Jobs for Poets: March 7, 2018

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


  • The Asian American Arts Alliance in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking an Executive Director to continue to elevate the profile of the organization among, and forge new connections with, members of the larger arts community in order to increase resources and better serve the needs of artists working in New York City.
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  • Auburn University in Alabama is seeking a nine-month, full-time Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow (English) to take on a 3-3 teaching load in Auburn’s core curriculum of first-year composition, core literature, and/or service courses in technical and business writing.
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  • Brooklyn Art Library is seeking a part-time Project Assistant to facilitate with shipping and inventory and serve as a sketchbook project librarian at the Brooklyn Art Library storefront.
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  • The Bryant Park Corporation in New York City is seeking seasonal, part-time Public Programming Assistants to work at free public events from May through September and seasonal, part-time Reading Room Coordinators to oversee the outdoor, open-air reading space in Bryant Park from April through October.
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  • Central Arizona College in Coolidge is seeking a full-time Professor of English to teach all levels of English composition (developmental English and first-year composition) and occasionally teach other writing and literature courses in accordance with the college workload policy and in a variety of potential modalities.
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  • Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque is seeking a part-time English Instructor.
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  • College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick is seeking a full-time Lecturer of English to teach 15 credit hours of composition and developmental English in both fall and spring semesters.
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  • Hayden’s Ferry Review seeks a full-time Senior Editor to serve as the manager of printed publication, web content, and special projects for the literary journal.
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  • Idyllwild Arts Foundation in California is seeking a part-time Poet in Residence to serve as a member of the Creative Writing Department at Idyllwild Arts Academy and teach introductory and advanced poetry courses and a literature course for writers or a multi-genre course for non-majors.
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  • Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach courses in the first-year writing and undergraduate majors program.
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  • Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, Illinois, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Instructor to teach 15 contact hours per semester beginning in fall 2018.
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  • Mass Poetry in Boston is seeking a full-time Executive Director to be responsible for fundraising; staff and programming; budgeting and planning; publicity, marketing, and branding; developing and maintaining relationships with community partners; working with the board; and growing Mass Poetry thoughtfully and strategically.
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  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is seeking a full-time Senior Editor to edit large and complicated manuscripts for MMA exhibition catalogues and collection catalogues, and to manage all editorial aspects of assigned projects.
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  • Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, is seeking two full-time Assistant Professors of Creative Writing with primary expertise in either fiction or poetry to teach 4.5 courses per year and engage in sustained creative work and/or scholarly research. 
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  • Printed Matter, Inc., in New York City is seeking a full-time Finance & HR Coordinator to be responsible for a wide range of responsibilities that support Printed Matter’s daily operations, from issuing consignment payments to their many suppliers and overseeing the organization’s banking to managing payroll, employee benefits, and the hiring of departmental interns.
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  • Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas, is seeking a full-time English Instructor.
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  • The University of California, Irvine, is seeking one-year or quarterly full-time or part-time Lecturers in English with the possibility of renewal.
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  • The University of Northern Colorado in Greeley is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English Education to take on a 3/3 teaching load including undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising.
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  • The University of Utah seeks Instructors (Lecturers) or Assistant Professors (Lecturers) in Writing and Rhetoric to teach lower-division writing courses—and possibly elective courses in writing and rhetoric studies, as well as general education courses—at the University of Utah Asia Campus in New Songdo City, South Korea.
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  • Vermont Studio Center seeks a full-time Admissions Manager to oversee and coordinate all aspects of VSC’s application jury process and coordinate with the admissions staff to ensure friendly, effective communication with residents, current and prospective applicants, and alumni.
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