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Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

The College shall provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action laws, directives and regulations of federal, state, and local governing bodies and agencies. This obligation to affirmatively implement equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment includes hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer or demotion, recruitment, advertising or solicitation for employment, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and layoff or termination.

Individuals who file an application with the College will be given consideration for employment if they meet or exceed the qualifications set by the Board, administration, and State Department of Education for the class or position for which they apply. In employing College personnel, the board shall consider the qualifications, credentials, and records of the applicants without regard to race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, religion, age or disability. In keeping with the law, the board shall consider the veteran status of applicants.

Nondiscrimination Policy

It is the policy of Northeast Iowa Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age employment, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§ 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).