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At Ӱ̳, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and will be treated as such. We serve as a resource to the University in such areas as:  benefits, recruitment, compensation, record keeping, labor and employee relations, training, compliance with federal and state regulations, and policies and procedures.

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Human Resources Mission

We aim to be your employer of choice in Adventist education by encouraging and fostering an environment that supports, develops and maintains the well-being of Ӱ̳ employees.

Whether you are considering employment opportunities with Ӱ̳, or are a current faculty or staff member, or retiree, we are delighted to serve you. Please contact us with the form below, at (951) 785-2088, or hr@lasierra.edu.

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Policies & Handbooks

The purpose of these policies is to create and maintain a safe and respectful environment for the entire University community and ensure compliance with applicable federal and state laws.

Leave and Sick Leave Policies

Benefits for Employees

At Ӱ̳, we understand that benefits play an important role in the lives of our faculty and staff members and their families.

The following is a general outline of employee benefits. Some benefits may vary according to employment status. Contact the Human Resources Office for more information.

We provide an outstanding package of health and life benefits for employees, with coverage available for their families. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as basic and supplemental life, long term disability, and flexible spending accounts.

Health

Once you have completed your probationary period, you are eligible to participate in the Plan.

Summary of Benefits and Coverage:

  • What this Plan Covers: here.
  • What it Costs:
  • Healthcare Plan Enrollment Form (account creation): .
  • Employee Assistance Plan: .
Health Plan Links
  • - On the login page, you will need to put Adventist Risk Management as the Company Name and then press enter. From there you can follow the directions to create a profile in the system.
  • To find a Doctor within the network
Health Service

Medical facility on campus.

Flexible Spending Accounts

This benefit allows you to set aside pre-tax dollars, reducing your taxable income, for non-reimbursable medical or dependent care expenses.

Accident Insurance

Accidental death and dismemberment insurance by payroll deductions.

Cancer Insurance

Offered through by payroll deductions through bswift.

Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance

Benefits are paid directly to employee, regardless of any other insurance. Each policy can be purchased by Payroll Deductions.

Disability Policies

Short Term Disability (STD): All employees pay into one of two plans.

Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Income provided during extended period of illness or injury.
Identity Protection

Identity theft, personal computer security, cyber protection.

Legal Resources

Comprehensive legal coverage, services, and expertise.

Life Insurance

Basic: Voya - Cash payments to surviving spouse, children or to employee in the event of death. 

  • Employees: $10,000, Spouses: $50,000, Dependents: $10,000
SupplementalVoya: Additional life insurance by payroll deduction.
    Pet Insurance

    Customizable plan for cats and dogs, 24/7 helpline.

      Defined Benefit Plan

      For those with denominational service prior to January 1, 2000. Frozen as December 31, 1999.

      Defined Contribution Plan

      Employer Contribution of 5%. Employee has option to contribute as well with employer matching up to established limit.

      Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA Contributions)

      Savings set aside for retirement by pre-tax deduction.

      Dependent Tuition Assistance 

      Faculty and salaried employees :

      • For SDA Institutions: 35% for commuter students; 70% for dorm students on tuition and fees.
      • For Ӱ̳: 100% of tuition and fees will be covered after all other aid

      Hourly employees

      • Two full years of employment: up to 35% on tuition and fees,
      • Three full years of employment: up to 50% on tuition and fees. 
      Free Tuition

      For faculty and salaried employees: 16 units per year for employee; 16 units per year for spouse.
      For eligible hourly employees: 8 units per year for employee; 8 units per year for spouse.

      Credit Union

      Membership to: La Loma Federal Credit Union.

      Family Care & Medical Leave

      After 12 months of employment, eligible up to 12 weeks off for the birth/adoption of child, care of a sick child, spouse, parent or personal illness.

      For eligible salaried employees

      YearsAmount
      0 - 4 2 weeks per year
      5 - 9 3 weeks per year
      10+ 4 weeks per year

      For eligible hourly employees:

      YearsAccrual per hrMaximum Accrual
      0 - 4 .038462 160
      5 - 9 .057693 200
      10+ .076924 240

      Bereavement Leave

      Five days off from work with pay following the death of the employee's immediate family member.

      Holidays

      Ten scheduled days.

      Housing Assistance

      For eligible faculty and salaried employees, duplicate housing assistance, as well as housing assistance for purchase of home.

      Moving Assistance

      For eligible faculty and salaried employees, relocation and travel allowance for incoming employees.

      Military/Reserve

      Time off for military service.

      Jury Duty

      Up to 10 days (per calendar year) if called to serve.

      Sick Leave

      • For eligible salaried employees 2 weeks per year.
      • For eligible hourly employees have an accrual of .038462 per hour worked.

      Social Security

      Deductions are paid into the United States Social Security Administration. (Ministers excluded).

      Workers Compensation

      Medical benefits and income provided during work related illness or injury.

      Tuition Benefit Provisions

      Eligibility
      1. Full-time faculty employees are eligible for no more than 6 units per term (quarter or summer session), no more than 2 classes per term, and no more than a maximum of 16 per year. Employees are also eligible to receive a 50% reduction for additional units.
      2. Prior verification from the dean of the school in which a full-time faculty appointment is held is required.
      3. Eligibility for this benefit is not cumulative or retroactive and applies only to the scholastic period being applied for.
      4. A signed and completed form does not guarantee the ability to register for the class.
      Specifications
      1. This benefit applies to course work taken at Ӱ̳.
      2. Distance Learning courses, private lessons, laboratory courses, extension courses and other activity and studio courses are excluded. Charges for materials and field trips are paid by the enrollee.
      3. The applicant must qualify scholastically for the work to be taken in any school and in any course in which admission is requested.
      4. Admittance to a "limited enrollment" course is possible only if there is room after all regular tuition paying students have been accommodated.
      5. If the number of regular tuition paying students does not justify offering a course, it will not be offered for the convenience of additional enrollees who are entitled to this tuition benefit. Also, the free tuition benefit may not be applicable if a low student/faculty ration exists in a particular course, and never if the student/faculty ration is 1:1.
      6. If a class conflicts with an employee's work schedule, supervisory/chairman approval must be obtained and indicated.
      Registration Classifications
      1. Regular: A regular student is one who has satisfied all prerequisites and is registered for a standard curriculum leading to a degree or certificate. The regular student is subject to strict application of academic standards and policies.
      2. Non-degree: A non-degree student is one who enrolls for selected courses for personal or professional purposes without application toward a degree. Consent for enrollment as a non-degree student is granted by the department with the endorsement of the school teaching the course.
      3. Audit: Certain courses may be audited. Consent for enrollment as an auditor is granted by the department with the endorsement of the school teaching the course. An audit may not be converted to credit after the 14th day of the term
      Eligibility
      1. Spouse of faculty employees are eligible for no more than 6 units per term (quarter or summer session), no more than 2 classes per term, and no more than a maximum of 16 per year. They will also be eligible to receive 50% reduction for additional units after 4 years of Ӱ̳ employment.
      2. Eligibility for this benefit is not cumulative or retroactive and applies only to the scholastic period being applied for.
      Specifications
      1. This benefit applies to course work taken at Ӱ̳.
      2. Distance Learning courses, private lessons, laboratory courses, extension courses and other activity and studio courses are excluded. Charges for materials and field trips are paid by the enrollee.
      3. The applicant must qualify scholastically for the work to be taken in any school and in any course in which admission is requested.
      4. Admittance to a "limited enrollment" course is possible only if there is room after all regular tuition paying students have been accommodated. Exemption does not apply to the spouse who is a full-time student.
      5. If the number of regular tuition paying students does not justify offering a course, it will not be offered for the convenience of additional enrollees who are entitled to this tuition benefit. Also, the free tuition benefit may not be applicable if a low student/faculty ration exists in a particular course, and never if the student/faculty ration is 1:1.
      Registration Classifications
      1. Regular: A regular student is one who has satisfied all prerequisites and is registered for a standard curriculum leading to a degree or certificate. The regular student is subject to strict application of academic standards and policies.
      2. Non-degree: A non-degree student is one who enrolls for selected courses for personal or professional purposes without application toward a degree. Consent for enrollment as a non-degree student is granted by the department with the endorsement of the school teaching the course.
      3. Audit: Certain courses may be audited. Consent for enrollment as an auditor is granted by the department with the endorsement of the school teaching the course. An audit may not be converted to credit after the 14th day of the term.
      Eligibility
      1. Full-time hourly employees are eligible for no more than 6 units per term (quarter or summer session), no more than 2 classes per term, and no more than a maximum of 8 per year. Employees are also eligible to receive a 50% reduction for additional units to eight per year.
      2. Prior approval from the supervisor is required.
      3. To be eligible for this benefit, an employee must have worked a minimum average of 72 hours per pay period for the preceding 6 pay periods prior to registration day.
      4. Eligibility for this benefit is not cumulative or retroactive and applies only to the scholastic period being applied for.
      5. A signed and completed form does not guarantee the ability to register for the class.
      Specifications
      1. This benefit applies to course work taken at Ӱ̳.
      2. Distance Learning courses, private lessons, laboratory courses, extension courses and other activity and studio courses are excluded. Charges for materials and field trips are paid by the enrollee.
      3. The applicant must qualify scholastically for the work to be taken in any school and in any course in which admission is requested.
      4. Admittance to a "limited enrollment" course is possible only if there is room after all regular tuition paying students have been accommodated.
      5. If the number of regular tuition paying students does not justify offering a course, it will not be offered for the convenience of additional enrollees who are entitled to this tuition benefit. Also, the free tuition benefit may not be applicable if a low student/faculty ration exists in a particular course, and never if the student/faculty ration is 1:1.
      6. If a class conflicts with an employee's work schedule, supervisory/chairman approval must be obtained and indicated.
      Registration Classifications
      1. Regular: A regular student is one who has satisfied all prerequisites and is registered for a standard curriculum leading to a degree or certificate. The regular student is subject to strict application of academic standards and policies.
      2. Non-degree: A non-degree student is one who enrolls for selected courses for personal or professional purposes without application toward a degree. Consent for enrollment as a non-degree student is granted by the department with the endorsement of the school teaching the course.
      3. Audit: Certain courses may be audited. Consent for enrollment as an auditor is granted by the department with the endorsement of the school teaching the course. An audit may not be converted to credit after the 14th day of the term.
      Eligibility
      1. Spouses of Full-time hourly employees are eligible for no more than 6 units per term (quarter or summer session), no more than 2 classes per term, and no more than a maximum of 8 per year. Spouses are also eligible to receive a 50% reduction for additional units to eight per year after the employee has 4 years of Ӱ̳ employment.
      2. Eligibility for this benefit is not cumulative or retroactive and applies only to the scholastic period being applied for.
      3. To be eligible for this benefit, the employee must have worked a minimum average of 72 hours per pay period for the proceeding 6 pay periods prior to registration day.
      Specifications
      1. This benefit applies to course work taken at Ӱ̳.
      2. Distance Learning courses, private lessons, laboratory courses, extension courses and other activity and studio courses are excluded. Charges for materials and field trips are paid by the enrollee.
      3. The applicant must qualify scholastically for the work to be taken in any school and in any course in which admission is requested.
      4. Admittance to a "limited enrollment" course is possible only if there is room after all regular tuition paying students have been accommodated. Exemption does not apply to the spouse who is a full-time student.
      5. If the number of regular tuition paying students does not justify offering a course, it will not be offered for the convenience of additional enrollees who are entitled to this tuition benefit. Also, the free tuition benefit may not be applicable if a low student/faculty ration exists in a particular course, and never if the student/faculty ration is 1:1.
      Registration Classifications
      1. Regular: A regular student is one who has satisfied all prerequisites and is registered for a standard curriculum leading to a degree or certificate. The regular student is subject to strict application of academic standards and policies.
      2. Non-degree: A non-degree student is one who enrolls for selected courses for personal or professional purposes without application toward a degree. Consent for enrollment as a non-degree student is granted by the department with the endorsement of the school teaching the course.
      3. Audit: Certain courses may be audited. Consent for enrollment as an auditor is granted by the department with the endorsement of the school teaching the course. An audit may not be converted to credit after the 14th day of the term.

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