Medical and Dental Insurance (for full-time employees)
- Employee Medical and Dental - 100% of premium paid by employer
2015 Health Coverage Manual
Summary of Benefits and Coverage
- Dependent Medical - 100% of premium paid by employer
- Dependent Dental - $61.05 per month (pre-tax monthly premium) paid by employee
Manage your health and health care benefits through myhealth@wellmark Private Member Online Services. Visit Wellmark online to register for a login ID and password.
For inquiries about your dental plan, you may visit Delta Dental's Web site.
Retirement Plan (for full-time and regular part-time employees)
Option 1: I.P.E.R.S. (Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System)
A Defined Benefit Plan. Employee contribution = 5.95%; Employer contribution = 8.93%. Check IPERS Web site for benefit information, retirement calculators, and other useful links
Option 2: TIAA-CREF
A Defined Contribution Plan. Employee contribution = 5.95%; Employer contribution = 8.93%. Visit the TIAA-CREF Web Center for a list of products and services available to members
Life Insurance (for full-time employees only)
An employer provided benefit.
Calculator: Annual salary rounded to the next thousand x 1.75; then rounded to the next thousand.
Optional supplemental life insurance available for employees and dependents at the employee's expense.
Long-Term Disability Insurance (for full-time employees only)
Eligible after 90 days, then 60% of regular earnings
403b Participation - Tax Deferred Annuities (for full-time and regular part-time employees)
The college sponsors employee participation in 403b plans administered by the Iowa Department of Administrative Services' Retirement Investors' Club (RIC). A list of providers and detailed information about the investment options are available on the RIC Web site.
Vacation and Sick Leave (for full-time employees and regular part-time employees)
Vacation and sick leave accrual will begin on the first date of employment; accrual rates vary based on employment status (i.e. full-time, part-time, etc.)
The following holidays are normally recognized:
- New Year's Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after
- Christmas Day
Other Leave (bereavement, leave of absence, military leave, FMLA leave, etc.)
Defined in the employee and faculty handbook
Benefit which allows employees to deduct health and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis. Participating employees can manage their Flex accounts online.
Tuition and Fee Remission (for full-time employees)
Employees and their dependents may apply for waiver of tuition and fees for courses at SWCC based on eligibility criteria (dependent children under age 24).
Employee Assistance Program
Free confidential counseling available to employees and their dependents.
Assistance is available from anywhere in the country toll-free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: nationwide at 800.854.1446 or online