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Vacation Leave

Employees at King University earn a minimum of 10 days of vacation leave per year based on length of service.

  • First five fiscal years years: 10 workdays (two workweeks) per year (or 6.67 hours per month)
  • Sixth fiscal year: 15 workdays (three workweeks) per year (or 10 hours per month)
  • Sixteenth fiscal year: 20 workdays (four workweeks) per year (or 13.34 hours per month)

*Note: Each fiscal year begins June 1. Vacation days only apply to full-time employees. All vacation leave is pro-rated during the first fiscal year of employment.


Go beyond the expected

At King, I get to teach beyond my area of expertise—beyond the classroom. Opportunities include teaching via SLACK, study abroad, professional etiquette dinner programs and outdoor labs by partnering the American Chestnut Foundation, Feeding America Southwest, and the Nature Conservancy.
Han Chuan Ong, Ph.D, Professor of Biology

Sick Leave

After completing 3 full calendar months of continuous employment, employees will earn four (4) hours of paid sick leave for every calendar month of employment for the next 60 full calendar months of continuous employment.

After 63 full calendar months of continuous employment, employees will earn eight (8) hours of paid sick leave per calendar month.


King University observes the following twelve holidays annually:

    1. New Year’s Day
    2. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    3. Friday of Spring Break
    4. Good Friday
    5. Memorial Day
    6. Juneteenth
    7. Fourth of July
    8. Labor Day
    9. Thanksgiving
    10. Day after Thanksgiving
    11. Christmas Eve
    12. Christmas Day

Christmas Photo

*Note: The schedule on which the holidays will be observed is determined at the discretion of the President, and may change from year-to-year.

Tuition Remission

King University is pleased to offer a Tuition Remission program for certain employees who have completed at least 30 days of employment. Under the Tuition Remission program, tuition may be waived or reduced for certain academic programs offered by King University, and a work requirement may be included as part of the program. Tuition remission may also be available to dependents.

Insurance Benefits provided at no cost to employees

  • Group Term Life Insurance: 2X annual salary rounded up to the next higher 1,000
  • Group Long Term Disability: 66 2/3 of monthly salary after 180 elimination period

Insurance Benefits Available through Payroll Deduction

  • Medical plan:
    • 4 tiers of coverage
    • $0 Deductible
    • 30% Coinsurance up to $2205 individual max out of pocket
    • Rx 30% Coinsurance up to $2205 individual max out of pocket
  • Dental Plan:
    • 4 tiers of coverage
    • Preventive care 100%
    • Basic care 80/20 after $50 deductible
    • Major care 50/50 after $50 deductible
    • Maximum Annual Benefit $1,250
  • Vision Plan:
    • 4 tiers of coverage
    • Eye Exam $10 copay
    • Materials Fitting $20 copay
    • Eyewear $10 copay
    • Eyewear Allowance $140 annually
  • Short Term Disability:
    • 65% of weekly salary
    • 7 day elimination period
    • 26 weeks max benefit
  • Optional Term Life Insurance:
    • Optional life insurance available for Employee, Spouse and Dependent Children
  • Flexible Spending Account:
    • Flexible Spending Accounts available for Dependent care and Unreimbursed Medical Expenses
  • AFLAC:
    • Accident and Cancer Policies available

Grow your career here

King has provided me with many opportunities, from meeting knowledgeable and friendly colleagues and students to traveling and presenting at professional and educational conferences. King’s Christian environment encourages continued spiritual growth while pursuing career goals.
Dr. Xanshunta Polk Associate Professor of Business and PMBA Program Coordinator School of Business, Economics, and Technology

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King University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding King’s non-discrimination policies: James P. Donahue, Vice President for Administration and Finance and Title IX Coordinator, 1350 King College Road, King Building, Bristol, Tennessee 37620, phone 423-968-1187.

King University’s Annual Security Report

King University’s annual security report is available on the internet and by request. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics and the campus fire safety report for the school. The policy statements address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security, for example, policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on campus, in or on off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the school and on public property within or immediately adjacent to the campus. This report is available online here. You may also request a paper copy from the King University Security Department.

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities and extends to employment and admission to institutions that receive Federal financial assistance. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX should be directed to the Title IX compliance officer, James Donahue, Vice President for Administration and Finance, 423.968.1187, and/or to the assistant Title IX compliance officer, Benny Berry, Director of Safety and Security, 423.652.4705. Mailing address for both: King University, 1350 King College Road, Bristol, TN 37620.