EEO/AA Policy Statements

Augusta University/Medical College of Georgia

OUR MISSION

It is the mission of the Office of Employment Equity to ensure that Augusta University is committed to and practices equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  Augusta University is committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons without regards to: age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam War Era Veteran.

The OEE is further responsible for the investigation of any protected category violations.

OUR VISION

The Office of Employment Equity has the responsibility to support the Augusta University's vision to have a campus that is fully diversified.  Our office is pledged to the support and achievement of this mission.

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Self Identification

Augusta University takes pride in being an equal opportunity and equal access employer. We actively recruit and hire the very best employees without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability or other protected characteristic.

To evaluate our progress in attracting the very best, highly qualified, diverse applicant pool, we are asking you to self-identify your gender, race/ethnicity, and how you first heard of the vacancy. This information will also help us to identify the most effective sources for recruiting the best diverse talent.

Federal regulations require that we solicit this information. Please note that supplying this information is completely voluntary and refusal to provide it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. The information obtained from the survey will be kept confidential, and will not be accessible by anyone involved with making recommendations or decisions regarding your employment. You can access the survey by clicking the link below.

If you have any questions in regards to the Self-ID Survey, please contact the OEE at 706-721-7285.

Please be advised that the OEE does not have information regarding the status of your application. If you are chosen for an interview, Human Resources, the Hiring Firm or Department will contact you directly.

https://www.diversity.va.gov/policy/files/EEO_Policy_Statement.pdf

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion advises and supports the Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration in workforce diversity issues. The office also supports the Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Under Secretaries, and Assistant Secretaries in their actions to achieve and sustain a diverse workforce. Below is ODI's organization chart. Staff biographies are also available.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is committed to ensuring Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), promoting workforce diversity, workplace inclusion, and constructively resolving conflict to sustain a high-performing organization in service to our Nation's Veterans.  VA will vigorously enforce all applicable Federal EEO laws, regulations, executive orders, and management directives to ensure equal opportunity in the workplace for all VA employees.  This document summarizes the VA's EEO, Diversity and Inclusion, Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act (No FEAR), and Whistleblower Rights and Protection policies. 

EEO and Prohibited Discrimination

VA does not tolerate unlawful discrimination, including workplace harassment, based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, or retaliation for opposing discriminatory practices or participating in the discrimination-complaint process.  This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, reassignments, training, career development, benefits, and separation.

Gender identity refers to an individual’s internal sense of being male or female. Transgender refers to people whose gender identity and/or expression is different from the sex assigned to them at birth.  The General Services Administration (GSA), which governs use of Federal facilities, prohibits discrimination or segregation of any person because of his or her gender identity or transgender status in refusing to provide each person the use of any facility of a public nature, including all services, privileges, accommodations, and activities provided on the property.  Accordingly, VA will not restrict, segregate, or otherwise discriminate against any individual on the basis of gender identity in the use of public facilities.