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In addition to offering a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, Vanderbilt University provides its faculty and staff with a benefits package that is comprehensive and flexible. Components for benefits-eligible employees include:

    • Health Plan
    • Life Insurance
    • Retirement
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-term Disability
    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
    • Dental Insurance
    • Group Discounts
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

The three health plans include options for out-of-paycheck and out-of-pocket costs. You have the option to cover eligible family members on your health plan, ranging from only yourself to also including eligible children as well as a spouse/same-sex domestic partner. The plans are designed using co-pays, deductibles, and offer preventive care as well as low-cost options for prescription drugs.

When not healthy, employees have access to accrued time off as well as short- and long-term disability. As a university that includes a medical center, we are especially committed to helping you thrive, physically and mentally, and we provide a variety of Health & Wellness programs, confidential counseling, a faculty/staff health express clinic, and a variety of childcare centers and programs.

Retirement contributions are matched by Vanderbilt and the retirement plan includes several investment options to accommodate those who like to be less to more involved in managing their accounts. Depending on your needs and concerns, you may also elect dental, vision, and life insurance and contribute to a pre-tax Flexible Spending Account for eligible health and dependent care expenses.

We recognize the success and commitment of employees with personal and dependent tuition (spouse and children) and time off benefits that vary with length and type of service.

We also realize that sometimes it's the little things that make a difference. At Vanderbilt, there's a wide variety of perks that make working here so special. From the Employee Service Center to pet insurance and other special discounts and offers, you're sure to find something that can save you a little money or make your day just a bit easier and more enjoyable.