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Staff Positions Overview

Position Benefits Eligibility Guide: Faculty, Administrators, Classified Positions

Charts below provide information regarding general benefits eligibility based on type of position, assignment category, and length of appointment.

The following is a general guide and is for informational purposes only. In any cases of a discrepancy between this guide and university policy or an insurance company plan document, university policy and insurance company plan documents rule.

For additional details contact the Human Resources Department 740-593-1636

The below information does not account for individuals who may qualify for benefits due to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). For additional details regarding these individuals or the ACA contact the Human Resources Department at 740-593-1636.

AFSCME and FOP union positions and benefits are defined by their bargaining agreements. For details regarding AFSCME and FOP positions, please contact HR at 740-593-1639.

Visit the the Finance Budget Development Tools page to view this years' Benefit Expense Rates (under the heading Budget Guidance).

Faculty Positions

Type of Employee Assignment Category Appointment Length FTE Level Benefits Eligible For Benefits Rate Charged to Department?

Faculty Group I, II, IV

Full Time Regular

As defined by Faculty Handbook

Any

Full Benefits

Yes

 

Faculty Group I, II, IV

Part Time Regular

As defined in Faculty Handbook

Any

Full Benefits

Yes

Faculty Group I, II, IV

Full Time Term

As defined in Faculty Handbook

Any

Full Benefits

Yes

Faculty Group I, II, IV

Part Time Term

As defined in Faculty Handbook

Any

Full Benefits

Yes

Faculty Early Retiree

Part Time Term

Semesterly

Normally .33

Sick Leave, Life Insurance, and other as defined by Faculty Handbook

No

Faculty Group III

Temporary Employee

Semesterly

Any

Sick Leave Only

No

NOTE: See faculty handbook for definitions of Group I, II, III, IV faculty and early retiree faculty.

*This chart does not include ACA Qualifiers

Administrators (Including "Admin Hourly') and Classified NBU

Type of Employee

Assignment Category*

Appointment Length

FTE Level

Benefits Program Level Assigned

Benefits Rate Charged to Department?

Administrator, Admin Hourly,

Classified

Full Time Regular

>120 Days

1.0

Full Benefits**

Yes

Part Time Regular

>120 Days

>=0.75

Full Benefits**

Yes

Part Time Regular

>120 Days

<0.75

 

Sick, Vacation, Holidays, other PTO as defined by policy

No

Full Time Term

>120 Days, but less than 3 years

1.0

Full Benefits**

Yes

Part Time Term

>120 Days, but less than 3 years

>=0.75

Full Benefits**

Yes

Part Time Term

>120 Days, but less than 3 years

<0.75

Sick, Vacation, Holidays, other PTO as defined by policy

No

Intermittent

Any (Less than 1,000 per year)

Any

Sick Leave Only

No

Temporary

<120 Days

Any

Sick Leave Only

No

*Assignment Categories are defined in policy 40.106

**Full Benefits indicates the position is eligible for the full slate of university provided and legally required benefits, including but not limited to the following. Additional benefits may be available depending on the employment type (Faculty, Administrator, Classified, etc.).   

  • Health insurance (Medical and Prescription)
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Dental and Orthodontia insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
  • Retirement STRS/OPERS/ARP
  • Retirement Voluntary 403B
  • Retirement Voluntary 457
  • Educational Benefits
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation for 11 or 12 month appointments only
  • Holidays (paid)
  • Winter Break Closure
  • Personal Leave
  • Medical Leave