Equal Opportunity and Diversity Division

At MoDOT we value diversity and recognize how the power of differences impact our employee engagement. The Equal Opportunity and Diversity Division researches, develops, coordinates and implements initiatives that advance MoDOT values of an inclusive work environment to ensure equitable opportunities exist for all employees.

Diversity Statement

The variety of differences and experiences that make each of us valuable to the team.

Inclusion Statement

Creating an environment that invites participation, encourages mutual respect and sensitivity for everyone.

Equity Statement

 A system that aligns policies, practices and resources to eliminate barriers and ensure access to available opportunities for everyone.


Youth Transportation Conference

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) sponsors an annual Youth Transportation Conference each summer. Thirty students are selected from across the state to attend this conference in Jefferson City, Missouri. The six day conference is free to 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders, with participants staying overnight on the campus of Lincoln U...

Mentoring Program

A mentorship is a nurturing relationship between two MoDOT employees, where one person invests time, energy and personal knowledge in assisting the growth and development of another person. The mentorship requires the mentor and mentee to work together to reach specific goals and to provide sufficient feedback to ensure that the goals are reached.

Diversity Plan

The Diversity Plan (DP) is the department's Affirmative Action Plan (AAP). It is a plan of positive action to overcome the present effects of past policies or practices that were barriers to equal employment of Women, African-Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, Asian/Pacific Islanders, American Indians and any other groups that have been found historical...

Partners in Education

The Partners in Education program is organized through the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce. Their mission is to promote the collaboration of the Jefferson City area business and education communities, provide programs that enable students to achieve academic excellence and enhance economic growth with quality schools.

Employee Advisory Council

The department recognizes one of the most integral components of our workforce is to respect and appreciate the values, ideas, cultures and backgrounds of others. The Employee Advisory Council was established to foster and enhance a positive and supportive work environment among the department employees by assisting management with cultural diversi...

Our staff is located at:

Missouri Department of Transportation

Equal Opportunity and Diversity Division

601 W Main St - Annex Building

PO Box 270

Jefferson City, Mo 65102

Phone: (573)526-5611

Fax: (573)526-5918

Email: equalopportunity@modot.mo.gov