New Mexico Junior College

Tbird

Employee Benefits

Sheryl Pounds
Human Resources Coordinator
Phone: 575-492-2792

New Mexico Public Schools Insurance Authority (NMPSIA)

 

NMPSIA is a state agency created to provide group health insurance and risk-related coverage for public schools, charter schools and educational entities.  They offer the following employee benefit programs:

MEDICAL

Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
- High Option Plan 
- Low Option Plan
- Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO) Plan
 

Presbyterian  - High Option Plan - Low Option Plan

DENTAL 

- United Concordia

VISION 

- Davis Vision

 

New Mexico Educational Board (NMERB)

 

As a public educational employee of New Mexico, one of your benefits is a defined benefit pension plan for your retirement. This pension plan makes sure you get paid every month for the rest of your life when you retire!  All active NMJC full-time employees are required to participate as a regular members in salary deduction payments as required by NMERB.  All earnings shall be subject to retirement withholding. Some part-time NMJC employees may be required to particiapte. For more information contact the Human Resource Office.

 

403(b) Retirement Plan

 

A 403(b) plan (tax deferred annuity or TSA) is a retirement plan offered by public schools. This plan lets employees defer some of their salary into individual accounts. All full-time employees and part-time employees may participate on a salary deduction basis in a 403(b) tax deferred retirement plan.  For more information contact the Human Resource Office.

 

Educational Benefits

 

An NMJC full-time employee, his/her spouse, and elgible dependents are entitled to a total of nine (9) credit hours of tuition-free credit courses OR one (1) Community Education course per semester. Eligible dependents must reside full-time at the same residence as the NMJC employee or in NMJC housing and be elgible for coverage under the NMJC employee's medical insurance policy through NMJC.

 

Wellness Program

 

NMJC offers a campus Wellness Program to promote individual wellness among members of the campus communtity through education and prevention. This program provides full-time employees to take one hour each week from work to particiapte in physical activity. To sign up for this program you must complete the NMJC Wellness Program Particiaption form and turn it in to the Human Resources Office.