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Equal Access Equal Opportunity

Indian River State College is an equal opportunity/equal access educational institution.  It is the policy of the District Board of Trustees to provide equal opportunity for employment and educational opportunities to all (including applicants for employment, employees, applicants for admission, students and others affiliated with the College) without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information, and any other factor protected under applicable federal, state and local civil rights laws, rules and regulations.

ADA Statement

It is the policy of Indian River State College to comply with all federal and state laws concerning the admission, education and employment of persons with disabilities and to act in accordance with regulations and guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Furthermore, it is the policy of the College not to discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to any aspect of employment, including application procedures, hiring, advancement, discharge, compensation, training or any other term, condition or privilege of employment.

Indian River State College will make a reasonable accommodation to any known disability in order to allow the applicant to fairly apply for employment and, if hired, to perform the tasks essential to the functions of the job.

Student and Employee Accessibility Services Documents

Non-Discrimination and Non-Harassment Policy Statement

It is the policy of Indian River State College and its District Board of Trustees that each employee, student, applicant for admission, and applicant for employment be allowed to participate in college programs and activities, including employment, in a discrimination and harassment free environment.

Discrimination and harassment of any nature is prohibited whether it is on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information and any other factor protected under applicable federal, state and local civil rights laws, rules and regulations is strictly prohibited.

Preventing harassment it is the responsibility of the entire College. Accordingly, Indian River State College encourages all employees, students, applicants for admission, and applicants for employment, who believe they are being subjected to discrimination or harassment to follow the Policy and Administrative Procedures, 6Hx11-3.13 and AP-3.131, for harassment or discrimination complaints. The College will take prompt disciplinary action against individuals on campus facilities who engage in actions that violate this policy.

Copies of the procedures are available from the Equity Officer/Title IX Coordinator and in the Office of Human Resources. Questions or concerns regarding IRSC’s Non-Discrimination and Non-Harassment Policy may be directed to:

Adriene B. Jefferson
Equity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
IRSC Main Campus
3209 Virginia Avenue
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
ajeffers@irsc.edu
772-462-7156

Melissa Prochaska Whigham
Assistant Dean of Human Resources
ADA Compliance Officer
Indian River State College
3209 Virginia Avenue
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
mwhigham@irsc.edu
772-462-7282

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