Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

Butler University Privacy Statement for Recruitment and Employment

Thank you for your interest in a position at Butler University.  Butler University is an equal opportunity employer that values and is committed to a campus community that reflects diverse populations and cultures.  By using Butler University’s online application system, you consent to the terms of this privacy statement.

Butler University endeavors to protect the privacy of personal information.  The personal information requested is collected solely for assessing your application for employment (If you are successful in obtaining a position, your personal information will form part of your employment record).  By submitting your application to Butler University, you consent to the collection and use of the information provided for this purpose.  Failure to provide requested information could result in the College’s inability to assess and advance your application.  Material omissions and/or falsifications may result in an offer of employment being rescinded or immediate termination of employment. 

Background Checks

By submitting your application, you further authorize Butler University to investigate all statements contained in your application for employment as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision.  Any offers of employment will be contingent upon completion of a successful background check.  The information collected by Butler University, as part of a background check, will be used only by Butler University and only for determining your suitability for employment.  In conducting a background check, Butler University will comply with the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act and applicable state laws, including providing you with any required notices and forms.    Consistent with legal requirements, Butler University reserves the right to require you to sign a background check authorization and release form as a condition of employment.


To protect your privacy, Butler University limits disclosure of personal information to Butler University and designated agents of Butler University, including but not limited to third party companies that conduct background checks on behalf of Butler University.  Your information may also be disclosed pursuant to a subpoena or if otherwise required by law.

Accommodation Requests

Applicants with disabilities or pregnancy-related conditions, who require an accommodation in order to complete this application or otherwise participate in the application or interview process, are encouraged to contact the Human Resources Department by emailing or calling 317-940-9355.  Information disclosed in connection with accommodation requests will be kept confidential.