Benefits

Human Resources is strongly committed to supporting all staff members' success throughout every stage of your employment.

Ave Maria is committed to offering "Regular Full-Time" employees (defined as working 30 hours or more per week) a cost-effective and competitive benefits program. The benefits are reviewed annually prior to each years' open enrollment period (October-November of each calendar year) and, accordingly, are subject to change. Benefits selected in the open enrollment period become effective on January 1st of each calendar year. Benefit offerings include options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, supplemental life insurance, dependent life insurance, disability insurance, along with adoption reimbursement benefits.

Adoption

The Adoption Plan provides assistance to all eligible employees who are building families through adoption. This Plan provides financial assistance, adoption leave of absence, and resource/ referral services. Your employer pays the cost for this coverage.

Aflac

Additional coverage for accident or cancer insurance

COBRA

Dental Insurance

Two Plan design options. These plans provide coverage toward dental expenses that might be incurred by you or a covered family member; your employer pays the cost of the Core Dental Plan and the employee pays the difference between the cost of the Enhanced Dental Plan and the Core Dental Plan. Employees may elect to opt out of Dental coverage and obtain waiver credit of $2.50 per pay.

Disability

Short and long-term disability

Flexible Spending Account

Life Insurance

Basic and supplementary life insurance, dependent insurance.

Medical Insurance

Three Plan design options. These plans are designed to help protect you from financial loss should you, or a covered family member, incur significant medical expenses. As this is important financial protection, your employer contributes to the cost of 2 PPO Plans and 1 HMO Plan with the employee paying the difference in cost in the form of payroll deductions. Employees with alternate health insurance may obtain waiver credit of $15.00 per pay.

Personal Time

Retirement Plan

401(k) Plan for all companies and university; 403(b) Plan for Ave Maria University

Vacation

Vision Insurance

This plan provides coverage toward vision care expenses for you or a covered family member; your employer pays the cost of the Core Vision Plan and the employee pays the difference. Employees may elect to opt out of Vision coverage but no waiver credit is available.