OFFICE OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS[EOP OFFICE] TUESDAY, JULY 28, 2009 SCHOOL OF MEDICINE UNCLASSIFIED EMPLOYMENT “RECRUITMENT” Presenter: Myra L. Smith, Research Administrator Office of Equal Opportunity Programs
EOP OFFICE The EOP Office was created by the President to ensure that applicants for employment, employees, and prospective and enrolled students at USC are protected against discrimination [race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation and veteran status].
EOP OFFICE • WHAT DO WE MEAN BY: Equal Opportunity and/or Affirmative Action?
EOP OFFICE Functions of the EOP Office include: • Investigations of complaints of discrimination • Training [Sexual Harassment, Disability Issues • (ADA), Diversity, EEO History & Laws, etc.] • Recruitment – our issue today • Statistical Reporting • Other Programs [Access & Equity Program, MLK Program] • Visit www.sc.edu/eop/ for further information.
EOP OFFICE • SELECTED FEDERAL & STATE AGENCIES THAT ENFORCE EEO • 1. OFCCP • Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs • [Code of Federal Regulations (CFR, Chapter 60)] • EEOC • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission • 3. OCR • Office of Civil Rights • SCHAC • South Carolina Human Affairs Commission • 5. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS
EOP OFFICE ‘Strengthening Academic Excellence Through Affirmative Recruiting’ • 1. Why recruit/search?? • Provide good practices. • Create a fair/equitable university. • Create a diverse university. • Comply with federal & state regulations. • Whom do we recruit/search?? • Qualified applicants!!
EOP OFFICE ‘Strengthening Academic Excellence Through Affirmative Recruiting’ 3. Appointment of Affirmative Action Advocate 4. Do’s & Don’ts 5. Guidelines
EOP OFFICE ‘Strengthening Academic Excellence Through Affirmative Recruiting’ • EEO Data Reporting Form • 7. Ad Criteria
EOP OFFICE ‘Strengthening Academic Excellence Through Affirmative Recruiting’ • 8. Who is responsible for keeping records? • How long to keep records?
EOP OFFICE UNDERUTILIZATION 1. Availability [EEO Special File] 2. Females and Minorities 3. Analyses of Data 4. Importance of Record Keeping