An employee who works in a non-benefits eligible staff position for a specified and limited period of time. Temporary assignments may be used for limited-duration project work, staffing shortages, workload peaks, or to provide coverage for an employee on leave. This does not include student workers.
Similar to regular staff, they may work on a part-time or full-time basis. Temporary staff are not eligible for University benefits.
Temporary Assignment Limits
Temporary assignments should be for a limited duration, should not exceed 3 months, and may be extended for up to an additional 3 months with approval from the appropriate Vice President and the Department of Human Resources. In no case shall a temporary assignment exceed 12 consecutive months.
• Prior to the temporary employee’s first day of work, satisfactory completion of pre-employment (background) checks is required.
• All temporary staff employees must be paid on an hourly basis and must be paid at or above the federal minimum wage. Temporary staff employees are subject to overtime provisions of the federal Fair Labors Standards Act (FLSA). Temporary staff employees must submit a completed time record for each bi-weekly period in which they work.
• The Payroll Authorization Form (PAF) for the Temporary Staff Employee must be submitted to Human Resources. The start and end dates listed on the PAF must match the start and end dates of the temporary assignment.