Visiting Lecturer - Teaching in Academic Year - Benefits Eligibility
Medical, Prescription and Dental
Eligible for College-paid coverage for you and eligible dependents. If employment begins in Fall Semester, coverage begins on the 1st day of October and continues until March 31. If employment continues from the fall semester, coverage renews as of April 1 and continues through September 30. If employment begins in Spring semester, eligible for coverage on 1st day of February and continues through July 31. Not eligible for more than 6 months of coverage per semester.
Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Eligible for life insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment after accruing 12 seniority units, coverage amount of $16,000. Cost is shared by you and College.
Short-Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
STD: An employee who is unable to work because of personal sickness and has exhausted sick days and short term disability shall be granted an extended leave (unpaid) until the end of the semester. Extended leave shall be for the period of continuing disability but will not exceed one additional semester. Refer to Adjunct/Visiting Lecturer CBA.
Eligible after 4 seniority units; you can receive College contribution. Employee contributes 5% of base pay, College contribution is 5% of base pay. Retirement account is 100% vested. Participation not mandatory.
Note: May begin participation at any time by contributing your own money.
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Visiting Lecturers Paid Time Off
Full Year, 12 month appointment
VACATION: 23 days, accrued at rate of 2 days (14 hours) for each completed month of service, except for August when 1 day (7 hours) is accrued. SICK: Equivalent of 1 full work week off with pay for illness during traditional and non-traditional semester. Time off shall not exceed 1/15 of that semester's hours. PERSONAL: 2 days (14 hours) pro-rated in first year based on date of hire. No carryover as of August 31 each year. INTERCESSION: 5 days (35 hours) pro-rated in first year based on date of hire. No carryover as of August 31 each year.
Teaching in Academic Year
No paid time off benefits. Sick time: Equivalent of one full work week off with pay for illness during traditional and non-traditional semester. Time off shall not exceed 1/15 of that semester's hours.
6 month or less appointment
Pro-rates vacation and personal time; no intersession time. Sick time: Equivalent of one full work week off with pay for illness during traditional and non-traditional semester. Time off shall not exceed 1/15 of that semester's hours.
If a visiting lecturer suffers a death in his/her immediately family (parent, spouse, child, brother or sister), and the absence can be covered collegially, s/he will receive a leave of absence for one full work week and shall be paid for any scheduled work days that fall within that week. Verification (obituary notice, etc.) must be supplied to HR.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
100% tuition and fees for 2 academic credit courses taken at Community College of Philadelphia, provided classroom space is available and that employee was employed during the previous semester or is currently employed. Spouse/partner and eligible children also entitled to receive 100% remission of tuition and fees.
After attaining 36 seniority units and in Pool X or higher, you can take advantage of this program - intended for staff to purchase a computer for home use.
For the application and more information please click on the link below. Questions can be directed to the Tasha Lindo in the Controller's Office at .
Jury Duty/Court Appearances
The College’s obligation is limited to the extent of the difference between the jury duty pay and the employee’s regular rate of pay. Employees shall be entitled to leave with pay if the schedule makes it impossible to report for class or other work when summoned for jury duty or required to make a court appearance. A copy of the subpoena issued by the court or governmental agency must be provided to Human Resources. Court appearances relating to traffic and/or parking violations are NOT excused absences.
Employee Discounts and College Services
College employees are eligible for a variety of employee discounts and services.