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Employee Benefits

The employees at James Sprunt Community College are our most important asset. Our Human Resources Department is always striving to enhance the benefits offering here at the college.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

 

RETIREMENT

All permanent James Sprunt Community College employees are members of the North Carolina Teacher’s And State Employees™ Retirement System  The membership requires a mandatory 6% monthly deduction from the employee’s check. Please access the following web site for more information regarding retirement and other benefits offered through the Retirement System:

https://www.nctreasurer.com/ret/Benefits%20Handbooks/TSERShandbook.pdf

LONGEVITY

Once an employee obtains 10 years of aggregate state service (includes permanent service from all any previous state employers), they qualify to receive longevity compensation in the month of their anniversary.  The longevity payment is a percentage of your current permanent annual salary.

  • 10-15 years – 1.50%
  • 15-20 years – 2.25%
  • 20-25 years – 3.25%
  • 25+ years – 4.50%

MEDICAL INSURANCE

James Sprunt Community College offers medical coverage through the State Health Plan. There are 3 plans currently available to choose from. Click https://shp.nctreasurer.com to view the different plan options and rates.

DENTAL INSURANCE

James Sprunt Community College offers two dental plans through MetLife.

VISION INSURANCE

James Sprunt Community College offers vision coverage through MetLife.

LIFE INSURANCE & SUPPLEMENTAL PLANS

James Sprunt offers a variety of life insurance plans through MetLife as well as Colonial Life.

Colonial Life offers:

  • Term Life Insurance
  • Universal Life Insurance
  • Juvenile Life Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance

METLIFE offers:

  • Long-term Disability
  • Supplemental Term Life Insurance

STATE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION OF NORTH CAROLINA (SEANC)

SEANC offers a variety of benefits to its members. Feel free to visit www.SEANC.org for more information or contact the Human Resources Department at 910-296-2410.

  • Discounts
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Long-Term Care
  • Colonial Programs
  • Aflac Programs
  • Various Insurance (Homeowners, renter’s, auto, pet)

COLONIAL SUPPLEMENTAL INSURANCES

James Sprunt offers a variety of supplemental plans through Colonial Life.

  • Accident
  • Cancer
  • Critical Illness
  • Medical Bridge
  • Disability
  • Hospital Confinement Indemnity

ANNUITIES

  • Prudential 401(k)
  • Prudential 457

HOLIDAYS

  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas:  Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and 2 additional days
  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King’s Birthday
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day

ANNUAL LEAVE

Years of Aggregate State Service Hours Granted Each Month Hours Granted Each Year
Less than 5 years 9.33 hours 112 hours
5 but less than 10 years 11.33 hours 136 hours
10 but less than 15 years 13.33 hours 160 hours
15 but less than 20 years 15.33 hours 184 hours
20 years or more 17.33 hours 208 hours

Maximum accumulation per fiscal year is 240 hours.  Hours over 240 at the end of the fiscal year are transferred to Sick Leave.
Monthly leave earnings are pro-rated for less than 40 hour employees.

SICK LEAVE

Each full-time annual employee who are working or on paid leave will earn sick leave computed at the rates listed below.

Hours Earned/Month  Hours Earned Per Year
8 96 (12 days)

A part-time annual employee shall earn sick leave according to the schedule above on a pro-rata basis.  The leave shall be computed on a percentage of the total hours worked to the total hours in a given month.

OTHER AVAILABLE LEAVE

  • Funeral Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Civil Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Educational Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Voluntary Shared Leave
  • Child Involvement Leave

STATE EMPLOYEES CREDIT UNION

All James Sprunt Community College employees are allowed to join the State Employees Credit Union (SECU).  Permanent employees who are members of SECU may have loan payments deducted from their paycheck.

 JAMES SPRUNT FOUNDATION

Permanent employees can make tax-deductible contribution to the James Sprunt Foundation through payroll deduction.  For more information regarding the James Sprunt Foundation, please access the following web site: https://jamessprunt.edu/foundation

DIRECT DEPOSIT

All permanent employees are required to enroll in direct deposit.  The financial institution receiving the deposit must be a member of the Automated Clearing House (ACH).

PRE-PAID LEGAL

Permanent employees have the option of enrolling in Pre-paid Legal Services.  Please view http://sites.legalshield.com/groupvideo/howitworks/. Contact Bruce Morton, Pre-Paid Legal representative at 910-330-1200 or Tonya M. Kenan, Associate Director of Human Resources at 910-296-2030 for more information.

OTHER BENEFITS

  • Christmas Staff/Faculty Luncheon
  • Cosmetology Services
  • Employee Awards
  • Flower Fund
  • Employee Use of PE Facilities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Classes during Work Hours

For additional information, please visit the following website:  http://www.roberttaylorgroup.com/james-sprunt-community-college/.

CONTACT INFO

Tonya Kenan, MSHRD, SHRM-CP
Assoc. Director, Human Resources
Email: 
tkenan@jamessprunt.edu
Telephone: 910-275-6181
Fax: 910-296-2479