Benefits Chart




Sick Leave

7 hours per month 
May accumulate an unlimited number


Annual Leave

Not applicable 
(Off between terms)

​0-4 years: 8 hours per month
5-9 years: 10 hours per month
10-14 years: 12 hours per month
15-19 years: 14 hours per month
20+ year: 16 hours per month
May accumulate up to 480 hours

Personal Leave

35 hours per year 
(converts to sick leave if not used)

16 hours per year
(converts to sick leave if not used)

Emergency Leave

Not applicable

President may approve up to a maximum of 3 days (24 hours) per year (or prorated) when all annual and sick leave have been exhausted (see Personnel Handbook)


15 (4 locally assigned)

15 (4 locally assigned)

Contracted Work Days

175 (fall and spring terms) 
54 (summer term)
Total for year:  229



Tier I – Pays 7.50% monthly.  State matches 12.36% (effective 10/1/20)

Tier II – Pays 6.0% monthly. State matches 11.22% (effective 10/01/20)


Health Insurance

Pays $207.00 individual plus non-spouse dependents (no spouse).

Pays $282.00 individual plus spouse only (no other dependents).

Pays $307.00 family with spouse coverage (this includes the spousal surcharge).

Pays $30.00 monthly for single coverage.

Tobacco use is $50 monthly.

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

Institution matches $800.00 monthly (effective 09/01/18).


Duty Hours

7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
(hours vary by campus)

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday
7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Friday
(hours vary by campus)

Tuition Assistance

Employees/Dependents at two-year colleges:

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


Note:   If an employee has any service prior to January 1, 2013, the employee will be classified as a Tier 1 participant. Employees hired on or after January 1, 2013, are classified as Tier 2 participants. Employee is vested after 10 years in Retirement System. Additional information regarding retirement may be obtained from the Retirement System website.

Tier 1: Employee may retire after 25 years of service or upon attaining age 60 with at least 10 years of service.

Tier 2: Employee may retire after 10 years of service and has attained the age of 62. After the employee is eligible for retirement, he/she may apply unused sick leave toward retirement. If employee leaves the system before becoming vested, he/she may withdraw all deposits. If employee dies while covered by Retirement System, and before retirement his/her beneficiary receives $15,000 life insurance, one year’s salary, and all payments made to the Retirement System.