About LIM College

Competitive Benefits

Hospitalization, Medical, Dental & Vision
Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
School Closings & Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Tuition Assistance Policy
Dress Code Policy
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
TransitCheks from TransitCenter©
New York Health & Racket Club (NYHRC)

LIM College has established a variety of benefit programs designed to help you and your family handle medical emergencies, deal with job-related or personal problems, and plan for your retirement.  While basic information about some of these is included below, the benefit programs and the terms and conditions of your participation in them are subject to change at any time. 

Hospitalization, Medical, Dental & Vision
New employees are eligible for health benefits beginning the first day of the month AFTER their 60th day of employment from their hire date. LIM College pays 80% and the employee pays 20% of the monthly premium.

Cigna - Hospitalization, Medical & Dental

VSP- Vision

Life Insurance (Lincoln Life)
Term life policy equal to your annual salary. The monthly premium is paid by the College.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
There are times in all of our lives when we need a little help. No matter what the issue is, Employee Connect is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week with support, guidance and resources.

RetirementGreat West Retirement Services
LIM College's Retirement Account is offered through Great West Retirement Services.  New employees are eligible for 401(k) benefits beginning the first day of the month following completion of 1,000 hours of employment from their original hire date within a year of employment. 

New employees whose hire date is between 2/1 and 6/30 will receive one week of vacation to be used between the hire date and 12/31 of the current year.  If your hire date is between 7/1 and 12/31, you are not eligible for vacation during that year. For information about vacation time after the first calendar year of employment, contact humanresources@limcollege.edu

School Closings & Holidays
Up to 40 paid days off depending on the calendar year! That’s 8 weeks of time off!!

  • January = 1 day for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • February = 2 day President’s Day Holiday (Friday and Monday)
  • March = 5 days for Spring Break (Monday – Friday), 1 day for Good Friday
  • May = 2 day Memorial Day Holiday (Friday and Monday)
  • June = 4 days in June (Fridays off); plus 1 day for Independence Day Celebration
  • July = 3 days for Independence Day Celebration; plus 4 extra days (Fridays off)
  • August = 2 days off (Fridays off)
  • September = 2 day Labor Day Holiday (Friday and Monday); 1 day for Rosh Hashanah; 1 day for Yom Kippur
  • November = 3 day Thanksgiving Holiday (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)
  • December = The College is closed the week of Christmas and the week of Christmas & New Year’s
  • Birthday = You may “celebrate” your birthday by electing to take a day off – either the month before, during or after your actual birthday

Tuition Assistance Policy
All full-time employees are eligible after one year of service. Approval is subject to a written proposal and the budget process. The course or program must be relevant to your field of expertise and applicable to an advanced degree.

Dress Code Policy
A Relaxed Dress Code is appropriate for the entire year (sneakers are not acceptable.) Business professional attire will be required for special events such as Open House, Accepted Students Day, and any departmental events that may warrant it.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) (FSA) (FSA) (FSA) (FSA)
All full-time employees may participate in the FSA program. It allows you to set aside a portion of your earnings to pay for qualified expenses, including medical expenses and dependent care.

Aflac pays CASH directly to you and your family. All plans are compatible with major medical as well as other coverage you may have. All plans are 100% voluntary, supplemental, portable and most available on a pre-tax basis.

TransitCheks from TransitCenter©
You choose how much of your monthly salary will go toward TransitCheks.  The IRS allows employees to deduct a maximum of $130 per month for mass transit and an additional $250 per month for commuter parking.  If your commuting costs exceed the pre-tax spending limit, you may also use your post-tax salary to purchase TransitCheks.  Participation in this program can offer significant tax savings. 

New York Health & Racquet Club (NYHRC)
The New York Health & Racquet Club provides a broad array of facilities, services and wellness programs to meet your fitness needs.

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