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Non-Discrimination, Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender expression/identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or other protected class in admission, financial aid, athletics or any of its educational policies and programs.

In addition, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis provides and promotes equal employment and equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender expression/identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or other protected class. 

This employment policy shall be supported through a continuing affirmative action commitment, that embodies the standards of equal employment opportunities for all persons in regard to human resources polices including but not limited to, employment, promotion, demotion or transfer, recruitment or advertisement, layoff or termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and selection for training.

As a federal contractor covered under Executive Order 11246, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis is required to be an Affirmative Action employer. Affirmative Action is the implementation of special recruitment and development efforts to overcome the under-representation of targeted groups to achieve a balanced workforce. Targeted groups include persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans, and Vietnam era veterans. All persons are afforded equal opportunity. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and in all ways provide fair treatment on the basis of merit. The Affirmative Action Plan is available for viewing upon request in the Human Resources Office.

In order to help ensure the effective implementation of this policy, the Director, Human Resources has been designated as the Equal Employment Opportunity Coordinator.  The coordinator shall make regular reviews of the University’s human resources policies, including employment practices to ensure consistency with the principles stated in this policy.

For questions regarding an application, if you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, or if you with to withdraw your application contact us at hr@uhsp.edu or 314-446-8132.

Pursuant to University obligations under Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the University has designated an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and Section 504 Coordinator to implement and coordinate this policy. Additionally, the University has designated deputy EEO and Section 504 Coordinators for students and employees (“Deputy Coordinator for Students” or “Deputy Coordinator for Employees”) who report to and assists the EEO and Section 504 Coordinator to effectively administer this policy for students and employees.

If you have questions about the policy, if you believe that you are being discriminated against, harassed or retaliated against in violation of the this policy, or if you observe someone else being subjected to such conduct prohibited under this policy, you can report the conduct to the EEO and Section 504 Coordinator. Complaints against students can also be reported to the Deputy Coordinator for students. Complaints against employees (faculty, staff, or outside contractors) can also be reported to the Deputy Coordinator for employees.

Contact information for the EEO and 504 Coordinator and deputy coordinators is listed below:


EEO and Section 504 Coordinator
Daniel Bauer, PHR
Director, Human Resources
314-446-8308
Jones Hall, Room 1309
Daniel.Bauer@uhsp.edu


Deputy EEO and Section 504 Coordinator for Students
Rebecca Jones
Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs
RAS, Room 410
314-446-8352
Rebecca.Jones@uhsp.edu


Deputy EEO and Section 504 Coordinator for Employees
Ivory Woodhouse
Associate Director, Human Resources
Jones Hall, Room 1310
314-446-8315
Ivory.Woodhouse@uhsp.edu

Click here to directly access the "EEO is the Law" federal poster.

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