Full-Time Staff Benefits

St. Charles Community College offers a wide variety of benefits for full-time employees. Below is an overview of the benefits that are offered. For more detailed information about benefits, please contact a representative in the Human Resources Department at 636-922-8421.

Please be advised that the information listed in this brochure is a summary of the benefits. This is not an all-inclusive, detailed list of all benefits, and is subject to change. This document should not be viewed as an implied offer of employment, and this brochure does not take the place of Benefit Summary Plan Descriptions.

Employer Credit

Employer Credit is how the College shares the cost of your benefits. The coverage level you select on your medical coverage will determine the Employer Credit amount for which you qualify. This amount can then be applied toward your benefits.

If You Choose:Employer Credit Amount:
Waive Medical Coverage Up to $110
Employee Only Medical Coverage Up to $642.64
Employee + 1 Medical Coverage Up to $923.10
Employee + Family Medical Coverage Up to $1,169.84

Medical Plan

Cigna (Open Access Plus) – Eligible the first of the month following 45 days of full-time employment.

CIGNA Option 1

CIGNA Medical Plan I (90% / 10%)Plan I Per Month
Employee Only $618.85
Employee + 1 $1,268.66
Employee + Family $1,794.68

CIGNA Option 2

CIGNA Medical Plan II (80% / 20%)Plan II Per Month
Employee Only $611.24
Employee + 1 $1,253.05
Employee + Family $1,772.61

Dental Plan

CIGNA Healthcare (Dental PPO, CORE Network) – Eligible the first of the month following 45 days of full-time employment.  

Coverage Options

If You Choose:Plan Per Month:
Employee Only $28.72/month
Employee + Family $86.54/month

Vision Plan

EyeMed (Insight) - Eligible the first of the month following 45 days of full-time employment.

Coverage Options

Employee Only $5.42/month
Employee + Spouse $10.29/month
Employee + Children $10.83/month
Employee + Family $15.91/month

Life Insurance

Group Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Basic life insurance (equivalent to your annual salary) is required coverage, with reduced coverage beginning at age 65. Eligible the first day of full-time employment. Voluntary Life Insurance coverage is available on the first of the month following 45 days of full-time employment. Additional coverage for spouse and dependent children can also be purchased. Rates are based on amount of coverage, age, and tobacco use.

Retirement

The college participates in the Public School Retirement System of Missouri (PSRS) and the Public Education Employee Retirement System of Missouri (PEERS). Eligible employees, upon hire or when hours worked reach eligibility levels, participate in either the PSRS or PEERS. Visit www.psrs-peers.org for more information.

Contribution Rates

PSRS Participants (faculty, designated staff, and those with Missouri Teacher’s Certification) – Effective July 1, 2011 – 14.5% (College also contributes 14.5%). *Some positions may only contribute two-thirds to PSRS.

PEERS Participants – Effective July 1, 2011 – 6.86% (College also contributes 6.86%)

Long-Term Disability

Coverage begins on the first calendar day following 90 days of employment in an eligible class. Elimination periods are: 60, 90, and 180 days. 

Coverage Options

Option 1 (60-day elimination period)

$.47/$100 of covered payroll
Option 2 (90-day elimination period) $.33/$100 of covered payroll
Option 3 (180-day elimination period) $.24/$100 of covered payroll

Paid Vacation

Vacation time is accrued on a pay period basis. Administrator-level positions accrue up to 22 days per year.

Position Classification Years of Service
<5 yrs5-9 yrs10+ yrs
Support Staff Up to 12 days accrued per year. Up to 17 days accrued per year. Up to 22 days accrued per year.
Professional/
Technical Staff
Up to 15 days accrued per year. Up to 22 days accrued per year. Up to 22 days accrued per year.

Support and Professional/Technical staff hired to work less than 40 hours per week will accrue vacation time using a prorated formula.

Sick

For employees hired to work 40 hours per week, up to 12 days of sick time can be accrued per year. For employees hired to work less than 40 hours per week, sick time is accrued using a prorated formula.

Holidays & Personal Days

The college recognizes 10 paid holidays with one floating day and the weekdays which fall between observed Christmas  and New Year’s holidays.

Three personal days per fiscal year are available to current full-time employees on July 1. New employees hired after the start of the fiscal year (July 1) will have personal time distributed on the first payroll after the Introductory Period, based on a depreciating schedule.

Additional SCC Benefits

Flexible Spending Accounts, Tuition Waiver and Reimbursement, Staff Training and Education Programs, Employee Assistance Program, Tax-Sheltered Annuities, Direct Deposit, Bookstore 10% discount, Cafeteria, Child Development Center Discount, Theater, Library, Walking Trail, Fitness Center, and Lactation Room.

The college is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity regarding the treatment of faculty, staff, and students. The college adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy in student admission, educational programs, activities, and employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or genetic information. The college is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The college maintains a complaint procedure for the purpose of investigating and providing prompt and equitable remedy.

Questions About
Benefits?

Rita Lilly
Benefits Specialist
636-922-8393
rlilly@stchas.edu

Sherri Giacalone
HR Generalist
636-922-8507
sgiacalone@stchas.edu

Matthew Kroll
Director of Employment & Training
636-922-8593
mkroll@stchas.edu