Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Mission Statement

The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) insures that the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is in compliance with federal and state laws, executive orders, and University and campus policies and procedures pertaining to EEO/AA matters.

The Director advises the Chancellor, administrators, faculty and staff on all matters related to EEO/AA programs and compliance guidelines; develops, implements and conducts educational training programs and workshops on sexual harassment and discrimination; advises search committees; oversees the campus affirmative action programs and prepares the annual affirmative action plan updates; prepares other federally mandated reports; conducts fact-finding investigations of discrimination complaints filed under University procedures; investigates and prepares campus responses to charges filed with external agencies; produces educational materials to publicize EEO/AA information to students and employees.

Training Programs & Resources

Federal and State EEO/AA Links