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In addition to enriching and fulfilling career opportunities, Aims offers a variety of employee benefits designed to support our talented workforce to stay healthy, continue education, and take the necessary time off to promote work-life balance.

Explore Aims employee benefits in more detail by downloading this guide:

Below you will find more information about employee benefits at Aims.

Medical and Dental Health Benefits

Aims covers 100% of medical and dental for full-time employees and 85% for spouses and dependents.

Download the rate sheet for monthly premiums:

Tuition Benefits

Want to earn a degree or certificate or explore new subjects? Enroll in for-credit classes at Aims without paying any upfront costs. Full-time employees receive a tuition waiver up to $4,000 for credit classes at Aims.

After working full-time at Aims for one year, you can also receive tuition reimbursement for classes at another accredited institution, and your dependents can receive tuition reimbursement for classes they take at Aims.

PERA Defined Benefit Retirement Plan

Aims employees contribute monthly to a PERA Defined Benefit (DB) plan that earns interest until retirement, and then pays a monthly benefit thereafter.

Learn more at the Colorado PERA website:

Free Membership at the Physical Education and Recreation Center (PERC)

Aims employees receive a free fitness center membership, with access to the PERC on the Greeley Campus.

 Read more about all that the PERC has to offer to Aims employees:

Paid Time Off

Benefits – Leave Table - Faculty and Administrators
Benefit Faculty Administrator
Paid Holidays 17 days / year
Personal Leave 16 hrs / year 24 hrs / year
Sick Leave 8 hrs / month 8 hrs / month
Annual Leave 16 hrs / month
Benefits Leave Table - Exempt & Non-Exempt Staff
Benefit Exempt Staff Non-Exempt Staff
Paid Holidays 17 days / year 17 days / year
Personal Leave 24 hrs / year 24 hrs / year
Sick Leave 8 hrs/ month 8 hrs/ month
Annual Leave 1-2 yrs = 12 hrs / month 1-5 yrs = 10 hrs / month
Benefits Leave Table - Part-Time Faculty & Staff
Benefit Part-Time Faculty and Staff
Sick Leave 1 hour per 30 hours worked

Holiday Schedule

Paid holidays for Aims employees. Revised October 17, 2022
Date Holiday
November 23- 25, 2022 Thanksgiving Break
December 20-26, 2022 Winter Break
December 27, 2022 - January 2, 2023 New Year Holiday
January 16, 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
May 29, 2023 Memorial Day
July 4, 2023 Independence Day
September 4, 2023 Labor Day
November 22-24, 2023 Thanksgiving Break
December 20-26, 2023 Winter Break
December 27, 2023- January 2, 2024 New Year Holiday