Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University in Australia

The university offers benefits to eligible faculty and staff members working in Australia. Eligible employees may cover their eligible dependents under certain benefits. Benefits eligible employees may register and cover their same- or opposite-sex domestic partner. Offerings and coverage are determined by your employment status (full- or part-time, expatriate or local).

Eligibility Requirements

  • Full-time, benefits-eligible — Scheduled Hours: At least 36.75 hours per week for general staff members and 38 hours per week for academic staff members, or 100% of a full-time schedule
  • Part-time, benefits-eligible — Scheduled Hours: At least 17.5 hours per week or 46.7% of a full-time schedule
  • Not benefits-eligible — Scheduled Hours: Less than 17.5 hours per week or 46.7% of a full-time schedule

Retirement Savings Eligibility

  • All employees who are U.S. citizens (expatriate or local hire) may contribute to a retirement savings plan by payroll deduction.
  • Full-time employees who are paid in USD and are expatriates are eligible for university contributions to a retirement savings plan.
  • Part-time employees who are paid in USD and are expatriates are eligible for university contributions once they reach 1,000 hours in an employment year.

Specific eligibility requirements (such as minimum hours worked, citizenship, U.S. sourced income/expatriate status, service requirement, etc.) or different benefit levels may exist.

Benefits Offerings for Eligible Expatriates and Non-Tax Resident Local Hires

Health and Welfare

Financial

  • Spending Accounts (full-time employees who are expatriates with U.S. sourced income only)
  • Retirement Savings
    • University contribution of 8% of your salary (9.78% for employees on a 9-month appointment) to the 403(b) Faculty and Staff Retirement Plan (FSRP) at no cost to you (expatriates with U.S. sourced income only; part-time employees must work 1000 hours in an employment year)
    • Pre-tax or post-tax (Roth) supplemental contributions to the FSRP (expatriates with U.S. sourced income and U.S. citizen local hires only)
  • Tuition Benefits for Yourself
  • Tuition Benefits for Your Dependent Children (full-time employees only)

Other Benefits

Benefits Offerings for Eligible Tax-Resident Local Hires

Health and Welfare

Financial

Other Benefits

Contact the Carriers

CIGNA Global Health Benefits Plan
Group Number: 02424A
Phone: 800-441-2668 or 302-797-3100 (Outside the U.S. should call collect)
Tel-Drug Phone: 800-835-3784 or 605-373-0100

MetLife
Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
Phone: 800-638-6420