Lander University offers a competitive benefits package to eligible faculty and staff. Our dedicated employees enjoy the advantages of outstanding insurance and retirement programs offered through the State of South Carolina, as well as other university-specific perks.


benefits fairInsurance Coverage

The right coverage can give you peace of mind. Our group rates help keep insurance costs reasonable with options that include coverage for medical, vision, dental, life, and more. 


retirement partyRetirement

University employees hired into permanent positions have the option to participate in either the South Carolina Retirement System's traditional pension program, the State Optional Retirement Program or Police Officers Retirement System, if applicable. 


fitness centerHealth and Wellness

As a higher education institution, we are dedicated to creating a healthy campus environment. Our campus is tobacco free and our campus wellness programs encourage healthy habits.


staff breakfastBearcat Perks

Eligible faculty and staff may take up to 6-credit hours per academic term at no charge. Other benefits include free admission to most athletic and cultural events, professional development programs, discounts at the Bearcat Shop, and more.