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As the region’s premier English-speaking University, we seek out the best staff and faculty who are as committed as we are to education, research, service. To support our employees, we provide unparalleled benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development.

 

BENEFIT PLANS

MetLife Health Insurance Plan

MetLife Health Insurance Plan

All full-time employees are eligible to join the MetLife health insurance plan. Participation is compulsory for all local hire members unless enrolled in another plan providing medical services of similar nature and quality as those provided through the AUC plan.

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Cigna Health Insurance Plan

Cigna Health Insurance Plan

Cigna is a global health services company dedicated to improving health and well-being; in addition, it specializes in tailor-made health insurance plans to suit the needs of international institutions. Enrolment of relocated faculty, administrators and management is compulsory as of day one of appointment unless proof of equivalent health insurance coverage is already in effect at the time of appointment. For local hire faculty and management enrolment in Cigna health insurance are optional, alternatively, members can join MetLife the local health insurance plan or provide proof of equivalent coverage in effect at the time of appointment to substitute both plans.

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Group Life Insurance Plan

Group Life Insurance Plan

The University maintains a group life insurance plan through Cigna Europe, an international organization. All full-time employees are automatically covered under the plan up to the age of 70.

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Voluntary Retirement Plans

Voluntary Retirement Plans

As part of AUC’s total rewards package, the University offers mandatory and voluntary retirement plan options to help you plan a fulfilling, financially secure retirement. Among a four retirement plan options, you may choose one to increase your retirement income through regular planned savings or investments.

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Day Care Benefits

Day Care Benefits

All female employees who work on a full-time basis, casual contracts and faculty who have children from the age of three months to the age of five are eligible to receive this benefit. This benefit is provided through an outsourced daycare center located in AUC New Cairo campus or through any other external daycare center of the female employee's choice. This feature is provided for a maximum of two children per female employee.

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Educational Benefits for Staff

Educational Benefits for Staff

A regular full-time staff who has completed or will complete at least one full year at the University during the applied for semester is eligible to take tuition-free, one regular course per semester in the academic program of the University (with the exclusion of PhD and EMBA programs).

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Schooling Loan

Educational Benefits for Dependents

Eligible dependents of regular full-time staff meeting admission requirements will be qualified for either partial or full scholarships for academic courses (excluding PhD and EMBA programs) taken at the University depending upon the employee’s length of service. This benefit is provided for a maximum of two children per employee and spouse.

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Schooling Loan

Schooling Loan

At the beginning of the fiscal year, a schooling loan is available for full-time staff with certain terms and conditions governing the loan provision.

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Social Insurance/Social Security

Social insurance is obligatory for Egyptian and American nationals and permanent residents of the United States. Deductions are computed according to scales of earnings and eligibility of employees, as stipulated by the relevant laws, and withheld from gross pay by the University.

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