Student Assistant Application
Texas Government Code Section 657.007, states an employment preference may be extended to qualified veterans, surviving spouses and orphans in the event there are two or more individuals equally qualified for a position. It must be given at the time of final selection. To claim veteran's preference, verifying documentation must be submitted to the employment office.
Texas Government Code Section 672.001, states an employment preference must be extended to an applicant that is 25 years of age or under and was under the permanent managing conservatorship of the DFPS as a foster child on the day preceding their 18th birthday. Such preference is to be granted over other applicants who do not have a greater qualification. To claim preference, verifying documentation must be submitted to the employment office.
It is the policy of Texas Tech that in all aspects of its operations each person shall be considered solely on the basis of qualifications, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disabilities or Vietnam-era veteran status, refusal to submit to a genetic test, or any other legally protected class. With few exceptions, you have the right to request and be informed about the information that Texas Tech collects about you. You are entitled to receive and review that information upon request. You also have the right to ask Texas Tech to correct any information that is determined to be false.