Start Dates: The Fellowship Program accepts applicants on a revolving basis depending on openings. Therefore, start dates differ.
All invitations for fellowship with Aegis Institute, Inc. are contingent on the successful completion of an extensive background review including but not limited to a criminal background check, drug screening, references and verification that all requirements of the fellows doctoral program including dissertation have been completed.
The full terms of employment are incorporated in the Aegis Employee Handbook.
Salary: Funding for the Fellowship Program has been made available by the generosity of Aegis Institute, Inc. a 501(c) 3 corporation. Fellows are classified as temporary employees up to 1 year. The current compensation for the position is $55,000 ($ 2115.38 paid bi-weekly). There are no unpaid positions.
Healthcare Benefits: Group healthcare benefits are available to all full-time employees. Employees must pay for their dependent coverage. Employees are eligible for coverage under Aegis’ health care plans on the first day of the month following completion of 90 days of employment. Healthcare benefits include participation opportunities in medical care coverage, dental and vision plans, life insurance and Aflac. Benefit coverage, for the employee and his/her dependents, terminates on the last calendar day of the month in which the employee’s last day of employment occurs.
Sick Days: Full-time regular employees begin accruing sick time on the first full pay period following 90 days of employment. Sick time accrues at a maximum rate of up to 1.54 hours per pay period (.019231% per hour paid) with a cap of 40 hours.
Vacation: A regular Full-Time Employee becomes eligible for this benefit on the 1st full pay period following ninety (90) days of employment. The employee will begin to accrue vacation time at a rate of 3.08 hours per pay period (.038462 per hour paid) resulting in an accrual of up to 60 hours for the first year.
Holidays: Aegis recognizes up to six (6) holidays for all regular Full-Time Employees during a calendar year as follows:
- New Year’s Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Time Requirements: Regular work hours are from 5:00 am to 1:30 pm Monday through Friday. Hours beyond those are not required however reading and study of materials outside of fellowship hours may be required from time to time.