Full-Time Employee Benefits Overview

Medical Insurance

The College provides two PPO options for medical insurance coverage for full-time employees and their dependents.

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 Dependent Care Account.

Retirement Plan

Participation in the College’s Retirement Plan through TIAA 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. Employees 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

Available after 1 year of service, employees may use short-term disability for extended absences of 3 consecutive days or more for medical reasons requiring hospitalization, or outpatient care and recovery. Schedule of benefit is dependent upon the length of service

Long Term Disability

Available after 1 year of service, and begins after 6 months of disability. The benefit amount is 60% of base salary up to $7,500 per month.

Child Birth/Parental Leave

After one year of continuous full-time service, the College provides female employees six weeks of paid medical leave commencing with the birth of a child. After two years of continuous service, the College provides female employees six weeks of paid medical leave and female or male employees two weeks of paid parental leave.

Adoption Leave

After two years of continuous service, the College provides four weeks of paid leave for the primary caregiver of a child under 6 years of age.

Sick Leave

The College provides 10 days per year for full-time non-faculty employees. Days may be used to care for an ill family member. Up to two days may be used as personal days (sick leave does not accrue).

Tuition Remission

One hundred percent of Lebanon Valley College tuition is provided for the employee with no waiting period. One hundred percent of Lebanon Valley College undergraduate tuition is provided for a spouse and/or dependent children after a two-year waiting period.

Tuition Exchange

Up to 100% of tuition (determined by the exchange institution) is available for dependent children at participating exchange schools after five years of service. Restrictions apply. More info and a list of participating schools can be found at www.tuitionexchange.org.


Employees earn vacation throughout the year on a pro-rated basis.

Full-time 12-month employees with one to six years of service earn 20 vacation days each year, five of which are taken between Christmas and New Year’s Day. After six years of service, a total of 25 days are granted, and after 20 years of service, 30 days are granted (five 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 three sessions per year of professional counseling services. To access this resource, call 1-800-527-2322 and identify yourself as an LVC employee.

Paid Holidays

New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Day*; Good Friday; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day*; Thanksgiving Day and the following day; Christmas Day

(* Floating Holidays)

Child Care Discount

The College partners with the Luthercare (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 six weeks to five years old. Full-time employees are eligible for a 10% discount. Call the Center for registration and enrollment information 717-867-4660.

Bishop Library

Free use of the library materials including new release books, DVD’s, and music.

LVC College Store

15% discount at the LVC College Store located in the Mund College Center.

LVC Sports Center

All full-time LVC employees are eligible to receive a membership which includes unlimited fitness classes. Spouses/domestic partners and qualified dependents (18 years of age and younger) are eligible for a membership for a one-time processing fee of $10.

Technology Discounts

Verizon and AT&T customers receive up to an 18% discount off of their monthly bill. Discounts are also available for purchasing Lenovo and Apple products for personal use, and with Journey Ed for purchasing software.