Human Resources
A. Zachary Yamba Building; Room 5100
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973.877.3085
Fax: 973.877.3409

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m – 5:00 p.m

Summer Hours:
Monday – Thursday
8:30 a.m – 6:00 p.m
Fridays – closed

Depending upon your job classification and state eligibility determination, you will be required to enroll in one of the state pension plans. You will be notified when you are hired regarding the plan you will join. Pension contributions and life insurance values are as follows:

  • Alternate Benefit Program (ABP): For instructional staff and certain other qualifying non-instructional titles.
    • Employee Contribution: 5% base salary
    • Employer Contribution: 8%
    • Life Insurance: 3.5 times base salary
  • Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS): Non-instructional employees.
    • Employee Contribution: 6.78% base salary (phased in to 7.5% by July 2018)
    • Employer Contribution: Variable from year to year
    • Life Insurance: 1.5 times base salary (non-contributory)
    • 1.5 times base salary (contributory)
  • Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS): Campus police officers.
    • Employee Contribution: 10% base salary
    • Employer Contribution: Variable from year to year
    • Life Insurance: 3.5 times base salary (non-contributory)

For more information on these plans please visit: www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions