Medical Coverage

Health Insurance- Offered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) add

Who Pays?-

College/state pays 100% for Employee

College/state pays 50% for Dependents

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 60 days of employment

What You will Receive-

Choice of Health Select, Consumer Directed Health Select, or Scott & White Health Plan, if you live or work in the service area counties. Includes Prescription Drug Benefits and Basic Term Life.

https://www.ers.texas.gov

ERS 2019 Rates

Life Insurance add

Who Pays?-

College/state pays 100% for employee

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 60 days of employment 

What You Receive-

$5,000 Basic Term Life Insurance

 

 


Optional Coverage

Dental Insurance add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100% 

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment 

What You will Receive-

Choice of State of Texas Dental Choice or HumanaDental DHMO

 

 

 

Dental Discount Plan add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment

What You Will Receive-

A dental program that discounts dental services

Vision Insurance add

 

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment 

What You Receive-

Covers all or a portion of eyeglasses & lenses, and contacts.

Optional Term Life Insurance (OTL) add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment

What You Will Receive-

Employees may purchase 1 to 2 times their annual salary or 3 to 4 times their annual salary with Eligibility of Insurability (EOI)- Includes equal amount of AD&D

 

Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100%

When Are You Elligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment 

What You Will Receive-

Employees may purchase in increments of $5,000 (starting at $10,000) up to $200,000

Dependent Life add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment 

What You Receive-

$5,000 Term Life Insurance & $5,000 of AD&D for covered family member(s)

Short-Term Disability add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment

What You Will Receive-

66% of monthly salary up to five months

 

Long-Term Disability add

 

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment

What You Receive-

60% of monthly salary after 6 months

Flexible Spending Account add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100% 

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment

What You Receive-

Ability to set aside pre-tax income for out-of-pocket healthcare and dependent care expenses

 


Retirement

Teacher Retirement System (TRS) add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 7.7%

College/state pays 6.8%

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment

What You Receive-

Excellent retirement benefits--annuity based on years of service and salary

https://www.trs.texas.gov/Pages/Homepage.aspx

Optional Retirement Program (ORP) add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 6.65%

State pays 6.6%

College pays 1% 

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon Employment 

What You Receive-

Faculty & Administration--total value of account based on contributions plus interest or annuity for life

Overview of ORP and TRS

http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/index.cfm?objectid=08C6BE55-CC42-7676-C2D178FDFEC20EF6

Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon Employment 

What You Receive-

Tax sheltered savings with IRS limits


Time Off/Leave

Vacation Leave add

Who Pays?-

College covers 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment 

What You Receive-

Full time, 12 month employees shall earn 80 hours of paid vacation per fiscal year, accrued in September. Faculty shall not be eligible for vacation benefits.

Sick Leave add

Who Pays?-

College covers 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment 

What You Receive-

One day (8 hours) is accrued per month--max of 60 days (480 hours)

Personal Leave add

Who Pays?-

College covers 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

1st of the month following 30 days of employment 

What You Receive-

Faculty, Staff and Administration earn 16 hours of personal leave per fiscal year.

Leave of Absence add

Who Pays?-

College or Employee

When Are You Eligible?-

Varies 

What You Receive-

Education, military, maternity, & health leave (FMLA)

Holidays add

Who Pays?-

College covers 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment 

What You Receive-

Approximately 29 days for 12 month administrative staff/ approximately 12 days for physical plant staff

Jury Duty add

Who Pays?-

College covers 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment 

What You Receive-

Full salary for time spent serving jury duty

Bereavement Leave add

Who Pays?-

College covers 100%

What You Receive-

Faculty, Staff and Administration receive 3 days of bereavement leave per fiscal year


Additional Benefits

Employee Scholarship add

Who Pays?-

College covers 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment  

What You Receive-

Tuition and fees for Hill College credit classes (dependent upon approval)

Dependent Scholarships add

Who Pays?-

Applications are accepted by Student Information Services.  The college allots an amount to be awarded annually. 

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment 

What You Receive-

Guidelines are established on file in the secure area

Teacher/Education Credit Union add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment  

What You Receive-

As a member, you are eligible for checking, savings, loans, etc.

Educational Programs add

Who Pays?-

College covers 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment 

What You Receive-

In-service educational programs sponsored by the college

Wellness Center add

Who Pays?-

College covers 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment 

What You Receive-

Use of Hill College Fitness Facilities 

Entertainment & Athletic Events add

Who Pays?-

College covers 100%

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment 

What You Receive-

Free admission to athletic events, fine arts productions and concerts

Hill College Library add

Who Pays?-

No charge 

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment 

What You Receive-

Checkout privileges for books

Cosmetology Services add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100% 

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment 

What You Receive-

Low cost hair cuts, hair style, chemical services, manicures and pedicures

Food Service add

Who Pays?-

College covers 100% 

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment  

What You Receive-

Discounted rate for full-time employees with payroll deduction privileges

Bookstore Discount add

Who Pays?-

Employee pays 100% 

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment 

What You Receive-

15% discount on purchases (excludes textbooks, food, clearance items, rings, computers and computer software

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) add

Who Pays?-

College pays 100% 

When Are You Eligible?-

Upon employment 

What You Receive-

For more information about the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), please click here