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Human Resources

About Human Resources

Lincoln Memorial University is a great place to work, learn and grow.  Lincoln Memorial University is a comprehensive values-based learning community dedicated to providing quality educational experiences at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels. 

The Office of Human Resources exists to support, honor and value the University's most important resource: its people. Your Lincoln Memorial University Human Resources staff is here to support you throughout your career, from onboarding to retirement and everything in between. The team consists of experienced, talented professionals with the essential tools to attract, develop, motivate and retain a diverse workforce within a supportive environment. We emphasize courteous, professional service and a commitment to excellence, innovation, and integrity. 

The Office of Human Resources is located in Grant Lee on the second floor. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if we can help you in any way.  Thank you for being part of the LMU family! 

Grant Lee
Job Openings

Job Openings

Lincoln Memorial University is committed to hiring individuals who support the service and civic engagement mission of the university.

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Support

Human Resources Support

The Human Resources Help Desk provides you with unparalleled access to crucial information from our seasoned HR team, backed by comprehensive systems designed to handle your HR needs.  The HR Help Desk can be reached at 423.869.7112.

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FAQs

FAQs

There can be a lot of questions when finding employment.  We have created a database of the most commonly asked questions and answers.

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EMPLOYEE NOTICES

Transparency In Coverage Rule

This link leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers.  The machine readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.

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No Surprise Act

When you get emergency care or get treated by an out-of-network provider at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center, you are protected from surprise billing and or balance billing.  

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Notice Privacy Act

This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.

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Newborn's Act Disclosure

Group Health plans and health insurance issuers generally may not, under Federal law, restrict benefits for any hospital length of stay in connection with childbirth.

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WHCRA Enrollment Notice

If you have had or are going to have a mastectomy, you may be entitled to certain benefits under the Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 (WHCRA).  

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Prescription Drug Coverage & Medicare

This notice can help you decide whether or not you want to join a Medicare drug plan.

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Summary of Benefits Coverage - Option 1

OPTION 1 - The Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) document will help you choose a health plan.  The SBC shows you how you and the plan would share the cost for covered health care services.  

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Summary of Benefits Coverage - Option 2

OPTION 2 - The Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) document will help you choose a health plan.  The SBC shows you how you and the plan would share the cost for covered health care services.  

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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Medical Insurance

Medical Benefits

Lincoln Memorial University has selected BlueCross BlueSheld of Tennessee as its medical insurance provider. The plan uses the Preferred Provider Organization (PO).  You are provided one medical plan that uses the BBS Network S.  

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Dental Benefits

Dental Benefits

As an employee at LMU, you have the choice of two dental plans, the Core and Buy-Up Current Plans.  Both are offered by Guardian and both use the Dental Guard Preferred Network.

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Vision Benefits

Vision Benefits

You vision plan offered by Lincoln Memorial University is through Guardian with two options to choose between.  The plans have very little difference in the benefits so it is more of which network has a contract with your provider.   

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Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Basic Life/AD&D insurance is a provided benefit at no cost to you.  The coverage is through Guardian and the coverage amount is $15,000 for basic life.  

Voluntary Term Life & AD&D insurance is paid 100% by you on an after-tax payroll deduction basis.  

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Disability Insurance

Disability Insurance

Long-Term Disability (LTD) coverage can protect your income in case of a long-term injury or illness.  The coverage is provided by Guardian.  This is provided to you at no cost.  

Short-Term Disability (STD) coverage will replace a portion of your income if you become disabled because of a covered accident or covered sickness.  

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Other Voluntary Benefits

Other Voluntary Benefits

Other Voluntary Benefits include Accident, Cancer Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Short-Term Disability (STD) Insurance, and Hospital Indemnity.

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Flexible Spending Account

Flexible Spending Account

MU offers its employees the option to defer money on a pre-tax basis for use on approved medical expenses up to $2,850 per year. 

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Retirement

Retirement Plan Benefits

Lincoln Memorial University is very pleased to offer a 403(b) retirement plan to all eligible full-time employees.  The 403(b) plan is provided thought Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIARA) and its companion organization, College Retirement Equities Fund (REF).  

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Employee Assistance Program

Employee Assistance Program

All eligible employees at MU have a unique opportunity to take part in Work-LifeMatters, an employee assistance program offered by Guardian and provided by Integrated Behavioral Health, Inc.  Work-LifeMatters is a confidential support service that provides access to resources and solutions to problems of daily living in order to enhance the quality of life for you and your family. 

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Tuition Benefits

Tuition Benefits

Lincoln Memorial University provides a tuition benefit to all eligible employees, qualifying family members, and certain vendor employees.  

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Leave of Absence

Medical Leave and Accommodations

As part of the total benefits package for full-time employees, LMU provides a number of paid and unpaid leave options. Exempt employees must submit a completed Leave Request Form, accessible in Employee Records via MyLMU. Non-exempt employees must request leave utilizing the RONDOS time-keeping system in accordance with the specific leave policy.

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Worker's Compensation

Worker's Compensation

LMU complies with Worker's Compensation laws applicable in each state where LMU operates.  All employees have a duty to immediately report any work injury or exposure-related illness, regardless of severity, to their supervisor, to the Office of Human Resources if the supervisor is unavailable, or to Campus Police & Security if after business hours.  

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