Human Resources

Full-Time Term Faculty

This is a summary of benefits only. For details and requirements, please ask Human Resources for the plan document, ECCAAUP collective bargaining agreement (CBA), employee handbook, or other controlling document.

Summary of Benefits

Benefit

Cost

Eligible

About the Plan

Medical Insurance

College pays 75%

Employee pays 25%

1st of the month after date of hire

Hospital and medical services through Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

(CBA 16.3.3)

Dental Insurance

College pays 100% for Individual

Employee pays difference for family coverage

1st of the month after date of hire

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

(CBA 16.3.3)

Short Term Disability

 

College pays 100%

 

After three months of qualifying service

College pays 100% for first 30 consecutive calendar days of disability, then 60% for up to 150 additional consecutive calendar days. (CBA 14.1.2)

Long Term Disability

 

College pays 100%

 

After six months of qualifying service

Following six months of disability, a monthly income of 60% base salary up to max benefit. Duration is based on age at disability for a bona fide leave as defined by the plan

Group Life Insurance

 

College pays 100%

 

After one year of employment

Life Insurance equal to twice basic annual salary, to a maximum of $700,000. At ages 70 & 75 the coverage amount is reduced.

(CBA 16.6)

403(b) Tax Deferred Annuity Plan

100% voluntary contribution

Upon Employment

Faculty member may contribute on a pre-tax basis to Transamerica.

Retirement Plans

College contributes 9% of Salary

Employee contributes 3% of salary

 

After 12 months of employment and at least 26 years of age.

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

The eligibility provision is not retroactive for Term Faculty Members hired prior to January 1, 2018. (CBA 16.2.3)

Workers’ Compensation

College pays 100% of premium

Upon Employment

Compensation (60% wage replacement) for on-the-job injury or death  

(CBA 16.7)

Flexible Spending Accounts

Employee pays 100%

1st of the month after date of hire

Pre-tax health and dependent care reimbursement accounts

Subsidized Parking

College subsidizes the pooled cost

Eligible on date of hire.

College subsidizes pooled cost at Boston Common Garage. Eligible on date of hire. Not eligible if receiving benefit under subsidized transit plan. (CBA 16.14)

Transportation Benefit

 

College subsidizes up to $42.25 per month.

 

Upon Employment

College subsidizes up to $42.25 toward the cost of public transit orders on WageWorks. Alternatively can elect Blue Bikes annual subscription 100% covered by Emerson. Not eligible if participating in subsidized parking. (CBA 16.15)

Tuition Benefit For Faculty Member

College pays 100%

Next Registration

Up to 4 credits per semester for Emerson Courses

(CBA 16.10)

Tuition Benefit for Member's Spouse

College pays 100% Next Registration Up to 4 credits per semester for Emerson Courses

Tuition Benefit for Member's Child at Emerson College

College pays 100%

After two years of service

If accepted into Emerson College, full tuition for any of the College’s degree programs

(CBA 16.10)

Tuition Benefit for Member's Child at other colleges

College pays $2000

After two years of service

Emerson reimburses tuition paid to another accredited college

(CBA 16.10)

Tuition Benefit for Member's Child through Tuition Exchange

Varies by Institution

After two years, may apply for scholarship

If awarded a TE scholarship, child may attend a participating institution with free or reduced admission.

(CBA 16.10)

COBRA

Employee pays 100%

Upon termination of employment or qualifying event

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

(CBA 16.10)

Employee Assistance Program

College pays 100%

Upon Employment

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

(CBA 16.10)

Learn more about additional benefits » 

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

If you have any questions, please submit a request.

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