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Insurance Programs

Health Insurance

The state provides premiums toward health insurance on the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment. The amount varies based on the coverage selected.

Optional Benefits such as Alternate Basic Life, AD&D, Dental, Vision, and Long Term Disability.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Services

Free, confidential EAP benefit includes short-term counseling and referrals for you and your dependents. Brown Bags are held throughout the year on various topics.

 

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Benefits

Holiday

Employees receive 12 to 15 holidays per year.

Vacation

Vacation leave can be used after six months of state employment.  Unless faculty member has a 12 month appointment, they are not eligible for vacation leave.  Vacation accrual rate increases according to years of service.

Sick

Sick leave accrual begins on the first day of employment.  Sick leave accrues at eight hours per month.

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Tuition Benefits

Tuition Benefits

TAMUCC is proud to provide access to high-quality benefits that support professional and educational goals.  Please see the Tuition Benefits page for additional information.

Betterment Program

Employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement through the Employee Betterment Program after completion of three month of employment.

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Islander Forever

Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS)

Each month the employee contributes 7.7% of earning to TRS and the state contributes 6.8%.

Optional Retirement Program (ORP)

Faculty and eligible administrative/professional staff may elect to participate in ORP. Each month the employee contributes 6.65% of earnings towards ORP and the state contributes 6.6%. 

The State Contribution to retirement programs is subject to change.

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Benefits

Betterment Program

Employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement through the Employee Betterment Program after completion of three month of employment.

Wellness Opportunities

Use of gym facilities for employees at a set fee per semester.  Wellness Programs include reimbursement program, free walking program and Free Friday entry into Dugan Wellness Center.  Faculty and Staff also are granted Work-Release Time with Supervisor approval.

Discount Plan

Employees of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi receive discounts to various cellular phone companies, wellness programs, local area businesses and more.

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Pay

Longevity 

After two years of service, full-time non-faculty employees receive longevity pay of $20.00 per month. Longevity increases at the end of each two-year period thereafter.

Hazard

Commissioned peace officers in a hazardous duty position are entitled to hazardous duty pay of $10 per month for each 12 month period of accrued lifetime service credit.



LocationMore »
Location

Adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi is a premier coastal destination for many around the world.

Corpus Christi provides exceptional recreational opportunities such as windsurfing, cycling, fishing and sailing, just to name a few. Corpus Christi is located just a couple hundred miles from other major Texas cities like Houston, San Antonio, Austin, Laredo and Brownsville. So exploring Texas is within reach right from our "Sparkling City by the Bay". And with a local population of just over 325,000, Corpus Christi provides both the convenience of a major city with the atmosphere of a quaint coastal town.

Corpus Christi is home to multiple outdoor activities including Beach to Bay relay marathon (the largest relay marathon in the United States), Conquer the Coast cycling event, the Texas Jazz Festival, the largest FREE jazz festival in Texas, Festival of the Arts, the Greek Festival and Dia de los Muertos Street Festival.

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Notice of Filings

A Notice of Filing (NOF) is specific information posted in an employer’s place of business, as well as in any and all in-house media, intended to advise current employees that a labor certification may be filed for an alien applicant for a relevant job opportunity.

A complete Program Electronic Review Management (PERM) application process requires a Notice of Filing.