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The University will hire employees only when they are both technically and morally qualified for the position available:

1.      Amberton University is committed to the highest standards of technical competency. Academic as well as professional experience will be considered in selecting an employee.

2.      Amberton University is committed to an adherence to Christian principles both in its conduct of business and in its educational philosophy. All employees are expected to live by the moral and ethical values taught by the New Testament of the Bible.

3.      In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Amberton University will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  Amberton University does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.  Any employees with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of their immediate supervisor or the Chief Personnel Officer (CPO). Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal. Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. 

4.      Amberton University is committed to employing only United States citizens, permanent residents, and aliens who are authorized to work in the United States and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of citizenship or national origin. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, each new employee, as a condition of employment, must complete the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 with Amberton University.  Current employees must complete the Form I-9 if their previous I-9 is no longer retained or valid.  Employees with questions or seeking more information on immigration law issues are encouraged to contact the CPO.

5.      Amberton University is committed to complying fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. All employment practices and activities are conducted on a non-discriminatory basis. Hiring procedures have been reviewed and provide persons with disabilities meaningful employment opportunities. Pre-employment inquiries are made only regarding an applicant's ability to perform the duties of the position.  Reasonable accommodation is available to all disabled employees, where their disability affects the performance of job functions. All employment decisions are based on the merits of the situation in accordance with defined criteria, not the disability of the individual.  Qualified individuals with disabilities are entitled to equal pay and other forms of compensation (or changes in compensation) as well as in job assignments, classifications, organizational structures, position descriptions, lines of progression, and seniority lists.  This policy is neither exhaustive nor exclusive. Amberton University is committed to taking all other actions necessary to ensure equal employment opportunity for persons with disabilities in accordance with the ADA and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws.

6.      To insure that individuals who join Amberton University are well qualified and have a strong potential to be productive and successful, it is the policy of Amberton University to check the employment references of all applicants.

The Chief Personnel Officer will respond to all corporative reference check inquiries from other employers. Responses to such inquiries will confirm only dates of employment, wage rates, and position(s) held. No employment data will be released without a written authorization and release signed by the individual who is the subject of the inquiry.