Materials: $10 co-pay – Please see the Davis Vision website for specific coverage information and to locate a provider.
College Paid Life Insurance for Full-Time Active Employees:
Insurance Carrier: Standard Insurance Company
Coverage Begins: First of the month following initial date of employment
2 X Annual Salary (with a diminishing benefit after age 70)
2 X Annual Salary (Accidental Death)
Minimum Benefit: $50,000
Maximum Benefit: $600,000
Certain amounts paid for accidental dismemberment as well.
If you elect and pay for dependent medical coverage, the College will pay for $2,000 of life insurance on each of your eligible dependents.
Voluntary Life Insurance for Full-Time Active Employees:
Insurance Carrier: Standard Insurance Company
Coverage Begins: 30 days after date of employment
This is optional coverage and the monthly premium amount is determined by your age. You are eligible to purchase up to $150,000 without being subject to underwriting and also up to half the amount purchased for yourself for your spouse (up to $25,000) with no underwriting and $10,000 per eligible dependent child.
Most full-time Central Arizona College employees are automatically members of the Arizona State Retirement System. Certain part-time employees who meet the “20/20” Rule are also automatically members. ASRS is a defined benefit system. The salary contribution rate for 2019-2020 is 12.11% (That includes 11.94% for retirement and 0.17% for long term disability). Contribution rates are set annually by Arizona State Statute.
The ASRS website is an excellent information tool and can be accessed at www.azasrs.gov
Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS)
Central Arizona College police officers are members of the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System.
Disability and Worker’s Compensation
Long Term Disability
Our long term disability policy is administered through the Arizona State Retirement System. Should you become permanently disabled, an application to ASRS will be submitted after you have not worked for two months. There is a six-month waiting period from the initial date of disability for payment of benefits by ASRS and benefits are paid at 66 2/3% of your base salary.
Any time you are injured during scheduled work hours or even if it is during a scheduled College function which is not during normal work hours or it is off campus it can be considered an industrial claim. To report the claim, you must contact the Alliance on-call triage nurse at 1-888-252-4689, Ext. 2. You must also complete an Injury-Illness Report Form. Please note that your regular medical insurance will not cover on-the-job injuries
The employee may receive partial to full funding for an activity from this program. Activities that will be considered could include but are not limited to the following:
Individual and group seminars, workshops, and course work from a regionally accredited institution and apprenticeships. An employee may receive funding for an individual seminar and/or workshop only once in a fiscal year. An employee who participates in course work from a regionally accredited institution may receive reimbursement for up to six (6) credit hours within a fiscal year. Applications should be submitted no later than two (2) months before the activity begins. Failure to apply within the stated time frame may mean that available funds have already been disbursed.
An employee must fill out a Course/Workshop/Seminar Request (Form 539A) and forward the application through his/her supervisor to the Office of Human Resources. The Office of Human Resources will submit the application and any accompanying material to the Employee Development Committee. Funds may be used to cover travel, registration, and related expenses that are associated with an activity. Funds may be used to reimburse up to 70% of tuition expense for course work to a maximum of the current average credit hour cost at the three state universities. Upon successful completion of approved course work with a grade of C or better (if on a grading system), the employee will submit documentation along with proof of payment to the Office of Human Resources. If the college or university is on any other grading scale, the employee must provide proof of successfully completing the course.
Employee Tuition Grant
All full-time employees and their dependents are eligible for an Employee Tuition Grant for classes taken at Central Arizona College. The Employee Tuition Grant applies only to general tuition, registration and processing fees. The Grant does not apply to out-of-state tuition, special course fees, non-credit course fees, and other fees that may be associated with the course. Eligible dependents are also entitled provided they are living with and dependent upon the employee for principal financial support. This includes lawful spouse, unmarried children or stepchildren under age 24, or a person who is under the legal guardianship of the employee.
A completed Employee Tuition Grant (Form 569B) must be submitted to the Business Office. The Business Office will verify and process the grant if the employee or dependent is eligible.
Computer Literacy Incentive Program (CLIP)
This program allows you to select and purchase a computer for up to $2,500 through the College. The employee will make payments through payroll deductions for up to 24 months interest free. The purpose of this program is to encourage employees to keep up with technology. Contact the College Purchasing Department for restrictions and details.
College employees have the option of purchasing pre-tax annuities through payroll deductions. Should you decide to purchase an annuity, please complete the form and submit it to the Payroll Department in the Business Office.
The College offers direct deposit service for your paychecks. Please contact a payroll clerk in the Business Office for the necessary form.
Staff Fee Waiver
Full-time College employees, their spouses and dependent children are entitled to free general tuition. It does not apply to out-of-state tuition, lab fees or special fees.
All administrative, managerial/technical, and support personnel on a fiscal (12 month) contract shall be able to earn twenty (20) working days of vacation annually, except that time shall be accrued at the rate of five (5) working day per quarter. Administrative, support or managerial/technical employees on less than twelve (12) month contracts shall earn vacation on a pro-rated basis.
The College recognizes ten (10) paid holidays which include:
January – New Year’s Day
January – Martin Luther King Day
February – President’s Day
May – Memorial Day
July – Independence Day
September – Labor Day
November – Veteran’s Day
November – Thanksgiving Day & the Friday after
December – Christmas Day
Floating Holiday to be determined annually by the College Governing Board
All full-time employees shall accumulate leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per month of service to a maximum of 120 days. Sick leave may be used for an employee or an immediate family member.
All part-time employee shall accumulate leave at the rate of one (1) hour for every thirty (30) hours worked to a maximum of forty (40) hours annually.
Full-time staff may be granted up to sixteen (16) hours of non-cumulative personal leave per fiscal year, for personal business. Faculty may be granted up to twenty-six (26) hours of non-cumulative personal leave per fiscal year, for personal business. Supervisor’s approval will be obtained at least one day in advance, except in case of emergency. Such leave does not require an explanation unless both days are requested consecutively, or immediately prior to or following a weekend.
Employees who are currently on paid contract and whose services are not determined essential for operation during school closing receive the days between Christmas and New Years Day and the week of Spring Break off as paid leave.
Employees who are currently on contract may receive thirty-two (32) hours of leave with pay in case of the death of an immediate family member. This includes spouse, grandparents, parents, siblings, children and grandchildren. An employee may petition the College President for approval to use bereavement leave for other long-term relationships. Additional hours may be used from sick leave if necessary.
For assistance, please contact:
8470 North Overfield Road
Coolidge, Arizona 85128
Location: H133 – Administration Building