Hourly Full Time

Saint Mary's College Benefits in Brief for Hourly Full Time Staff

June 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018

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BENEFIT

WHO PAYS

 

WHAT YOU RECEIVE

Health Insurance
Anthem PPO

Saint Mary's & You

Two (2) Preferred Provider Option (PPO) medical plans are available for single and family coverage. Coverage is available on your employment date. 

Dental Insurance
Lincoln Dental
Saint Mary's & You

Three (3) dental plan options are available including options for single and family coverage. Coverage is available on your employment date.

Vision Insurance
UnitedHealthCare 

You

Two (2) vision plans are available including family, employee + 1, and single coverage options. Coverage is available the first of the month following your employment date.

Basic Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Lincoln Finanical Group

Saint Mary's & You

Coverage in amount equal to 200% of basic annual earnings with a maximum benefit of $50,000.

Optional Life Insurance
Lincoln Financial Group

You

Employees may purchase insurance equal up to 7 times the employee’s annual base salary rounded to the nearest thousand to a maximum of $500,000.  Premiums are based on age-banded rates.  Evidence of Insurability may be required.

Spousal Life Insurance
Lincoln Financial Group

 You

Spousal life insurance is available equal up to 3.5 times the employee’s annual base salary rounded to the nearest thousand not to exceed 50% of the employees elected optional life amount.  Evidence of Insurability may be required.

Dependent Life Insurance

Lincoln Financial Group

You

Dependent life insurance is available for children aged 14 days – 19 years (25 if full time student) based on the following increments of $2,000, $5,000, $10,000 or $20,000.  Employee must be enrolled in optional life insurance.

403(b) Retirement Plan
TIAA-CREF

Saint Mary's

Employees are covered under the Teacher’s Insurance and Annuity Association- College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF). 

The program is vested immediately.  The level of participation is as follows:  After one year of service, but less than five years, the College will contribute 3% of the employee’s salary into the plan. After five years of service, but less than ten years, the College will contribute 6% of the employee’s salary into the plan.  After ten years of service, the College will contribute 10% of the employee’s salary into the plan.

Tax-Deferred Annuity Options

Saint Mary's

Participation is optional.  By means of a salary reduction agreement, a portion of your taxable income is set aside for retirement benefits.  Variety of investment options available.

Flexible Spending Accounts
Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts

You

There are two Flexible Spending Accounts, the Health Care Spending Account(maximum $2,650/employee) and the Dependent Care Spending Account (maximum $5,000/family), that enable you to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for eligible health care or dependent care out-of-pocket expenses. Participation is optional. 

Long Term Disability
Lincoln Financial Group

Saint Mary's

After six months of total disability, plan provides 60% of salary up to $10,000 per month.  Plan provides for continuation of contributions to the TIAA-CREF retirement plan during period of employee’s disability

Short Term Disability

Lincoln Financial Group
You

Participation optional.  Short Term Disability insurance pays you a portion of your earnings if you can’t work because of a disabling illness or injury.  Benefits could continue until you are eligible for Long Term Disability.

Adoption Benefit 

Saint Mary's

After one (1) year of employment, reimbursement of up to $2,000 of expenses incurred in the process of adopting a child will be available.

Direct Deposit

You

Saint Mary’s does not issue payroll checks.  Pay is direct deposited.  We can accommodate any bank of your choice for direct deposit purposes. A branch of 1st Source Bank is located on campus for convenience. You may open a free checking or savings account. Employees are paid on a bi-weekly basis.

Employee Assistance Program
New Avenues

Saint Mary's

Program designed to provide confidential counseling services to employees and their family members to include 5 visits per eligible family member. The Program covers individual, family and marital counseling as well as a variety of additional counseling needs.   

Education Benefits
Employee Tuition Benefits

Saint Mary's

Eligible to enroll in Saint Mary’s classes on a tuition free basis after the 90-day probabtionary period.

Education Benefits
Family Tuition Benefits at Saint Mary's College

Saint Mary's

After 1 year of full-time employment, wives and female dependent children who met the admission requirements are eligible to work toward a undergraduate degree at Saint Mary’s.  After 4 years of full-time employment, tuition remission is at 100%.  Tuition remission is based on a graduated schedule between 1 and 4 years of employment.  Remission is limited to 8 semesters.

Education Benefits
Other Institutions

Saint Mary's

 After 3 years of full-time employment, dependent children (undergraduate only) are eligible for 100% tuition remission at the University of Notre Dame.  Remission is limited to 8 semesters.

Employees and Dependent children of full-time employees are eligible to apply for tuition remission at another member college.  The Catholic College Cooperative Tuition Exchange (CCCTE) is a consortium of regionally accredited colleges or universities listed in the current Official Catholic College Directory.   Visit their website at www.CCCTE.org for more information. The Council of Independent Colleges Tuition Exchange Program (CIC-TEP) is a network of CIC colleges and universities willing to accept, tuition free, students from families of full-time employees of other CIC-TEP institutions.  Visit their website at www.cic.edu for more information. 

Vacation Benefits

Saint Mary's 

Regular full-time employees begin to earn vacation from date of hire.  Vacation accruals are based on actual hours worked each pay period. Full-time employees are eligible for the following: 2 weeks vacation after 1 year of employment; 3 weeks after 5 years of employment; 4 weeks after 10 years of employment. 

Sick Benefits

Saint Mary's

After completing the 90-day probationary period, regular full-time employees begin to accrue sick leave.  Sick time is earned at the rate of 1 day per month for each month of continuous active service.  

Personal Time

Saint Mary's 

After completing the 90-day probationary period, regular full-time employees are eligible to use up to 5 days per fiscal year of accumulated sick time for paid personal time.  This personal time is deducted from accrued sick time and does not accumulate from year to year.

Paid Holidays

Saint Mary's

Christmas Day, the day before or after Christmas, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving, and Good Friday.  Other days as authorized by the President.

Staff Discounts

 

Your Saint Mary’s ID will allow you a 20% discount at the Saint Mary’s College bookstore, as well as a discount at the Notre Dame Bookstores on most items. 

Employees are able to access the athletic facility for recreational use during regular operational hours by presenting your Saint Mary’s College I.D. card.  Facilities on campus include outside tennis courts, indoor track, and fitness/weight lifting equipment.

Books and other materials may be borrowed from the library upon presentation of your College identification card.

Various discounts are also available including car rentals and AT&T Wireless.  *Subject to change without notice.

 

This Benefits in Brief attempts to summarize benefits. For a complete explanation of the benefit, the Employee Handbook and/or Summary Plan Description serve as the definitive source on the benefits available.