Jobs for Poets: December 12, 2018

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Dec 12 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 Academy of American Poets in New York City is seeking a full-time Digital Engagement and Content Director to define and refine digital, content, and social media strategies for the organization based on analytics, news, and trends, and a full-time Director of Development, Individual and Institutional Giving to deepen relationships with patrons, identify new grant opportunities, and solicit corporate sponsorship, among other responsibilities.
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  • Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland, is seeking a full-time Instructor/Assistant Professor of English to teach thirty hours of English courses during the year, mentor students, and develop and implement community education and learning programs.
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  • Dallas County Community College in Texas is seeking a full-time English Faculty Member to teach developmental writing and general English courses, as well as maintain office hours and provide service to the department.
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  • Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona, is seeking a full-time Lecturer of English to teach undergraduate courses to the general education population, facilitate classroom discussion, and engage in professional development activities, among other responsibilities. 
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  • Indiana State University in Terre Haute is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach courses in technical writing, new media writing, and other forms of writing, as well as publish scholarly work and provide service to the department, college, and university.
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  • Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English and English Program Coordinator to teach all levels of English education, recruit and advise undergraduates, and participate in committee work, among other responsibilities. 
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  • North Seattle College in Washington is seeking a full-time English Instructor to teach three classes per quarter, including English composition, literature, and creative writing, as well as mentor students and collaborate with other faculty members to develop and teach new courses.
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  • OneStory in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a part-time Winter/Spring Intern to help the nonprofit with administrative tasks such as reading submissions, grant writing, and assisting with educational programming.
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  • Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Instructor to teach all areas of English, develop the curriculum and program, and participate in the department as an active member.
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  • Princeton University Press in New Jersey is seeking a full-time Director of Marketing to manage and develop creative approaches to marketing the press's work across multiple platforms and audiences.
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  • Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida, is seeking a full-time Liberal Arts Writing Professor to teach three courses per semester of writing courses, including first-year writing, creative writing, and/or other electives, as well as be an active service member of the faculty, department, and college.
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  • Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow in African American Literature to teach one course, perform research, serve as an informal mentor to graduate students in the field, and participate in the intellectual life of the department.
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  • Scholastic in New York City is seeking a full-time Marketing Coordinator to manage and execute all digital marketing components of assigned projects to ensure the publisher delivers on impressions and results for their clients.
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  • School Library Journal in New York City is seeking a full-time Associate Editor to assign and edit reviews covering nonfiction subject areas for print and online, as well as serve as the editor of Series Made Simple, a biannual supplement covering series nonfiction.
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  • The New Republic in Washington, D.C., is seeking a full-time Social Media Editor to run all social media platforms—writing and scheduling posts, working with other editors on article and social media headlines, and managing one intern—and be responsible for increasing traffic to, and interpreting analytics for, all platforms.
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  • The New Yorker in New York City is seeking a full-time Associate Social Media Manager to help maintain and expand the magazine and website's presence across social media platforms.
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  • Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach comparative/transnational American modernist poetry courses at a two-two course load beginning in July 2019.
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  • The United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor and Director of the Hewitt Writing and Reading Center to provide leadership and expertise for a campus-wide writing and reading program, coordinate all operations of the writing center, as well as teach one section of a writing-intense course per semester.
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  • The University of Northwestern in St. Paul, Minnesota, is seeking a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor of English to teach a combination of creative writing and composition courses, as well as participate in departmental duties and committee work.
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  • Writers & Books in Rochester, New York, is seeking a full-time Executive Director to implement the mission and vision of the organization by serving as the public face and growing relationships with individual donors, community leaders, writers, and participants of their programs, as well as by attending regular events and speaking on behalf of the organization.
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