At the discretion of the President, employees may be awarded administrative leave for a variety of purposes. Employees seeking administrative leave may make a request for such leave for the purposes of voting, donating blood, interviews at the institution, and court attendance. A complete description of leave benefits is outlined in the Wallace Community College Faculty Staff Handbook.
All regular full-time non-instructional staff earn annual leave per month. A complete Description of leave benefits is outlined in the Wallace Community College Faculty Staff Handbook.
In general, an emergency is an unforeseen circumstance that requires immediate action by an employee. In situations where annual and sick leave have been exhausted, the President may approve emergency leave for a non-instructional employee up to a maximum of 3 days (24 hours total) per leave year. Institutional employees are not eligible for emergency leave.
All regular full-time instructional and non-instructional staff earn sick leave each month. Unused sick leave is rolled over to the following year. Further retirement benefits may be found on this page under Alabama Teacher’s Retirement.
All regular full-time instructional staff earn 35 hours per year of Personal Leave. All regular full-time non-instructional staff earns 16 hours of Personal Leave per year. Unused Personal Leave converts to sick leave if not used.
Up to 10 days (80 hours) a year of professional development leave with pay may be granted by the President.
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Veterans Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Day after Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
PEEHIP, established in 1983, provides health insurance benefits for active and retired education employees and is governed by the PEEHIP Board of Control. the Boards of Control elect the Secretary-Treasurer who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the RSA and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the RSA. For more information visit http://www.rsa-al.gov/index.php/members/peehip/.
- $177.00 monthly for family coverage
- $15.00 monthly for single coverage
If desired, employee may elect four options rather than health insurance options to include hospital indemnity, cancer, dental, and vision.
The TRS was established in 1939 to provide benefits to qualified persons employed by state-supported educational institutions. Responsibility for the management and administration of the TRS is vested in its Board of Control. The Boards of Control elect the Secretary-Treasurer who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the RSA and is responsible for the day-to-day management of the RSA. The TRS is a defined benefit plan qualified under Section 401(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. For more information visit http://www.rsa-al.gov/index.php/members/trs/. All regular full-time and part-time employees (non-temporary and non-student) who work at least 20 hours per week are required to participate in the Teachers’ Retirement System of Alabama.
The tuition waiver program is designed for all full-time instructional and non-instructional employees of The Alabama College System and the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education and their dependents as defines under by policy. The program will be coordinated by each institution for employees within The Alabama College System and the Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education. An application form for the tuition assistance program is available in the Financial Aid Office and Human Resources Office and should be completed prior to registration for classes.
Employees/Dependents at two-year colleges:
- 1/3 waived after 1st year
- 2/3 waived after 2nd year
- 3/3 waived after 3rd year