The University of Mississippi Medical Center is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer. The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. UMMC complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee, student, or applicant based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, socio-economic status, culture, or genetic information. Inquiries or complaints may be referred to the Office of Employee Relations, 2500 N. State Street, Jackson, MS 39216-4505.
UMMC ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state statutes and executive orders including, but not limited to, Executive Order 11246, as amended, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended and the Civil Rights Act of 1991, in respect to unlawful discrimination and affirmative action. UMMC seeks to ensure all aspects of employment and education remain free of unlawful discrimination and reaffirms its belief in taking affirmative action to recruit, employ and to advance in employment minorities; women; individuals with disabilities; and veterans.
The assistant chief of human resources also serves as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator. Those with a bona fide disability needing reasonable accommodation should contact the office of employee relations.
It is understood that any breach of UMMC’s Equal Opportunity in Education and Employment Policy regarding unlawful discrimination because of a person’s race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, socio-economic status, culture, or genetic information shall be grounds for corrective action up to and including discharge.
To ensure compliance with this policy, the vice chancellor for health affairs has designated UMMC’s chief human resources officer (CHRO) to direct the establishment of and to monitor the implementation of HR procedures to promote and guide our affirmative action program. Affirmative action is taken to prohibit discrimination as required by applicable law.