Equal Opportunity Statement
Georgia State University is an equal opportunity employer. It continues to be the policy of the University to implement affirmative action and equal opportunity for all employees, students, contractors, consultants and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, gender, transgender status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or disability.
The University’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246, 11375, 13672, and 13665 as amended; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.
In conformance with the federal regulations listed above, Georgia State University does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment with regard to any opportunity for which the employee is qualified.
Every member of the Georgia State University community is expected to uphold this policy as a matter of mutual respect and fundamental fairness in human relations. The policy has the unequivocal support of the Office of the President. All members of the faculty, staff, faculty, and student body are expected to ensure that nondiscriminatory practices are followed at Georgia State University.
Federal and State Laws
Under Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), it is illegal to discriminate in any employment practice including: Hiring, training, promotion, recruiting, compensation, classification, benefits, termination and/or other terms, conditions or privileges of employment.
External Reporting Agencies
Policies At A Glance
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement of Policy
41 C.F. R. 60-300.44 (a)
It is the policy of Georgia State University not to discriminate or allow the harassment of employees or applicants on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law with regard to any employment practices, including recruitment, advertising, job application procedures, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, job assignments, benefits, and/or other terms, conditions, or privileges of employment, provided the individual is qualified, with or without reasonable accommodations, to perform the essential functions of the job.
Employees may choose to voluntarily disclose their sex, race, national origin, disability, and protected Veteran status at any time by contacting Human Resources. Such information will be maintained in a confidential manner and will not be used against an individual when making any employment decisions. Employees and applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans are encouraged to inform Human Resources if they need a reasonable accommodation to perform a job for which they are otherwise qualified.
Georgia State University is fully committed to principals of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. The Affirmative Action Officer has the full support of top management and the staff necessary to fully implement this Program.
In accordance with public law, the University’s program of affirmative action for qualified individuals with disabilities and the program of affirmative action for protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Human Resources Department, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. upon request.
8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.
One Park Place
P.O. Box 3983
Atlanta, GA 30303