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Employment and Recruitment

Benefits at a Glance

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Employment and Recruitment

Address:
201 Carter Drive, Suite 100
West Chester, PA 19383
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Phone: 610-436-2800
Fax: 610-436-3464


Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm


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Benefits at a Glance

Working at West Chester provides a variety of excellent benefits. Eligibility is determined by varying criteria such as bargaining unit, employment status, and full-time equivalency. For more specific eligibility requirements, please contact the HR benefits department at 610-436-2338

For more information, please refer to our Benefits site.

Health and Medical

  • Excellent Medical/Hospital Coverage
  • Prescription, Dental, Vision & Hearing
  • Long Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability

    Long Term Disability is an income replacement program that protects you and your family in the event you become disabled and are unable to perform the duties of your job.

  • Voluntary Group Life Insurance
  • State-Paid Life Insurance
  • Deferred Compensation Account
  • Annuitant Health Care - Retired Employees
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity

    The Tax-Sheltered Annuity Program is a supplemental retirement savings program.

Education and Wellness

  • Tuition Fee Waiver for Employees and Their Dependents
  • Tuition Fee Waiver for Employees and Their Dependents

    Tuition Fee Waiver waives WCU tuition costs for eligible employees and their dependents (spouse, dependent child, or domestic partner).

  • Free Training and Organizational Development Instructor-Led Courses, Online Learning, and More
  • Free Training and Organizational Development Instructor-Led Courses, Online Learning, and More

    Continue to advance your personal and professional skills with hundreds of free classes offered by the Office of Training & Organizational Development. Click here to visit their website for all classes offered.

  • Monthly Computer Software and Application Training (SAT)
  • Monthly Computer Software and Application Training (SAT)

    SAT Courses include Excel, SAP, Outlook and more. Courses are designed to accommodate levels of expertise from novice to advance. Click for more info.

  • Access to the WCU Library - Including Articles, Books, and Various Media
  • Employee Assistance Program (SEAP)
  • Employee Assistance Program (SEAP)

    SEAP is available to all employees and their families and provides no-cost confidential, personal support for a wide range of issues, from everyday concerns to serious problems.

  • On Site Fitness Center
  • Free Recreational Swimming and Indoor/Outdoor Track Access
  • Free Access to the Health Sciences Fitness Center
  • Free Access to the Health Sciences Fitness Center

    Open to all WCU staff, faculty and students. Access to a free personal trainer and program design.

Leave and Holidays

  • Paid Annual, Personal & Sick Leave
  • Family Sick Leave
  • Sick Bank and Donation Program
  • 10 Paid Holidays Per Year

Other Benefits

  • Direct Deposit
  • Direct Deposit

    Direct Deposit is a convenient, safe, fast, confidential way to automatically transfer funds into one or more bank account(s).

  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Flexible Spending Account

    Flexible Spending Accounts allows you to pay for certain expenses (such as eligible medical expenses and childcare) before taxes.

  • Software for your Home Computer - Including Microsoft 2010
  • Software for your Home Computer - Including Microsoft 2010

    WCU employees can purchase Microsoft software such as Office 2010 Professional to install on home computers for work related purposes through Microsoft's work-at-home program. The cost to obtain the software is $9.95 for the licensed download and $14.95 for the physical CD/DVD and can be ordered at JourneyEd.com. Other software programs are available at discounted rates.

  • Discounted Movie Theater Tickets, Amusement Park Tickets, and Department Store Coupons
  • Discounts on Apple and Dell Computers
  • Discounts on AT&T and Verizon Phones, Accessories & Monthly Plans
  • PSECU Credit Union Membership
  • Annual Staff Recognition Event
  • Annual Staff Recognition Event

    A day of employee appreciation, entertainment, prizes, food, and fun for all WCU employees.