Employment Benefits

We offer excellent benefits and services to eligible employees.


Regular employees, with a full-time equivalency factor of three-fourths (3/4) or more, are eligible for all benefits available through Southeast Community College. Full-time equivalency definitions for our employee classifications are outlined in the SCC College Handbook.

The Southeast Community College Board of Governors is responsible for implementing and maintaining the program of benefits for eligible employees.

Detailed benefit information (PDF).

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Benefits for Eligible Employees

Approved Holidays:

Eligible employees receive 13 paid holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving (3 days)
  • Winter Break (5 days)

Health Insurance:

We offer Benefit Dollars (Ben Dollars) for qualified employees to cover the cost of the following:

  • Medical Insurance 
  • Dental Insurance

Additional health benefit options include: 

  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Safety Eye Wear Reimbursement
  • Wellness Initiatives

Life Insurance:

A minimum of $50,000 life insurance coverage and $50,000 accidental death and dismemberment coverage is available for eligible employees. 

Long Term Disability Insurance:

Long term disability insurance is available for eligible employees. 

Retirement Plan:

A group retirement plan through TIAA is available to eligible employees and the College contributes an amount equal to the employees contribution. Eligible employees age 30 and above are required to participate.  Additionally, TIAA offers Tax Sheltered Annuities.

Social Security:

Employees are covered by the Federal Social Security Plan. The College withholds from employee wages the amount equal to the Federal Social Security Plan requirement for that year and the College provides an equivalent amount. 


Types of leave allowed by SCC: 

  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Vacation Leave (non-faculty)
  • Long Term Disability Leave
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Civic Leave
  • Jury Duty Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Professional Leave
  • Catastrophic Leave

Tuition Waiver for SCC Credit and Non-credit Classes:

The College offers 100% tuition remission for eligible employees and their spouse and eligible tax dependents for SCC credit and non-credit classes. 

Tuition Reimbursement:

Eligible employees shall have the opportunity for tuition reimbursement for undergraduate, graduate or advanced degree credit courses with supervisor approval. See terms in College policies or negotiated agreements. 

Worker's Compensation:

All employees are covered by insurance for expenses involved with an on-the-job accident.