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Executive Director

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Cave Canem Foundation, Inc.
United States
Brooklyn, NY
Position Level
4-Year Degree
Position Type
Full Time Permanent
Salary Range
$80,000 - $90,000
Application Deadline


Cave Canem Foundation, Inc. is the home of the nation’s largest collection of Black writers and is the premier institution for supporting the many voices of Black poetry. Through its fellowship program, writing workshops, book prizes, readings, and more, Cave Canem has become the national leader within the poetry community moving toward greater racial diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in the field. Cave Canem seeks an Executive Director who will build on the organization’s successful 20+-year history and, in partnership with the Board of Directors and staff, expand the organization with a vision towards the organization’s 25th anniversary in 2021 to further cultivate the artistic and professional growth of African American poets. Read the full position profile, along with instructions to apply here: #LI-DNI

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to by November 25, 2019. Cave Canem Foundation, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cave Canem Foundation, Inc. is committed to building a culturally diverse community, and strongly encourages applications from female-identified candidates and candidates of color.

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