It shall be the policy of Isothermal Community College that, in appreciation for their service to this State and this country during a period of war, and in recognition of the time and advantage lost toward the pursuit of a civilian career, eligible veterans shall be granted the following preference in employment at the College.
As used in this section:
The College will grant a preference to all applicants that are eligible veterans as defined above and are citizens of the State of North Carolina. This preference applies to initial employment with the College and extends to other employment events including subsequent hiring, promotion, reassignment or transfer.
Nothing in this policy shall prevent the College from selecting the best qualified applicant or candidate for any position whether by initial employment, promotion, reassignment or lateral transfer. In order to claim veterans’ preference, eligible veterans must meet the minimum training and experience requirements for the position and must be capable of performing the duties assigned to the position. Status as an eligible veteran does not guarantee employment with the College.
To claim veterans’ preference, all eligible persons shall submit to the College a DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with the a complete application packet.
Policy Number: 301-01-02BP
Adopted: May 12, 2009
Amended: May 11, 2010