Teachers College
Columbia University

Equal Opportunity Employment

1.0   PURPOSE

To establish Teachers College policy and procedure in relation to applicant selection and equal opportunity.

 

2.0   SCOPE

This policy applies to all employees.

 

3.0   RESPONSIBILITY

The interpretation of this policy and administration of programs which support this policy shall be the responsibility of the Assistant Vice President, Human Resources. The interpretation and administration for monitoring the equal employment opportunity recruitment of professorial staff and instructional staff shall be the responsibility of the Provost.

 

4.0   POLICY

Teachers College has long been committed to equal employment in the recruitment and selection of candidates, and to providing equal employment opportunities to employees within our organization.  This supports and promotes a community environment in which such rights can be fully exercised by all, regardless of race, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or gender expression), religion, creed, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

 

Teachers College is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to otherwise qualified individuals with disabilities, which includes providing reasonable accommodations

 

Any employee who believes that he or she has been denied equal opportunity should contact the Human Resources Office, which will review the matter and provide information relating to equal opportunity and applicable complaint procedures.  Individuals may also contact the office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs or the Ombudsperson.

 

Responsible Office: Human Resources

Last Updated: June 2014

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