Essex County College offers excellent benefits and perks to all full-time employees with time away from the job to support lifestyle, professional, or family celebrations.

Contact Us
Cynthia Lewis-Parson, Benefits Manager
(973) 877-3493
[email protected]

Laura Byrd, Human Resources Generalist
(973) 877-3451
[email protected]

Paid Time Off and Leaves of Absence

  • Bereavement
  • Birthday
  • Family & Medical Leave (see Policies & Procedures )
  • New Jersey Family Leave Act
  • New Jersey Family Leave Insurance
  • Jury Duty
  • Leaves of Absence with or without pay
  • Maternity
  • Military
  • Reserve Training
  • Personal
  • Professional Development
  • Religious Holidays
  • Sabbaticals
  • Sick Bank
  • Sick
  • Vacation

Health & Dental Benefits

Life Insurance

  • Group Term Life (GTL) Fact Sheet

Medical Leave of Absence

Pension

Workplace Incentives

Disability
AFLAC
www.aflac.com

Colonial Supplemental Insurance
www.coloniallife.com

Health Benefits
School Employee Health Benefits Program (SEHBP)
www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions/health-benefits.shtml

Pension
Pension Plans
www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions

Retirement Made Easy Video
www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions/retirement-made-easy.shtml

Policies & Procedures
Smoke-Free Air Act
www.smokefree.nj.gov

Long Term Care Insurance
www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions/shbp.htm

Open Public Records Act (OPRA)
www.state.nj.us/grc

Non-Discrimination Policy
www.eeoc.gov

Drug Free Workplace
webapps.dol.gov/elaws/drugfree.htm

American With Disabilities Act
www.ada.gov

Sexual Harassment
www.eeoc.gov

Family & Medical Leave Act
www.dol.gov/whd/fmla

New Jersey Family Leave Act (.pdf)
www.state.nj.us/lps/dcr/downloads/flafactsheet.pdf

New Jersey Family Leave Insurance
lwd.dol.state.nj.us/labor

Savings Plans
Employee Savings Programs
www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions

VALIC
www.valic.com

Equitable (AXA Financial)
www.equitable.com/nj

Mass Mutual
retirement.massmutual.com/rsgovnp/

ING Life Insurance and Annuity Company
my.voya.com/voyasso/index.html?domain=voyaretirement.voya.com#/login-pweb

TIAA-CREF
www.tiaa.org

MetLife (Travelers/CitiStreet)
www.metlife.com

SACT
www.state.nj.us/treasury/pensions

New Jersey Federal Credit Union
www.njfcu.org

U.S. Savings Bonds
www.publicdebt.treas.gov

Fidelity Advisor 529 Plan
www.advisor.fidelity.com