Chief accessibility officer, Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success (IES)

About the position

The Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success (IES) advances VCU’s commitment to the success and wellbeing of its faculty, staff, students, team members, patients and surrounding communities. From its work in the areas of equal opportunity and outreach to collective urban and regional impact, IES translates philosophy into practice to achieve education and health equity for all.

Virginia Commonwealth University’s Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success (IES) invites applications for the Chief Accessibility Officer position. Regarded as a vibrant place to work, where discovery is valued and differences are celebrated and embraced, VCU  plays an integral role in the vitality of its home city of Richmond, Virginia. VCU and IES are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other characteristics that make us different.

This position serves as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator for Virginia Commonwealth University and its affiliates where the university has an employment or program interest, and also serves as university liaison to external organizations, institutions, and government agencies.  As the lead for university ADA and Accessibility, the Chief Accessibility Officer reports to the AVP of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success (“IES”).

How to apply

VCU’s Executive Search Team is assisting Virginia Commonwealth University in this search. Application materials should be submitted to the VCU job portal located at the link below:

VCU job portal:

Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Tanya Giscombe. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. 

Inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to: 

Tanya Giscombe:



Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), political affiliation, military status (including veteran status), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or disability. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.