Human Resources

Non-Discrimination & Harassment Policy

Our College is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free of discrimination. Accordingly, this policy forbids any discriminatory employment action or any unwelcome conduct that is based on an individual's race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status of an individual or that individual's associates or relatives. The College will not tolerate any form of harassment of our employees or other persons performing services for our College by anyone, including any supervisor, co-worker, vendor, student, parent, or alumni of our College.

Harassment consists of unwelcome conduct, whether verbal, physical, or visual, that is based on a protected group status.

The College will not tolerate harassing conduct that:

Such harassment may include, for example:

Sexual harassment deserves special mention. Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other physical, verbal, or visual conduct based on sex constitute sexual harassment when:

Sexual harassment is conduct based on sex or gender, whether directed towards a person of the opposite or same sex, and may include:

All employees are responsible to help assure that we avoid discrimination and harassment. If you feel that you have experienced or witnessed any conduct that is inconsistent with this Policy, you are to notify the Director of Human Resources or your supervisor.

The College forbids retaliation against anyone for reporting discrimination or harassment, assisting in making a discrimination or harassment complaint, cooperating in a discrimination or harassment investigation, or filing and EEOC claim. If you feel you have been retaliated against, you are to notify the Director of Human Resources or the appropriate Vice-President.

The College's policy is to investigate all discrimination and harassment complaints thoroughly and promptly. To the fullest practical extent, the College will keep complaints and the terms of their resolution confidential. If an investigation confirms that a violation of the Policy has occurred, the College will take corrective action, including discipline, up to and including immediate termination of employment.