Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy if the district to provide equal employment opportunity and not to illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or marital status in its employment and personnel practices. The District will affirmatively recruit women and men, members of diverse racial/ ethnic groups, and persons with disabilities for job categories where the representative groups are under represented.
Inquiries by employees or applicants for employment regarding compliance with equal opportunity and affirmative action laws and policies, including but not limited to complaints of discrimination, will be directed to the Director of Student Services serving the role of Affirmative Action Coordinator by telephoning: (515) 992-3866 or writing to:
Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District
2405 W 1st St.
Grimes, IA 50111
Inquiries or grievances may also be directed to the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA 50319- 0201, (515) 281- 4121; or the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661.
It is the policy of the Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and staff in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, retention, assignment, transfer, promotion, and training. Such equal employment opportunity shall be provided without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or the presence of a sensory, mental, or physical disability.
It is the purpose of this Affirmative Action Plan of the District to promote, monitor, and maintain the District’s affirmative action and equal employment opportunity policies. These policies provide for equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or the presence of a sensory, mental, or physical disability, and promote diversity in the District’s workforce. It is also the purpose of this Plan to identify, at all levels of the workforce, areas of under utilization of protected groups and to identify and address, when possible, the factors that may be causing such under utilization. This Plan is designed to promote outreach, recruitment, training and education efforts intended to expand the pool of qualified applicants to promote diversity, consistent with the District’s standards of excellence. This Plan advances equal employment opportunity without preferential treatment on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, or national origin. This Plan is also designed to ensure that District policies are properly implemented without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, or the presence of a sensory, mental, or physical disability.
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