12 in New York City public schools.
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  • GoggleWorks Center for the Arts in Reading, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time Director of Education to facilitate a broad range of arts education programs and manage the day-to-day operations of such programs while analyzing them for improvement.
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  • Indiana University Kokomo is seeking a full-time, one-year Visiting Lecturer in English, with the potential for renewal, to teach introductory courses in English composition, and in the freshman learning community program, beginning August 1, 2018.
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  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania is seeking a full-time temporary Faculty Member to join the Department of English and teach undergraduate-level courses in any combination of Basic Writing, English Composition I, English Composition II, or Humanities Literature for the 2018–2019 academic year.
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  • Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, is seeking a full-time Promotions Coordinator to identify, plan, and execute print and digital promotions of new and backlist titles for the Books Division.
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  • The Luminarts Cultural Foundation in Chicago, Illinois, is seeking a full-time Development Director to create and implement a comprehensive development plan to raise necessary funds for the organization to achieve and enhance its mission of supporting exemplary young artists through its competitive programs.
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  • Miami Dade College is seeking a full-time Chairperson for the English and Communications Department to facilitate learning, quality teaching, scholarships, and services.
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  • Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles, California, is seeking a full-time Faculty Member to join the English Department and teach genre courses in poetry, drama, and the novel, including survey courses and literary theory, both ancient and modern.
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  • National Sawdust in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a full-time Digital and Social Media Copywriter & Coordinator to be responsible for ideation, translating creative direction, and reshaping of ideas into content and copy for the website, social, print, and other areas that require writing.
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  • Printed Matter, Inc. in New York City is seeking a full-time Order Fulfillment Coordinator to be responsible for the distribution of the artists’ books and related publications and to keep track of Printed Matter’s growing e-commerce and mail orders.
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  • The St. George Library Center in Staten Island, New York, is seeking a part-time Adult Learning Center Student Mentor to provide administrative support to the department and assist adult learners during their ESOL courses.
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  • StoryCorps in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a full-time Chief Development Officer to work closely with the president to provide the strategic vision and oversight for all fundraising efforts and to carry out the mission of preserving and sharing humanity’s stories in order to create a more compassionate world.
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  • Texas State Technical College in Waco is seeking a full-time English Instructor to teach in the English/Foreign Language Department, as well as support in academic advising, professional and institutional development, and community service.
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  • Theatre of the Oppressed NYC in New York City is seeking a full-time Executive Director to lead the organization into a new phase of growth deepening its capacity to attract resources, make its work visible to a larger audience, and ensure its relevance and sustainability.
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  • The University at Buffalo in New York is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in African American Literature, Culture, and Theory for an August 2019 appointment.
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  • The University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond is seeking a full-time, one-year, temporary Visiting Assistant Professor to teach English composition beginning in August 2018.
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  • The University of Texas Press in Austin is seeking a full-time Publicity & Promotions Assistant to execute print and digital promotion of new and backlist titles for the press.
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  • The University of Wyoming in Laramie is seeking a full-time, one-year, temporary Academic Professional Lecturer to teach a combination of English composition and rhetoric courses, as well as academic recovery for probationary students, for the 2018–2019 academic year.
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  • Utah State University in Logan is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach Introduction to Writing and Intermediate writing, with the possibility of also being assigned general education literature or writing courses, beginning on August 1, 2018.
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  • Yale University Press in New Haven, Connecticut, is seeking a full-time Sales Operations Assistant to provide operational, analytic, and technical support to the sales department and warehouse partner.
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