Pension Plans | Health Benefits | Additional Benefits | Union Contracts
Rowan College South Jersey offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with a broad range of employer and employee paid benefit options.
Participation in the New Jersey State Pension System is a requirement of employment. Rowan College offers three pension options based on employee category. Employees participate in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), Defined Contribution Retirement Program (DCRP) or Alternate Benefit Program (ABP).
Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
The Public Employees Retirement System is a defined benefit plan available to full-time employees. Employees participating in PERS are required to contribute a percentage of their base salary and the retirement benefit is based on a calculation.
Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (DCRP)
The Defined Contribution Retirement Program is a defined contribution plan available for eligible part-time employees. Six investment carriers are authorized to provide investment options and service in the DCRP. Employees contribute 5 percent of their base salary with a 3 percent employer match. Eligibility in this plan requires a minimum salary of $5,000.
Alternate Benefit Plan (ABP)
The Alternate Benefit Program is a defined contribution plan that offers substantial opportunities for long-term, tax-deferred investment. Seven investment carriers are authorized to provide investment options and service under ABP. Under this plan, employees contribute 5 percent of their base salary with an 8 percent employer match.
ABP Vendor Information
Group Life Insurance
Life Insurance is underwritten by The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Inc., and is provided as a result of pension membership. There is no cost to the member for this coverage. The State Treasurer is the official policyholder for all the Noncontributory Group Life Insurance, which is issued as Policy Number G-14800. For the amount of insurance provided to active employees by each retirement system, click here.
Online Pension Service
Member Benefits Online System (MBOS)
Employees can utilize MBOS to:
Rowan College offers its employees several health insurance options through the New Jersey State Health Benefits Program as a local education employer. All employees are required to contribute to the cost of their health benefits under Chapter 78, P.L. 2011, click here.
Employees can choose between both HMO and PPO plans. The College offers plans through AETNA and NJ Direct. The prescription plan for all employees is through Express Scripts and dental insurance is offered through Delta Dental of New Jersey.
900 Liberty Place
Sicklerville, NJ 08081
Phone 609-221-9587 | Fax 856-242-9587
Flexible Spending Accounts
The flexible spending program allows individuals to deduct pre-tax dollars, which can be used for co-pays, deductibles, dental, vision and dependent daycare. The medical limit is $2,650 per year and the daycare limit is $5,000 per year.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Denise C. Golonka, MA, LPC, LCADC – 856-770-5750
Mental Health Clinician
Rutgers Health EAP/SWP
Rowan College offers its employees an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). This is a free and completely confidential service available to help employees manage issues in their work and personal lives. EAP counselors provide assessment, support and if needed referrals to additional services. The issues for which EAP provides support vary, but examples include:
- Substance abuse
- Safe working environment
- Emotional distress
- Major life events, including births, accidents and deaths
- Health care concerns
- Financial or legal concerns
- Family/personal relationship issues
- Work relationship issues
- Concerns about aging parents
ABCO Credit Union
Rowan College employees are eligible to participate in the ABCO Federal Credit Union.
South Jersey Federal Credit Union
NJM Insurance Group
NJM Insurance Group offers several lines of personal insurance including automobile, to residents of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. When asked about eligibility, individuals should choose the option that states they are currently employed by a member organization of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association. Rowan College's eligibility number is: 86076.
Reporting-Work Related Injuries
701 Rt. 73 South
Marlton, NJ 08053
800-539-6642 ext. 51163
Call 9-1-1 for any serious injury or illness to have patient taken immediately to the Emergency Room:
head trauma, eye trauma or severe laceration; chest pains, lack of consciousness, stroke symtoms.
Do not drive the employee to the emergency room in your personal vehicle.
Contact Security x4444 or 856-681-6287 or hit blue light emergency phone for immediate assistance. Stay with the injured party until Emergency personnel arrive.
Last Updated: June 28, 2021