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Original Adopted Date: 2-14-83                                          Last Revised Date: 6-9-03                                        Last Reviewed Date: 8-22-22

Persons interested in a classified employee position shall have an opportunity to apply and qualify for classified employee positions in the school district without regard to age, race, creed, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, gender, religion or disability. Job applicants for classified employee positions shall be considered on the basis of the following:

1.         Training, experience, and skill;

2.         Nature of the occupation;

3.         Demonstrated competence; and

4.         Possession of, or ability to obtain, state or other license or certificate, if required, for the position.

Announcement of the position shall be through means the superintendent believes shall inform potential applicants about the position. Applications for employment may be obtained from and completed applications shall be returned to the central administration of office or any of the district's school buildings. Whenever possible, the preliminary screening of applicants shall be conducted by the administrator who directly supervises and oversees the position.

The requirements stated in the Master Contract between employees in that certified collective bargaining unit and the board regarding qualifications, recruitment and selection of such employees shall be followed.

The superintendent shall recommend employment of classified employees to the board for approval.

Legal Reference:          29 U.S.C. §§ 621-634 (2012).

                                    42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e et seq. (2012)

                                    42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq. (2012)

                                    Iowa Code §§ 35C; 216; 279.8; 294.1 (2013).

Cross Reference:         401.1   Equal Employment Opportunity

                                    411      Classified Employees - General