Notice of Non-Discrimination and Statement of Equal Employment Opportunity


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The full University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Non-Discrimination Statement EEO/AA statement reads as follows:

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee Chattanooga are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title VII (sex, race, color, national origin, and religion), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Director of the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED). The Director of the Office of Equity and Diversity is also the ADA Coordinator and is located at 201 Human Resources Center, Dept. 5455, 615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, TN  37403-2598; telephone (423) 425-5468 or Bryan-Samuel@utc.edu . Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the Director of Disability Resource Center, Dr. Michelle Rigler, (423) 425-4006 (V/TTY). Questions about Title IX and complaints of violations should be directed to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Title IX Coordinator, Stephanie Rowland, at (423) 425-4255, or via email at stephanie-rowland@utc.edu.  If the student or employee does not wish to contact UTC’s Title IX Coordinator, they may contact the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights at 61 Forsyth Street S.W., Suite 19T10, Atlanta, GA 30303-8927, Telephone: (404) 974-9406, Email: OCR.Atlanta@ed.gov.

Inclusion of this statement is required in the following:

  1. Position announcements (which are not paid advertisements) sent to potential referral sources and other institutions of higher education to solicit applications or nominations.
  2. Catalogs, application forms, posters and other material used in conjunction with the referral and/or recruitment of students, faculty or staff.
  3. Publications which contain general information and are made available to alumni/ae, faculty, staff, students or other participants in or beneficiaries of University programs.

Short EEO

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Inclusion of the short EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement is required in, but NOT limited to, the following:

  • Paid advertisements to solicit applications for faculty and staff positions of employment.
  • Contracts for goods or services.
  • Purchase orders.
  • Brochures and newsletters.

Please note that in meeting the requirements of the federal regulations it is permissible to use reduced size print.

One-line EEO

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution.

Abbreviated EEO

UTC is an EEO/AA/Titles VI & IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution.