Regular and Grant Funded Part-Time Staff Employees (20 hours+)

This is a summary of benefits only. For details and requirements, please see the Benefits webpage.

Summary of Benefits

Benefit

Cost

Eligible

About the Plan

Medical Insurance

College and employee contribute.

1st of the month after date of hire

Hospital and medical services through Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Dental Insurance

College contributes cost of Individual coverage under Base Plan towards all plans and coverage levels. Employees pay difference.

1st of the month after date of hire

Diagnostic, preventive, & restorative services through Delta Dental of Mass.

Vision Plan

100% Employee Paid

1st of the month after date of hire

Vision services and eyewear through EyeMed. 

Short Term Disability

College pays 100%

After three months

Following 14 consecutive calendar days of disability, the College continues to pay 60% of salary up to 180 calendar days. Short Term Disability is coordinated with state-mandated benefits; see Leaves of Absence and Time Off webpage for more information.

Long Term Disability

College pays 100%

After six months

Following six months of disability, a monthly income of 60% base salary up to insurance certificate maximum. Duration is based on age at disability.

Group Life Insurance

College pays 100%

1st of the month after date of hire

Life Insurance equal to twice basic annual salary, to a maximum of $700,000

403(b) Tax-Deferred Annuity Plan

100% voluntary contribution

Upon Employment

Employee may contribute on a pre-tax basis to Transamerica.

Retirement Plans

College contributes 9% of Salary

Employee contributes 3% of salary

1st of the month after one year of eligible service.

403(b) Annuity Plan: Employee must contribute (condition of employment) on a pre-tax basis to Transamerica.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Employee pays 100%

1st of the month after date of hire

Pre-tax health and dependent care reimbursement accounts

Transportation Benefit

 

College subsidizes or reimburses eligible parking/transit expenses.

 

 

Upon employment

See Transit & Parking Benefits.

Vacation

NA

Upon employment

Pro-rated; Varies with scheduled hours. See  Leaves of Absence and Time Off webpage for more information.

Sick Leave

NA

Upon employment

Pro-rated; Varies with scheduled hours, years of service. See Leaves of Absence and Time Off webpage   for more information.

Personal Days

NA

After one year of service

Pro-rated; based on 3 days per year for full-time staff. See Leaves of Absence and Time Off webpage for more information.

Tuition Benefit for Employee’s Child at Emerson College

College pays a pro-rated amount

After two years (26+ hour staff)

If accepted into Emerson College, pro-rated tuition for any of the College’s degree programs 

COBRA

Employee pays 100%

Upon termination of employment or qualifying event

Continuation of health and dental for employee and/or covered dependents

Employee Assistance Program

College pays 100%

Upon Employment

Evaluation/referrals; family/emotional issues; child & elder care, etc.

Learn more about other benefits.

Employees, their spouses, and dependents are responsible for any tax consequences resulting from benefits received by them from the College (i.e. graduate courses).

 

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