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Benefits

The Science Museum of Minnesota reserves the right to change any part of the benefits listed below.

Full-Time Benefits

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PRE-TAX BENEFITS
Eligibility Employees regularly scheduled and working 40 hours per work week.
Medical Insurance Employees may select from two medical plans. Benefits are offered in various coverage levels including single, single +1 and family. Employees may enroll their spouse, unmarried dependents (to age 26), and same or opposite sex domestic partner.
Dental Insurance Offered to employees and their families. Employees may choose between single, single +1 or family levels of coverage and may enroll their spouse, unmarried dependents (to age 26) and same or opposite sex domestic partner.
Retirement Plan The museum offers two opportunities to save for retirement through Mutual of America. Employees may participate in a 403(b) plan immediately upon hire through pre-tax contributions or Designated ROTH contributions. Employer match is available so long as participants meet minimum plan requirements for eligibility.
Flexible Spending Account Opportunity provided to set aside pre-tax dollars to cover out-of-pocket dependent care and/or medical/dental expenses.
SuperSaver© Bus Card Monthly bus cards are available, each valid for 31 days, at employee's expense. Funds can be withheld on a pre-tax or post-tax basis.
Parking Contract parking is available in the museum parking ramp and surrounding surface lots at employee's expense. Funds can be withheld on a pre-tax or post-tax basis.
DISABILITY BENEFITS
Life and AD&D Insurance Two times annual salary. Voluntary life is also available for employees and their dependents.
Short-term disability Up to 80% of pay provided depending on length of service at the museum.
Long-term disability Provided at 66 2/3% income replacement.
OTHER AVAILABLE BENEFITS
Paid Time Off (PTO) PTO is used for all time off, including vacation, sick time, and holidays. New employees may expect to accrue between 28 and 31 days per year depending on grade level.
Discounts Employees receive a limited number of complimentary Omnitheater and Exhibit Hall Passes. Discounts available in museum stores and cafes and on classes offered by the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Direct Deposit Available for most financial institutions.
Credit Union & Workplace Banking Employees are eligible to join Affinity Plus Credit Union or participate in the workplace banking program through US Bank.
Hours Administrative office hours are typically 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some positions related to museum operations may require evening and weekend work hours to coincide with museum hours.
Pay Cycle Every other week on Fridays (26 pay periods per year).

 

Part-Time Benefits

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PRE-TAX BENEFITS
Eligibility Employees regularly scheduled and working 24-39 hours, in one job, per work week.
Medical Insurance Eligible employees can select from two medical plans. Benefits are offered in various coverage levels including single, single +1 and family. Employees may enroll their spouse, unmarried dependents (to age 26), and same or opposite sex domestic partner.
Dental Insurance Offered to employees and their families. Employees may choose between single, single +1 or family levels of coverage and may enroll their spouse, unmarried dependents (to age 26) and same or opposite sex domestic partner.
Retirement Plan The museum offers two opportunities to save for retirement through Mutual of America. Employees may participate in a 403(b) plan immediately upon hire through pre-tax contributions or Designated ROTH contributions. Employer match is available so long as participants meet minimum plan requirements for eligibility.
Flexible Spending Account Opportunity provided to set aside pre-tax dollars to cover out-of-pocket dependent care and/or medical/dental expenses.
SuperSaver© Bus Card Monthly bus cards are available, each valid for 31 days, at employee's expense. Funds can be withheld on a pre-tax or post-tax basis.
Parking Contract parking is available in the museum parking ramp and surrounding surface lots at employee's expense. Funds can be withheld on a pre-tax or post-tax basis.
DISABILITY BENEFITS
Life and AD&D Insurance One times annual salary. Voluntary life is also available for employees, and their dependents.
OTHER AVAILABLE BENEFITS
Paid Time Off (PTO) PTO is used for all time off, including vacation, sick time, and holidays. Qualified employees accrue PTO at the rate of 6% or 8% of hours worked per pay cycle, depending on the grade level.
Discounts Employees receive a limited number of complimentary Omnitheater and Exhibit Hall Passes. Discounts available in museum stores and cafes and on classes offered by the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Direct Deposit Available for most financial institutions.
Credit Union & Workplace Banking Employees are eligible to join Affinity Plus Credit Union or participate in the workplace banking program through US Bank.
Hours Administrative office hours are typically 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some positions related to museum operations may require evening and weekend work hours to coincide with museum hours.
Pay Cycle Every other week on Fridays (26 pay periods per year).

 

Occasional Benefits

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AVAILABLE BENEFITS
Eligibility All other employees not classified as Full-Time or Part-Time.
Retirement Plan The museum offers two opportunities to save for retirement through Mutual of America. Employees may participate in a 403(b) plan immediately upon hire through pre-tax contributions or Designated ROTH contributions. Employer match is available so long as participants meet minimum plan requirements for eligibility.
SuperSaver© Bus Card Monthly bus cards are available, each valid for 31 days, at employee's expense. Funds can be withheld on a pre-tax or post-tax basis.
Parking Contract parking is available in the museum parking ramp and surrounding surface lots at employee's expense. Funds can be withheld on a pre-tax or post-tax basis.
Discounts Employees receive a limited number of complimentary Omnitheater and Exhibit Hall Passes. Discounts available in museum stores and cafes and on classes offered by the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Direct Deposit Available for most financial institutions.
Credit Union & Workplace Banking Employees are eligible to join Affinity Plus Credit Union or participate in the workplace banking program through US Bank.
Hours Administrative office hours are typically 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Some positions related to museum operations may require evening and weekend work hours to coincide with museum hours.
Pay Cycle Every other week on Fridays (26 pay periods per year).

 

Revised 8/21/14