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Employee Benefits



N.C. Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System: Permanent full-time* employees are automatically enrolled in the N.C. Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System. Employees are currently required to contribute a mandatory 6% on a pre-tax basis. Employees cannot increase or decrease this percentage. After five years of contributory service, an employee is vested. Fringe benefits of this retirement system include a death benefit and short-term disability benefits after just one year of contributory service and long-term disability after five years of contributory service ( Teachers' and State Employees' Retirement Handbook ) Be sure to designate a beneficiary (Beneficiary designation)


Health Insurance

Please click to view details on the NC State Health Plan, administered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC



Details on Holidays and Leave Benefits

Retirement Product Providers

Mark III Employee Benefits Guide 2023

FBA Flexible Spending Accounts

Ameritas Dental

Superior Vision

Allstate Group Cancer 

Aflac Group Accident 

Aflac Group Hospital Indemnity 

Aflac Group Critical Illness

AUL Long-Term Disability

AUL Short-Term Disability 

MetLife Group Term Life

Trustmark Universal Life

Mark III Employee Benefit Forms

Benefits & Employment Policy Manual