Fielding Graduate University takes pride in offering a comprehensive benefits package designed to address the varied needs of a diverse workforce. Benefits include the following:
We offer a choice between a nationwide PPO plan or a California HMO plan for eligible employees and their spouses, life partners and/or dependents.
We offer a low and high option PPO plan for eligible employees and their spouses, life partners and/or dependents.
We offer a nationwide PPO plan for eligible employees and their spouses, life partners and/or dependents.
Flexible Spending Accounts and Pre-Taxed Healthcare Premiums
Set aside pre-taxed earnings to pay for your portion of premiums and to reduce your out-of-pocket health and dependent care expenses.
Funded through a dependent care flexible spending account, Fielding contributes up to $170/month per child through age ten to help offset the costs of providing childcare for your family.
Life/AD&D, and Long Term Disability Insurance
Fielding provides 100% of the cost of life insurance and long term disability insurance for eligible employees.
Employee Assistance Program
A confidential counseling program available to administrative employees and family members.
We offer a significant reduction in tuition for all Fielding academic programs for eligible employees and their family members. In addition, we offer employees the opportunity to receive tuition reimbursement assistance when attending other accredited educational institutions.
For eligible employees, Fielding Graduate University guarantees a contribution of 5% of eligible earnings after the completion of your first year and 10% beginning the third year. Employees are not required to contribute their own pay in order to receive Fielding's contribution! In addition, eligible employees are able to defer their own earnings into an individual 403(b) Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity retirement plan upon hire.
Administrative employees enjoy a 37.5 hour work week and receive 20 days vacation per year, 14 paid holidays per year and 12 paid sick days per year. Faculty receive two months of paid leave time per year and are eligible for sabbatical. Fielding also offers maternity/paternity leave, paid jury/witness leave and bereavement leave.
Coastal Housing Partnership
Our institutional membership in the Coastal Housing Partnership provides assistance to employees who are buying or refinancing a home in the Santa Barbara area.
- A 37.5 hour work week for administrative employees
- Professional development
- Recognition award program
- Credit union membership for California employees
- Travel life insurance