Employee Benefits

DISCLAIMER: This is meant to be a summary of the benefit programs available to employees at Delaware Technical Community College. Whenever conflicts occur between these summaries and the contracts, rules, regulations or laws governing the administration of the various programs, the terms and conditions set forth in the various program contracts, rules, regulations or laws shall prevail.


BENEFITS AT A GLANCE
Delaware Technical Community College’s wide array of benefits not only enhances your financial security and well-being, they also add significantly to your total compensation. These benefits include health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family, life insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, blood bank, pension plan, generous leave time, flexible spending account, the tuition exchange and tuition reimbursement programs. At the bottom of this page,  you will find a chart that helps you see what benefits are available based on employment status. 

Listed below are links to additional sites that will provide you with information designed to help you become more familiar and knowledgeable about your benefits.

Statewide Benefits Website – As a state employee, you will find an array of information on this website relative to benefits programs and documentation.

State of Delaware’s Treasurer’s Office – This website provides information on a variety of financial planning activities including savings programs, planning workshops, and planning consultants,

Thinking of Retirement?  If you are now eligible for retirement, or will be in the next 3 to 5 years, you should contact the Benefits Specialist at the Office of the President (302) 857-1693 to begin planning.

Also view the information on the following websites.

State of Delaware Pension Office - As a member of the Delaware Public Employees' Retirement System (DPERS) your benefit plans are clearly defined and paid regardless of market events. This website will answer any questions you may have about your pension.

Delaware Technical Community College Personnel Policy Manual – this website gives you extensive information about the benefits and opportunities available to you as a Delaware Tech employee. 

 Delaware Technical Community College’s Employee Benefits  

Benefit Type

Regular, Full-time & Temporary,
Full-time 9 Months
or more 

Temporary, Full-time less than 9 months 

Regular,
Part-time 

Temporary,
Part-time 

State Major Medical Insurances (includes Prescription Drug Coverage and Employee Assistance Program)

Eligible-

College pays portion after 3 full months of continuous employment

Not Eligible

Eligible -

Employee pays all

Not Eligible

State Troubled Employees Program (Employee Assistance Program)

Eligible if not covered by State major medical insurance

Eligible

Eligible if not covered by State major medical insurance

Eligible

State Group Life and Accidental Death/Dismemberment Insurance

Eligible - 

Employee paid

Not Eligible

Eligible -

Employee paid

Not Eligible

Blood Bank of Delaware

Eligible - 

Annual dues paid by College

Eligible - 

Annual dues paid by employee

Eligible - 

Annual dues paid by employee

Eligible - 

Annual dues paid by employee

State Dental Programs

Eligible - 

Employee paid

Not Eligible

Eligible -

Employee Paid

Not Eligible

Flexible Benefits Plan (Stipend provided to choose coverages from Life/AD& D, Dental & Vision)

Eligible-

College pays up to stipend amount after waiting period

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Disability Insurance

Eligible -

College Paid

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

State Employee's Pension Plan

Eligible-

College and employee contributes

Eligibility based on pension coverage of position – College and employee contributes

Eligible-

College and employee contributes

Not Eligible

On-Campus Wellness Center

Eligible-

No Fee

Eligible-

No Fee

Eligible

Eligible -

Fee Paid by employee

On-Campus Child Development Centers

Eligible-

Based on Space Availability

Eligible-

Based on Space Availability

Eligible-

Based on Space Availability

Eligible-

Based on Space Availability

Delaware Technical Community College and University of Delaware Associate in Arts program—Free Tuition

Eligible-

Free tuition provided for employee and/or one dependent per semester

May be Eligible for one Delaware Tech course per semester

Not Eligible for University of Delaware Associate in Arts Program

May be Eligible for one Delaware Tech course per semester

Not Eligible for University of Delaware Associate in Arts Program

May be Eligible for one Delaware Tech course per semester

Not Eligible for University of Delaware Associate in Arts Program

Tuition Exchange Program

Eligible-

College paid

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Tuition Reimbursement Program

Eligible-

College provides partial tuition reimbursement

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Flexible Spending Account (DELAFLEX

Eligible-

Employee Contributions

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Del-One Federal Credit Union

Eligible

Eligible

Eligible

Eligible

State Deferred Compensation Program

Eligible-

Employee Contributions

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

403B Tax Sheltered Annuity Programs

Eligible-

Employee Contributes

Eligible-

Employee Contributes

Eligible-

Employee Contributes

Eligible-

Employee Contributes

U.S. Savings Bonds

Eligible

Not Eligible

Eligible

Not Eligible

Social Security

Eligible-

College and employee contribute

Eligible-

College and employee contribute

Eligible-

College and employee contribute

Eligible-

College and employee contribute

Worker's Compensation

Eligible

College Paid

Eligible

College Paid

Eligible

College Paid

Eligible

College Paid

Unemployment Insurance

Eligible

College Paid

Eligible

College Paid

Eligible

College Paid

Eligible

College Paid

13.25 vacation hours per month

Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

9.50 sick hours per month

Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Paid Holidays

Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Catastrophic Leave Bank

Eligible

Regular full-time only

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Not Eligible

Full-time employees work a 37 ½ hour workweek. Some overtime may be required