Benefit Summary - Clerical

The benefit information provided below is a summary of the benefit information provided in the current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the College and Union Representation for Clerical Employees.  Union employees should consult the CBA for specific details.

Health Insurance:

Health insurance is managed by the Michigan Conference of Teamsters Welfare Fund. Please direct questions to:

Karl Grimm
Business Agent
Teamsters Local No. 1038
(517) 539-5240


Prescription drug coverage is managed by the Michigan Conference of Teamsters Welfare Fund

Dental Insurance:

Dental insurance is managed by the Michigan Conference of Teamsters Welfare Fund

Vision Insurance:

Vision insurance is managed by the Michigan Conference of Teamsters Welfare Fund


The Short Term Disability (STD) plan is offered through The Standard, a third-party provider.  Effective July 1, 2009 you may be paid $300.00/week less taxes. STD is payable for up to 26 weeks after a 14 day wait period.

Long Term Disability (LTD) picks up after STD ends, if you are still disabled. With terms and conditions met, LTD pays 60% of your salary. One year waiting period to participate.

Life Insurance/AD&D:

Group Life insurance ($50,000) and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance ($50,000) is provided at no cost to the employee.  The Standard is the current plan carrier. See details in the CBA.


The College offers a 403(b) Retirement Annuity (RA) plan administered by  Teacher’s Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA). There is a two year wait for participation eligibility. When enrolled in the plan, you will contribute 1% of your taxable gross earning (mandatory) with the College contributing 6%. Roth (after-tax) option available for voluntary contributions. The College also offers a Supplemental Retirement Annuity (SRA) plan also administered by TIAA.

Flexible Benefits (Section 125 Reimbursement Program):

You may elect salary reduction (pre-tax) for non-insured medical expenses and/or dependent care expense.

Tuition Remission and Exchange:

This superb benefit is available, under certain guidelines, for employees and qualified dependents. See details in the CBA.

Employee Assistance Program:

The College contracts with Behavioral Health Resources (BHR) for confidential assistance with everyday issues: marital, family, grief counseling, physical health, emotional health, elder care, substance abuse, financial counseling, and job stress.

Supplemental Income Insurance - Aflac:

There are two products offered – an Accident/Injury and a Critical Illness plan. The AFLAC products do not replace any existing benefit. It is an additional voluntary benefit offered at a group rate which is paid 100% by the employee.

Harrington Neighborhood Grant

The Harrington Neighborhood Grant is a unique opportunity for Albion College faculty and staff to find their home and make an immediate impact on the community. Faculty and staff have the opportunity to help revitalize the neighborhood connecting campus and downtown Albion. Participants will not find a better home-ownership opportunity through any other channel through purchase/renovation, new build, or finished purchase options.

Holiday, Medical and Vacation Pay:

The College recognizes most major holidays and provides paid vacation to all individuals covered by the CBA. Vacation must be used in the fiscal year awarded or it is lost.  Associate members may earn 1 day of medical pay per month.  Medical pay may be accumulated up to a maximum of 65 days.  Please see the CBA for details for allocation and usage.


  • Free parking
  • Discounted meal prices at cafeteria
  • Bookstore discount
  • Access to campus events (e.g. speakers, concerts, performances, athletic events)
  • Library access
  • Free gym access including full size pool, jacuzzi, weight room, racquetball courts, basketball courts, cardio equipment, indoor and outdoor track, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, and an employee-only exercise facility
  • Nature center with hiking/walking trails
  • On-site flu shots
  • Free professional headshots

For more information, please contact Human Resources at (517) 629-0205 or .