Summary of 2022 Monroe County Public Library (MCPL) Employee Benefits

We believe our employees are the heart of the Library and the impact we have on our community. We offer a comprehensive benefits package and have taken care to ensure that the benefits are affordable and impactful to our employees and their families.

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Holidays and Paid Time Away

  • Holidays
    The Library is closed to observe nine different holidays. Employees working 20+ hours receive paid holidays.

  • Paid Time Away
    Employees working 20+ hours a week are eligible for paid sick and personal time.
    Accrual schedules differ based on the number of work hours, pay grade, and tenure.
     

 

Insurance Benefits

  • Medical Insurance (PPO or HSA)
    Full-time employees are eligible to choose between a traditional preferred provider organization (PPO) plan and HSA high deductible health plan (HDHP) options. The Library pays the full premium for employee-only coverage. For employees electing employee plus dependent coverage (spouse/child(ren)/family), the Library covers a generous portion of the premium and the employee pays the remaining amount.
     
  • Health Clinic
    Employees and their family members covered under a Library medical insurance plan have access to the Everside Health Clinic for generic prescriptions, and preventative and acute care at low or no cost. All employees are eligible for clinic coverage as a shared-cost option.
     
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    The Library provides free and confidential short-term counseling (up to six sessions) and referral services for all employees and their immediate family members.
     
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
    Employees who enroll in a high deductible health plan are eligible for an HSA account. This allows employees to save money to use toward medical costs. The Library also contributes to the HSA for employees who elect employee-only health insurance.
     
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    Full-time and part-time employees working 20+ hours a week are eligible for an FSA. This allows employees to take pre-tax payroll deductions for certain medical or dependent care qualified expenses.
     
  • Dental
    Full-time and part-time employees working 20+ hours a week are eligible for dental insurance for themselves and their families. The Library shares the premium cost with the employee.
     
  • Vision
    Full-time and part-time employees working 20+ hours a week are eligible for employee-paid vision insurance for themselves and their families.
     
  • Short-Term Disability (STD)
    Employees working 25+ hours a week are eligible for short-term disability coverage. The Library covers a generous portion of the premium and the employee pays the remaining amount.
     
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
    The Library provides all full-time employees with long-term disability coverage.
     
  • Term Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment (ADD) Insurance
    The Library provides all full-time employees with group term life and ADD insurance at two (2) times the employee’s salary.
     
  • Voluntary Term Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment (ADD) Insurance
    Employees working 25+ hours a week are eligible for voluntary life and ADD insurance for themselves, their spouse, and/or child(ren).

 

Retirement Savings

  • Public Employees’ Retirement Fund (PERF) – Employer Paid
    This state of Indiana-managed retirement fund is provided to employees working 30+ hours per week as required by Indiana law. The Monroe County Public Library Board of Trustees has directed the Library to pay the full contribution of 14.2% of the employee’s gross earnings to the employee’s retirement fund. This includes both the 11.2% employer share and the 3% of the employee share.
     
  • 403(b) – Voluntary Employee Retirement Savings
    Full-time employees are eligible to contribute additional retirement savings to a 403(b).

 

Additional Benefits

  • Subsidized Parking or Bus Passes
    All employees are eligible for either subsidized parking or a bus pass.
     
  • Bike Parking
    The Downtown Library is located right off of the 7-Line, a protected east-west bicycle lane. Employees who bike to work have access to a secure indoor bike storage room.
     
  • Payday
    The Library pays employees via direct deposit on a biweekly basis.
     
  • Critical Illness, Cancer, and Accident Insurance
    Employees working 20+ hours a week are eligible for voluntary critical illness, cancer, and accident insurance.
     
  • Identification (ID) Theft (fraud and credit protection)
    All employees are eligible for voluntary identity theft protection.
     
  • Prepaid Legal
    All employees are eligible for voluntary prepaid legal services.