Benefits: Other

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides confidential and voluntary counseling referral services free of charge to employees and members of their family household. The EAP does not share any information about employee’s/family household member’s involvement or use of services without the employee’s/family household member’s prior knowledge and written permission, except… Continue reading »

Tuition Grant Benefit

As part of the Williams College employee benefits package, eligible employees can receive tuition support for dependents to attend a college or university. This benefit is equal to the lesser of, the tuition amount at the college/university the employee’s child is attending plus any fees normally covered under the Williams… Continue reading »

Tuition Benefit

Purpose Our mission at Williams is “To provide the finest possible liberal arts education. … elevating the sights and standards of every member of the community, encouraging them to keep faith with the challenge inscribed on the College’s gates: ‘climb high, climb far.’”  As an organization dedicated to learning, the… Continue reading »

Reduced Fee Policy for Williams Courses

Full-time employees of the college and members of their immediate families are eligible to take courses at Williams at a reduced fee. The fee per course is one-third of the tuition cost of the course for a “Special Student” (non-matriculated), or one half of the tuition cost of the course… Continue reading »

Leaves for Professional Development Activities

The college provides the opportunity for eligible administrative staff to pursue unique opportunities that advance professional development objectives consistent with their position. In some instances, these opportunities require staff to be away from work for an extended period of time. It is anticipated these absences could be more than a… Continue reading »

Rental Housing Program

Allocation of College Rental Housing The College owns a number of rental housing units in which many members of the faculty and administrative staff reside. The College makes these units available to assist faculty and administrative staff in finding accommodations in Williamstown, but makes no guarantee to provide rental housing… Continue reading »

Pine Cobble Development Program

Eligible staff have the opportunity to purchase existing homes from the college in the Pine Cobble subdivision as their primary residence. Benefit eligibility is defined as administrative staff who are half-time or more (0.5 FTE). The Pine Cobble subdivision is located in Williamstown within a few miles of the college… Continue reading »

Mortgage Program

The College makes subsidized mortgages available to eligible faculty and administrative staff in order to assist them in acquiring homes in the Williamstown area. This benefit is intended to help these employees when first entering the Williamstown area housing market. The mortgage benefit is available for houses in Williamstown and… Continue reading »

General Liability Insurance

The College provides coverage for all employees under its general liability policy. If a claim for bodily injury or property damage is brought against the college and an employee is joined as a defendant with the college for his or her actions while acting on behalf of the college and… Continue reading »

Spouse and Partner Services

The College’s Manager of Spouse Partner Resources provides career counseling and job search support to spouses and partners of current and prospective faculty and administrative staff.  The resources and services include: confidential individual counseling; practical assistance with all areas of the job-search process including resume and cover letter writing, interview… Continue reading »