EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Benefits    

Who Pays 

When Are 
You Eligible    

What You Receive

Health Insurance     State-100% for Employee;
State - 50% for
Dependent(s)
Employee - 50% for
Dependent(s) ; Benefit Eligible, Part time Employee amounts prorated
    1st of the 
    month following 
    60 days
   Health Select 
       
 Retiree Insurance  

 with a minimum of 10 years benefit-eligible TX state service credit, may be eligible to enroll in retiree health insurance when age and service requirements are met

 See Options
       
Life Insurance State - 100%
for Basic Life
    1st of the 
    month following 
    60days    
    $5,000 Term Life
and AD&D
       
Optional Group
Term Life
 
 Employee - 100%  1st of the 
    month following 
    election
  May purchase up to 4 times annual salary with EOI
       

Dental Insurance

 

 

Dental Discount Plan

Employee - 100%     1st of the 
    month following 
    election

    Choice of Dental Choice     or DHMO

 

Dental Discount Plan 

       
Cancer Insurance Employee - 100%    1st of the 
    month following 
    election
    Offered through AFLAC 
       
Long-Term Disability  Employer - 100%     1st of the 
    month following 
    election

   60% of monthly salary 
   -180 days elimination 
    period    

       
Short-Term Disability     Employee - 100%     1st of the 
    month following 
    election
   66% of monthly salary
   -30 days elimination 
    period
       
Dependent Life  Employee - 100%    1st of the 
    month following 
    election
    $5,000 Term Life and
AD&D
       
AD&D   Employee - 100%      1st of the 
    month following 
    election
   Up to $200,000 coverage
       

Retirement: 

Overview of TRS and ORP

     
       
Optional Retirement
Program
State - 6.6%
Employee - 6.65%
    1st day of 
    employment

    Faculty and some Administration
 -total value of account 
    based on contributions
 + interest

       
Teacher Retirement
System
 
State - 6.4%
Employee - 6.7%
    1st of the 
month following 
    election
 Annuity based on service credit years and/or age
   and salary    
       
1.31% Supplement College - 100%     Upon 
 Employment
    College contributes 1.31% of 
 salary as supplement to retirement.
    ORP participants must invest with
ORP moneys. TRS participants select 
from a group of vendors to invest.
       
TexFlex
Reimbursement
Accounts
Employee - 100%    1st of the
 month following 
    election
    Ability to set aside pre-tax income for
 out-of-pocket healthcare and
dependent care expenses.
       
 Workers Compensation  College - 100%     Upon Employment     CAS workers comp. benefits
       
Sick Leave College - 100%     1st month 
 of employment
 One day (8 hours) per month
-max. 480 hours  
       
Vacation College - 100% 1st month 
of employment    
   12 month employees only.
    One day (8 hours) per 10 months
    per year. Leave can be used upon
    completion of 6 months probationary
    period -max. 160 hours.
       
Holidays College - 100%     Upon 
Employment
 Approximately 25 days
       
Personal Leave College - 100% Upon
 Employment
16 hours -granted annually
in September to be taken from Sick Leave
       
Jury Duty College - 100% Upon 
Employment
Full salary for time
spent on jury duty
       
Tuition Exemption(Employee) College - 100%     Following 12
 months Full-time
Employment

   Tuition and fees for Vernon College
credit classes

       
Scholarship
(Dependents)
Apply through
STARS
    Upon
 Employment
and dependent
on fund availability
Guidelines are established 
    and on file Institutional Advancement
    and on the STARS application.
       
Use of Vernon
College Library
No charge     Upon
Employment
    Checkout privileges for books
       
Cosmetology
Services
Patron     Available to 
Public and
 Employees
   Low cost for hair cuts, hair style, 
    and chemical services. Faculty
    and Staff receive discounts.
       
Food Services Employee     Upon
 Employment
    Discount rate for meals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
Vernon College - Contact Us
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. // Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Vernon Campus
    4400 College Drive
    Vernon, Texas 76384
    940.552.6291
  • Century City Center
    4105 Maplewood
    Wichita Falls, Texas 76308
    940.696.8752
  • Skills Training Center
    2813 Central Expressway East
    Wichita Falls, Texas 76302
    940.766.3369
  • Sheppard Learning Center
    426 5th Avenue, Suite 8
    Sheppard AFB, Texas 76311
    940.855.2203
  • Seymour Learning Center
    200 Stadium Drive
    Seymour, Texas 76380
    940.889.3133