Jobs for Poets: November 28, 2018

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Nov 28 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].


  • Arts Alliance Illinois in Chicago is seeking a part-time Arts Advocacy & Program Assistant to coordinate the logistics of the team to ensure Illinois' participation in National Arts Advocacy Day runs smoothly, as well as to support recruitment, training, and event participation.
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  • The Association of Writers & Writing Programs in Riverdale Park, Maryland, is seeking a full-time Executive Director to be responsible for supervising all aspects of the organization's operations, finances, publications, and membership, among other roles related to strategic leadership.
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  • California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English to teach an average of twelve units per quarter, with corresponding expectations for scholarship and service, at the undergraduate and graduate levels beginning in September 2019.
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  • DeFiore and Company in New York City is seeking a full-time Foreign Rights Manager/Associate to be responsible for organizing the information flow, maintaining relationships with foreign publishers, and helping to position a range of fiction and nonfiction titles for both adults and children. 
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  • Friends of the San Francisco Public Library in California is seeking a full-time Book Sales Specialist to assist with online sales, specialty sales, and pricing, and to provide support to volunteers in carrying out tasks for the bookstore. To apply, send your resume to [email protected].
     
  • Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a full-time Bookstore Office Assistant to support the buying, receiving/e-commerce, and bookkeeping departments with administrative tasks, including placing and managing a high volume of purchase orders, matching invoices with statements, and assisting with inventory management.
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  • The Hurston/Wright Foundation in Washington, D.C., is seeking a part-time Executive Director to provide strategic leadership and vision, develop partnerships and fundraising, and strengthen the organization's infrastructure and operations, among other responsibilities.
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  • International Baccalaureate is seeking a remote, part-time IB Examiner for English to mark externally assessed work or to moderate internally assessed components of examinations.
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  • Janklow & Nesbit in New York City is seeking a full-time Agents' Assistant to work for two agents representing a broad mix of titles and perform a variety of administrative responsibilities such as monitoring unsolicited queries, preparing reader reports, and updating various databases.
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  • Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, Maryland, is seeking a full-time Publicist to seek media coverage for the press's books by devising and implementing publicity campaigns for fifty trade and scholarly books per year.
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  • Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time MFA Program Director/Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to perform a range of duties in the faculty and administrative role, including developing and implementing admissions, recruiting and mentoring MFA faculty, administering the program budget, and teaching one-to-two residency seminars.
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  • Open Road Integrated Media in New York City is seeking a Publishing Assistant to provide administrative and clerical support to the director and editorial team, act as the liaison between supervisors and authors, and provide research assistance, among other responsibilities. 
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  • Portfolio, an imprint of Penguin Random House, is seeking a full-time Senior Editor/Executive Editor to acquire and edit nonfiction for the imprint, supervise the production process, and serve as the liaison between authors and agents in all phases of the publishing process, among other responsibilities.
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  • Princeton University in New Jersey is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach topic-based, multidisciplinary writing seminars to first-year students beginning September 1, 2019.
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  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota in Winona is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor to teach eleven to twelve credits per semester of lower-division writing, literature, and professional writing courses, as well as mentor undergraduate students and serve the department and institution as appropriate.
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  • Sterling Publishing in New York City is seeking an Editor to acquire, develop, and edit titles from manuscript to bound book.
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  • The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City is seeking an Editor to be responsible for a broad range of materials published by the museum and collaborate with curators and outside authors to rewrite, reorder, and correct content.
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  • University of California in Berkeley is seeking a full-time Lecturer to teach/co-teach small or medium-sized courses in reading and composition, comparative literature, and American cultures/literature for the spring or fall semester.
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  • West Chester University in Pennsylvania is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English to teach a four-four course load, including first-year writing courses, multi-genre workshops, and courses at the graduate level, and oversee graduate theses. 
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