Non Benefit Eligible Postions
Benefits all employees are eligible for
Even if you do not work in a benefit eligible position, you will receive the following benefits.
Employee Health and Wellness (EAW)
You may attend any of the variety of wellness workshops that are offered each semester for NAU faculty and staff. For a list of current programs, please visit the EAW Calendar of Events
You may also receive information and referral assistance to community and campus resources.
Supplemental Retirement Plans
You are eligible to enroll in the university's supplemental retirement plans. These supplemental retirement plans allow you to save and invest your money for retirement. You pay
no federal or state income taxes on the amount
you contribute. Income taxes are paid only when the money is distributed
(usually after retirement). The university does not match your
The university offers two types of
supplemental retirement plans:
Benefits you may become eligible for
You may become eligible for the following benefits if you meet the eligibility requirements.
Primary Retirement Plans
If you work at least 20 hours a week for at least 20 weeks in a fiscal year, you are required to participate in Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). The university will monitor your hours and automatically enroll you in ASRS when you are eligible. You will remain enrolled in ASRS until the end of the fiscal year. Your eligibility will be reassessed each fiscal year.
If you meet the definition of a 'Full Time Employee' as established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), you will become eligible for voluntary benefits. The university will monitor your average hours worked and notify you if you become eligible for voluntary benefits.