Organizational Effectiveness

Campus Address
121-50 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 50
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States

As the university’s statement on diversity asserts, “a rich diversity of people and the many points of view they bring serve to enhance the quality of the educational experience.” Given this fact, the university strives to recruit, hire, and retain staff and faculty from all backgrounds and communities.

This section of the Supervisors’ Toolbox focuses on ensuring opportunities, treating people fairly, and respecting the work and contributions of all employees.

    Training Materials

    Videos, handouts, and more from Supervisor Training@Iowa courses

    Policy Guide

    Links to key policies related to diversity, equity, and inclusion

    Diversity Info and Resources

    Ensuring opportunities are open and visible to everyone

    Equity Info and Resources

    Assuring fair practices and policies that help us all thrive

    Inclusion Info and Resources

    Building a community where everybody participates and achieves

    Where to Go for Help

    College/Org Senior HR Leaders and Faculty HR Contacts: Begin here with questions about diversity, equity, and inclusion. Your local senior HR leader or faculty HR contact can refer to other resources as needed.

    The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE): Housed within the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, The Office of Institutional Equity is charged with implementing equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity policies at the UI.

    Contact the Office of Institutional Equity with questions about:

    • UI policies and federal and state laws and regulations

    • Equal employment opportunity compliance

    • Discrimination concerns and complaints

    • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance

    Title IX Coordinator: The university’s Title IX coordinator ensures compliance with federal laws barring discrimination on the basis of sex, including in employment.

    Contact the Title IX coordinator with questions about:

    • Policies and practices related to Title IX

    • Sex discrimination concerns and complaints, including sexual harassment

    Faculty and Staff Disability Services: A unit of University Human Resources, Faculty and Staff Disability Services consults with employees and departments on matters related to employment and health conditions. Its goal: Helping people with disabilities feel welcome and supported.

    Contact Faculty and Staff Disability Services with questions about:

    • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and workplace accommodations for people with disabilities

    • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

    • Parental and medical leave