Equity Officer (Policy 1.070)

Authority:F.S. 760.01-760.11; 1000.05; 1001.64
Date Adopted:10/89; Rev. 7/92; 6/00; 12/04; 5/05; 05/09; 10/12; 02/2013; 03/2014; 05/2016
Date of Review:05/09; 08/11; 03/12; 01/13; 02/2014; 12/2015
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The Equity Officer will serve as the point of contact for complaints alleging discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans’ or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. This responsibility shall include: the receipt of complaint of non-compliance with federal or state regulations; sufficient investigation of those complaints to determine the proper College office or bodies to which the matters should be referred; assistance to the complainant in referring the complaint to the appropriate office or body for action; and follow-up on interim and final disposition of complaints.

These functions shall not replace the established grievance procedures for students or employees. They are intended to assist the complainant by expediting and monitoring action. Current employees, job applicants, current students, and applicants for admission may contact the Equity Officer:

Associate Vice President, Equity and Diversity/Title IX Coordinator
100 Weldon Blvd.
Sanford, FL 32773