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Governors State University Benefits

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  • Pension Plan  (3 comments)

    “State funded in Illinois, very fearful the money won’t be there when it’s needed. Generous match of 8% which you must contribute in lieu of social...”

  • Aug 01, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Admissions Records Specialist in University Park, Illinois

    Good Work Life Balance. Plenty of Vacation days. Great affordable insurance plan for the entire family...Dental, Vision, Health and Life.

  • Jun 14, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Adjunct in University Park, Illinois

    Not bad considering other schools

  • May 07, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in University Park, Illinois

    It had a fun atmosphere, family friendly and great benefits

  • Jun 08, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in University Park, Illinois

    Best: Generous time off if you could manage to use it, if not, you can carry over a great deal, generous dental benefits although the dental plan is state funded. Several health plan options to choose from. Worst: The only PPO health plans and the dental plan are state funded leaving you always fearful the state won’t be able to pay the bills and you will have a hard time finding providers or get stuck with large bills.

  • Aug 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in University Park, Illinois

    The best thing about the benefits is the amount of sick and vacation time given. They also have an excellent Flexible Spending Program.

  • Jul 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Faculty in University Park, Illinois

    SURS is a stable funding for retirement. Good benefits overall.

  • Mar 10, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Academic Advisor in University Park, Illinois

    Great health insurance benefits for self and family. Great vacation, sick and personal package.

  • Dec 16, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Stafff Clerk in University Park, Illinois

    Sick and Vacation time are earned bi-weekly not given up front after probationary period has been completed. Medical benefits may increase due to the lack of a state budget. Tution benefits for employee are avaavilbe after completeion of probation.

  • May 17, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in University Park, Illinois

    Pros: Lots of options, most services are covered Cons: It's a state university and benefits can fluctuate with the whims of the Illinois budget.

  • Nov 05, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in University Park, Illinois

    Benefits start on your first day of employment.

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 (6)
  • 401K Plan
  • CheckmarkRetirement Plan (7)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Stock Options
  • Equity Incentive Plan
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

Family & Parenting

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

  • Diversity Program
  • Job Training
  • Professional Development
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Tuition Assistance

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