Affirmative Action Plan

Affirmative Action Plan for Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy and intent of Tennessee Technological University to provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons. Tennessee Technological University hereby emphasizes its commitment to equal opportunities for all individuals and provides a program of affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for such persons. This policy applies to all phases of the personnel process including recruitment; hiring; placement; promotion; demotion; transfer; training; compensation; all other employment terms, conditions, and benefits; discipline; and separation, and the policy applies to all locations within the University and to the use of all its facilities.

To implement the declaration of policy herein, the University ensures that all applicants for employment and all faculty and staff are aware of the location of the University's Affirmative Action Policy. The policy is widely disseminated both inside and outside the University. Further, the University will consider, through the appropriate procedure, the complaint of any person who feels that he or she has been discriminated against on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status, Vietnam Era veteran status, and other protected veteran status.

Responsibility for implementation and compliance of the policy has been delegated to the University's Director of Diversity and Legal Affairs, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action inquiries or complaints should be directed to the Tennessee Technological University Director of Diversity and Legal Affairs, Box 5164, Cookeville, Tennessee 38505, (931) 372-3016.

A copy of the Affirmative Action Plan, including specific responsibilities and provisions for implementation and compliance, will be made available to any employee who makes a request.

Affirmative Action Plan for Employment of Persons with Disabilities, Disabled Veterans,Vietnam Era Veterans, and Other Protected Status Veterans

It is the policy and intent of Tennessee Technological University to provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons as provided in the equal employment opportunity policy. The University hereby emphasizes its commitment to equal opportunity for applicants and employees with disabilities, including disabled veterans, Vietnam Era veterans, and other protected status veterans, and provides a program of affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity for such persons. It is the policy of the University to make reasonable accommodations to physically and mentally disabled applicants and employees throughout the personnel process. The extent of reasonable accommodation will be determined by consideration of efficient operation of the organization and feasible financial costs, as well as the needs of a disabled employee or prospective employee. This policy applies to all phases of the personnel process including recruitment; hiring; placement; promotion; demotion; transfer; training; compensation; all other employment terms, conditions, and benefits; discipline; and separation, and the policy applies to all locations within the University and to the use of all its facilities.

To implement the declaration of policy herein, the University provides an opportunity for presently employed persons with a disability, including disabled veterans, Vietnam Era veterans, and other protected status veterans, to so identify themselves. Applicants for employment are advised of the University's affirmative action policy and are invited to identify disability conditions. Veterans are identified by reference to military service dates on the University's Faculty/Staff Information Sheet. Additionally, each year, employees have the opportunity to identify a disability, veteran, or disabled veteran status. The policy is widely disseminated both inside and outside the University. Further, the University will consider, through the appropriate procedure, the complaints of any person who feels that he or she has been discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

Responsibility for implementation and compliance of the policy has been delegated to the Director of Diversity and Legal Affairs, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action inquiries or complaints should be directed to the Tennessee Technological University Director of Diversity and Legal Affairs, Box 5164, Cookeville, Tennessee 38505, (931) 372-3016.

A copy of the Affirmative Action Plan, including specific responsibilities and provisions for implementation and compliance, will be made available to any employee who makes a request.