Tools and samples are available through the Recruitment and Hiring Toolkits located at:

Position Announcements, Required Language: 

The university has incorporated the equal employment opportunity clause in all position announcements, purchase orders, leases, contracts, etc., covered by Executive Order

11246, as amended, and its implementation regulations. That clause reads:

  • “New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; Minorities, Females, Veterans, and those with a Disability are encouraged to apply.”

A shortened version is also authorized:

  • “NMSU an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer”


OFCCP recently released an updated employment referral resource directory which lists government and nonprofit organizations as references to assist federal contractors’ hiring of qualified applicants. ERRD was developed as a compliance assistance tool to help federal contractors identify local job referral services for veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and minority groups. It is located at