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Benefits & Compensation

Delta College offers competitive compensation and benefit packages.

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Delta is a great place to work with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. We also know it's important to offer our talented and hard-working faculty and staff a competitive compensation package.


Employee Benefit Program

Insurance coverage includes:
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Hearing insurance
  • Group life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
For a complete detailed listing of our rich benefit offerings view our Benefit Summaries:

Full-time employees (PDF)
Part-time employees (PDF)
Corporate Services full-time employees (PDF)
Corporate Services part-time employees (PDF)
Corporate Services full-time employees on assignment at Dow Chemical (PDF)
Corporate Services full-time temporary employees on assignment at Dow Chemical (PDF)
Corporate Services part-time employees on assignment at Dow Chemical (PDF)
Corporate Services full-time employees on assignment at Great Lakes Bay MiWorks! (PDF)
Corporate Services part-time employees on assignment at Great Lakes Bay MiWorks! (PDF)

Retirement options at-a-glance (PDF) 

 Benefits Eligibility by Employee Classification
Full-time

AP = Administrative /Professional Staff; SS = Support Staff; MT/FS = Facilities Management/Food Service

Employees who are regularly scheduled to work a minimum of 30 hours per week are considered full-time.


Benefit Faculty
(One year appt. included )
AP & SS  MT & FS
Bereavement   x x x
 Dental Insurance  x x x
Discounted Fitness & Recreation Center Membership x x x
 Educational Grant  x x  
 Educational Opportunities     Employee & family Employee & family Employee & family
 Employee Assistance Program   x x x
 FICA  x x  x
Flexible Spending x x x
 Group Life Insurance  x x x
Health and Vision x x x
Holidays x x x
Long Term Disability x x x
Medicare Portion of Social Security x x x
Parking Card x x x
Personal Business Days   SS only x
Professional Development Allowance x x  
Retirement - MPSERS x x x
Retirement -Optional Retirement Plan x AP only  
Sick x x x
Supplemental Life Insurance x x x
Tax Sheltered Annuity x x x
Vacation   x x
Wellness Program x x x
Worker's Compensation Insurance x x x
Part-time

AP = Administrative /Professional Staff; SS = Support Staff; MT/FS = Facilities Management/Food Service

- Employees who are regularly scheduled to work fewer than 30 hours per week will be classified as part-time and will be eligible for partial benefits.

- Employees who work 0 to 29 hours per week on an as-needed basis will be considered part-time temporary and will not be eligible for benefits.

**Adjunct Faculty Grant   Adjunct faculty must have taught a minimum of one semester within the past two years prior to applying. All Ed classes are exempt from the one semester waiting period. Please contact the Director of Instructional Support Services for information on Program Guidelines.

 Benefit AP & SS MT & FS  Temporary  Adjunct**  One semester faculty appt.  
Bereavement x x     x
Discounted Fitness & Recreation Center Membership x x x x x
Educational Opportunities Employee only Employee only     Employee only
Employee Assistance Program         x
FICA x x x x x
Holidays x x     x
Medicare Portion of Social Security x x x x x
Parking Card x x   x x
Retirement - MPSERS x x x x x
Sick x       x
Tax Sheltered Annuity x x x x x
Vacation x x      
Worker's Compensation Insurance x x x x x
Benefit Details
Dental benefits

Delta Dental Plan Year is July - June.
Visit the Delta Dental website for dental care topics or to find a dentist. Call toll-free at 1-800-524-0149.

Delta Dental Summary of Benefits (PDF)

Health benefits

Blue Cross/Blue Shield Plan Year is November - October.
Claims run calendar year January - December.

Visit Blue Cross/Blue Shield or call 1-877-354-2583

BCBS PPO#1 Benefits at a Glance Sheet (PDF)
ACA Summary of Coverage - PPO#1 (PDF)
90-Day Retail Prescription Program (PDF)
Health Rates - Faculty and Staff (PDF)

Employees on Assignment at Dow Chemical

BCBS PPO#15 Benefits at a Glance Sheet(PDF)
ACA Summary of Coverage - PPO#15 (PDF)
Health Rates - Dow Chemical (PDF)

Compensation program

At Delta, you get an excellent compensation package with competitive salaries and great benefits.

Supplemental and adjunct pay rates

2017 - 2018 Supplemental and Adjunct pay rates

 Position Pay Rates (per equated hour)      Hourly rate (used for substitute teaching)
 Instructor      $815    $54.33/per hour
Assistant Professor   $835   $55.67/per hour
Associate Professor    $840   $56.00/per hour
Professor  $845   $56.33/per hour 
A/P, Support Staff   $840   $56.00/per hour
One Semester Appointment   $815   $54.33/per hour
Adjunct Pay Rate   $665   $44.33/per hour