Summary of Employee Benefits

  • vacation days – 24 annually
  • sick days – 12 annually (bank up to 90)
  • holidays – 9 annually
  • parental leave – 6 weeks paid time off for birth mothers, non-birth parents, and adoptive parents

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  • university contribution to pension planAlternate Pension Plan (APP) at 5% for the first three years and 10.5% thereafter vested immediately or TRF State of Indiana plan with contribution amounts set by the State with a 10 year pension vesting requirement
  • additional voluntary retirement plan403(b) Tax Deferred Annuity plan with Roth option and 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan
  • health care and other benefits Eligible retirees may receive medical and prescription, dental, and life insurance benefits through Ball State University at retirement

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  • employees – undergraduate and graduate tuition
  • spouses and eligible dependents – undergraduate tuition

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The university offers an excellent Wellness Program with a focus on helping our employees achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle and work-life balance. It is 5-Star Certified by the Indiana Wellness Council.

Offerings include:

  • Nutritional Assessment Lab consultation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • work-life balance resources
  • health-management programs
  • health coaching
  • diabetes prevention program

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Life in Muncie

With about 70,000 residents, the City of Muncie offers a respite from the daily commutes and congestion of large metro areas. Along with incredibly affordable housing and cost of living, we enjoy a short driving distance everywhere and have easy access to several large metropolitan cities—and plenty to do right here in town, both on and off campus.