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Technical/ Professional Staff

Full summary of benefits available to Technical/ Professional Staff from Mercy College.

Salary as stated in 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).  

  • 15 Vacation Days per year (Accrue from date of hire - to be used by 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 may be carried over each year to a maximum of 90 days)
  • 1 Week off between Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Military, Jury Duty and Bereavement Leave

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

Health Plans (Voluntary)

  • Oxford
    • Liberty Plan - In network only - no referrals needed
    • Freedom Plan - In/ out network - no referrals needed
  • HIP/EMBLEM (must be in union)
    • 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 - eyewear/annual eye exam

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Ameriflex Pre-tax deductions

  • Healthcare - $300 to $2,550.00 per year
  • Dependent Care - up to $5,000 per year
  • E-Trac - reduced mass transit fares
  • Parking

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 (18 n/ u)
  • 12 credits per year for P/ T employees (12 n/ u)

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

  • 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 benefits, please visit Mercy Connect and click on the Employee Info Center Tab.