Montana State University-Northern
Human Resources

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Human Resources
MSU-Northern
P.O. Box 7751
Havre, MT 59501-7751
406.265.4147
hr@msun.edu

Location:
Cowan Hall 208

Benefits Information for ADMINISTRATIVE & PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES
Vacation

Earn 10 hours per month.
Leave available for use after 6 months, with supervisor approval.
Four levels of vacation accrual:

  10 hours/month 1-10 years
  12 hours/month 10-15 years
  14 hours/month 15-20 years
  16 hours/month over 20 years

Balance can be double what you earn in a calendar year, if excess must use by March 31st.
Upon leaving MSUN, paid out for all of available leave balance.

Sick Leave

Earn 8 hours per month.
Leave available for use after 90 days, with supervisor approval.
Sick leave can be used for the employee and the employee’s immediate family.
No limit on accumulated balance.
Upon leaving MSUN, paid out for ¼ of available leave balance.

Holidays

MSU-Northern Holidays
Follows applicable Board of Regents policies (Policies 708.1.1, 801.5).

Payday

Monthly payroll.
Payday is on the 11th of each month, unless that date is a weekend, then it’s the Friday before. See the Payroll Schedule.

Insurance Plan

Employer contributes dollar amount, allows the employee to select the options that best fit their situation.

  • Medical-Required
    • Options
      • Allegiance Managed Care
      •  Blue Cross Managed Care
      • Pacific Source Managed Care
  • Dental-Required
    • Coverage through Delta Dental
  • Basic Life Insurance-Required
  • Long Term Disability-Required
  • Vision Coverage-Optional

Total of the above options less the Employer Contribution is the Before Tax Cost to the employee.
 

  • Flex Plan-Optional-Before Tax Cost
    • Can contribute toward: Medical Care Reimbursement Plan, Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan or Adoption Assistance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance-Optional-After Tax Cost
  • AD&D – Optional-After Tax Cost
  • Dependent Life Insurance-Optional-After Tax Cost
Retirement

Administrative and Professional staff participate in TIAA CREF. Employee contributes 7.044% of gross pay. Employer contributes 5.956% of gross pay. Defined Contribution program, immediate vesting. Allows employee to select the allocation of their investments.

Tuition Waivers

Administrative and Professional staff can receive a waiver of tuition fees for any university system classes taken while employed at MSUN. The tuition waiver is for up to 6 credit hours per semester. Forms are available online, in the Human Resources Office or in Business Services.

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