Employee Benefits Overview
The College provides two PPO options for medical insurance coverage for full-time employees and their dependents.
A complete description of costs and covered services is available from the Payroll and Benefits Office.
Section 125 Plan
The College offers a modified cafeteria plan under Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code. Employees may elect to deduct Health Care premiums on a pre-tax basis, as well as establish a Medical Reimbursement Account and a Dependant Care Account.
Participation in the College’s Retirement Plan through TIAA-CREF is voluntary. If an employee contributes a minimum of 5% of gross base salary on a monthly basis, the College will contribute 9%. The retirement plan is fully vested in the name of the employee.
Group Life Insurance
All full time employees are covered by a group term life insurance plan and accidental death & dismemberment plan. Employee’s who are younger than age 55 and earn at least $25,000 per year, are insured at an amount equal to their annual salary up to $50,000. Employees who earn less than $25,000 and are younger than age 55 are insured for $25,000. Benefits are reduced at age 55.
Short Term Disability
Employees may use short term disability for extended absences of 3 consecutive days or more for medical reasons requiring hospitalization, or out-patient care and recovery. Schedule of benefit is dependent upon length of service
Long Term Disability
Available after 1 year of service, and begins after 6 months of disability. Benefit amount is 60% of base salary up to $7,500 per month.
Child Birth / Parental Leave
After 1 year of continuous full time service, the College provides female employees 6 weeks of paid medical leave commencing with the birth of a child. After 2 year of continuous service the College provides female employees 6 weeks of paid medical leave and female or male employees 2 weeks of paid parental leave.
After 2 years of continuous service the College provides 4 weeks of paid leave for the primary care giver of a child under 6 years of age.
Sick Leave (non faculty)
The College provides 10 days per year. Five days may be used to care for an ill family member. Up to 2 days may be used as personal days (Sick leave does not accrue).
100% of Lebanon Valley College tuition is provided for the employee with no waiting period. 100% of Lebanon Valley College undergraduate tuition is provided for a spouse and/or dependent children after a 2-year waiting period.
Up to 100% of tuition (determined by the exchange institution) is available for dependent children at participating exchange schools after 5 years of service. Restrictions apply. More info and a list of participating schools can be found at www.tuitionexchange.org.
Vacation is earned throughout the year on a pro-rated basis.
Full time Administrative employees with 1 to 6 years of service earn 20 vacation days each year, 5 of which are taken between Christmas and New Year’s Day. After 6 years of service, a total of 25 days are granted and after 20 years of service 30 days are granted (5 of which are taken between Christmas and New Year's Day). Additional days as earned through years of service are pro-rated for the fiscal year as of the anniversary date.
Full time Support Staff with 1 to 6 years of service earn 15 vacation days each year, 5 of which are taken between Christmas and New Year’s Day. After 6 years of service a total of 20 days are granted; for more than 20 years of service 25 days are granted (5 of which are taken between Christmas and New Year's Day). Additional days as earned through years of service are pro-rated for the fiscal year as of the anniversary date.
There is no formal vacation benefit for Faculty.
Employee Assistance Program
The EAP is available for full time employees, their spouses and dependent children. The College provides 3 sessions
per year of professional counseling services.
New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Day; Good Friday; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day and the following day; Christmas Day
Child Care Discount
The College partners with the Emma C. Berger Child Care Center in Annville to provide a 10% discount on child care services. The Center provides child care services for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. Full time employees are eligible for a 10% discount. Call the Center for registration and enrollment information 717-867-4660.