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Reaffirmation of Equal Employment/Affirmative Action Policies

It continues to be the policy of Southern Polytechnic State University to  implement affirmatively equal opportunity to all employees, students, veterans and applicants for employment or admissions without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, age or handicap. Affirmative action shall be taken to ensure fulfillment of this policy including, but not limited to, the following personnel actions:

Recruiting, enrollment and educational practice
Hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer or promotion
Treatment during employment
Recruitment, advertising or solicitation for employment
Rates of pay or other forms of compensation
Selection for training
Layoff or termination
Fringe benefits

The policy of this college is consistent with the requirements and objectives of Executive Order 11246, 11701 and Title IX. It is our objective to obtain without discrimination individuals qualified and/or trainable for positions by virtue of job related standards of education, training, experience or personal qualifications. In conformance with the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the applicable regulations of Sections 503 and 504 and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Southern Polytechnic State University does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment or against any student or applicant for admission because of a physical or mental handicap in regard to any position for which the employee or student is qualified. For all employees, applicants for employment, and students with physical and mental limitations, Southern Polytechnic State University will provide reasonable accommodation.

Southern Polytechnic State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. The Affirmative Action Officer is responsible for ensuring the fulfillment of the above policy. The Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Officer is located in Bldg. D, Rm. 165.

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