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On-Campus Recruiting Professional Conduct Policy: University Career Center


To describe the guidelines for professional conduct of employers participating in on-campus recruiting

Policy Statement: 

For employers participating in on-campus recruiting through the University Career Center, the following policies apply:


· The University Career Center of the University of Kansas is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and abides by the guidelines of professional standards and ethics as outlined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. We encourage our professional associates and students to follow these same guidelines. Please visit the NACE website for further information. www.naceweb.org


· Third-party recruiters may post positions for employment candidates but must inform our recruiting professionals of the actual employer and position before the job will be posted.


· The professional staff of the University Career Center reserves the right to decline postings that require a financial investment by our students, or postings for positions that may involve unreasonable risks where known, or postings for positions that conflict with the NACE principles of professional conduct.


· In accordance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Executive Order ll246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act, Kansas Acts Against Discrimination, and all other applicable civil rights and nondiscriminatory statutes, the University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, parental status, and veterans status.


The university has been asked whether ROTC or other military recruiters are allowed to recruit and be present at job fairs on campus. Lynn Bretz, Director of University Communications, issued the following statement for the university:

“The University of Kansas allows military recruitment on campus, as required by federal law. What’s more, the university values ROTC's presence on campus and the service of our citizens in the national defense system. The university also acknowledges that some individuals in our community oppose the ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy of the U. S. Department of Defense. Those individuals have the right to protest the policy, just as students have the right to choose whether or not to seek career opportunities and service in the military.”


David Gaston

Director, University Career Center

1601 Irving Hill Rd.

110 Burge Union

Lawrence, KS 66045



Approved by: 
Director of the University Career Center
Approved on: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Effective on: 
Sunday, November 14, 2004
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
On-Campus Recruiting, Professional Conduct, Employers
Change History: 

04/25/08 Approved by David Gaston.

07/06/09 Annual review, approved by David Gaston.

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