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Appendix 3: Faculty Policies

Appendix 3b: Equal Opportunity in Employment

Nondiscrimination

Fordham University is an academic institution that in matters of employment complies with federal, state, and local employment discrimination laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, citizenship, alienage status, veteran status, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition, carrier status, status as a victim of domestic violence or any other basis prohibited by law.

Equal Opportunity in Employment

The University is to provide the means to recruit, employ, and promote women and other under-represented minorities in the interest of realizing diversity in the workplace. The Director of Institutional Equity and Compliance is available to all members of the Fordham community for consultation and training on developing methods and initiatives that advance a more diversified workforce, access to equal employment opportunities, and the fair treatment of individuals. It is the responsibility of the Director of Institutional Equity and Compliance to monitor and report regularly on the University's efforts to attain diversity and maintain compliance with all laws pertaining to nondiscrimination.  The Director of Institutional Equity and Compliance is a designated contact person for complaints alleging workplace discrimination, including complaints of sexual harassment.