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CAL POLY Benefits

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  • Sick Days  (4 comments)

    “The study session department does a very great job when helping to find other students to act as a substitute when sick days do occur.”

  • Tuition Assistance  (3 comments)

    “Fee waiver for half-time tuition at any CSU campus.”

  • Jun 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Lecturer in San Luis Obispo, California

    Cal Poly has a comprehensive pension program for employees who have been with the university for awhile. Newer employees still have a pension, but it is reduced to some extent.

  • Mar 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IT Student Assistant in San Luis Obispo, California

    As a part-time student assistant, there are no benefits that I am aware of, other than flexible hours based on the understanding of my current responsibilities as a student.

  • May 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Lead Student Assistant in San Luis Obispo, California

    Since I was only a part-time employee, I did not qualify for any benefit packages. Yet, I do hear from supervisors and professionals that there is great medical, dental, and vision insurance.

  • Feb 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Luis Obispo, California

    There are not really any benefits for this position due to the fact that it is a part time position for college students.

  • Jan 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in San Luis Obispo, California

    California state benefits are great

  • Jan 10, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in San Luis Obispo, California

    The benefits are mediocre. Health eye and dental are good, but require deductibles. Employees pay union or non union dues, and parking. All is pretax, but it's still pricey and the pay is on the low end for the state if you're not an administrator.

  • Jun 26, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Learning Community Coordinator in San Luis Obispo, California

    Benefits vary by position classification and union representation and are overall excellent.

  • Jun 15, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Administrative Support Coordinator in San Luis Obispo, California

    Great benefits compared to most local jobs, but that's because benefits at most other jobs are terrible.

  • Jun 10, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Operating Systems Analyst in San Luis Obispo, California

    The salary was decent, but the benefits and ability to complete a higher education degree while working full-time made it worth the time.

  • Feb 25, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Instructor Student Assistant in San Luis Obispo, California

    As a student instructor assistant, there are no benefits

Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance (8)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Health Care On-Site
  • Mental Health Care
  • Retiree Health & Medical
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Financial & Retirement

  • CheckmarkPension Plan (4)
  • 401K Plan
  • CheckmarkRetirement Plan (4)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Work From Home
  • Fertility Assistance
  • Dependent Care
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Childcare
  • CheckmarkReduced or Flexible Hours (3)
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

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