Paid Time Off

Vacation Pay

Full-time staff at Otis College accrue vacation hours based on their years of service to the College.

Length of Time in Full-Time Status

Accrual Rate per Pay Period

Maximum Accrual Balance

1 day - 12 months

3.75 hrs per pay period

262.5 hours
(35 days)

1 year - 1 1/2 years

4.38 hrs per pay period

262.5 hours
(35 days)

1 1/2 yrs - 5 years

5.32 hrs per pay period

262.5 hours
(35 days)

5 years or more

5.94 hrs per pay period

262.5 hours
(35 days)

Sick Pay

All full-time faculty and staff are eligible to accrue paid sick leave. Accruals begin upon employment.

  • 3.75 hours per pay period (1 day per month)
  • 90 hours maximum accrual (12 days)

All part-time faculty and staff will be credited with 48 hours of annual paid sick leave. The sick leave balance will reset to 48 hours on July 1st each year. 

Holiday Pay

Otis College observes the following paid holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr., Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Thanksgiving Friday
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

Year-end Closure—The College is also closed for Winter Break. Each year the closure dates will be announced and may vary depending on the calendar.

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If you need to contact someone in Human Resources, please contact our office.

Phone: 310-846-2597

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