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6.01.001 Hiring and Equal Employment Opportunity

Approved: 9/30/2015
Approved By: President's Staff

The Board of Trustees for the Community College of Beaver County (CCBC) is committed to the development of a highly professional and well-qualified faculty and staff. To that end, it is the policy of the Board that CCBC is an equal opportunity employer and shall prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type.  The College shall afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status. CCBC will conform to the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. CCBC shall take action to employ, advance in employment and treat qualified Vietnam era veterans and disabled veterans without discrimination in all employment practices.

Further, it is intended that each and every individual hired by the College shall have the ability to work in a safe, productive, and professional environment. To support its efforts to create this environment, the College shall require physical examinations, criminal background checks, drug testing, and/or credit checks as may be deemed appropriate or as required by law.

The policy of equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination applies to all aspects of the relationship between CCBC and its employees, including but not limited to:

•Working Conditions
•Wages and Salary Administration
•Employee Benefits and Application of Policies

The policies and principles of equal employment opportunity shall also apply to the selection and treatment of independent contractors, personnel working on our premises who are employed by temporary agencies and any other persons or firms doing business for or with CCBC.

Under direction of the President, the Director of Human Resources, or such successor positions as may be created, shall develop procedures and guidelines appropriate for implementation of this policy. The procedures are to define the requirements for physical examinations, criminal background checks, drug testing, and/or credit checks. The Director shall also ensure compliance with this policy and its implementing procedures in all personnel actions.