1.03 Hiring and Selection Policy

I. Posting of a Vacancy

Vacancies may be posted in accordance with the Employment Postings and Background Procedures and may be posted in the manner deemed appropriate by the College, which includes external, internal, confidential posting, and/or no posting.

II. Recruitment and Selection

A. Central Piedmont Community College recruits employees for all job classes without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other legally protected classification.

B. The college encourages the participation of faculty and staff in the recruitment of excellent job candidates. In our hiring decisions, Central Piedmont will provide an employment preference for veterans and their spouses or surviving spouses, as defined in North Carolina General Statutes 128-15 and per the North Carolina Administrative Code.

The college will take into consideration veteran status in accordance with North Carolina state law if two or more candidates are generally equally qualified for the position based upon qualifications and experience.

III. Background Checks

A criminal records check and a credit check, where applicable, of an individual's county, state, and/or federal criminal history will be conducted on all applicants for employment who accept an offer of employment or re-employment, pursuant to the Employment: Postings and Background Checks Procedures. For this purpose, re-employment is defined as a lapse of employment exceeding 12 consecutive months.

Refusal to consent to a background check, providing false information, failing to provide information, or any other reason deemed appropriate by the College may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination or withdrawal of an offer of employment.

Related Procedures

Employment Postings and Background Checks Procedures


Changes approved by the Board of Trustees on March 4, 2015; May 6, 2020

Changes approved by Cabinet on September 16, 2002; June 18, 2007; August 4, 2008; August 30, 2010