Equity, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and Compliance
Committed to Equity and Inclusion
Sierra College has a strong commitment to equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff, and students and values the rich, diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community.
Therefore, we are seeking candidates for our positions that demonstrate a profound understanding of and experience with successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds. This includes persons with disabilities, various gender identities and sexual orientations, as well as individuals from historically underrepresented communities and other groups. Our District is committed to providing strategies for success and proactive student-centered practices and policies focused on eliminating equity gaps.
Learn more about the current efforts of the Sierra Community College District towards equity for students and employees, by reviewing our:
- 2019-2022 Equal Employment Opportunity Plan
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Glossary of Terms
- Division of Student Equity
- Equity and Student Completion Guided Pathways Strategic Plan
All races and ethnicities
All countries of origin
All gender identities
All sexual orientations
All abilities and disabilities
All spoken languages
We stand here with you. You are safe here.
EEO, Compliance and Filing a Complaint
Sierra College is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer committed to nondiscrimination and the achievement of diversity and equity among its faculty, staff, and students.
Sierra Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the District has established EEO policies and strives to ensure all qualified applicants for employment, and employees, have full and equal access to employment opportunities, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, immigration status, physical or mental disability, etc. or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
The District strives to achieve a workforce that is welcoming to ensure an inclusive educational and employment environment for all. To learn more about Equal Employment Opportunity, please view or print the Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegall (eeoc.gov).
Persons with inquiries about the application of Title IX and/or EEO may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO and Title IX (Title IX Coordinator) at (916) 660-7006, via email at EEOT9@sierracollege.edu or our address: 5100 Sierra College Blvd., Rocklin, CA 95677, Human Resources (U Building).
Filing a Complaint Through Sierra College
If you believe you have experienced discrimination or harassment, you may contact the Director of Diversity, EEO and Title IX to discuss your concerns or you may review the policies below and complete the form below and email it to the Director of Diversity, EEO and Title IX. If your complaint potentially involves incidents related to Title IX, please visit Title IX.
- Prohibition of Harassment: Sierra College Administrative Procedure (AP 3430)
- Discrimination and Harassment Investigations: Sierra College Administrative Procedure (AP 3435)
- Unlawful Discrimination Complaint Form
In addition to the option of filing a complaint through Sierra College, a District employee or applicant for employment may file an employment-related complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and/or the California Civil Rights Department (CRD)
Filing a Complaint through the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights
Individuals may also file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR). The OCR released a How to File a Complaint video, “a technical assistance video to help parents, families, students, and stakeholders better understand how they can file a complaint with OCR. This resource provides clear and concise direction on how an individual may bring incidents of potential discrimination to the attention of OCR, and includes information on deadlines, ways to provide the required information to OCR, and potential outcomes of complaint investigations.”
Accommodation of Physical and Other Disabilities
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with permanent or temporary disabilities. Persons with questions regarding reasonable accommodation of physical and other disabilities should contact the Sierra College Human Resources Department at (916) 660-7105.
If you have limitations hearing or speaking, the State of California offers a specially-trained Communications Assistant (CA) that can relay telephone conversations for all of your calls. Dial 711 to reach the California Relay Service (CRS). Dialing 711 is for everyone, not just those who have difficulty hearing on a standard phone. If you prefer having your calls immediately answered in your mode of communication, dial one of the toll-free modality and language-specific numbers below. The call will be routed to the CRS provider.
California Relay Service
|Type of Call/Modality||Language||Toll-Free 800 Number|
|TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice||English||1-800-735-2929|
|TTY/VCO/HCO to Voice||Spanish||1-800-855-3000|
|Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO||English||1-800-735-2922|
|Voice to TTY/VCO/HCO||Spanish||1-800-855-3000|
|From or to|
|English and Spanish||1-800-855-3000|