HEO Rights and Benefits

Updated: November 18, 2016
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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.  There may be later revisions to this draft because some details of implementation are still being finalized.

Instructions for Salary Assignment Differential The salary assignment differential is a completely new provision for HEOs. This document provides instructions and explains the process and how they are beginning to be implemented. There may be later revisions to this draft because some details of implementation are still being finalized.

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