Welcome to the Roanoke-Chowan Community College Human Resources Employee Benefits Page!

Roanoke-Chowan Community College offers an array of benefits for employees and their family. These include health and welfare insurance plans, retirement, and generous leave plans, that not only enhance the financial security and well-being, but also to add significantly to the total compensation.

Employment benefits eligibility depends on employment status and total number of hours worked.

On this page you will find direct web links for easy access along with helpful information about the benefit plans. Click on any of the links to the right for detailed information for each coverage and links to the providers.


Benefits for Full-time Employees

North Carolina State Health Plan

The Plan offers two Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plans, the 70/30 and 80/20 Plans for active and Non-Medicare members.

The Plan also offers a High Deductible Health Plan for those who are deemed eligible by their employing agency.

For our retirees, the Plan offers three health plan options. These plans include two Group Medicare Advantage Plan options. Retirees may also choose the 70/30 Plan, which is the same plan available to active members.

NCFlex Benefits

The NCFlex plans offer a variety of pre-tax plans to meet the needs of state employees and their family.  These benefits are voluntary, employee-paid.

Pierce Insurance

Eligible employees are able to enroll in supplemental insurance benefits through Pierce Insurance.  These benefits are voluntary and employee-paid.

Disability Benefits

Here you’ll find resources and tools to help members understand the process and what information is needed to apply for disability benefits.

Retirement Plans

Here you’ll find resources and tools to help you determine what actions to take to address your short-term and long-term financial and retirement planning needs.

 Optional Retirement

Saving on your own in one of the NC Total Retirement Plans is an important step toward retirement readiness.  R-CCC offers a 401k and 457 plan as a supplemental retirement savings option available to you through the Department of State Treasurer.

Employee Assistance Program

McLaughlin Young provides a voluntary work-based program that offers free and confidential assessments, short-term counseling, referrals, and follow-up services to employees and family members who have personal and/or work-related problems.

Sick Leave

Amount Earned:

A full-time employee who is working or on paid leave for one-half or more of regularly scheduled workdays in any month earns sick leave.  Full-time employees working less than 40 hours per week will earn leave on a prorated basis.


Schedule of Sick Leave Earned
Hours Earned Each Month Hours Earned in 12 Months
8 Hours 96 Hours (12 days)


Annual Leave

Amount Earned:

Full-time employees except full-time faculty who are working or on paid leave for one-half or more of regularly scheduled workdays earns annual leave. Aggregate state service shall include on a month-for-month basis, whether subject to or exempt from the State Personnel Act.

Vacation leave for eligible employees shall be computed at the following rates:


Schedule of Annual Leave Earned
Years of Total State Service Hours Earned in 12 months
0 to 2 years 96 Hours (12 days)
2 to 5 years 120 Hours (15 days)
5 to 10 years 144 Hours (18 days)
10 to 15 years 168 Hours (21 days)
15 to 20 years 192 Hours (24 days)
20 plus years 216 Hours (27 days)


Longevity Pay

Longevity pay is to recognize long-term State service. An eligible employee who has at least ten (10) years of total State service shall receive a lump sum payment annually. Annual longevity pay amounts are based on the length of total State service and a percentage of the employee’s annual rate of base pay on the date of eligibility. Longevity pay amounts are computed by multiplying the employee’s base pay rate by the appropriate percentage from the following table:

Years of Total Sate Service Longevity Pay Rate
10 but less than 15 years 1.50%
15 but less than 20 years 2.25%
20 but less than 25 years 3.25%
25 or more years 4.50%