EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

 

Benefits    

Who Pays 

When Are 
You Eligible    

What You Receive

 
  Health Insurance       State - 100%
State - 50% for
Dependent(s)
Employee - 50% for
Dependent(s) 
      1st of the 
    month following 
    60 days
     Health Select   
                 
  Life Insurance   State - 100%
for Basic Life
      1st of the 
    month following 
    60days    
      $5,000 Term Life     
    and AD&D
 
                 
  Dental Insurance    Employee - 100%       1st of the 
    month following 
    election
 

    Choice of Dental Choice        

    or DHMO

 
                 
  Cancer Insurance   Employee - 100%      1st of the 
    month following 
    election
      Offered through AFLAC   
                 
  Long-Term Disability    College - 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
 
                 
  Optional Group
Term Life
 
  Employee - 100%       1st of the 
    month following 
    election
      May purchase up to 4 times
    annual salary with EOI
 
               
  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  
                 
  Overview of ORP
and TRS

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
     Excellent retirement benefits-
   annuity based on years 
   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
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  • 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