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Clerical Staff

Full summary of benefits offered to Clerical Staff from Mercy College.

Salary as stated in your offer letter.

All benefit time begins accruing on hire date. No benefit time may be used prior to 90 calendar days from date of hire (Introductory Period).

  • 10 Vacation Days per year (Accrue from date of hire - to be used between July 1 and June 30th). Eligible employees may carry forward 5 days into the new fiscal year which starts July 1
  • 3 Personal Days per year (Accrue from date of hire - to be used by June 30th)
  • 12 Sick Days per year (Unused days carry over each year to a max of 90 days)
  • 1 Week off between Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Military, Jury Duty & Bereavement Leave

Health benefits take effect on the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment

Health Plans (Voluntary):

  • Oxford
    • Liberty - In network only - no referrals needed
    • Freedom - In/ out Network - no referrals needed
    • HMO - In network only - referrals needed

Dental Plan (Voluntary):

  • Guardian Dental Plan
    • DMO - In network only
    • PPO - In/ out network

Vision Coverage (Voluntary):

  • United Healthcare - for eyewear
  • Term Life Insurance - $15,000 paid for by Mercy College
  • Short Term Disability (NYS-STD) - Employees are eligible immediately
  • Long Term Disability ( LTD) - F/ T employees are covered after 1 year of service (60% of monthly income to a max of $1,500) paid for by Mercy College - voluntary coverage available
  • Family Medical Leave (FMLA) - F/ T employees eligible after 1 year of service and working 1,250 hours
  • Healthcare ($300 to $2,550 per year)
  • Dependent Care (up to $5,000 per year)
  • E-Trac - reduced mass transit fares/ parking through pre-tax payroll deductions

Employees may contribute to plan after Introductory Period. Mercy College contribution begins after second anniversary.

For more information, please contact the representative below:

  • TIAA - Eugene Glenn - (800) 732-8353

Employees are eligible for tuition benefit after completion of Introductory Period

  • 27 credits per year for F/ T employees
  • 12 credits per year for P/ T employees

Tuition Remission* available for dependents of F/ T employees after one year of service.

*See additional information in Mercy Connect under the Employee Info Center tab.

  • Theater Tickets - Plum Benefits
  • Westchester Broadway Theater - (914) 592-2268
  • Fitness Memberships - Globalfit
  • Bronx Zoo - (718)  741-1432
  • Verizion Phones -
  • Dell Computers
  • Hewlett Packard Computers
  • Travel/ Shopping - through
    • (User ID: please click on the Employee Info Center tab (Benefits channel) in Mercy Connect)

For more information on any of the benefits, please visit Mercy Connect and click on the Employee Info Center tab.