Effective: Moved to Policy Library from UPM 4.1(1), UPM 4.3(4)
Contact: Office of Equal Opportunity (EO)
Iowa State University has committed itself to develop and implement affirmative action programs with respect to employment and to comply with all applicable federal, state, and Board of Regents' rules, regulations and policies relative to nondiscrimination.
While this institution's commitment to affirmative action encompasses and governs employment decisions of all university employing units, it does not, however, obviate the responsibilities and prerogatives of such units to:
Neither the university nor any of its employing units is required by law to grant preferential treatment to individuals to achieve affirmative action goals. At the same time, it is incumbent upon the university to demonstrate that:
Therefore, applicants are allowed to self-identify. (See Resources below.)
ISU, as a federal contractor, is required by 41 CFR Chapter 60 to develop and implement a monitoring system to assess its affirmative action employment efforts in terms of recruitment and employment. Each search for faculty and Professional and Scientific hires shall include review and approval of the applicant pool by the university PRIOR to: