Mount Vernon Nazarene University

Staff Handbook

Employment Policies

MOUNT VERNON NAZARENE UNIVERSITY DOES NOT UNLAWFULLY DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, OR MILITARY SERVICE. AS A RELIGIOUS EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION OPERATING UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, THE UNIVERSITY IS PERMITTED BY LAW TO CONSIDER RELIGIOUS BELIEFS AND PRACTICES IN MAKING EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS, AND THE UNIVERSITY DOES SO TO ACHIEVE ITS MISSION. THE UNIVERSITY REQUIRES AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT THAT ALL EMPLOYEES SUBSCRIBE TO THE STANDARDS OF THE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE AND CONDUCT THEIR LIVES IN ACCORDANCE THEREWITH.

ANY EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP WITH THE UNIVERSITY IS "AT WILL", WHICH MEANS THAT THE EMPLOYEE MAY RESIGN AT ANY TIME AND MOUNT VERNON NAZARENE UNIVERSITY MAY DISCHARGE THE EMPLOYEE AT ANY TIME, WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE.

THE PROVISIONS COMBINED HEREIN DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT. THE UNIVERSITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THIS HANDBOOK AT ANY TIME IF DETERMINED TO BE FOR THE GOOD OF MOUNT VERNON NAZARENE UNIVERSITY.