The Human Resources office is responsible for the communication of benefits programs; payroll and personnel actions; personnel record management; position management and services; employment services; performance management.

Please direct your general Human Resources inquiries to the Human Resources Office.

Employment Benefits & Compensation for Faculty can be found in the the Negotiated Faculty Agreement.

Summary of Benefits 

Standard Benefit Package for Administrators / Professional Staff & Faculty

Leave Time

Personal Leave: 2 Days for Faculty and Staff
Sick Leave: 10 Days for Faculty and Exempt Staff, 12 Days for Non-Exempt Staff.
Vacation Leave: 20 days for Exempt Staff, 12 Days for Non-Exempt Staff.
Paid Holidays as determined by MATC academic calendar (17 days for FY2022-23)

Health Insurance Package – carrier and coverage amounts determined annually

Blue Cross Blue Shield Option A Blue Select

  • College pays 100% of employee premium (value of benefit for FY2022-23 $8,937)
Spouse, Children, and Family coverage available at additional cost to employee

Optional Coverages

Group Life
Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Critical Illness
Hospital Indemnity

Retirement Plans

403(b) Retirement Plan

  • $1,000 Annual Employer Match for contributions of $83.33 or more per month
  • 100% Employer Match Vested at 5 years

Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)

  • 6% of gross salary contributed to KPERS retirement system through payroll deduction
  • 5 year vesting for guaranteed retirement benefits
  • Long-term disability insurance

Additional Benefits/Options

Life insurance coverage equal to 150% of annual salary
Employee Assistance Program
Revised August 2022


Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas Health Insurance

To provide equal employment, advancement, and learning opportunities to all individuals, employment and student admission decisions at Manhattan Area Technical College will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Manhattan Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by law in all aspects of employment and admission in its education programs or activities. Any person having inquiries concerning Manhattan Area Technical College’s non-discrimination policy, including the application of Equal Opportunity Employment, Titles IV, VI, VII, IX, Section 504, and the impending regulations, is directed to contact Sarah Phillips, Vice President of Student Success, Manhattan Area Technical College, 3136 Dickens Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66503. (785)587-2800. Any person may also contact the Director, Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Washington DC 20201.