The University of Notre Dame is dedicated to equal employment opportunity and to the implementation of positive programs designed to ensure the prevention of any discriminatory practices, either intentional or inadvertent, with respect to race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, age, or sex. The University is completely committed to full compliance with the letter and spirit of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all other federal, state, and local laws concerning equal opportunities.
It is the policy of the University of Notre Dame to:
- Recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, age or sex (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification).
- Base employment decisions in a way that furthers the principle of equal employment opportunity.
- Ensure that promotion decisions are in accord with principles of equal employment opportunity by imposing only valid requirements for promotional opportunities.
- Ensure that all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, University sponsored training, social and recreational programs, education, and tuition assistance will be administered without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, age, or sex.