Every month, the university covers a portion of the pension and compensation funds payments for all employees. Additionally, the university contributes to the training funds of all employees with the exception of adjunct lecturers. A certain percentage of your salary is deducted towards pension and training funds (where relevant) according to the following table.
Training Fund, “Keren Hishtalmut” in Hebrew, is a fund that was originally meant to cover professional trainings but is used as a savings fund for employees.
Salary seniority is determined in accordance with the following:
a component of the monthly salary that varies according to rating, duration of employment, and the position percentage (Full-time, Half-time, etc).
Certain ratings may be entitled to a letter of commitment that guarantees a certain degree of job security.
- Absence due to illness must be stated and communicated.
- The accumulation of sick days: two and a half days are accumulated per month, minus the period during which the employee received sick pay for their stated illness.
- Sick days accumulate without a limit.
- For teaching assistants and instructors, sick days can be redeemed upon reaching retirement age.
The leave is used during semester breaks.
If you come to campus for work purposes, you are entitled to travel reimbursements. In the case of recurring regular travel, you can submit a single report to the academic unit detailing the cumulative recurring trips that occurred in the first 4 months of the employment period. In the last 2 months of the employment period, you must report the cumulative recurring trip once per month.
The employment period appears in your letter of appointment.
Generally, the first 4 months overlap with the classes period, and the last 2 months overlap the exam period and semester break.