Adelphi University is committed to providing a safe learning and working environment for its students, faculty and staff. Therefore, the University will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be tendered.

Policy Statement

Adelphi University is committed to providing a safe learning and working environment for its students, faculty and staff. Therefore, the University will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be tendered.

Reason for Policy

This policy supports the university’s efforts to minimize institutional risk, provide a safe environment, and assist hiring authorities in making sound hiring decisions.

Who Is Governed by this Policy

Faculty and Staff

Policy

All employment verifications, reference requests and other third party requests for information about current or former employees must be completed by the Office of Human Resources.

All employment verifications or requests must be forwarded to the Office of Human Resources.  The Office of Human Resources will only verify dates of employment and the last (current) job title held.  Salary verification will only be provided for financially-related matters – mortgages, apartment complexes, etc.  No information will be provided to any source without written approval from the employee (with the exception of subpoenaed information), unless such disclosure is required by law.

Definitions

This policy does not have definitions associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Forms

This policy does not have forms associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Related Information

This policy does not have related information at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.

Document History

  • Last Reviewed Date: April 9, 2018
  • Last Revised Date:
  • Policy Origination Date:

Who Approved This Policy

Jane Fisher, Director of Employment, Employee and Labor Relations

Contacts

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