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Employee Benefits

At IJʿ¼, we prioritize the well-being of our employees. Discover the comprehensive benefits we offer, tailored to both part-time and full-time employees. Join us and experience a supportive work environment that values your growth, health and financial security.

Benefits package overview

This is a brief description of the college’s benefits package for part-time and full-time employees. The intent is to provide a high-level view of benefits. It does not provide a full detailed plan description and does not detail the Collective Bargaining Unit Agreements for each employee union.

Full-Time Faculty and Staff

Benefits Summary

IJʿ¼ reserves the right to change insurance providers.

Medical Insurance

  • insurance.
  • Aetna provider nationwide network.
  • Effective first day of employment.
  • Two coverage options: Employee only or Family.

Dental Insurance

  • Consociate Health for dental coverage.
  • Two coverage options: Employee only or Family.

Vision Insurance

  • Consociate Health for vision coverage.
  • Two coverage options: Employee only or Family.

Life Insurance ( Professional Staff Term Life - All Other Eligible Employee Term Life)

  • Employer-paid benefit.
  • Two times (2x) annual salary.

Long-Term Disability

  • Employer-paid benefit.
  • Employee paid by payroll deduction.
  • Benefit is 50% of base salary after 90-day waiting period.

AFLAC

  • Employee paid by payroll deduction.
  • Supplemental insurance.

Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Employee paid by payroll deduction.
  • Optional for employee, spouse and children.

Voluntary Long-Term Disability

  • Employee paid by payroll deduction.
  • Benefit is 60% of base salary after 90-day waiting period.

Serve You RX Mail Order Pharmacy

  • BHC uses a mandatory mail order pharmacy.
  • Used for maintenance and specialty prescriptions.
  • Generic prescriptions are a $0 cost.

Flexible Spending Account & Dependent Care Spending

  • The amount is payroll deducted on a pre-tax basis.
  • Covers co-pays, deductibles, prescription costs, etc.
  • DCS used for preschools, summer camps, before/after school program and adult day care.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Free counseling, financial, legal services, personal and career growth and more.
  • Available 24 hours per day/365 days a year.

MeMD

  • Employee paid by payroll deduction.
  • Urgent care services.
  • Provided virtually.

Norton LifeLock

  • Employee paid by payroll deduction.
  • Offers two types of coverage: Essential and Premier.
  • Helps protect your identity and devices.
Paid & Unpaid Leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Vacation (not available for nine-month Faculty members)
  • Personal days
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Maternity/paternity leave
  • Military leave
Tuition Benefits

Tuition Reimbursement

  • Full-time employees may receive tuition reimbursement.
  • Only tuition will be subject to reimbursement.
  • More details are available per Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
  • Professional development funds also are available.

Tuition Waiver

  • Applies to college-credit BHC courses.
  • May be used for employee, spouse and employee’s children (under age 25).
  • Only tuition cost will be waived. No other fees or costs of a course will be waived.

Part-Time Staff

Benefits Summary

IJʿ¼ reserves the right to change insurance providers.

Flexible Spending Account & Dependent Care Spending

  • The amount is payroll deducted on a pre-tax basis.
  • Covers co-pays, deductibles, prescription costs, etc.
  • DCS used for preschools, summer camps, before/after school program and adult day care.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Free counseling, financial, legal services, personal and career growth and more.
  • Available 24 hours per day/365 days a year.

MeMD

  • Employee paid by payroll deduction.
  • Urgent care services.
  • Provided virtually.

Norton LifeLock

  • Employee paid by payroll deduction.
  • Offers two types of coverage: Essential and Premier.
  • Helps protect your identity and devices.
Paid and Unpaid Leave
  • Paid holidays (see Collective Bargaining Agreement for specifics)
  • Personal days
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Maternity/paternity leave
  • Military leave
Tuition Benefits

Tuition Reimbursement

  • Part-time employee may receive tuition reimbursement.
  • Only tuition will be subject to reimbursement.
  • More details are available per Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
  • Professional development funds also are available.

Tuition Waiver

  • Six credit hours per semester for BHC courses.
  • May be used for employee, spouse and employee’s children (under age 25).
  • Only tuition cost will be waived; no other fees or costs of a course will be waived.

Adjunct Faculty

Benefits Summary

IJʿ¼ reserves the right to change insurance providers.

Flexible Spending Account & Dependent Care Spending

  • The amount is payroll deducted on a pre-tax basis.
  • Covers co-pays, deductibles, prescription costs, etc.
  • DCS used for preschools, summer camps, before/after school program and adult day care.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Free counseling, financial, legal services & more.
  • Available 24 hours per day/365 days a year.

MeMD

  • Employee paid by payroll deduction.
  • Urgent care services.
  • Provided virtually.

Norton LifeLock

  • Employee paid by payroll deduction.
  • Offers two types of coverage: Essential and Premier.
  • Helps protect your identity and devices.
Sick and Personal Leave
  • No paid/unpaid leave for adjuncts.
  • Three absence days per semester.

All Employees

Retirement Benefits

403(b) Plan (PDF)

State University Retirement (SURS) (PDF)

  • State requirement for employees who meet minimum criteria of employment.

SURS Deferred Compensation Plan (DCP) - 457(b) plan (PDF)

  • This is an additional optional SURS retirement plan.

Recognized Holidays & Recess*

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth (when it falls on a weekday)
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Day (varies depending upon the year)
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Holiday Recess - week between Christmas and New Year's

* Holidays may vary. Please refer to Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA) for official listing.
Calendar is tentative and subject to change.

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