EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SUMMARY
Indian River State College (IRSC) offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package. It includes not only the entitlements of Social Security, Medicare, Unemployment Compensation and Workers’ Compensation, but also offers a variety of insurance, retirement and miscellaneous benefit plans.
Insurance plans include medical, dental, life, accidental death, and long term disability. Retirement plans include the defined benefit Florida Retirement System (FRS) Pension plan and defined-contribution FRS Investment Plan. IRSC also offers the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), a defined contribution plan, to eligible Administrators and Faculty employees.
Employees have the option to contribute on a voluntary basis to a variety of tax shelter accounts such as the 403(b), Roth 403(b) post tax, and/or a 457(b) Deferred Compensation plan. Supplemental insurances are also available. These include short term disability, accident, cancer, long term care, vision, and voluntary term life insurance for which the employee pays the full premium.
Additionally, IRSC offers employees miscellaneous benefits such as tuition reimbursement and health & wellness resources.
At the discretion of the College, employees are eligible to use athletic facilities, the Library, and Learning Resource Centers.
The Human Resources Staff assists employees in understanding these benefits, and for those that require enrollment, completing the appropriate forms. Whether you are newly hired or nearing retirement, the Benefits team is available to answer your benefit questions, assist you in resolving benefit issues, and provide you with information to make informed benefit choices.
For details about each benefit, click on the topic in the Benefits Table of Contents.