Retirement education seminars being held

SURS is offering fall Retirement Education Seminars for members enrolled in the Traditional and Portable plans.  These one-day sessions will be held from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Registration is required.  The enrollment fee is $20 per member and $10 for a non-member guest.  Lunch will be provided.  Two sessions are available for community college employees:

Tuesday, November 4 – Champaign, IL

Thursday, November 6– Naperville, IL

Topics will include:

  • Eligibility for retirement
  • Purchasing additional service credit – cost, availability, ways to purchase, how the purchase may benefit you
  • How benefits are calculated under both Money Purchase (if applicable) and General Formula
  • What happens when you pass away
  • Death benefits – who qualifies, amount payable
  • Survivor benefits – who qualifies, amount payable
  • Applying for your retirement benefit
  • What happens after you retire – preliminary estimated payment stage (PEP), taxes, automatic annual increase (AAI), returning to work after retirement
  • Benefits to having a counseling appointment within four years of retirement

Please contact a SURS representative at 800-275-7877 to register.

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Vacancy Announced

The Human Resources office is currently advertising for a Building Custodian.  Complete information on this position can be found on the HR Portal.

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FY15 Leave Time Balances

FY15 leave time balances for benefit-eligible employees have been updated in Colleague and are available for viewing.  You can check your available leave time (or time that is available for employees you supervise) by accessing a report on the HR Portal in the “HR Links” section.  You can access that page by clicking here.


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FY15 Sick Bank Enrollment Now Open

The staff sick bank committee recently met to discuss the upcoming year.  During this meeting it was decided that no changes would be made to the current operational guidelines.  It was also determined that this year would be a free year for current members.

If you are a current member of the sick bank, your membership will continue without the membership fee of one sick day.  However, you are eligible to donate 1 or 2 sick days to the bank at your discretion.

If you are interested in changing your current sick bank participation status, please complete this form.  New members to the bank will be charged a one sick day membership fee for joining the group.

Please contact one of the committee members or HR with questions.

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Vacancies announced for two positions

The Human Resources office is currently advertising vacancies for the Director of Admissions, Records & Registration and the Associate Dean of Nursing.  Complete information on these positions can be found on the HR Portal.

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