Nonrepresented employees hold professional and managerial positions such as accountants, bursars, registrars, human resource generalists, maintenance managers, information technology specialists and academic deans.

ESU offers an excellent benefits package for nonrepresented employees including health care, company paid life insurance, retirement benefits, and leave time.

See further details regarding State System nonrepresented employees.

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ESU offers an excellent benefits package for nonrepresented employees including health care, company paid life insurance, retirement benefits, and leave time.

See further details regarding State System nonrepresented employees.

See below for:


Health Benefits

Health care benefits are offered to nonrepresented employees and their families:

Medical Benefits

Medical benefits are provided via Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, a PPO (Preferred Provider Organization).

Prescription & Hearing Benefits

An employee is automatically enrolled in prescription and hearing coverage once they are enrolled in a medical plan.

The Prescription Drug Program is administered by Highmark Blue Shield.

In order to receive hearing benefits, you must be enrolled in an active health plan.

Dental & Vision Benefits

  • Dental Coverage - United Concordia
  • Vision Coverage- NVA (National Vision Administrators)

Dental and Vision coverage may be picked up without electing medical benefits at no charge.

Health Benefits

Health care benefits are offered to nonrepresented employees and their families:

Medical Benefits

Medical benefits are provided via Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, a PPO (Preferred Provider Organization).

Prescription & Hearing Benefits

An employee is automatically enrolled in prescription and hearing coverage once they are enrolled in a medical plan.

The Prescription Drug Program is administered by Highmark Blue Shield.

In order to receive hearing benefits, you must be enrolled in an active health plan.

Dental & Vision Benefits

  • Dental Coverage - United Concordia
  • Vision Coverage- NVA (National Vision Administrators)

Dental and Vision coverage may be picked up without electing medical benefits at no charge.

Life Events

A major life event allows employee to make a change in health insurance, without having to wait for Open Enrollment.  Major life events include marriage, divorce, birth, adoption, death.

The employee will need to provide proof of verification to Human Resources within 60 days of the major life event, in order to make a change.


Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

There are two types of Flexible Spending Accounts: Healthcare FSA and Dependent Care FSA.

This benefit is a convenient way to set aside money on a pre-tax basis for eligible medical, dental, vision and dependent care expenses.  Employees can sign up within 30 days of hire, or during open enrollment period.  Once enrolled, the employee will be covered for one calendar year. 

Detailed information, including lists of eligible and ineligible expenses can be found in the Flexible Spending Account Handbook.

There are two types of Flexible Spending Accounts: Healthcare FSA and Dependent Care FSA.

This benefit is a convenient way to set aside money on a pre-tax basis for eligible medical, dental, vision and dependent care expenses.  Employees can sign up within 30 days of hire, or during open enrollment period.  Once enrolled, the employee will be covered for one calendar year. 

Detailed information, including lists of eligible and ineligible expenses can be found in the Flexible Spending Account Handbook.


Life, Accidental Insurance & Long-Term Disability

ESU offers paid basic group life through MetLife for all permanent, full-time employees.  Coverage amounts vary by employee group.  

Voluntary Insurance programs are overseen by CIGNA.  These benefits financially help families in case of an employee’s death, or if employee suffers a serious injury due to a covered accident.  The following voluntary insurances offered are:

MetLife

At no cost to employee:

Cigna

Employee pays bi-weekly premiums:

 

Retirement

Retirement Plans are offered to ensure an employee begins to save and invest money for retirement. When an employee is first hired, it is required that they select a retirement plan.  Once a decision has been made, the employee cannot change their plan.  

The retirement plans offered to employees are:

If employee does not choose within 30 days of hire, they will automatically be enrolled in the SERS (A5 Hybrid) retirement plan.

Voluntary Retirement Plans

Employees are offered additional options to save and invest money with Voluntary Retirement Plans.

  • Deferred Compensation – 457 (b) Plan
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) – 403(b) Plan
    • TIAA
    • Fidelity

Sick Time & Leave

Nonrepresented employees are eligible for the following leave:

Annual Leave

  • Up to 1 year of service – 4% of hours paid, 10.4 days per year
  • 1-15 years of service – 6% of hours paid, 15.6 days per year
  • 15-25 years of service – 8% of hours paid, 20.8 days per year
  • Over 25 years of service – 10% of hours paid, 26 days per year

Sick Leave

  • 6% of regular hours paid, 15.6 days per year

Bereavement and Sick Family Leave

  • Death of relative 3-5 days depending on relationship
  • Sickness of immediate family – 5 days per calendar year

Personal Leave

  • 6 days per year

Nonrepresented employees are eligible for the following leave:

Annual Leave

  • Up to 1 year of service – 4% of hours paid, 10.4 days per year
  • 1-15 years of service – 6% of hours paid, 15.6 days per year
  • 15-25 years of service – 8% of hours paid, 20.8 days per year
  • Over 25 years of service – 10% of hours paid, 26 days per year

Sick Leave

  • 6% of regular hours paid, 15.6 days per year

Bereavement and Sick Family Leave

  • Death of relative 3-5 days depending on relationship
  • Sickness of immediate family – 5 days per calendar year

Personal Leave

  • 6 days per year

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) / Sick, Parental, or Family 

FMLA allows employees who are eligible to take up to a 12 weeks of leave (with or without pay) with benefits for:

  • the birth or adoption of a child,
  • recovery from a qualifying medical illness,
  • providing care for a seriously ill family member.

To request FMLA, the required two forms to be submitted to Human Resources are:

Learn about an Employee’s Rights and Responsibilities under FMLA.

FMLA allows employees who are eligible to take up to a 12 weeks of leave (with or without pay) with benefits for:

  • the birth or adoption of a child,
  • recovery from a qualifying medical illness,
  • providing care for a seriously ill family member.

To request FMLA, the required two forms to be submitted to Human Resources are:

Learn about an Employee’s Rights and Responsibilities under FMLA.


Worker’s Compensation

If an employee suffers a work related injury, Worker’s Compensation provides wage loss and medical benefits to employee.

  1. Report the injury
  2. Submit Accident/Incident Report form to HR
    • The Accident/Incident Report Form needs to be submitted to Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP), who will provide employee with claim number. The HRBP will provide the workers compensation employee notification and workers compensation forms for you to review, sign and return.
  3. Seek Treatment
    • If employee has not already gone to emergency room for treatment, HRBP will instruct employee to see one of the doctors from our Panel List of Physicians.
  4. Provide Doctors Note to HR
    • The doctor will provide documentation to the employee, which must be submitted to HR.  It is very important that the employee provides this documentation, to determine if the employee is okay to return to work, or needs to be placed on any type of restrictions.
  1. Report the injury
  2. Submit Accident/Incident Report form to HR
    • The Accident/Incident Report Form needs to be submitted to Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP), who will provide employee with claim number. The HRBP will provide the workers compensation employee notification and workers compensation forms for you to review, sign and return.
  3. Seek Treatment
    • If employee has not already gone to emergency room for treatment, HRBP will instruct employee to see one of the doctors from our Panel List of Physicians.
  4. Provide Doctors Note to HR
    • The doctor will provide documentation to the employee, which must be submitted to HR.  It is very important that the employee provides this documentation, to determine if the employee is okay to return to work, or needs to be placed on any type of restrictions.

Tuition Waiver

A waiver of tuition to the fourteen PASSHE universities is available to eligible employees and their dependents.  Eligibility guidelines differ according to the employee’s collective bargaining agreement or non-represented status.  Please review the Tuition Waiver policy for complete eligibility rules.

Complete the applicable forms for this benefit:


State Employee Assistance Program (SEAP)

The SEAP program is free and confidential, offering personal support and guidance in a variety of issues, problems, and concerns that one deals with on a daily basis.  The program can be beneficial to employees or their immediate families, providing services such as legal advice, drug and alcohol counseling, assistance with financial planning, stress management, depression, and many more.

The SEAP program is free and confidential, offering personal support and guidance in a variety of issues, problems, and concerns that one deals with on a daily basis.  The program can be beneficial to employees or their immediate families, providing services such as legal advice, drug and alcohol counseling, assistance with financial planning, stress management, depression, and many more.


Wellness

The mission of the Healthy Campus 2020 program is to support campuses to improve and collaborate the health initiatives of faculty, staff, and students.  The program criteria is focused on the following wellbeing categories: Emotional, Physical, Mental, Social, Occupational, Intellectual, Sexual, and Spiritual.

Throughout the year, the Healthy Campus 2020 Committee will be supporting offices, departments, and organizations in committing to the program, participating in their own health, and giving your wellbeing the attention it deserves.  Take the Healthy Campus 2020 pledge and commit to your health! 

The mission of the Healthy Campus 2020 program is to support campuses to improve and collaborate the health initiatives of faculty, staff, and students.  The program criteria is focused on the following wellbeing categories: Emotional, Physical, Mental, Social, Occupational, Intellectual, Sexual, and Spiritual.

Throughout the year, the Healthy Campus 2020 Committee will be supporting offices, departments, and organizations in committing to the program, participating in their own health, and giving your wellbeing the attention it deserves.  Take the Healthy Campus 2020 pledge and commit to your health! 


Other Benefits

Dining Meal Plan

A meal plan in which employees can enjoy meals at dining areas on campus, without having to pay upfront.  Charges for meal plan are deducted bi-weekly from paycheck.

Employees must sign up for Dining Meal Plan every semester

Just bring your Employee ID and you can enjoy a variety of meals in areas such as Dansbury Commons, Center Court, or even Starbucks.

Employee Discounts

Take advantage of discounts offered to East Stroudsburg University employees, at select restaurants, bars, attractions and more.

See a list of vendors that offer employee discounts.

Promotional Flyers from Vendors:

Please note that each savings program has its own restrictions.  The discount provider imposes these restrictions.  In some cases the discount providers limit discounts to only employees and their families.  Information on how to redeem each discount can be retrieved via the vendor’s website or calling them directly.  While the University has made an effort to check each offering, it does not warrant or endorse any goods or services provided by any business participating in the Employee Discount Program.  It is your responsibility to careful check good and services offered. 

Dining Meal Plan

A meal plan in which employees can enjoy meals at dining areas on campus, without having to pay upfront.  Charges for meal plan are deducted bi-weekly from paycheck.

Employees must sign up for Dining Meal Plan every semester

Just bring your Employee ID and you can enjoy a variety of meals in areas such as Dansbury Commons, Center Court, or even Starbucks.

Employee Discounts

Take advantage of discounts offered to East Stroudsburg University employees, at select restaurants, bars, attractions and more.

See a list of vendors that offer employee discounts.

Promotional Flyers from Vendors:

Please note that each savings program has its own restrictions.  The discount provider imposes these restrictions.  In some cases the discount providers limit discounts to only employees and their families.  Information on how to redeem each discount can be retrieved via the vendor’s website or calling them directly.  While the University has made an effort to check each offering, it does not warrant or endorse any goods or services provided by any business participating in the Employee Discount Program.  It is your responsibility to careful check good and services offered. 

Contact Us

If your question is not answered above, please contact a member of our customer service team at (570) 422-3422 or email askhr@esu.edu.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Reibman Administration Building
Phone:
(570) 422-3422
Fax:
(570) 422-3450 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Acting Director, Human Resources
Name
Tim Kresge
Phone:
(570) 422-3422