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HR Update: TIAA-CREF Investment Resources

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Are you interested in learning more about the investment options that are available through TIAA-CREF? In addition to meeting individually with Erik Moreau, our TIAA-CREF consultant (click here to view visit schedule) you can also access a wealth (no pun intended) of information on the Middlebury TIAA-CREF Financial Services web page here.

http://enroll.tiaa-cref.org/middleburycollege/index.asp

What can you do here? Just a few of the options include:

Still have questions? To speak with a customer service representative at TIAA-CREF, call 1.800.842.2776, then enter 0 followed by your Social Security number and you will get to talk to a person. If you wish to schedule an appointment to meet with Erik Moreau, please call 1.866.904.7801 x275142.

Watch for more information about an open meeting on March 29th.  Erik will give a live demonstration of the TIAA-CREF website, the Middlebury College micro-site, how to establish your on line access, etc.

This week’s employment snapshot:

There are currently 19 faculty positions, one summer Language School faculty position, 17 external job postings and four internal job postings on the Middlebury College employment opportunities websites.

Employment Quick Links:

Faculty Employment Opportunities: go/faculty-jobs (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/faculty-jobs (off campus)

Summer Language School Faculty Opportunities: go/ls-faculty-jobs (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/ls-faculty-jobs (off campus)

Staff Employment Opportunities: go/staff-jobs (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/staff-jobs (off campus)

HR Update: TIAA-CREF One-on-One Counseling with Erik Moreau

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If you are interested in scheduling an on-campus, one-on-one visit with Erik Moreau, consultant with TIAA-CREF, to discuss your retirement plan investments, he has confirmed dates he will be on campus for the first half of 2012. Please review the schedule below and call Erik’s assistant, Melissa Prunier, at 866.904.7801, ext. 275142, to schedule an appointment. Meetings will be held on the second floor of the Service Building in the rooms indicated.

  • January 12, Room 201
  • January 24, Room 223
  • February 14, Room 223
  • February 22, Room 223
  • March 8, Room 201
  • March 29, Room 201
  • April 10, Room 223
  • April 18, Room 223
  • May 10, Room 201
  • May 24, Room 201
  • June 7, Room 201
  • June 26, Room 223

This week’s employment snapshot:

There are currently 19 faculty positions, 1 summer Language School faculty position,14 external job postings and 6 internal job postings on the Middlebury College employment opportunities web sites.

Employment Quick Links:

Faculty Employment Opportunities: go/faculty-jobs (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/faculty-jobs (off campus)

Summer Language School Faculty Employment Opportunities: go/ls-faculty-jobs (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/ls-faculty-jobs (off campus)

Staff Employment Opportunities:  go/staff-jobs (on campus), http://go.middlebury.edu/staff-jobs  (off campus)

IRS Announces 2012 Plan Contribution and Benefit Limits

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The Internal Revenue Service announced cost-of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for the tax year 2012.

  2011 2012
Elective deferrals 403(b) 16,500 17,000
Catch-up contributions for 403(b) plan participants age 50 and over 5,500 5,500
415 limit on maximum combined employee/employer contributions to defined contribution plans 49,000 50,000
457(b) elective deferrals 16,500 17,000
457(b) catch up contribution (subject to age and other restrictions 16,500 17,000
Annual compensation limit for retirement program purposes 245,000 250,000
Social Security wage base 106,800 110,100
Medicare wage base No limit No limit

Farewell Rich

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Thanks to Rich Church for many years of service and many miles of books shelved.
Tomorrow, Thursday June 24th is Rich’s last day of work in LIS. At his request, we are not organizing an official send-off, but he’ll be around all morning if you want to stop by to wish him well before he hits the trail in search of new adventures.