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ARTICLE V: HUMAN RESOURCES/GENERAL
SECTION A: HIRING

V.A.010

The Board of Education directs strict adherence to the principles embodied in Oregon and Federal "Equal Employment" and affirmative action legislation.

Rogue Community College shall provide employment opportunities to all qualified persons and prohibit discrimination on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, veteranís status, familial relationship, expunged juvenile record, opposition to safety and health practices or application for workerís compensation benefits.

Authority: ORS 341.541
Previous Policy Nos. 4100 and 4112.1
Adopted: February 15, 1978
Reaffirmed: October 18, 1978
Previous Policy No.: 4112.1
Adopted: October 18, 1978
Amended: March 16, 1983
Approved: June 14, 1997

ARTICLE V: HUMAN RESOURCES/GENERAL
SECTION A: HIRING

V.A.020

The board directs strict adherence to the principles embodied in Oregon and Federal "Affirmative Action" legislation.

The college shall take affirmative action to recruit and to employ members of protected groups. Under Federal Executive Order 11246 as amended, protected minority groups are defined as African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans. Women are also designated as a protected group. The protected groups are those groups of persons who have historically been most disadvantaged by discriminatory practices formerly sanctioned by law. Affirmative employment efforts are also required for disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era and for disabled persons.

Authority: Federal Executive Order 11246 as amended
Previous Policy No.: 4100
Adopted: October 18, 1978
Approved: June 14, 1997

ARTICLE V: HUMAN RESOURCES/GENERAL
SECTION A: HIRING

V.A.030

Rogue Community College is committed to providing opportunities for promotion and advancement of all current employees. Where public announcements and recruitment are appropriate, the college will recruit widely in order to obtain a large and diverse group of outstanding applicants.

Previous Policy No.: 4111
Adopted: October 18, 1978
Approved: June 14, 1997

V.A.040

Rogue Community College shall conduct criminal background checks on all newly hired employees.  In addition, the College may conduct criminal background checks on volunteers and current employees moving into a position that will be handling money, issued college purchasing/credit cards, having direct unsupervised contact with minors under the age of 18 or persons with developmental disabilities, working with data-sensitive information and/or working in security-sensitive positions such as information technology positions and any position issued master keys to College facilities.

Rogue Community College may conduct other types of background checks as appropriate to the position, including but not limited to: DMV records checks, education checks, reference checks, and social security number checks.

Approved: April 19, 2011