Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

It is the policy of the Field Museum to administer all phases of its employment activities without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or partnership status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship status, military service or discharge status, arrest record, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. These activities include, but are not limited to employment, advertising, recruitment, hiring, placement, supervision, training, promotions, transfers, separations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment. The Field Museum affirms its position by complying fully with the spirit and the letter of the provisions of local, state, and federal laws dealing with employment and personnel practices.

The Field Museum strives to create a working environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, and that promotes human dignity among all staff. Realizing that good relations between co-workers are an integral part of job satisfaction, the Field Museum strives to create a climate of mutual respect among all employees.

Any staff member found in violation of this policy may be subject to disciplinary action under the Museum’s Anti-Harassment Policy and Complaint Procedure, up to and including termination. Staff should immediately report any violations of this policy to his or her immediate supervisor or Human Resources.

The policy described here is subject to change at any time. New and related policies, procedures, regulations or revisions thereto, may be established or revised by the Field Museum at any time without notice.

Approved on January 23, 2017 by President Richard Lariviere.