EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT

 

The Mitchell Public School District shall provide equal opportunity to employees and applicants for employment in accordance with applicable equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination laws, directives and regulations of federal, state and local governing bodies. Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment includes hiring, placement, promotion, transfer or demotion, recruitment, advertising or solicitation for employment, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and layoff or termination. Employees will support and comply with the district's established equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination policies. Employees shall be given notice of this policy annually. The board shall appoint an employee to serve as non-discrimination compliance coordinator.

 

Individuals who file an application with the school district will be given consideration for employment if they meet or exceed the qualifications set by the board, administration, and Nebraska Department of Education for the position for which they apply. In employing individuals, the district will not discriminate in any aspect of employment with regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, genetic background, veteran status, pregnancy, or childbirth or related medical condition.

 

Advertisements and notices for vacancies within the district shall contain the following statement: "TheMitchell Public School District is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)." The statement shall also appear on application forms.

 

Inquiries by employees or applicants for employment regarding compliance with equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination laws and policies, including but not limited to complaints of discrimination, shall be directed to:

Name and/or Title: Katherine Urbanek, Superintendent

Address: 1819 19th Avenue

Telephone No: 308-623-1707

 

Inquiries by employees or applicants for employment regarding compliance with equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination laws and policies, including but not

limited to complaints of discrimination, may also be directed in writing to the Director of the Kansas Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Kansas City, MO 64106, (816) 268-0599, the Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission, State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, 5th floor, P.O. Box 94394, Lincoln, NE 68509-4934, (402) 471-2024 or (800) 642-6112 or by email to OCR.KansasCity@ed.gov.

 

This inquiry or complaint to the federal office may be done instead of, or in addition to, an inquiry or complaint at the local level.

 

Approved _______________ Reviewed _____________ Revised ________________

 

Further information and procedures for filing a complaint are available at the website of the Nebraska Equal Opportunity Commission, http://www.neoc.ne.gov/comp/comp.htm.

 

Legal Reference: 29 U.S.C. 621-634 (1994).

42 U.S.C. 2000e et seq. (1994).

42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq. (1994).

Neb. Statute 48-1101 et seq. (Nebr. Fair Employment Practice Act)

 

Cross Reference: 103 Equal Educational Opportunity

404.06 Harassment by Employees

406.02 Certificated Employee Qualifications, Recruitment

and Selection

412.02 Support Staff Qualifications, Recruitment and

Selection