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Benefits At A Glance

Broward College is a lifelong learning community that promotes educational growth and development of all individuals. It is also a community of caring, dedicated and hardworking professional striving for the highest ethical standards and social responsibility while achieving student success. Whether you are an administrator, professional, staff, faculty or adjunct professor, you will be an important member of our family. 


We have put together an overview of our exceptional benefits package. Take look and as always if you have additional questions our benefits staff will be delighted to help. Working at Broward College is not just a job it is a family. 

Eligible Requirement

All full-time employees are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following 30 consecutive days of employment.
Domestic partners are eligible dependents under the Broward College, Medical, Dental and Vision Plans.

Insurance
Below is a list of insurance benefits for all Full-time employees.

  • Health (HMO, PPO, OAP) 
  • Dental (HMO & PPO)
  • Vision
  • Prescription
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Emergency Travel Assistance
  • Long-term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplementary Life Insurance 
Retirement
Broward College offers a wide range of retirement options such as:

  • Florida Retirement System Pension Plan​
  • Florida Retirement System Investment Plan
  • Optional Retirement Plan (ORP)
  • Tax Shelter Annuities (403b & 457b)
Wellness

Broward College Wellness program is committed to promoting and maintaining a healthy work life balance and empowering staff through wellness activities and educational programs.
  • An environment that supports healthy living 
  • Integrate the six dimension of wellness as a of living
  • Programs that promote  and educate healthy behavior
  • Enhance the quality of our employees and family well beingspiritual, emotional, physical, occupational, intellectual, social wellnes
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Time Off and Leave Benefits
Our employees contribute to the success of Broward College, therefore providing financial compensation and accommodating to our employees' family, personal and professional needs is our privilege. Broward College leave benefits are part of our total benefits.


Administrators & Professional Technical Staff Time Off
  • Sick leave earn 12 days per year
  • Vacation earn 12 days per year ( 5 - 10 years of service 1.25 days per month)
  • Sick Leave incentive no days off for 6 months $100.00
Faculty Calendar and Leave Benefits

  • 163-day calendar for instructional faculty
  • 194 day calendar for some faculty counselors and;
  • 213 day calendar for faculty counselors and librarians
  • Sick Leave - accumulated at one day per calendar
  • 8  for 163 day calendar
  • 10 for 194 day calendar
  • 11 for 213 day calendar

Other Leave Benefits
  • Family Medical Leave Act
  • Sick Pool
  • Bereavement
  • Workers Compensation
  • Administrative Leave
  • Jury duty
  • Military Leave
  • Professional Leave
  • Sabbatical
  • Long Term Disability
  • Personal Leave  
Professional Development
Continuous learning is vital to our staff and student success.  Broward College provides ongoing learning opportunities for our staff to enhance their skills set while staying competitive.  Our faculty and staff have access to:

  • In-house workshops, webinars, and events
  • New Faculty Institute
  • Adjunct Faculty Institute
  • Presidents Leadership Academy
  • Management Development Supervisor Training
  • Professional Development Day
  • New Faculty Orientation
  • New Employee Orientation
  • PTS Retreat
  • Education benefits:
    •  Tuition Assistance
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Sabbaticals
  • Staff and Program Development (SPD) funds for travel to conferences and workshops and for program development
  • Training resources:
    • Online tutorials
    Online professional development library with manuals for programs such as:  Microsoft Office, SAS, the College database, etc.​​
    Rewards & Recognition
    Broward College strives to reward employees for their work and recognize them for their achievements and years of service.
     
    Faculty Awards and Recognition
    • Professor of the Year Award
    • Adjunct Professor of the Year Award
    • Endowed Teaching Chair Award
    • Classroom Research Award
    • National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Award
    • Learning Community Award
    • “Quality Matters” National eLearning Award
    • Service Learning Award
    • Florida Master Teacher Award
     
    Staff (Professional Technical Staff and Administrators) Awards and Recognition
    • PTS Educational Incentive
    • PTS Sick Leave Incentive 
    • PTS Outstanding Achievement Award
    • PTS Peer Choice Award
    • PTS Scholarship Award
    • Sustainability Super Star Award
    • Energy Management System Award
    • Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Award
    Other Benefits & Services
    Broward College Offers other great benefits and services such as: 
    • Annual Health Fair
    • Legal Plan
    • Child Care Centers
    • Wellness Centers (free workout facilities)
    • Dental Center
    • Vision Center
    • Water Sports Center
    • Tri-Rail (employee discount)
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