Administrative Leave 
At the discretion of the President, employees may be awarded administrative leave for a variety of purposes. Employees seeking administrative leave may make a request for such leave for the purposes of voting, donating blood, interviews at the Institution, and court attendance. A complete description of leave benefits is outlined in the Wallace Community College Personnel Handbook. 
 
Annual Leave 
All regular full-time non-instructional staff earn annual leave per month. A complete description of leave benefits is outlined in the Wallace Community College Personnel Handbook.   
 
Emergency Leave 
In general, an emergency is an unforeseen circumstance that requires immediate action by an employee. In situations where annual and sick leave have been exhausted, the President may approve emergency leave for a non-instructional employee up to a maximum of 3 days (24 hours total) per leave year. Instructional employees are not eligible for emergency leave. 
 
Sick Leave 
All regular full-time instructional faculty earn 7 hours of sick leave each month and non-instructional staff earn 8 hours of sick leave each month. Unused sick leave is rolled over to the following year. Upon retirement, employees are allowed to convert unused sick time into service time for the purpose of retirement. Further retirement benefits may be found on this page under Alabama Teacher’s Retirement. 
 
Personal Leave 
All regular full-time instructional staff earn 35 hours per year of Personal Leave. All regular full-time non-instructional staff earns 16 hours of Personal Leave per year. Unused Personal Leave converts to sick leave if not used. 
 
Professional Leave 
Up to 10 days (80 hours) a year of professional development leave with pay may be granted by the President. 
 
Holidays 
New Year’s Day 
Martin Luther King/Robert E. Lee Birthday 
National Memorial Day 
Independence Day 
Labor Day 
Veterans Day 
Thanksgiving Day 
Day after Thanksgiving Day 
Christmas Eve 
Christmas Day 
5 Additional days locally assigned 

PEEHIP, established in 1983, provides health insurance benefits for active and retired education employees and is governed by the PEEHIP Board of Control.  The Boards of Control elect the Secretary-Treasurer who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the RSA and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the RSA. For more information visit http://www.rsa-al.gov/index.php/members/peehip  

Premium amounts:

  • $30.00 monthly for individual coverage 
  • $207.00 monthly for individual plus non-spouse dependents (no spouse) 
  • $282.00 monthly for individual plus spouse only (no other dependents) 
  • $307.00 monthly for individual plus spouse and other dependents (includes the spousal surcharge) 

If desired, employee may elect four optional coverage plans to include hospital indemnity, cancer, dental, and vision.  

Premium amounts: 

  • $38.00 Cancer, Indemnity, and vision  Individual or Family (cost per month) 
  • $38.00 Dental  Individual (cost per month) 
  • $50.00 Dental  Family

The TRS was established in 1939 to provide benefits to qualified persons employed by state-supported educational institutions.  Responsibility for the management and administration of the TRS is vested in its Board of Control.   The Boards of Control elect the Secretary-Treasurer who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the RSA and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the RSA.  The TRS is a defined benefit plan qualified under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. For more information, visit The Retirement Systems of Alabama. All regular full-time and part-time employees (non-temporary and non- student) who work at least 20 hours per week are required to participate in The Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama.

This tuition waiver program is designed for all full-time instructional and non-instructional employees of The Alabama Community College System and their dependents as defined under by policy.  The program will be coordinated by each institution for employees within The Alabama Community College System. It is the responsibility of the employee and/or dependent to ensure that all documents and forms (requested by the College where the student is enrolled) are submitted and signed by the appropriate personnel in a timely manner prior to submission.

Employees/Dependents at two-year colleges:

  • 1/3 waived after 1st year 
  • 2/3 waived after 2nd year 
  • 3/3 waived after 3rd year 

Wallace Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is the official policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all postsecondary institutions under the control of the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) State Board of Trustees, that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, handicap, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age, or other classification protected by federal or state law, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment.  Wallace Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees.  The College reserves the right to withdraw any job announcement at any time prior to the awarding.

Wallace Community College participates in E-Verify.

Alabama Community College Board of Trustees policy 606.04 Placement of Current Salary Schedules:

​Current year salary schedules adopted by the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees and local salary schedules adopted by the college or entity shall be accessible on the college’s or entity’s website.

Salary Schedules 2020-2021