SUMMARY OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
This benefits summary is not intended to be a full description of the University’s fringe benefit program. It is
designed to provide the new employee with a brief description of the benefits. A full description of the
employee benefit program is outlined in the University’s Employee Manual and Faculty Manual.
All full-time staff will be paid for nine (9) holidays observed by the University.
Full-time staff are eligible for sick days after successfully completing the 180-day introduction period. Full-
time staff accrue sick leave at the rate of one-half (½) day per month during their first year of employment
with the University, and one (1) day per month for each year after the first year.
*Employees may accumulate up to 66 sick days.
Full-time staff are eligible for vacation after successfully completing the 180-day introduction period. Days
are accrued according to the following schedule:
0 - 3 years of service = 10 days (.833 days per month)
4 - 5 years of service = 15 days (1.25 days per month)
6+ years of service = 20 days (1.67 days per month)
Vacation days accrued during the University fiscal year (July-June) must be taken by December 31st.
Health/Medical Insurance: UPMC Heath Plan
Full-time employees contribute to the monthly health care premium based upon the chosen level of
coverage. Please see the schedule below to determine your appropriate monthly contribution:
Less than $35k
Less than $35k
Dental Insurance: United Concordia