Cape Fear Community College considers veteran’s preference for hiring decisions as defined in N.C.General Statute §128-15.
Employment preference for veterans and their spouses or surviving spouses:
a. It shall be the policy of Cape Fear Community College that, in appreciation for their service to this State and this country during a period of war, and in recognition of the time and advantage lost toward the pursuit of a civilian career, eligible veterans shall be granted preference in employment with CFCC when the qualifications and experience of the final candidates for a position are generally
b. As used in this section:
1. “A period of war” includes World War I (April 16, 1917, through November 11, 1918), World War II (December 7, 1941, through December 31, 1946), the Korean Conflict (June 27, 1950, through January 31, 1955), the period of time between January 31, 1955, and the end of the hostilities in Vietnam (May 7, 1975), or any other campaign, expedition, or engagement for which a campaign badge or medal is authorized by the United States Department of Defense.
2. “Veteran” means a person who served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty, for reasons other than training, and has been discharged under other than dishonorable conditions.
3. “Eligible veteran” means:
• A veteran who served during a period of war; or
• The spouse of a disabled veteran; or
• The surviving spouse or dependent of a veteran who dies on active
duty during a period of war either directly or indirectly as the result of
such service; or
• A veteran who suffered a disabling injury for service-related reasons
during peacetime; or
• The spouse of a veteran described in subdivision d. of this subsection;
• The surviving spouse or dependent of a person who served in the
Armed Forces of the United States on active duty, for reasons other than training, who dies for service-related reasons during peacetime.
The President or the Board will take into consideration veteran status in accordance with NC state law if two or more candidates are generally equally qualified for the position based upon qualifications and experience