Employment & Benefits
This section provides an overview of many benefits available to faculty and staff. In the event of conflict between the overview provided in this handbook and the plan document or insurance plan, the plan document or insurance plan will govern. Complete descriptions are not possible in the handbook; employees should contact Human Resources for specific plan details. The Labor Agreement governs in the case of Union employees in all aspects of this section. Regular employees who have a schedule involving a (.46) FTE or above are eligible to participate in the College’s benefit programs.
Carleton College will comply with all applicable laws such as FMLA, federal, state, and any applicable regulations.
Voluntary Group Term Life Insurance
In addition to the life insurance benefit provided by the College, benefit-eligible employees may elect to purchase voluntary group term life insurance. This would be in addition to the life insurance benefit provided by the College. The cost to the employee is based on age and the benefit amount chosen. All premiums are paid by the employee on an after-tax basis. For those purchasing voluntary life, coverage amounts are subject to reduction due to age. Full benefit information is available in the Office of Human Resources.