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State Health Plan                       

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                                                    (employee enrollment/changes)

State Retirement                        

Employee Assistance Network    

State Employees Credit Union     

Health Insurance: Full-time and annual part-time employees are eligible to participate in the North Carolina State Health Plan at no charge to the employee.  Dependent coverage is available at group rates and premiums will be payroll deducted on a pre-tax basis. Coverage is through the State Health Plan. 

NCFlex:  Various employee paid policies covering dental, vision, cancer, accidents, disability and life are available. Medical and dependent care reimbursement plans are also available. These may be pre-taxed through payroll deduction. For general information   to enroll/make changes 

Retirement: Retirement benefits are provided through the North Carolina Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System. All full-time and annual part-time employees are required to participate. Employee contribution is tax deferred. Vesting (the right to a monthly income benefit) occurs after five years of creditable service. Some benefits of North Carolina Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement System are: Disability Income Plan (short-term disability), Disability Retirement (long-term disability) and Death Benefit.


  • Disability Income Plan: - An employee must be contributing to the retirement system for at least one year. A 60-day waiting period is required. Short-term disability benefit is 50 percent of monthly salary up to a maximum of $3,000 per month and pays for 365 days.
  • Disability Retirement: - An employee is eligible after five years contributory service if the employee becomes totally and permanently disabled for work. During the first 36 months of disability, the plan benefit is 65 percent of salary up to $3,900 per month.
  • Death Benefit: - Death benefit equal to highest 12 months salary in previous 24 months with a minimum of $25,000 and a maximum of $50,000 if employee dies after one year of contributing service. 

Longevity Pay: - Permanent full-time and annaul part-time employees who have completed at least 10 years of total state service shall receive a lump sum payment annually.

Years of Total State Service

Longevity Pay Rate

10 but less than 15 years


15 but less than 20 years


20 but less than 25 years


25 or more years


Longevity payments are paid at the end of the anniversary month. 

Annual Leave:

Years of Aggregate Service

Hours Granted Per Month

Days Granted

Less than 2



2 but less than 5



5 but less than 10



10 but less than 15



15 but less than 20



20 or more



Sick Leave: Regular full-time employees earn sick leave at a rate of one day per contract month. Sick leave is cumulative indefinitely and may be credited toward retirement service.Civil Leave: Employees are entitled to leave with pay to serve on a jury or if summoned to serve as a witness for the court.

Holidays: The College observes the following holidays per year:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday
  • Good Friday (1 day)
  • Memorial Day (1 day)
  • Independence Day (1 day)
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving (2 days)
  • Christmas (Number of days varies and typically coincides with State Personnel Policy.  Additional days may be granted for closures based on administrative decisions.)


Full-time employees receive 8 hours pay for each holidays and annual part-time employees receive a pro-rata amount based on the number of hours contracted for each week.

Employee Assistance Program: The college has prepaid the cost of five diagnostic referral and counseling sessions for employees or their immediate family members with the Employee Assistance Network. State

Employees' Credit Union: Membership in the State Employees Credit Union is open to all full-time and part-time employees. Services include banking, savings and loans. More information may be obtained by visiting one of the local offices or Educational Opportunities: Full-time employees are eligible to enroll in one curriculum or continuing education course (non self-supporting) per semester on a tuition-free basis when it will not interfere with scheduled work hours.

Parking: All employees are provided with parking registration free of charge.


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