Policy Number: 14

Employment Eligibility

Subject:

Eligibility requirements for employees

Scope:

Prospective employees

Date Reviewed: February 2008

Responsible Office: Human Resources and the Office of International Affairs

Responsible Executive: Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

I.     POLICY AND GENERAL STATEMENT

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ("university"), in accordance with state and federal laws and with its own criteria for faculty and staff, requires prospective employees to meet the eligibility requirements described in this policy in order to be employed by the university.

Prospective employees must be eligible for employment, provide accurate information regarding education and experience, pass required background checks, provide accurate references verifying previous employment, be free from infectious tuberculosis, and pass a physical assessment as necessary to be eligible for employment at the university.

Any falsification of information on an employment application or any other record will immediately disqualify the applicant from further consideration. In addition, Human Resources may initiate proceedings for immediate dismissal against any employee if it becomes evident the employee's application information was falsified.

II.     PROCEDURE

Specific procedural steps are outlined in the Employment Eligibility Guidelines.

III.     CONTACTS

ContactTelephoneEmail/Web Address
Human Resources - Employment Services' Team 713-500-3130 http://hr.uth.tmc.edu/Employment_Services/employment_staff.html
Office of International Affairs 713-500-3176

utoiahoustonl@uth.tmc.edu

http://www.uth.tmc.edu/intlaffairs/