601 Equal Employment Opportunity
 
Troy University recognizes its legal and moral obligation to provide an employment environment in which opportunities are available to all qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, political or religious opinions or affiliations, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, except in those cases in which sex, age, national origin, or disability are bona fide occupational qualifications. The University affirms its commitment to this principle. The University also commits itself to maintaining on a nondiscriminatory basis the conditions for continuing employment and for individual advancement. Troy University is committed to the following principles and procedures:
  1. Recruiting, employing, training, retaining, and promoting individuals in all employment classifications, without regard to race, color, sex, age, political or religious opinions or affiliations, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, except in those cases in which sex, age, national origin, or disability are bona fide occupational qualifications.
     
  2. Rendering employment decisions to advance the principle of equal employment opportunity.
     
  3. Insuring that promotion decisions are based upon the principles of equal employment opportunity by imposing only valid requirements for promotional opportunities.
     
  4. Insuring that all personnel actions, such as compensation, benefits, transfers, and leave policies, are administered without regard to race, color, sex, age, political or religious opinions or affiliations, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, except in those cases in which sex, age, national origin, or disability are bona fide occupational qualifications.
     
  5. Providing a work environment in which harassment of employees by other employees or non-employees is not tolerated; viz., any form of harassment related to an employee's race, color, sex, age, political or religious opinions or affiliations, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, except in those cases in which sex, age, national origin, or disability are bona fide occupational qualifications.

Troy University is a government contractor subject to Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974 which require government contractors to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, qualified disabled veterans, and qualified veterans of the Vietnam era. The Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs is the equal employment opportunity/affirmative action officer for academic personnel; the senior leader of Human Resources is the equal employment opportunity/affirmative action officer for non-academic personnel and is also responsible for supervising the University's equal employment opportunity program and for monitoring its effectiveness.