Winthrop University

Adjunct Faculty – Arts Administration


VPA Adjunct Pool

The College of Visual and Performing Arts is seeking adjunct faculty with expertise in Arts Administration to teach:

  • undergraduate courses in arts management
  • graduate courses in a weekend low-residency seminar format on the Winthrop campus
  • graduate courses delivered in a 100% online format

About the College of Visual and Performing Arts

Winthrop University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) is the academic home to more than 650 undergraduate students majoring in 12 areas and approximately 50 graduate students in its six masters programs and one post-baccalaureate certificate program. The College has a total of 105 faculty members, of whom 52 are full-time and 53 are part-time lecturers who are practicing professionals from the surrounding metropolitan area. Faculty and administrative staff members support the academic and professional development of students who pursue coursework and program work in the College. Winthrop’s programs of dance, fine arts, interior design, music, and theatre are nationally accredited. In addition, Winthrop’s arts education programs (art, music, theatre, and dance) are accredited through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

About Winthrop University

Founded in 1886 and located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Winthrop University offers its 6,000-plus undergraduate and graduate students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement. In its degree-granting Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop embraces only those programs and activities that can be delivered at an exemplary level. Winthrop is well known for its inclusive and supportive campus environment, with University College supporting programs in both academic and student affairs. Winthrop University is achieving national stature as a competitive and distinctive co-educational, public, residential, comprehensive, values-oriented institution. The values of service, excellence, diversity, community, and leadership provide the foundation for the University’s continuing development and shape Winthrop’s continuing success. Numerous national accolades reflect the sustained high quality and value of the Winthrop Experience, including the most recent U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Winthrop as one of the top-10 public comprehensive universities in the South. Winthrop is an active member of the Rock Hill community and is recognized as a key component of the region’s economic resurgence. Approximately 20 miles from Charlotte, North Carolina, Winthrop has direct access to and is engaged in a broad and expansive regional arts and business community. Winthrop’s beautiful campus encompasses a rich architectural blend of neo-Georgian buildings and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The attractive recreational and research complex area that surrounds Winthrop Lake is home to Winthrop’s 18 Division I men’s and women’s sports.

Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.


Adjunct faculty teaching undergraduate courses at Winthrop University must have a master’s degree or higher with a minimum of 18 credits of graduate coursework in the teaching area.

Adjunct faculty teaching graduate courses at Winthrop University must have an earned doctorate / terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline. Winthrop University gives primary consideration to the highest earned degree in the discipline.

Application Instructions

Qualified and interested applicants are asked to apply via Interfolio and upload the following documents:

  • a letter of interest
  • curriculum vitae
  • unofficial transcripts

Education / Training

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