Policy - GCFB

     POLICY:  GCFB

          EFFECTIVE DATE: 3/2/16     

CANCELS SHEET DATED:  1/5/00 

REVIEWED BY POLICY COMMITTEE: 6/17/03, 1/20/16

 

 

 

RECRUITING AND HIRING OF ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

 

 

In response to An Act to Promote Equity of Opportunity for Women in Administrative Positions in the Public School System (PL 1990, Chap. 889), the RSU #74 Board affirms its commitment to the strict prohibition of discrimination in employment on the basis of race, national origin, religion, sex, age, or disability, and to the principle of affirmative action to obtain wide and representative candidate pools.

 

In accordance with 20-A MRSA, Section 1001.13, the Superintendent shall prepare a procedure designed to ensure nondiscriminatory practice in recruitment and hiring for all positions requiring administrator certification, as well as to result in selection of the most qualified candidates.  This procedure shall be attached hereto as GCFB-R, and shall be reviewed periodically.

 

Moreover, upon each occasion of administrative vacancy, the Superintendent shall review the procedure and make appropriate adaptations as may be warranted by special circumstances.  In the case of a vacancy in the Superintendency, the RSU #74 Board shall review the procedure, adapting as appropriate.

 

In accordance with 20-A MRSA, Section 4502.4-A, the units Affirmative Action Plan shall include:  a description of the status of RSU #74’s nondiscriminatory administrator hiring practice; plans for in-service training programs on gender equity for teachers, administrators and the RSU #74 Board; and the relationship of the above to the States five-year (5) goal for the employment of women in administrative positions.

 

 

 

Legal Reference:       5 MRSA, Section 4576

                                      20-A MRSA, Sections 6, 254.8-10, 256.1, 7, 1001.13, 4502.4A, 13011.6, 13019-A.1D, 13019-B.1C

 

Cross Reference:       AC - Nondiscrimination/Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

                                      GBJC - Retention of Application Materials

                                      GCFB-R - Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff Administrative Procedure