Benefits at a Glance

Types of Leave

Calhoun Community College awards employees with a generous package of earned leave as well as various other types of leave options.

Staff Employees

  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Emergency Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Court Attendance
  • Maternity Leave
  • Leave of Absence
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Faculty Employees

  • Sick Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Court Attendance
  • Maternity Leave
  • Leave of Absence
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Insurance

A comprehensive, affordable insurance and benefits program is administered by Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA). Employees and potential employees may view the PEEHIP Member Handbook for details regarding specific options.

Retirement Plan

Teachers’ Retirement

The Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) was established in 1939 to provide benefits to qualified persons employed by state-supported educational institutions. The TRS is a defined benefit plan qualified under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. For more information visit The Retirement Systems of Alabama. All full-time employees who work at least 20 hours per week are required to participate in The Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama.

RSA-1 Deferred Compensation

RSA-1 is a powerful tool to help you reach your retirement dreams. As a supplement to other retirement benefits or savings that you may have, this voluntary plan allows you to save and invest extra money for retirement, tax deferred. Not only will you defer taxes immediately, your contributions and any earnings will grow on a tax-deferred basis as well. The RSA-1 Plan is an Internal Revenue Code Section 457 deferred compensation plan for public employees. For more information visit RSA-1 Deferred Compensation.

Holidays

Employees are granted the following official holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King/Robert E. Lee Birthday
  • National Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving (2 days)
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

In addition, the College is closed Thursday and Friday each year during Spring Break and the days between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

For further information, please contact the Payroll Office at 256-306-2897.