EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 

Tooba University Affirmative Action Policy

Tooba University affirms that diversity in all aspects of the educational environment is necessary for achieving the highest level of academic excellence. As a central element of this commitment to excellence, the University provides an environment which fosters the recruitment and success of a diverse student, faculty and staff community. The University aspires to create and maintain an educational, working, and living environment that is respectful of differences and free from harassing behavior.

It is the policy of Tooba University to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, or age. This policy relates to all phases of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, employment, placement, promotion, demotion or transfer, reduction of workforce and termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, professional development and training, the use of all facilities, and participation in all University-sponsored employee activities.

Tooba University employees carry out this commitment by:

  1. Lawfully administering all employment policies;
  2. Addressing and not tolerating unlawful discrimination, including harassment, in the workplace;
  3. Addressing and not tolerating unprofessional conduct in the workplace.
  4. Making all employment decisions consistent with the principles underlying equal employment opportunity.
  5. Making reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. 

Diversity: Our Vision 

As a central element of its commitment to excellence, Tooba University seeks to provide an environment that fosters the recruitment and success of a diverse student, faculty, and staff community which is reflective of what Allah tells us in His Book:

O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, Allah is All Knowing and Well Acquainted. (Surah Hujurat: 13)

Tooba University is committed both philosophically and legally to assuring access to all University  programs and services. The University pursues the goal of equal access through proactive institutional planning and barrier removal, as well as through the provision of reasonable and appropriate accommodations to students, staff, and faculty with documented disabilities.

Tooba University is committed to maintaining an environment free of discrimination, including harassment that interferes with the security, well-being, academic or work experience of any member of the community.

Employment Policies 

As part of your welcome to Tooba University, you must attend an orientation program to become acquainted with the policies, procedures, and services of the University .

Forms

As a new employee you are required to submit the following forms to the University: 

Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9): The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires that you provide documents that establish your identity and authorization to work in the United States. All individuals who accept employment at the University, regardless of their country of birth, must complete INS Form I-9 in the Office of Human Resources, generally before beginning work, but no later than the end of the third work day. A list of acceptable forms of identification is noted on the back of the INS Form I-9 and must be presented with the form. 

You must also complete the necessary state and federal tax forms this incudes the W-4 Form and if you live in Maryland then you must also fill out the Maryland MW507 form, for Virginia it is the VA-4 form and DC it is the D-4 form.

Outside Employment Situations

The University recognizes the right of employees to engage in employment opportunities outside the University. However, outside employment must not conflict with your duties, responsibilities, and regular work schedule at the University. In situations where your outside activities may create serious and justified criticism of the University or where the University’s reputation is jeopardized, you will be discouraged from continuing such activities. You may use accrued vacation and holidays for outside employment if the time off is approved and does not interfere with the normal operations of the department. You may not use University facilities, staff, or other resources in performing work for another employer. Outside employment must not be a conflict of interest.