Human Resources Policy Manual

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  1. It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University to provide equal employment opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant condition. This policy applies to recruitment and advertising; hiring and job assignment; promotion, demotion and transfer; layoff or termination; rates of pay and benefits; selection for training; and the provision of any other human resources service.
  2. The University has an Affirmative Action Program for minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans, and it complies with all provisions of federal, state and local laws enforcing non-discrimination in employment programs.
  3. The continuing progress and vitality of the University requires that we utilize all available human resources to the fullest. The continuing need for well qualified personnel dictates that individuals with talent must be recognized and encouraged to progress through equitable human resources policies.
  4. Every effort is made to fill vacancies by promoting qualified University staff members. Job vacancies are posted on the University's employment opportunities Web page at All staff members are encouraged to inquire whenever they have an interest in applying for an available position.