F-1. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

F-1. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Value Statements:

  • Diversity within the student body and workforce is highly valued as a goal to be achieved by the College.
  • A safe environment shall be provided for all students, faculty, and staff.

The Austin Community College District is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. Discrimination on any ground listed in Policy F-2 (B) will not be tolerated.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, the College shall employ personnel in full compliance with existing laws. Qualification guidelines for all positions shall be published by the Office of Human Resources, and shall be applied consistently and fairly to all applicants. "Qualified" is defined as having the requisite education, training, and/or skills required of the position as defined in the approved job posting and job description.

The College shall actively seek to increase the number of minority personnel through affirmative actions. Procedures for advertising vacancies, recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, resolution of grievance, and separations from the College shall be monitored by the College's Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Officer. The President shall appoint an Affirmative Action Officer who shall be responsible for developing, implementing and communicating the Equal Employment Opportunity Program

The Board of Trustees shall receive an annual report on the District's employment profile and the Equal Employment Opportunity Program.

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The Austin Community College Board of Trustees adopted this policy on December 3, 1973 and amended it on March 16, 1978, May 11, 1981, September 11, 1989, November 1, 1999, March 31, 2003, and April 4, 2005.