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Additional Employee Benefits

Life Insurance

Viterbo University sponsors a term life insurance plan for all full-time employees. Coverage begins on the 1st day of the month after 30 days of employment, for an employee electing to participate in the term life insurance plan. This insurance plan is available at no cost to the employee, only for those employees who voluntarily enroll in the University-sponsored LTD insurance plan. The plan benefit is limited to two times an employee's annual salary, with a maximum benefit of $350,000. Employee must elect coverage within the first 30 days of employment.

Long Term Disability Insurance

Full-time employees are eligible to purchase LTD coverage. Coverage begins on the 1st day of the month after 30 days of employment, for an employee electing to participate in the LTD insurance plan. Employees pay 100% of the premium, with the premiums deducted from gross pay on a post-tax basis. The benefit paid is equivalent to 66 2/3% of monthly compensation, with a maximum benefit of  8,000/month. Employee must elect coverage within the first 30 days of employment.

Flex Plan

Viterbo University sponsors a flexible spending plan which allows full-time employees to deduct health and dental insurance premiums, unreimbursed medical expenses, and dependent care expenses from gross pay on a pre-tax basis. Effective with the May 1, 2012, plan year, the maximum annual amount of pre-tax dollars that may be contributed for unreimbursed medical expenses is $2,500. The maximum annual amount of pre-tax dollars that may be contributed for dependent care expenses is $5,000. Visit Office Forms for the flex plan reimbursement form.

Flex Plan Summary (pdf)

Vacation

Full-time, 12-month employees accrue vacation benefits on the 6th and 21st of each month, at accrual rates that are based on longevity. The maximum vacation balance that can be maintained at any time is 160 hours.

  • Full-time General Hourly Staff
    1 through 3 full years: 3.33 hours accrual rate per pay period
    4 through 7 full years: 5.00 hours per pay period
    after 7 full years: 6.67 hours per pay period
  • Administrative Levels
    1 through 3 full years: 5.00 hours accrual rate per pay period
    After 3 full years - 6.67 hours per pay period
  • Executive Officers - President & VPs
    Vacation is accrued at a rate of 6.67 hours per pay period.

Sick

Full-time, 9-month, 10-month, and permanent part-time employees accrue sick benefits on the 6th and 21st of each month, at accrual rates that are based on longevity. The maximum sick balance that can be maintained at any time is 480 hours.

  • Full-time Administration and Faculty
    6.67 hours accrued per pay period 
  • Full-time General Hourly Staff
    1 through 3 full years: 3.33 hours accrued per pay period
    4 through 7 full years: 5.00 hours accrued per pay period
    After 7 full years: 6.67 hours accrued per pay period
  • Part-Time Administration
    3.33 hours accrued per pay period
  • Part-time General Hourly Staff
    1.67 hours accrued per pay period

Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)

FMLA is granted up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave during any 12-month period to eligible, covered employees for the following reasons: 1) birth and care of the eligible employee's child, or placement for adoption or foster care of a child with the employee; 2) care of an immediate family member (spouse, child, parent) who has a serious health condition; or 3) care of the employee's own serious health condition. Leave may be used in conjunction with accrued vacation and/or sick time to become paid.

Funeral Leave

Full-time employees are granted three days funeral leave. If additional time is needed, employee may request two sick days. Certain family members specified in the Personnel Policies and Regulations Handbook (pdf).