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For a link to the Applicant Demographic Data Survey, please contact the department that holds the position you are applying.

Privacy Notification Statement

(Revised February 22, 2010 for U5605)

The State of California Information Practices Act of 1977 requires the University to provide the following information to individuals who are asked to supply personal information about themselves.

  1. The principal purpose for requesting the information on this form is to comply with the following Federal requirements: (i) Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; (ii) Executive Order 11246, as amended; (iii) Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended; (iv) Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; (v) Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (20usc 1094 (a) (17)); and (vi) Section 490 of the Higher Education Amendments of 1992 (P.L. 102-325), as well as relevant implementing regulations.
  2. The information supplied on this form is kept confidential. It is used for required aggregated workforce data reporting to the federal government and for internal workforce statistical analysis, reporting, and outreach. It will be given to government agencies responsible for civil rights laws only when requested, or as otherwise required by law. The aggregated workforce data serves as a tool to the administration of campus equal employment opportunity/affirmative action and human resources programs. The information supplied on this form will be used only as described.
  3. Furnishing the information requested on this form is voluntary. There is no penalty for not completing the form.
  4. Individuals have the right to review their own records in accordance with University personnel policies and collective bargaining agreements. Information on applicable policies and agreements can be obtained from campus or Office of the President human resources and academic personnel offices.
  5. The University offices responsible for maintaining the information supplied on this form are the UC Human Resources Office and UC Academic Advancement Office, and campus Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Offices.

Definitions

AMERICAN INDIAN or ALASKAN NATIVE: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America including Central America and who maintains a tribal affiliation and community attachment.

ASIAN:
  • Chinese/Chinese-American: Persons having origins in any of the original peoples of China.
  • Filipino/Pilipino: Persons having origins in any of the original peoples of the Philippine Islands.
  • Japanese/Japanese-American: Persons having origins in any of the original peoples of Japan.
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Island.
  • Pakistani/East Indian: Persons having origins in any of the original peoples of the Indian subcontinent (e.g., India and Pakistan).
  • Other Asian: Persons having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East (including Korea), Southeast Asia.

BLACK/AFRICAN-AMERICAN (not of Hispanic origin): A person having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa.

HISPANIC/LATINO:

  • Mexican/Mexican-American/Chicano: Persons of Mexican culture or origin regardless of race.
  • Latin-American/Latino: Persons of Latin American (e.g., Central American, South American, Cuban, Puerto Rican) culture or origin regardless of race.
  • Other Spanish/Spanish-American: Persons of Spanish culture or origin, not included in any of the Hispanic categories listed above.

WHITE (not of Hispanic origin): A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.

INDIVIDUAL WITH A DISABILITY
An individual with a disability is a person who has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of such person's major life activities, or who has a record of such impairment.

VIETNAM ERA VETERAN:
Vietnam-Era Veteran means a person who:

  1. Served on active duty for a period of more than 180 days, and was discharged or released therefrom with other than a dishonorable discharge, if any part of such active duty occurred: a. in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961, and May 7, 1975; or b. between August 5, 1964, and May 7, 1975, in all other cases; or
  2. Was discharged or released from active duty for a service-connected disability, if any part of such active duty was performed; a. in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961, and May 7,1975; or b. between August 5, 1964, and May 7,1975, in all other cases.

WAR/CAMPAIGN/EXPEDITION VETERAN
War/Campaign/Expedition Veteran means: A veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized. For a list of officially recognized campaigns, please visit the U.S. Office of Personnel Management website at: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/hire/hrp/vetguide

DISABLED VETERAN
Disabled Veteran means:

  1. A veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or
  2. A person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

ARMED FORCES SERVICE MEDAL VETERAN
Armed Forces Service Medal Veteran means: A veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in the United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. To identify the military operations that meet this criterion, check your DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty.

RECENTLY SEPARATED VETERAN
Any veteran during the three year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service.

All questions regarding ethnic, veterans, or disabled identification should be directed to the UC Santa Barbara Office of Equal Opportunity & Sexual Harassment/Title IX Compliance.