• October 4, 2023
          One Page Wednesday- October
          October 5, 2023
          Bookmark: A fundraising gala for Literary Arts
          October 11, 2023
          Timeless Feminist Wisdom: A poetic conversation between Adela Zamudio and Adrienne Rich
          October 17, 2023
          An Evening with Barbara Kingsolver, in Conversation with Jess Walter
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Open Positions 

Join the Literary Arts team. Find a list of open positions and internship opportunities.


Senior Director of Finance and Accounting

Literary Arts is looking for an exceptional individual to join our team as a Senior Director of Finance and Accounting. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape and build a new department for the organization, including evaluating current systems, and building accounting and administrative capacities. The Senior Director of Finance and Accounting will be responsible for managing the accounting and financial needs of the organization that includes executing numerous high-level accounting requirements along with collaborative internal processes like budgeting and hiring. Responsibilities also include supporting the third-party Human Resources vendor. This is a senior position and will work closely with key personnel and Board members as part of the leadership team.
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There are currently no open internships.


Writing Class Instructors: Literary Arts is happy to hear from experienced teachers interested in offering multi-week or one-day writing classes for adults at our downtown literary center. Visit this page for more information about teaching for us.

Delve Seminar Guides: Literary Arts welcomes seminar proposals to facilitate in our Delve Readers Seminars program. We seek experienced group facilitators/teachers eager to lead discussion-based seminars on compelling literary texts and topics. Visit this page for more information on applying to be a seminar guide.

Writers in the Schools (WITS) Writers: WITS hires published professional writers to teach creative writing to high school students in Multnomah and Salem-Keizer counties. This is a part-time contractor position. WITS provides an orientation prior to placement, and provides ongoing professional development. As part of our commitment to build a roster of teaching artists that reflects the rich diversity of the schools, we serve we seek applicants from all of our diverse communities. Applications to teach for WITS are due July 17, 2023 for school year 2023-2024. Click here for more information about the position and application process.

Writers in the Schools Apprentice: WITS is offering paid apprenticeship opportunities for writers of color. Self-identified writers of color who do not currently have the experience necessary to be a lead teacher with Writers in the Schools and would like to gain that experience, please consider applying to our apprentice program. Please submit your application materials by July 17, 2023. Click here for more information about the position and application process.

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