Current and former employees report that Regent University provides the following benefits. It may not be complete.
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‘It is a bit expensive’
‘Only 2 weeks vacation. 5 floating holidays because they took aware the rest of your holidays for the year except for 4. ’
Good benefits and time off.
The best benefit given is the Tuition Remission benefit. Note: this is NOT free school. 100% of the tuition rate is covered by the benefit. However, on your W-2, it lists the benefit as income. You are then responsible for 30% of the tax of the tuition rate. So, if your paycheck is $1,200 and you and/or your spouse/dependent are in a graduate program, you will have $300-$800 automatically taken out of your pay check. So your school is "free", but you'll be living on pennies most of the time you are in a program. The another great benefit is the amount of time off you are given. You get 12 medical days, 10 vacation days, and 5 floating holidays. However, this is still very mediocre compared to some companies. The worst benefit is the maternity/paternity time off. As a Christian University, the organization only gives fathers 5 days. The organizations says they value family, but the maternity/paternity benefits are terrible.
5 days paid Maternity. The rest has to be short term disability at 60% your paycheck. It’s laughable. Many women have to save all of their vacation and medical days just so they have enough time to spend with their newborn. 5 days paid Paternity only.
None of it is worth it for the amount of work that you do. It’s very behind on the times and does not match what a lot of other companies have now a days. You have to take weeks of unpaid for maternity or stack up all of your vacation and medical for the year before it’s worth it. There’s only 4 hours of mental health time for the YEAR. Yes hours not days. Medical is 12 days and vacation is 2 weeks. They have 5 floating holidays but that’s because they’ve taken away the majority of the other “bank” holidays. I think you have maybe 4 holidays for the year off excluding thanksgiving and Christmas. (Which you only have 2-3 days off for.)
Very reasonable time off policies. Nice COLA bonus this year too!
It is on par with other non-profits, but its not as good as it could be
Benefit of Educational discount was nice, and encouraged
Health insurance has a very high deductible.
Expensive benefits. Tedious outdated paperwork.
Benefits are even more laughable than the salary. You get very little paid time off and there are 'blackout' dates half the year so it is nearly impossible to get time off. You're not allowed to take time off during the summer, so if you have kids this isn't a good job. They have also taken away every holiday they could legally get away with - such as memorial day. Even New Year's Day and Labor day are not holidays. You have 'prayer meetings' and if you do not attend, you have to use your vacation time. Health insurance is decent, if a little high. Very little maternity leave, and only 5 days of paternity leave. You do get two breaks a day. That's it. Even then, you have to clock out just to go to the bathroom. Considering the pay is less than average for the industry, the benefits should be better. The only company with worse pay and benefits is Liberty.