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EMPLOYMENT
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Employment Issues Recipients are prohibited from engaging in any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, or national origin.  Specific issues include employment policies, recruitment and selection matters, salary establishment and administration, reasonable accommodation, and overcoming the effects of past discrimination. Suggested Persons to Interview:  Personnel Director/Human Resources Director/Human Director, Recruiters or Personnel Staffing Specialists, Affirmative Action Officer, Top Managers, Members of Recruitment and Selection Teams or Committees, Recent hires, Union Officers or Negotiators, Staff who are members of protected groups.
Recipients may not engage in any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of gender or disability.  Recipients may not engage in any employment practice that discriminates on the basis of race, color, or national origin if such discrimination tends to result in segregation, exclusion, or other discrimination against students. Recipients may not make pre-employment inquires concerning disability, marital, or parental status.Title VI: 34 CFR 100.3(c)Title IX: 34 CFR 106.51, 106.57, and 106.60 Section 504: 34 CFR 104.13 and 104.14Guidelines VIII-A Recipient's employment practices are conducted without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, or disability of applicants or employees. Application forms and materials are free from prohibited questions concerning disability or marital or parental status. Employment practices docu­ments including:      Compliance Noncompliance Undetermined   N/A
hiring policies and procedures    
advance­ment policies and procedures    
employee handbooks    
application materials and forms    
screening committee policies and procedures    
rating systems    
job announcements    
recruitment policies    
Comments        

HCC does not engage in any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of gender, disability, race, color or national origin. 

Documentation: 

Hiring policies and procedures:

Administrative Rule: Recruitment, Selection,Appointment and Assignment of Personnel

Administrative Procedure:  Screening and Selection of Employees

Administrative Rule:  Equal Access/Equal Opportunity for Employees with Disabilities

Administrative Procedure:  Reasonable Accommodations Employment 

Employee Handbook: Contractual agreements provide employees with the same information as would be provided in an Employee Handbook.

Employee Handbook:  Faculty bargaining unit employees adhere to HCC’s agreement with the Faculty United Services Association (FUSA) 

Employee Handbook:  Non-faculty bargaining unit employees adhere to HCC’s agreement with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 

Application materials and forms:

Employment Application 

Screening committee policies and procedures:

Recruiting and Interviewing Handbook 

Sample Job Announcements:

Faculty Announcement

Professional/Managerial Announcement

Classified Announcement    

The recipient must notify every source of faculty that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability.Guidelines VIII-B Local agency or postsecondary institution notifies its sources of faculty that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability. Application form for employment      Compliance Noncompliance Undetermined   N/A
Vacancy announcements and advertisements    
Recruitment letters or contacts    
Personnel web site and other related recruitment documents    
Published nondiscrimination statement in newspapers, student handbooks, other college materials    
Comments

The Employment Office advertises all full-time regular positions on the College’s website and with:

  • Employ Florida - this website links all of Florida's workforce services (state and local) to each other. In addition, positions advertised with Florida workforce serves are provided to Job Central to link with all of the workforce services across the United States. The Employ Florida Marketplace is a powerful online labor market exchange tool specifically designed for employers, job seekers, students, training providers, workforce customer service representatives and professionals. 
  • Higher Education Jobs - this website has one of the largest job databases focused exclusively on open positions in higher education. Their goal is to provide a recruitment tool that adds value to the job seeker and recruiter by providing cost-effective, innovative, useful, and timely services in all areas of the site. 
  • Inside Higher Education Jobs - this website is the online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education. The website provides a powerful suite of tools to help higher education professionals get jobs and colleges identify and hire employees.

The Employment Office advertises full-time regular administrator and faculty positions with local print media such as:

  • The Saint Petersburg Times - newspaper published in Pinellas County and distributed in Hillsborough County as the Tampa Edition. 
  • The Tampa Tribune - newspaper published in Hillsborough County. 
  • The Florida Sentinel Bulletin (www.flsentinel.com) - newspaper published in Tampa. The newspaper is the only African-American publication in Florida that prints twice weekly. The Sentinel distributes throughout the United States through subscriptions and has door-to-door delivery in Hillsborough, Polk and Pinellas counties. 
  • La Gaceta (www.lagacetanewspaper.com) - newspaper published in Tampa as the nation’s only tri-lingual (English-Spanish-Italian) newspaper.

Documentation: 

Employment Application 

Sample Job Announcements:

Sample of Nondiscrimination Statement of Job Listing

Administrator Announcements:

Hispanic Outlook

Sample Administrator Advertisement- Pres. of South Shore Campus

Sample Administrator Advertisement- Dir. of Admin. Srvcs.

Faculty Announcement: Advertisement in Diverse Issues 

Professional/Managerial Announcement

Classified Announcement: Advertisement in Florida Sentinel Bulleting & La Gaceta  

Personnel website:

Human Resources Website 

Published nondiscrimination statement in newspapers, student handbooks, other college materials:

Published Non-discrimination Statement 

Non-discrimination statement in the bargaining agreement between HCC and the Faculty United Services Association (FUSA) (Article 6.3, Page 13) 

Non-discrimination statement in the bargaining agreement between HCC and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) (Article 4, Section 4.2, Page 8)  

The recipient should establish and maintain faculty salary scales on the basis of the conditions and responsibilities of employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, or disability.Title IX: 34 CFR 106.54Section 504: 34 CFR 104.11 and 12Guidelines VIII-D Faculty salary scales and policy are based upon the conditions and responsibilities of employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, or disability. Faculty assignment patterns are nondiscriminatory on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability. Non-faculty salary administration is based upon the conditions of employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, or disability. Faculty salary schedules and related policies      Compliance Noncompliance Undetermined   N/A
Faculty assignment information by race/ethnic group, gender, and disabled staff    
A non-faculty classification/compensation system is in place that evaluates jobs and places them in appropriate salary ranges according to working conditions and levels of employment responsibility    
     
Comments

HCC establishes and maintains faculty salary scales through its collective bargaining agreement with Faculty United Services Association. The salary scale and policy are based upon the conditions and responsibilities agreed upon by the college and union without regard to race, color national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability. 

Documentation: 

HCC Salary Schedule

FUSA/HCC Contract

SEIU/HCC Contract

Point factor Comparison System (reviewable on-site) 

Recipients must provide equal employment opportunities for teaching and administrative positions to disabled applicants who can perform the essential functions of the positions and make reasonable accommodations for the physical or mental limitations of disabled (otherwise qualified) applicants unless it can be demonstrated that such accommodations would impose undue hardship. Section 504: 34 CFR 104.12Guidelines VIII-E Recipient’s employment policies do not unlawfully discriminate against the disabled. Disabled persons are employed in teaching and administrative positions and are not treated differently in promotion and tenure decisions. Number of disabled staff      Compliance Noncompliance Undetermined   N/A
Copies/description of policies, procedures, and criteria considered for hiring, promotion, retention, and tenure including professional and non-professional applications    
     
Comments        

HCC provides equal employment opportunities for teaching and administrative positions to disabled applicants who can perform the essential functions of the position and provides reasonable accommodations.  In 2008-2009 HCC made over 60 accommodations for 17 employees.  The auxiliary aid accommodations  included  interpreters, ergonomic chairs, overhead roll (used in lieu of chalk or white board) and microphone 

Documentation: 

Copies/description of policies, procedures, and criteria considered for hiring, promotion, retention, and tenure including professional and non-professional applications:

FUSA/HCC Contract

SEIU/HCC Contract

Administrative Procedure:  Reasonable Accommodations Employment