Benefits Eligibility - Human Resources at Ohio State

Benefits Eligibility

Ohio State’s total rewards package includes benefits that support your health, finances, work-life balance and education. Use the filters below to get an estimation of your eligibility for specific benefits. Ohio State uses job family, along with percentage full-time equivalency (FTE) and employee type (Regular, Term, Temporary, Seasonal and Intermittent) to define benefits eligibility and premium rates. If you are unsure of your job family or employee type, FTE or standard hours, check with your department human resources contact.

Employees who hold Intermittent positions are only eligible for OPERS and STRS retirement benefits.

Definitions

JOB FAMILY

Faculty & Staff – Includes Senior Unclassified Administrative and Professional Staff (Sr. A&P), Unclassified Administrative and Professional Staff (A&P), Classified Civil Service Staff (CCS).

EMPLOYEE TYPE

Regular – Any faculty or staff (classified or unclassified) position of any percentage of FTE (up to 100%) for which the employment relationship between the university and the individual is intended to be ongoing.

Term – Faculty or Unclassified staff position for which the employment relationship between the university and the individual is intended for a designated period of time, normally greater than one year but less than three years.

Temporary – Any faculty or staff position for which the employment relationship between the university and the individual is intended for a designated period of time not to exceed 12 continuous months.

Seasonal – A classified or unclassified staff position for which employment is intended to recur for a specified finite period of time during a particular time of the year.

Intermittent – A classified or unclassified staff position which serves at the discretion of the unit and for which the employee works irregular hours or days on an as-needed basis, not to exceed 50% FTE over the course of any 12-month period. Employees who hold Intermittent positions are only eligible for OPERS and STRS retirement benefits.

FULL-TIME EQUIVALENCY

100% FTE – 40 standard hours per week
75% FTE – 30 standard hours per week
50% FTE – 20 standard hours per week

POSITION INFORMATION

Note: Employees who hold Intermittent positions are only eligible for OPERS and STRS retirement benefits and are not included in the options below.

Job Family:
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  • Faculty & Staff
  • Associated Faculty
  • Clinical Instructor House Staff
  • Visiting Faculty
  • Postdoctoral Scholar
FTE:
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  • 75%-100%
  • 50%-74%
  • 1%-49%
Employee Type:
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  • Regular or Term
  • Temporary
  • Seasonal