Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy
It is the policy of Georgia State University to implement affirmative action and equal opportunity for all employees, students and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status or disability.
The university’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title 11) 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 does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment or against any student or applicant for admission with regard to any opportunity for which the employee or student is qualified. Persons wishing to file complaints under the provisions of this policy should contact the AVP of Opportunity Development/Diversity Education Planning, One Park Place SE, Suite 308, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3085, Phone: 404-413-3303.
Every member of the university community is expected to uphold this policy as a matter of mutual respect and fundamental fairness in human relations. The policy has my unequivocal support. I expect all members of the staff, faculty and student body to join me in order to ensure nondiscriminatory practices are followed at Georgia State.
Mark P. Becker, President
Federal and State Laws
Under Title VII, the 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.
Policies At A Glance
It is the policy of Georgia State University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because he or she is an individual with a disability or a protected Veteran. It is also the policy of Georgia State University to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified disabled veterans, protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities. This policy applies to all employment actions including, but not limited to, advertising, recruitment, hiring, compensation, retention, training, demotion, promotion or transfer, layoff or termination and tenure. Persons wishing to self-identify as an individual with a disability, disabled veteran or protected Veteran era or file a complaint should contact the Director of Affirmative Action at One Park Place South Suite 308, Atlanta, GA 30303-3083, 404-413-3290.
All personnel actions involving individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and protected Veterans will be governed by the affirmative action programs developed in compliance with 41 CFR Parts 60-741 and 60-250.
In order to ensure compliance, operational responsibility for implementing and monitoring this policy and maintaining and updating the affirmative action plan for individuals with disabilities, disabled Veterans and protected Veterans lies with the Director of Affirmative Action. This affirmative action plan is available for inspection by any employee or applicant for employment, during normal business hours, in the Georgia State University Affirmative Action Office located at OnePark Place, Suite 527.
Every member of the university community is expected to uphold this policy as a matter of mutual respect and fundamental fairness in human relations. This policy has the unequivocal support of the Office of the President and all members of the staff, faculty and student body are expected to ensure that nondiscriminatory practices are followed at Georgia State University.
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