Head Start of Lane County is an equal opportunity employer. The agency will not discriminate against an individual on the basis of race,color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, marital status, family relationship, sexual orientation, political beliefs,expunged juvenile record, filing of an injured worker claim,reporting of any safety problem, reporting a violation of any applicable state or federal law or regulation, or any other classification protected by law.
In an effort to reach qualified applicants of varied backgrounds,recruitment for positions will occur in several formats. All qualified applicants will be considered for posted positions. In cases where there are candidates with equal qualifications for a specific position, hiring preference will be given to parents in the program. For purposes of this policy, the Human Resources Director will act as the designee of the Executive Director.
Internal postings will occur in the “news” section of the agency portal as well as flyers sent to each site location. Employees are responsible to keep informed of agency openings. If an employee is interested and qualified they must submit to Human Resources a cover letter of intent, stating the position for which they are applying and include an updated resume. All qualified employee’s in good standing who submit resumes and cover letters by the posted deadlines will be considered for an interview. Agency supervisors of employee applicants will be solicited for performance and skill related information to assist in the screening and interviewing process.
Performance Standard Ref. # 45CFR Section 1304.52.
Policy Council Approval date: 04/01, 08/2008, 04/2010
Board of Directors Approval date: 0/2008, 03/2010, 05/2010
Updated/Revised:August 2008. March 2010