Policy Number: 14
Eligibility requirements for employees
Prospective and current employees
- Date Reviewed:
- January 2016
- 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 and current 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 may 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.
Failure by the employee to maintain current licensures and certifications required for the position may result in an unpaid leave of absence or separation from the University.
Specific procedural steps are outlined in the Employment Eligibility Guidelines.
- Human Resources - Employment Services' Team
- Office of International Affairs