Total Rewards Philosophy

Acadia is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff. We offer a competitive benefits package that provides employees with the flexibility to choose the benefits that matter most to them. Pay and benefits are only part of the picture at Acadia, where we recognize the importance of work-life balance. We are keen to support the health and well-being of our faculty, staff and their families and have designed our benefits plan with them in mind.

Your employment status at Acadia will determine whether you are eligible for benefits coverage and what benefits you are eligible for. As an Acadia employee you may be entitled to the following benefits:

Group Insurances:
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Critical Illness Insurance
Dental Plan (for AUFA members only)
Employee & Family Assistance Program
Health Benefits
Health Spending Account
Life Insurance - Basic
Life Insurance - Optional
Long Term Disability
Worldwide Travel Medical Insurance

Pension Plan:
 - Public Service Superannuation Plan

Discount Programs & Memberships:
- Free Membership to Sports & Recreation Facilities for eligible employees & their immediate family
- Employee Discounts in the Dining Hall, Acadia Bookstore, and Cajun's Clothing
Fuel Oil Discount Program
- OK Tire Discount, New Minas location
Home & Auto Insurance Preferred Rates
- Holloway Lodging Preferred Rate Program
Tuition Discounts

Other Benefits*:
- Competitive Salaries
- Family Friendly Leave Entitlements
Holidays & Christmas Break Closure
- Job Sharing Options
- Relocation/Moving Expenses
- Sick Leave Entitlements
- Vacation Entitlements
- Work-Life Balance

*Please refer to your Collective Agreement, Terms of Employment or review your Letter of Offer regarding these benefits.