Competitive benefits package
Unity College offers a competitive benefits package for its full-time faculty and staff. Below is a summary of our benefits which is intended for recruitment purposes only. Employees should rely on the employee handbook and summary plan descriptions for specifics. For more detailed information, please contact the Human Resources Office.
All Unity College employees observe 8 holidays. Additional paid holidays may be authorized for each SEBU and Enterprise employees based on business needs.
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Day after Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- Memorial Day
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Regular, full-time staff, and staff that are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours per week with a minimum of 1200 hours per year, are eligible to accrue PTO hours. PTO begins to accrue from the first day of employment and you are eligible to begin taking PTO on your 91st day. All staff begin accruing PTO at a rate of 4.62 hours biweekly if they work 40 hours/week annually up to 120 hours per year.
All full time regular employees (30+ hours) are eligible for the following group insurance benefits. Coverages are effective the first day of the month following 60 days of employment unless otherwise noted.
Our current plan is sponsored by CIGNA and uses its physician network. Options include PPO in network and PPO out of network and HSA. Vision coverage is also available under Cigna. Coverage is available in 4 tiers: employee, employee plus spouse, employee plus child (ren) and family. Unity College contributes to the premium cost and offers the option of your portion of the premium to be deducted on a pretax basis. Coverage is available for Domestic Partners.
Our current plan is sponsored by Lincoln and uses its physician network. Coverage is for preventative care at 100%, basic restorative at 80%, and major restorative at 50% after calendar year deductible. Our plan also offers some orthodontic coverage for children. Unity College contributes to the premium cost and offers the option of your portion of the premium to be deducted on a pretax basis. Coverage is available for Domestic Partners.
Short Term Disability
A voluntary benefit fully paid for by you. This program will provide income replacement at 60% of your pay should be unable to work due to illness or injury unrelated to your job for up to 11 weeks.
Long Term Disability
Paid for by Unity College, this program will provide income replacement at 60% of your pay should you be unable to work due to illness or injury unrelated to your job and is designed to cover you after your short term benefits expire.
Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
Allows employees to set up accounts to use pretax dollars to pay for medical and dental expenses not covered by their plans as well as for dependent care expenses.
Paid for by Unity College, the plan offers $20,000 in life coverage with additional benefits available for claims resulting from accidents.
Supplemental Life Insurance
Additional life insurance for the employee up to $300,000. Employee may also insure the life of the spouse or domestic partner for up to the same as the employee amount and/or insure each eligible child for up to $10,000.
After one year of employment, employees are eligible for the following:
- At Unity College – Up to two courses per semester for the employee with full tuition waiver available for enrolling dependents. Dependents include spouses and children who are tax
- At Other Member College of the Council for Independent Colleges (CIC): This benefit is for dependents of employees including spouses and children who are tax dependents and includes full tuition coverage from participating institutions subject to CIC rules.
Unity College sponsors a 403b defined contribution plan and we offer the TIAA fund family for your investment choices. Unity College matches your 3% employee contribution based on SEBU effective on your date of hire and you are vested immediately. Employees may contribute on a tax deferred basis within the limits allowed by law.