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Why Work at Wright State?

Summary of Benefits

Full-Time Employment

Full-time employees are defined as Academic and Fiscal Faculty, and Unclassified and Classified staff appointed to work at least 75% annual full-time equivalency (FTE). Benefits begin the first date of employment and enrollees are not subject to proof of credible coverage.

Full-time employees are given a choice of participating in medical coverages provided by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield for themselves and eligible dependents. The university also offers comprehensive prescription, dental, and vision coverages. Employees pay premiums (based on classification, plan type, coverage level, and salary range) toward the cost of the selected health coverage.  

Full-time employees are eligible to participate in voluntary programs such as, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-Term Disability Coverage, Term or Group Universal Life Insurance, and Dependent Life Insurance Coverage, all of which require employee contributions.

The university provides Tuition Remission, Adoption Assistance, a Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, and Long-Term Disability Coverage at no cost to the employee. The university also offers paid time off benefits including sick leave, vacation and holiday pay, Family Medical Leave (FMLA), and for qualifying staff members, Paid Parental Leave.

Employees of Wright State University are required to participate in a university-provided retirement program which is funded with both employee and employer contributions. New full-time employees are given the choice of participating in the corresponding state system, the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) for Faculty or the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) for Staff; or in the Wright State University Alternative Retirement Plan (ARP). Employees are also eligible to participate in voluntary 403(b) and/or 457(b) supplemental retirement programs in addition to one of the university-provided retirement plans.

The benefits information on this web page provides a summary of benefits for employees of Wright State. This information does not list all the provisions and does not supersede the individual provisions of our group insurance contracts, benefit plans and university policies that it describes. Similarly, the information presented does not guarantee that the university, the state of Ohio, and/or others responsible for these contracts, plans, programs, and policies will not make future changes in the provisions applicable to each.

Part-Time Employment

Part-time employees are defined as Academic and Fiscal Faculty, and Unclassified and Classified staff appointed to work less than 75%, but more than 50% annual full-time equivalency (FTE).

Part-time employees (as defined above) are given a choice of participating in medical coverages provided by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield for themselves and eligible dependents. The university also offers comprehensive prescription, dental, and vision coverages. Employees pay premiums (based on classification, plan type, coverage level, and salary range) toward the cost of the health coverage. Benefits begin the first date of employment and enrollees are not subject to proof of credible coverage.

Part-time employees are eligible to participate in voluntary programs such as, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Term or Group Universal Life Insurance, and Dependent Life Insurance Coverage, all of which require employee contributions.  

The university provides a Faculty and Staff Assistance Program and Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance at no cost to the employee. The university also offers paid time off benefits including sick leave, vacation and holiday pay, and Family Medical Leave (FMLA).

Employees of Wright State University are required to participate in a university-provided retirement program which is funded with both employee and employer contributions. New part-time employees are given the choice of participating in the corresponding state system, the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) for Faculty or the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) for Staff. Employees are also eligible to participate in voluntary 403(b) and/or 457(b) supplemental retirement programs in addition to one of the university-provided retirement plans.

Part-time employees are defined as Academic and Fiscal Faculty, and Unclassified and Classified staff appointed to work less than 50% annual full-time equivalency (FTE), Adjunct Faculty, and Support Staff.

Part-time employees (as defined above) are eligible to participate in the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program. Employees of Wright State University are required to participate in a university-provided retirement program which is funded with both employee and employer contributions. New part-time employees are given the choice of participating in the corresponding state system, the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) for Faculty/Adjunct or the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) for Staff/Support Staff. Employees are also eligible to participate in voluntary 403(b) and/or 457(b) supplemental retirement programs in addition to one of the university-provided retirement plans.

The benefits information on this web page provides a summary of benefits for employees of Wright State. This information does not list all the provisions and does not supersede the individual provisions of our group insurance contracts, benefit plans and university policies that it describes. Similarly, the information presented does not guarantee that the university, the state of Ohio, and/or others responsible for these contracts, plans, programs, and policies will not make future changes in the provisions applicable to each.