POLICY NUMBER: E1.1
POLICY NAME: Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA)
SCOPE: Applies to all employees and applicants for employment
RIT is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
Non-Discrimination - RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/Title IX or the U.S. Department of Education.
RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
The university does not condone retaliation or harassment against any employee or applicant on the basis of the individual's exercise of his or her rights (e.g., filing a charge) or because of an individual's race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability.
Affirmative Action - RIT complies with all government requirements for establishing and implementing an affirmative action plan process. RIT's Affirmative Action Officer is the Vice President and Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion.
RESPONSIBLE OFFICES: Human Resources and Office for Diversity and Inclusion
Date Issued: June 1, 1984 (Personnel Policy 2.01)
Revised April 20, 2005
Edited September 2010
Edited October 2010
Revised May 2013 (Interim)