Jobs for Poets: May 16, 2018

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May 16 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].


  • 826DC is seeking a full-time Development & Communications Manager to lead or oversee social media channels, low- to mid-level giving campaigns, earned income revenue programs, and some special events.
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  • 826NYC is seeking a Literacy Field Trips Coordinator to be responsible for managing and regularly leading 826NYC’s field trips program and a part-time Teaching Artist to design curriculum and lead in-school and partnership project-based residencies, typically six to ten weeks each.
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  • 826 Valencia in San Francisco is seeking a Programs Manager to be responsible for developing and executing new programs at their center and affordable housing building in the Mission Bay, and a Volunteer Manager to coordinate 826 Valencia’s internship and service learning programs.
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  • The Africa Center in New York City is seeking a Program Coordinator to manage, implement, and be responsible for all programs occurring at The Africa Center, including music events, literary events, film screenings, festivals, lectures, and on-site exhibitions, as well as adult, youth, and family programs.
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  • Barton Community College in Great Bend, Kansas, is seeking a full-time English Instructor to teach English and writing courses beginning in August 2018.
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  • Big Class, soon to be 826 New Orleans, is seeking a Programs Manager to work to ensure the success of young writers in Big Class programs through careful supervision and implementation of their programs.
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  • The Bogliasco Foundation in New York City is seeking a part-time Development and Communications Associate to be responsible for the Foundation’s various communications and marketing initiatives, assist with fundraising/development tasks, manage the Foundation’s New York events, and assist the president in working with the Board of Trustees.
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  • Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, Georgia, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach a variety of courses both in support of the general education core and in the college’s bachelor of arts degree program in English.
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  • Cape Cod Community College in West Barnstable, Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Faculty Member to teach the equivalent of five courses, primarily English Composition I, English Composition II, and Critical Reading and Thinking, per semester.
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  • Elizabeth City State University in New Jersey is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach courses in composition, provide academic advisement, aid in the recruitment of students, contribute to curriculum design and modification, and engage in research/scholarly activities and university service.
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  • The I-Park Foundation in East Haddam, Connecticut, seeks a full-time Programs and Social Media Manager to nurture the creative process of exceptional artists accepted into the Residency Program by providing them with the resources and personalized support with which to experience an inspiring, productive, memorable residency, and to promote I-Park’s programs, activities, and brand via social media.
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  • PEN America is seeking a Director of National Outreach to mobilize PEN America members and other supporters to address threats to free expression, engage with literature, and link PEN America’s mission to issues of regional concern, and a Social Media Manager to drive the digital strategies that advance their initiatives to celebrate and defend free expression in the United States and internationally.
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  • Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia is seeking a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of English to teach first-year composition and professional writing.
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  • Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, is seeking a full-time Lecturer for its First-Year Writing Program.
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  • Soho Press in New York City is seeking a Publicist to work with the marketing department in developing campaign ideas and strategies and to be responsible for running multiple publicity campaigns across their three award-winning imprints.
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  • Triple Canopy in New York City is seeking a Senior Editor to work closely with the editors, designers, and technologists to research, commission, edit, and publish and present new projects in a variety of media and platforms.
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  • The University of Nevada, Reno, is seeking English Lecturers to teach in the Core Writing Program.
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  • Young Harris College in Milton, Georgia, is seeking two full-time, non-tenure-track English Instructors to teach both online and face-to-face English courses for Young Harris Early College, including Composition I, Literature and Composition, and American Literature, beginning in  August 2018.
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