HEO Rights and Benefits

Updated: January 19, 2017
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This section of the PSC website is for employees in the Higher Education Officers series titles. The first documents relate to the most recent contract provisions. Please read this material carefully and follow the instructions. You may also want to consult the Contract Summary for more information. We encourage you to self-evaluate and prepare as much as possible. Then if you have questions, contact HEOadvisor@pscmail.org.

Reclassification and Salary Differentials

Instructions for Reclassification explains reclassification and guides members through the process.

Instructions for Salary Assignment Differential The $2,500 salary assignment differential is a new provision for HEOs that was part of the 2016 contract. This document provides instructions and explains the process and how they are beginning to be implemented. Click here for the form to apply for the assignment differential. After submitting your form to the College HR Director, please inform the PSC of your submission at: HEOadvisor@pscmail.org.

aHEO differential - Holding an advanced degree related to your work assignment as an Assistant to HEO can provide a salary differential of $1,000 (for master’s) and $2,500 (for doctoral) every year.

Workplace Related

HEO “Job Security” (13.3b) - Continuous appointment after 8 years

Overtime agreement - Assigned hours over 35 in a week must be compensated.

Phased retirement - Reduce your work schedule during the year or half-year just prior to retirement (work 80% of your schedule, receive 80% of your salary).
http://psc-cuny.org/clarion/october-2015/phased-retirement-you

Family and Health Related

Paid Parental Leave - 8 weeks of paid leave after your child is born or adopted

Transit Benefit - Reduce the taxes withheld from your paycheck by the amount of your commute. You can set aside up to $255 of your monthly pay for transit, reducing your earnings subject to tax.

Breast and prostate cancer screening and blood donation - 4 hours of leave annually to obtain screening. Time off to donate blood, up to 3 hours annually off-campus, or twice annually on campus