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Recruitment Hiring Procedures

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Hiring Adjuncts

Adjunct Faculty
Adjunct Faculty teach on a part-time basis, typically employed by the semester or by the academic year to teach up to one-half load.  Adjunct faculty are not eligible for University benefits.

The department must:

  • Provide new employee packet to the new adjunct faculty
  • Ensure that the new adjunct faculty visits the Department of Human Resources to complete a Form I-9 before he or she begins working
  • Complete a Payroll Authorization Form for the adjunct faculty and attach their W-4 and Direct Deposit.

New Employee Packet for Adjunct Faculty
Payroll Authorization Form (PAF) for Adjunct Faculty and Temporary Employees