Employee resources

This section is to assist current and future employees understanding their benefits.

Sights near Saint Martin's University

Capitol Campus

The University's next-door proximity to Olympia, the state capital, gives students opportunities to watch and sometimes take part in government in action. Valuable student internships and work experiences are frequently obtained through positions in government offices and agencies.

Capitol Lake

The South Sound area is naturally wonderful. Swimming and other water activities are as close as five minutes from campus on a wealth of nearby lakes, streams and ocean inlets. Pacific Ocean beaches, just 50 miles west, offer opportunities for clamming, kiting, deep-sea fishing and sailing. Less than an hour away, hikers, skiers, backpackers, birders and other outdoor enthusiasts can pursue their favorite pastimes in the mountains or enjoy such spectacular Northwest attractions as Mount Rainier National Park, Mount St. Helens, the Olympic Peninsula and the San Juan Islands.

Employee Benefits

Saint Martin's University offers a comprehensive total compensation package for all benefit eligible faculty and staff. The information contained on this Web page is for informational purposes only and is intended to provide a basic overview.

More information can be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at hro@stmartin.edu.

Saint Martin's University offers excellent benefits* to eligible employees, which include:

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Voluntary vision

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Disability insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Dependent voluntary life insurance

  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program/Behavioral Health)

  • Pension plan

  • Generous vacation leave

  • Generous sick leave

  • 15 paid holidays

  • Tuition assistance

  • Free parking

  • Library and athletic facility privileges

* The benefits listed above are subject to change.

Equal opportunity in employment is governed by a variety of federal laws. The major applicable federal laws are Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Equal Pay Act, and VEVRAA. Collectively, these laws prohibit discrimination in all terms and conditions of employment - including hiring, compensation, training, promotion, and termination - based on race/ethnicity, color, national origin, sex, disability, veteran's status, and age. The majority of these laws are enforced by the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, frequently known as the EEOC.

In addition to those mentioned above, equal opportunity in higher education is also governed by Titles VI and IX. Like their employment law counterparts, these laws collectively prohibit discrimination in educational programs or activities based on race, national origin, and sex. These laws are enforced by a division of the Department of Education known as the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).

The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.

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