Administrative Executive: Benefit Eligibility, Start Date and Cost

Administrative Executives hold senior administrative roles – such as vice president or associate vice president of non-academic units – at UBC.

The benefits you are eligible for as an Administrative Executive depend on:

  • your age at your date of hire, and
  • your salary, which determines whether you are eligible to enrol in the Staff Pension Plan or Faculty Pension Plan.

You are eligible for the first Administrative Executive benefits program if your annual salary for 2017 is less than $161,913.58.

You are eligible for the second Administrative Executive benefits program if your annual salary for 2017 is $161,913.58 or greater, which represents the maximum earnings for the Staff Pension Plan.

Before you enrol in your benefit package, please review the table below to familiarize yourself with:

  • the benefits you are eligible for,
  • whether these benefits are mandatory or optional,
  • the date that each benefit will become effective. and
  • the monthly cost of each benefit.

Once you have decided which of the optional benefits you want to sign up for, please complete the UBC Benefits Sign-On Session to enrol for benefits and sign up for payroll. You will need the enrolment code listed below to complete this session. Your Benefits Enrolment Code is also included on your Letter of Offer.

You may also be eligible for the following benefits and entitlements:

You do not need to enrol in the above benefits. You apply for them when you want to use them.

Benefit enrolment codes

Annual 2017 Salary Age at Date of Hire Benefits Enrolment Code
Less than $161,913.58 Under 65 SEP002
Between 65 and 71 SEP014
$161,913.58 or greater Under 65 SEP001
Between 65 and 71 SEP013
Any Over 71 SEP012 (payroll forms only)

Program 1: Annual salary less than $161,913.58

You are eligible for this benefits program if your annual salary for 2017 is lower than $161,913.58.

Benefit Mandatory or Optional Available up to specified age Effective Date Your cost (per month) UBC pays (per month)
Medical Services Plan Optional Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire.

If you are new to BC, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled on the first day of the month that immediately follows the waiting period.

One adult: $56.25

Two adults: $112.50

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

One adult: $18.75

Two adults: $37.50

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

Extended Health Plan Optional Under 71 First of the month on or after date of hire.

If you are new to Canada, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled in the Extended Health Plan on the first day of the month immediately following the waiting period.

$0 Single: $53.84

Single + dependent: $134.42

Family: $134.42

Dental Plan Optional Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire. $0 Single: $49.56

Single + dependent: $94.40

Family: $166.48

Employee and Family Assistance Program Mandatory Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $1.20 $2.80
M&P Disability Benefit Plan Mandatory Under 65 Date of hire. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 1.039% of regular earnings $0
Basic Life Insurance Mandatory Under 71 Date of hire. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $0 0.204% of regular earnings
Employees

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Under 71 You are eligible to apply on your date of hire; however, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table. $0
Spouses

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Employee is under age 65 Your spouse is eligible to apply on your date of hire; however, they must submit a Health Statement with their application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table. $0
Staff Pension Plan Optional if you apply before the compulsory enrolment date.

Mandatory after three years of service.

Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire if you enrol before the compulsory date.

You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit on the first of the month on or after three years of service if you do not enrol before the compulsory date.

6.5% of gross annual salary 9.14% of gross annual salary

Program 2: Annual salary more than $161,913.58

You are eligible for the benefits described below if your annual salary for 2017 is $161,913.58 or greater, the maximum earnings for the Staff Pension Plan.

Benefit Mandatory or Optional Available up to specified age Effective Date Your cost (per month) UBC pays (per month)
Medical Services Plan Optional Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire.

If you are new to BC, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled on the first day of the month that immediately follows the waiting period.

One adult: $56.25

Two adults: $112.50

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

One adult: $18.75

Two adults: $37.50

Dependent children are covered at no additional cost

Extended Health Plan Optional Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire.

If you are new to Canada, you have an MSP “statutory waiting period” consisting of the balance of the month of arrival, plus two months. You will be enrolled in the Extended Health Plan on the first day of the month immediately following the waiting period.

$0 Single: $53.84

Single + dependent: $134.42

Family: $134.42

Dental Plan Optional Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire. $0 Single: $49.56

Single + dependent: $94.40

Family: $166.48

Employee and Family Assistance Program Mandatory Under 71 First day of the month on or after your date of hire. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $1.20 $2.80
Faculty Income Replacement Plan Mandatory Under 65 Date of hire. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 1.176% of regular earnings $0
Basic Life Insurance Mandatory Under 71 Date of hire. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. $0 0.204% of regular earnings
Employees

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Under 71 You are eligible to apply on your date of hire; however, you must submit a Health Statement with your application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table. $0
Spouses

Optional Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

Optional Employee is under age 65 Your spouse is eligible to apply on your date of hire; however, they must submit a Health Statement with their application, which is subject to approval by the insurer. Depends on age, amount and smoker status. Please see the OPT table and AD&D table. $0
Faculty Pension Plan Mandatory Under 71 Date of hire. You will be automatically enrolled in this benefit. 5.0% to $3,500

3.2% between $3,500 and $55,300

5.0% over $55,300 of gross annual salary

10.0% to $3,500

8.2% between $3,500 and $55,300

10.0% over $55,300 of gross annual salary