Benefits for PEF Represented Employees

Contact: Kathi Exner, Health Benefits Administrator
Office: Jacobsen Hall, Room 206
Phone: 315 464-4941
Email: exnerk@upstate.edu

Outstanding Benefits Package

In addition to our highly competitive salaries, SUNY Upstate Medical University's benefit package is among the best in the greater Central New York area. Some of the valuable benefits include:

  • A wide variety of health insurance options, with minimal cost sharing
  • Employer-paid dental and vision benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account Program
  • Outstanding retirement program
  • Retirement savings Programs
  • Credit union membership
  • Available day care
  • Onsite fitness facilities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Union-sponsored benefits
  • Payroll deducted College Savings Program
  • Long Term Care available to employees, their spouses, domestic partners, dependent children ages 18 to 24, parents and parents-in-law

Outstanding Time-off Benefits

Full-time employees are eligible for the following:

  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • 13 paid vacation days per year Bonus days added for completed years of service up to seven and additional vacation credit provided to long service employees.
  • Generous sick leave allowance
  • 5 paid personal leave days
  • Up to seven-month leave of absence for birth or adoption of a child

Part-time employees are eligible to observe holidays that fall on a day they would have otherwise worked. Part-time employees who work at least half time accrue vacation, sick leave and personal leave on a pro-rata basis.