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2016-17 Employee Handbook: Employment Information

Equal Opportunity

WSC is an equal opportunity institution. WSC does not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including, but not limited to admission decisions. The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s nondiscrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title VI, VII, IX, and Section 504. Reports regarding discrimination or harassment may be directed to the following Compliance Coordinator. In addition, inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinator: 

Jeff Carstens
Vice President and Dean of Students
Wayne State College
Student Center 201
1111 Main Street
Wayne, NE 68787
402-375-7213

The Board of Trustees of the Nebraska State Colleges is committed to providing an environment which all students who participate in WSC programs and activities can work together in an atmosphere free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, or violence. Sexual violence and sex harassment are prohibited by law and by Board policy and WSC will not tolerate sexual violence or sex harassment in any form, including, but not limited to, sexual assault; stalking; dating violence; domestic violence; acquaintance, date or stranger rape; non-consensual sexual intercourse; sexual cyber harassment or sexual bullying. WSC will take appropriate action to prevent, correct, and discipline harassing or violent behavior that is found to violate Board policies and principles of equal opportunity and access.

Board Policy 3020 provides guidance for what students should do if they have been victims of sexual violence or sex harassment, and what WSC will do if such violence or harassment occurs. A student alleged to have committed sexual violence or sex harassment can be disciplined under the Code of Student Conduct and/or prosecuted under Nebraska criminal statutes. Additional Board Policies and Collective Bargaining Agreements, also apply to employees alleged to have committed sexual violence or sex harassment.

Board Policy 3021 prohibits unlawful discrimination (including harassment) based on students’ race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age or any other class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. A student alleged to have committed unlawful discrimination or harassment can be disciplined under the Code of Student Conduct and/or prosecuted under Nebraska criminal statutes. Additional Board Policies and Collective Bargaining Agreements, also apply to employees alleged to have committed unlawful discrimination or harassment.