Employment Policies

Notice of Non-Discrimination
NCC does not discriminate against any person in employment or educational opportunities because of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, or based on an individual's actual or perceived disability, or on a person's association with a person with a disability.  The Vice President for Administrative Affairs has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination policies, to accept discrimination/ harassment complaints from members of the college community, and to monitor the institution's compliance with state and federal non-discrimination laws and regulations.

Helene M. Whitaker
Vice President
Administrative Affairs
College Center 415
Phone: 610.861.5496
Title IX, Title VII and ADA/504 Coordinator

TITLE IX - Sexual Discrimination, Harassment, Violence
Northampton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs or activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination. Northampton Community College complies with Title IX and has designated the following individuals to serve as the Title IX Coordinator and the Title IX Deputy Coordinators:

Title IX Coordinator
Helene Whitaker Vice President for Administrative Affairs
College Center 415-A

Title IX Deputy Coordinator
Mitchell E. Murtha, Director, Judicial Affairs/Assistant to the Vice President, Student Affairs
College Center 201

Title IX Deputy Coordinator
Belinda A. Austin, Associate Dean, Student & College Services
Monroe 148-C

Any student, employee, or applicant for employment or admission to the College who believes that he or she has been discriminated against on the basis of sex, may file a complaint with the Title IX Coordinator or either Deputy Coordinator. The Title IX Coordinator or Deputy Coordinator will assist the complainant to resolve the complaint in a prompt and equitable manner.  Their responsibilities include: (1) tracking and monitoring incidents, including sex discrimination and sexual misconduct; (2) ensuring that the College responds effectively to each complaint; and (3) where appropriate, conducting investigations of particular situations. The Title IX Coordinator has the ultimate oversight responsibility over the Deputy Coordinators.

Statement on Diversity
We encourage and support equity in our educational programs, policies, campus life, employment, extracurricular activities and community involvement.

In our efforts to value diverse voices and perspectives, we strive to:

  • Provide equal opportunity and equal access to education.
  • Recruit and retain a diverse student body, faculty and staff.
  • Promote a campus climate where respect for and appreciation of differences are priorities, and where individuals co-exist without prejudice or bigotry.
  • Integrate multicultural perspectives throughout the curricula.
  • Analyze the diverse needs of our constituents and ensure that our services, organizational structures and institutional priorities address them.

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