Human Resources

Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance

The College contracts with The Standard to provide eligible employees with the following benefits:

Life Insurance

The College provides Basic Group Term and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance. View the benefit summary.

  • Eligible employees are covered for two (2) times their base salary (rounded up to the highest $1,000), up to $700,000.
  • Waiting periods vary based on employment classification. The College pays the full premium cost.
  • Eligible employees must complete a Benefits Enrollment Form. Employees may change beneficiaries at any time.
  • Coverage ends 31 days after an employee’s termination date or change to an ineligible status. Covered employees who lose coverage are eligible for the conversion option.

Disability Insurance

This benefit provides eligible employees monthly income continuation (60% of base salary) following six consecutive months of total disability, as well as the continuation of retirement contribution for those employees enrolled in the Matching Retirement Plan. View the benefit summary.

There is a six-month waiting period (from date of eligibility) for this benefit and the College pays the full premium cost.

Employees are also eligible for the Horizon Health Employee Assistance Benefit, in conjunction with their long-term disability coverage. The progam provides referrals, counseling, and advice for life challenges.

Emerson will break ground for its new center in Los Angeles on March 8

Emerson celebrated the opening of its new facility on Sunset Boulevard on January 12, 2014.

Emerson Los Angeles

Emerson College's new facility in Los Angeles is now open to students. We will continue to post new positions related to our expanded presence in Los Angeles. Further information will be available when Job Opportunities are posted.