Part 7 Subpart 7-1 Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Sec. 7-101. Policy on Equal Employment Opportunity.

It is the policy of Ferris State University to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, all personnel transactions shall be based on employment-related criteria and qualifications in a manner that does not discriminate with respect to an employee or applicant in any way which violates the University's Policy on Non-Discrimination. Further, as an equal opportunity employer, the University will cooperate fully in the implementation of applicable laws and Executive Orders designed to foster a diverse work environment free from discrimination. In implementing this Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, the University will continue to:

  1. Recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles, without any form of discrimination prohibited by the University's Policy on Non-Discrimination;
  2. Make employment decisions in accordance with the principles of equal employment opportunity by imposing only requirements it considers valid for employment opportunities;
  3. Make promotion decisions in accordance with principles of equal employment opportunity by imposing only requirements it considers valid for promotional opportunities;
  4. Require that all personnel actions such as hiring, compensation, benefits, tenure decisions, transfers, layoffs, recall, etc., be made and administered without any form of discrimination prohibited by the University's Policy on Non-Discrimination.