Jobs for Poets: March 15, 2017

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Mar 15 2017
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.


  • The American Bookbinders Museum in San Francisco seeks an Executive Director to work with the board of directors to refine, develop, and implement a progressive program for fundraising, exhibitions, collections management, outreach, and educational activities.
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  • Amherst College Press in Massachusetts seeks a full-time Senior Acquisition Editor to be principally responsible for acquiring new series and works of scholarly merit for development and publication by Amherst College Press and the Lever Press.
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  • The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council in Duluth, Minnesota, seeks an Executive Director to implement the strategic goals and objectives of the Council, enable the board to fulfill its governance function, and give direction and leadership toward the achievement of the Council’s philosophy, mission, strategy, and annual goals and objectives.
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  • Artist Trust, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State, seeks a Communications Manager to be responsible for increasing the visibility of Artist Trust through the creation and dissemination of promotional and outreach materials for both online and in-person audiences.
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  • The Brooklyn Historical Society seeks a part-time Visitor Services and Events Associate to assist the public at the reception desk during museum and library hours and work closely with the public programs and development teams at events that range from panel discussion to wedding rentals.
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  • The Brooklyn Historical Society seeks a full-time Visitor Services Coordinator to be responsible for scheduling part-time Visitor Services staff; assisting in hiring, training, and supervising Visitor Services staff; coordinating front desk operations; and reporting weekly attendance numbers.
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  • The Cave Canem Foundation in New York seeks a full-time Programs & Communications Coordinator to be responsible for the successful planning, promotion, delivery, and evaluation of Cave Canem programs.
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  • The City of Ocala, Florida, seeks a full-time Supervisor of its Cultural Arts Program to be responsible for program development/implementation, resource management, supervision and training of staff and volunteers, financial management, record keeping, and customer service.
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  • College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, seeks a visiting, full-time Professor of Nineteenth-Century British Poetry to teach three courses a semester.
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  • Creative Capital, a New York-based organization that supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel, and career development services, seeks a part-time Professional Development Department Database & Administrative Assistant to update and maintain PDP’s database of program activities and contacts and assist the department with various administrative duties.
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  • Emerson College in Boston seeks a Lecturer in the First-Year Writing Program (FYWP) and Coordinator of the Writing Center to teach FYWP courses and the graduate-level Teaching College Composition course, mentor graduate instructors, develop curriculum, participate in the collaborative leadership of the program, hire and train tutors for the Writing Center, coordinate staffing and recordkeeping, and conduct writing workshops.
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  • Guardian News & Media in New York seeks a full-time Arts Fellow to work with the Arts & Culture team to produce content in a variety of formats across their digital platforms from May through November 2017.
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  • Hollan Publishing in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts seeks a full-time Editor to manage a portion of their growing list of commercial book projects, either in office or remotely.
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  • The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival seeks a full-time Development Associate to balance independent work related to grants management and departmental support for individual giving and events.
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  • Marin Shakespeare Company in California seeks a full-time Manager of Individual Giving and Donor Relations to help the organization achieve the "next level" of growth while building a permanent home base for the performing arts in San Rafael that will serve as a cultural and educational resource for generations to come.
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  • OR Books, an independent, progressive book publisher based in New York City, seeks a full-time Publicity Manager.
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  • The Philly Youth Poetry Movement seeks a Development Manager to drive and manage the organization’s fundraising activities with individuals, foundations, government agencies, corporations, and other philanthropic institutions.
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  • Pomegranate Communications, a leading publisher of award-winning books and gift products in Portland, Oregon, seeks a full-time Marketing and Publicity Manager to be responsible for creating awareness of Pomegranate and its products through campaigns, media coverage, and advertising.
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  • Printed Matter in New York, the world’s leading nonprofit organization dedicated to the appreciation and dissemination of artists’ publications, seeks a full-time Bookstore Manager to oversee sales activities in our Chelsea storefront, as well as other duties.
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  • San Jacinto College in Texas seeks a Professor of English to evaluate student work and provide timely feedback, teach at times and locations that meet student needs, provide access to students through posted conference hours, and develop and use a syllabus and course information for each course, laboratory, or clinical setting.
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  • The Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe, Vermont seeks an Executive Director to supervise and direct all aspects of the Center’s strategic vision, public connection, and managerial operations.
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  • The University of Houston in Texas seeks Houston Writing Fellows to teach the equivalent section per semester of the first-year composition sequence and participate in the events, workshops, and seminars offered by the department’s writing program.
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