Rutgers University is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse and welcoming workplace – an environment of excellence in which all individuals can participate to the full level of their capabilities, realize their aspirations and contribute to the increasingly global society in which we live.
OEE investigates complaints of discrimination and harassment based on membership in a protected class, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, workplace violence and Conscientious Employee Protection Policy violations.
OEE is responsbile for coordinating the university's efforts to provide reasonable accommodations based on a staff employee's disability.
OEE is responsbile for coordinating the university's efforts to provide reasonable accommodations based on a staff employee's religious observances and/or practices.
OEE ensures Rutgers' compliance with state and federal equal opportunity employment and affirmative action laws and regulations.
OEE oversees the Unlawful Harassment Prevention Program, provides in-person training sessions on harassment, discrimination, disability, and affirmative action for deparments and academic units and maintains a DVD library for training material.