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Great Reasons to Work at The College of Charleston!

Discounts

Many hotels, software companies, phone companies and others offer educational or state employee discounts. Make it a habit to ask if there are any educational or state employee discounts available! See the Special Discount page under Benefits or in Quick Links.

Events

Almost every day and evening there is a lecture, poetry reading, concert or play on the College of Charleston campus. Check the newspaper or the College's home page for a calendar of upcoming events and activities.

Arts and Theater

"The School of the Arts presents an exciting season of musical events, plays, dance performances, lectures and gallery exhibits, including the popular Monday Night Concert Series, the International Piano Series, and International Guitar Series and the Addlestone and Simons lectures in Art History and Historic Preservation. In the summer, we produce many of the events that are a part of the Piccolo Spoleto Festival and provide intern support to the City of Charleston's Office of Cultural Affairs and Spoleto Festival USA. "

Quoted from The School of The Arts webpage
Please visit the School of the Arts for a listing of events

Involvement

Campus news events: Whenever there is an event that significantly impacts the employees of the College, President McConnell will hold a meeting to announce or discuss the event and field questions of interest or concern.

Wellness

See our Life Balance and Wellness page 

Employee Assistance Program

The Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free service provided by the College of Charleston that offers a wide variety of counseling, referral, and consultation services. The programs are designed to assist employees and their families in resolving work/life issues in order to live happier, healthier, more balanced lives. These services are confidential and can be easily accessed by calling the toll-free Helpline (1.866.327.2400). Deer Oaks EAP Services is here for you, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. more information can be found under Benefits/Employee Assistance Program. Access the website Login page. Password is located in mycharleston/Employee tab/Quick Links/Employee Assistance Program.  

Children (also see Health Insurance Benefits)

Education

Staff development: Certain classes, seminars and/or workshops that directly relate to your job may be eligible for reimbursement. Application and approval is required prior to registration.

Staff training: After six (6) months in a permanent position, you may apply to take courses for credit at The College of Charleston. Your supervisor's approval is required and courses are generally taken after working hours. A passing grade is required and you must be employed throughout the course. Please see the "Employee" tab of MyCharleston for application procedure and qualifications.

Training and development: The Office of Human Resources offers a variety of classes and workshops that range from job specific skills to interesting brown bag lunch presentations.

Other: Browse around The College of Charleston website and you will find a great many opportunities to further your knowledge and skills.

Men's and Women's Athletics

Support our Teams!

Visit the College of Charleston Athletics for further information.

Children

Our dependent children have the opportunity to attend our Early Childhood Development Center on a space-available basis.

Food

Employees of the College have access to a variety of menus from Liberty Street Fresh Foods to the Stern food court featuring restaurants such as Chick-Fil-A, The Greenhouse, Quiznos and Jole Mole to Marty's Place with Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian cuisine.

Libraries and Bookstores

The Addlestone Library is available to all employees.

The College Bookstore offers a 10 percent discount to employees (textbooks excluded).

Just walking through the College of Charleston campus is a study in history but of particular note: