University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis (“UHSP”) is committed to supporting its academic and research missions with qualified faculty and staff members. In pursuit of these goals, UHSP may conduct background checks on prospective employees or volunteers, after extending a contingent offer and release, current employees transferring to new roles, certain recurring evalautions such as annual motor vehicle record review, upon notice or suspicion of change in background of an employee or volunteer. Background checks help to ensure that individuals are qualified for the job including the required education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities and present minimal or low risk to the institution. Satisfactory completion of the background check process is a prerequisite to beginning employment with UHSP. Individuals who decline to undergo a background check will be disqualified from further consideration for employment with UHSP.
"Background Check Policy" (2008). Human Resources Policies. 2.