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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

Equal Opportunity Policy

This sample is provided for your review and/or use. Employers are welcome to provide their own statement. If you prefer to use your company statement, please contact Robert Vega at 512-471-7900 or r.vega@austin.utexas.edu.

Employment recruiters who wish to make use of the assistance and/or facilities offered by Liberal Arts Career Services at The University of Texas at Austin must agree with the following equal opportunity policies.

Non-Discrimination Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Austin to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, including sexual harassment, age, disability, citizenship, and veteran status. Procedures for filing discrimination complaints on the basis of gender, including sexual harassment, are addressed by HOP Policy 4.B.2. Pursuant to University policy, this policy also prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
UT Non-Discrimination & Equal Opportunity Site
HOP Policy 4.B.1: Nondiscrimination
HOP Policy 4.B.2: Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

The University of Texas at Austin is committed to this policy in the operation of the Liberal Arts Career Services and the services of this office are available only to employers who conform to this policy in hiring. Any complaint that an interviewing employer does not conform to this policy with regard to hiring will be investigated to determine whether such practices have indeed occurred.

Students using the Liberal Arts Career Services are advised of their rights under federal law, and of the method for filing a complaint with the appropriate agency. Each interviewer should be familiar with the Liberal Arts Career Services procedures as well as the equal employment provisions of federal law.

By entering your first and last name in your BTT Gateway account or by registering to recruit at our events, you agree to the following statement: I have read and understand the above statement on the non-discrimination policy of The University of Texas at Austin and Liberal Arts Career Services. It is my intent to consider all applicants on the basis of merit and not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, including sexual harassment, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in compliance with the above policy.

The University of Texas at Austin - Office of Institutional Equity

The University’s Office of Institutional Equity has been empowered by the President of the University to investigate complaints of impermissible discrimination in employment related matters.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies, including but not limited to serving as the University's Title IX/ADA/504/Title VI and 1975 Age Discrimination Coordinator: Jennifer Maedgen, Senior Associate Vice President, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, (phone) 512-471-6259; maedgen@austin.utexas.edu; PO Box 7609, Austin Texas 78713. For more information, please visit the Office of Institutional Equity.

The office of the Dean of Students has primary responsibility for responding to questions about and receiving student complaints of discrimination of or by students. Students who believe they have been subjected to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation should consult with the Assistant Dean of Students. Additionally, students or employees may address questions or complaints to a department chairperson or other university administrative personnel within the department of administrative area in which such actions are alleged to be occurring. In such cases, the chairperson or administrator should immediately contact the Assistant Dean of Students or the Office of Institutional Equity for consultation.

Questions?

Should you have any questions, please contact Robert Vega, Liberal Arts Career Services Employer Relations Coordinator, at 512-471-7900 or r.vega@austin.utexas.edu.

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