Jobs for Poets: May 30, 2018

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May 30 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].


  • Abrons Arts Center in New York City is seeking a full-time Programming Manager to help support its seasonal interdisciplinary artistic programming. The position will be responsible for a range of administrative tasks related to visual arts exhibitions, live dance, music, theatrical performances, and other tasks pertaining to the AIRspace Residency programs.
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  • Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, is seeking a full-time Instructor in English and Literature starting fall 2018 for the 2018–2019 academic year. The position will focus on writing courses but may include a mixture of first-year composition, technical or business writing, and core literature.
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  • Avid Bookshop in Athens, Georgia, is seeking a full-time Frontline Bookseller to work at both the Prince Avenue and Five Points shops. The position will involve assisting with the day-to-day function of the shop, promoting literary engagement in Athens, conducting author events, and a variety of other responsibilities pertaining to the shop’s community-focused love for the written word.
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  • Boston Roundtable in Amherst, Massachusetts, is seeking part-time Creative Writing/Interactive Journalism Instructors to be responsible for the design of the curricula in creative writing or interactive journalism, and the operations and development of its learning programs.
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  • The British Columbia Institute of Technology in Canada is seeking a two temporary, full-time Communications Instructors to be responsible for the design and delivery of communication courses taught to students in various business and/or technology day-school programs.
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  • The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City is looking for a full-time Community Partnership Coordinator to be responsible for cultivating and overseeing relationships with arts and culture partners in order to host programs that will engage with a diverse audience.
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  • City Lore in New York City is looking for a full-time Urban Explorers and After-School Program Manager to recruit student and lead City Lore’s new Urban Explorer program to record the city through documented oral histories, photography, and video. The position would also include overseeing out-of-school-time programs, scheduling, budgeting, and writing educational materials for teaching artists’ lessons and unit plans.
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  • Community Counseling and Mediation in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a part-time Creative Writing Instructor to guide students through different writing genres and help produce quality writing samples for unit projects, program showcases, and program newsletters.
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  • Creative Art Works in New York City is looking for a full-time Program Coordinator to oversee all programmatic activities, including scheduling, communicating with partners and teaching artist staff, and collaborating with the program operations manager and program manager of teaching & learning.
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  • DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, is seeking a full-time Professional Lecturer in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse to begin in September 2018. The position will focus on first-year writing and/or TESOL, with an emphasis on multilingual writing.
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  • Education Unlimited in Palo Alto, California, is seeking a temporary Creative Writing Instructor to guide students through the EU writing curriculum. The position will involve teaching throughout the day, beginning with a specialized seminar/workshop in your preferred area of instruction (i.e. fiction, narrative nonfiction, playwriting, or poetry).
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  • EngAGE in Palmdale, California, is seeking a part-time Arts Administrator-Educator Program Director to work with resident-artists and families that reside at the Courson Arts Colony, and to develop and oversee arts program that will promote residents’ professional practices in art forms such as poetry, film, sculpture, painting, and others.
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  • Gemini Ink in San Antonio, Texas, is looking for a full-time Executive/Artistic Director to report to the board, spearhead fund development, and be responsible for the overall artistic design and management of the organization.
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  • Granite State College in Concord, New Hampshire, is seeking a full-time Lecturer in Writing & Communications to develop and administer a college writing curriculum for the College’s Communications and Digital Media degree programs.
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  • The Michigan State University Press in East Lansing, Michigan, is seeking a full-time Editor-in-Chief who will direct the press’s editorial program. The position will manage the press’s acquisitions program and editorial strategy, supervise staff, and consult with the director, and other managers, in creating ideas for strategy, policy, and publishing programs to enhance the press’s reputation.
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  • New York City Charter School of the Arts in New York City is seeking a part-time Middle School Creative Writing Teacher to help students develop a creative writing practice that is imaginative and disciplined. The position will have students be involved in a diverse array of literature, hone their technical writing skills, and learn about producing and presenting their creative work.
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  • Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in English to teach first-year composition and professional writing. Depending on departmental needs the candidate may be assigned to teach upper-division courses in creative writing, journalism, and/or professional writing.
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  • The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in New York City is looking for a part-time Education Associate for the Learning Through Art program to coordinate the school-based artists’ residencies and participate in the general management of the learning program.
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  • The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics in Hartsville, South Carolina, is seeking a full-time English Instructor who can help students achieve a deeper understanding of language and literature.
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  • The University at Buffalo in New York is seeking a full-time Bridge English/Intro to English Instructor to engage students as outstanding readers and writers. The course has students write consistently, and receive/offer feedback to others on their respective writing assignments, focusing materials on 21st century writing for both print-based and digital environments.
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