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Equal Opportunity

In accordance with University policy 01:100, the University of Montevallo recognizes its legal and moral obligation to provide an environment in which an opportunity for employment is available to all qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, and Vietnam era veteran status. In conjunction with goal three of its strategic plan, the University affirms its commitment to this principle and to practices which will establish and maintain a diverse workforce and sustain the criteria of equal opportunity for employment and detect and eliminate any elements of discrimination in employment which may be found to exist within the institution. The University also commits itself to maintaining on a nondiscriminatory basis the conditions for continuing employment and for individual advancement within the job structure of the University.

Any employee or group of employees has the right, without discrimination or retaliation, to discuss with their supervisor(s) and/or the Director of Human Resources and Risk Management the terms of their employment or working conditions.

The Director of Human Resources and Risk Management is responsible for matters relating to the University’s Equal Opportunity policies. As a part of its strategic plan, the University has developed a Diversity Plan with specific and result-oriented procedures through which the institution commits itself to apply every good faith effort to expanded outreach, recruitment, training, and other activities which will increase a diverse pool of qualified minorities, females, and other individuals in a protected class to avoid under-utilization in its job searches. The actual selection decision shall be made on a non-discriminatory basis.