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  • The Collegiate Church of Christ the Teacher is the spiritual center of the Merrimack College community.
    The Collegiate Church of Christ the Teacher is the spiritual center of the Merrimack College community.
  • Mendel Center and the Moseley Wrought Iron Arch Bridge.
    Mendel Center and the Moseley Wrought Iron Arch Bridge.
  • Aerial shot of the Academic Quad.
    Aerial shot of the Academic Quad.
  • Whether it’s winter, spring, or anything in between, Merrimack’s beautiful campus is enjoyed by all.
    Whether it’s winter, spring, or anything in between, Merrimack’s beautiful campus is enjoyed by all.
  • The resident dining hall, Sparky’s Place, offers a variety of nutritious meals for students and faculty.
    The resident dining hall, Sparky’s Place, offers a variety of nutritious meals for students and faculty.
  • Students are often seen studying in the McQuade Library, a favorite spot on campus.
    Students are often seen studying in the McQuade Library, a favorite spot on campus.
  • The Gladys Sakowich Campus Center, the heart of campus activities.
    The Gladys Sakowich Campus Center, the heart of campus activities.

Benefits Overview

The following is a summary of benefits provided by Merrimack College for eligible employees:

Medical Insurance

The College offers eligible employees and their dependents a choice of the following Harvard Pilgrim Health Care plan options:  Best Buy HMO 2000, Best Buy PPO 2000 or Best Buy HSA PPO.  Employee contribution is based on the plan selected.

Dental Insurance

The College offers eligible employees and their dependents a choice of two Guardian dental options: DentalGuard PPO Preferred Low (Option 1) or DentalGuard PPO Preferred High (Option 2).  Employee contribution is based on the plan selected.

Retirement Savings

The College offers a defined contribution plan and a tax deferred annuity plan through TIAA-CREF.  Through the defined contribution plan, eligible employees contribute 2.5% of their salary and the College contributes 8.5%.  The tax deferred annuity is a supplemental plan through which employees can make pre-tax salary deferrals for extra retirement savings.

Flexible Spending Accounts

The College makes available flexible spending accounts for both health care and dependent care.  Under the plan, employees may set aside a portion of their salary for dependent care or non-reimbursable medical expenses on a pre-tax basis.

Life Insurance

The College provides life insurance through Guardian to full time employees equal to one and one-half times your base salary to a maximum of $150,000.00.  This coverage is fully paid by the College and enrollment is made during orientation.

Long Term Disability and AD&D Insurance

The College provides long term disability and accidental death and dismemberment insurance through Guardian.  The College pays the cost of this insurance plan which provides 60% of your monthly salary up to a maximum of $5,000.00 a month.

Vacation, Sick and Personal

The College offers all eligible employees generous vacation, sick and personal time.

Holidays

The College offers sixteen paid holidays.

Tuition Remission

The College offers employees, their spouses and dependent children tuition remission according to employee’s classification.

Tuition Exchange

The College offers opportunity for scholarship for dependent children at certain colleges and universities for eligible employees based on employee’s classification and seniority.

Professional Development

The College’s policy is to encourage and support professional development through seminars and training opportunities offered internally or externally.

Additional Services

• Merrimack Valley Federal Credit Union is available to all employees of the College and their families.
• BBA Solutions Campus Shop offers Merrimack College employees a 10% discount on select merchandise.