Title IX Coordinator and ADA Compliance Officer

Winthrop University
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Closing date
Sep 15, 2021

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The Title IX Coordinator and ADA Compliance Officer will serve as the primary authority for monitoring and coordinating Winthrop University’s compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and other related state and federal laws and regulations as assigned.  Reporting to Winthrop’s Chief of Staff, this position will provide strategic leadership for the University’s efforts to ensure sex and gender-based equity and Title IX compliance in its programs and activities; coordinate awareness, education, and training efforts; and direct the University’s response to Title IX sexual misconduct. This position leads the Title IX team including deputy Title IX coordinators and investigators, providing supervision and management of outreach and response measures, investigations, hearings, alternative resolutions, and education and training efforts.

As the ADA Compliance Officer, this position will serve as the designated University official to implement compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as amended and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.  The ADA Compliance Officer will formulate changes to policies and procedures based on best practices and applicable law and identify trends and potential areas of compliance vulnerabilities regarding ADA/504 compliance.  The ADA Compliance Office will coordinate with the Office of Accessibility, Division of Human Resources, Employee Diversity, and Wellness, and Facilities Management to guide efforts and processes to provide persons with disabilities access to programs and activities as required, and physical accessibility compliance.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant experience conducting prompt, thorough and equitable investigations; a JD is preferred.  In addition, candidates with significant experience with Title IX and/or ADA on a residential college campus and experience developing and implementing policies and procedures, and leading change will be given the highest consideration.

Interested candidates may apply by visiting Winthrop University’s website and following the application procedures.  Application materials must include the completed online application, a letter of application articulating the candidate’s interest in the position, qualifications, and relevant experience, and a current resume.

The deadline for submitting applications is August 1, 2021.

Winthrop University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Ideally situated in the heart of the Carolinas, Winthrop University is a highly ranked public, comprehensive university in Rock Hill, South Carolina, that is committed to be among the very best institutions of its kind.  Founded in 1886, Winthrop offers its students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement.  Numerous national accolades reflect the sustained high quality and value of the “Winthrop Experience,” including the most recent US News & World Report’s ranking of Winthrop as one of the top-10 public comprehensive universities in the South.  

Winthrop Mag fall 2017Today more than 5,000 undergraduate and 1,000-plus graduate students are enrolled at Winthrop University.  The University recruits South Carolina’s most able students as well as highly qualified students from beyond the state whose presence adds diversity and enrichment.  Winthrop prides itself on being the institution of choice for groups traditionally under-represented on many college campuses, providing Winthrop faculty with the opportunity to create a teaching legacy that not only changes individual lives, but reshapes whole family trajectories.

Where we are matters, and Winthrop’s presence is significant.  Winthrop University is an active member of York County and recognized as a key component of the region’s economic growth.  With Charlotte  less than 20 minutes away—and 300-plus Fortune 500 Companies in Winthrop’s backyard—formal and informal community partnerships are numerous, threading through school and business networks. While Winthrop students have options about where they conduct their experiential learning, faculty and staff are privileged to select a residence from neighborhoods large, small, or somewhere in-between.  During holiday, Winthrop faculty find themselves a short drive from either the mountains or the beach.

Included in the National Register of Historic Places, Winthrop’s campus encompasses a rich architectural blend of neo-Georgian buildings.  The attractive recreational and research complex area that surrounds Winthrop Lake is home to Winthrop’s 16 Division I men's and women's sports. The physical beauty of Winthrop’s campus is a source of great pride, one that reflects the learning community for which it provides a foundation.  


Whether in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business Administration, College of Education, or College of Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop University offers only those degree programs that can be delivered at an exemplary level.  High-impact practices such as first-year experiences, common intellectual experiences, undergraduate research, and global learning are embedded throughout the curriculum, encouraging active teaching and learning.  At Winthrop, faculty—not teaching assistants—are the lead facilitators, class sizes are small enough that teachers know their students by name, and faculty research agendas often include student collaborators. 

Quality student life programs supplement the academic, providing opportunities and services to foster student development along cognitive, personal, and interpersonal dimensions.  Students pursuing lifetime wellness can run alongside their faculty at the Lois Rhame West Health, Physical Education and Wellness Center where members can access a climbing wall, four racquetball courts, a 25-yard pool with 8 lanes, four basketball courts, an 8,000 square foot weight room, 2,000 square feet of cardio space with four additional cardio stations, and two aerobic/activity rooms. 

Inside—and outside—the classroom Winthrop prioritizes a learning environment that produces Winthrop graduates who:

· Think critically and solve problems 


· Are personally and socially responsible 


· Understand the interconnected nature of the world and the time in which they live 


· Communicate effectively 


Faculty and staff who expertly model and teach these competencies are an excellent fit at Winthrop and a critical ingredient in the Winthrop Experience.  We encourage you to review current openings and bookmark our jobs page for future possibilities.






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