Temporary Employee Acquisition

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A temporary employee is someone who fills a temporary position, as defined below, and who is not enrolled as a student at any of the University of Missouri campuses.

Temporary employees can be hired for a maximum of 1,499 hours in any 12-month period or no more than nine continuous months at 75% or higher. Hours are considered for all positions, not by department only. UM retirees are limited to a maximum of 29 hours per week.

Job Posting

  • The PeopleSoft eRecruit Hiring Manager Training Guides below will walk you through the process.
  • eRecruit temporary job openings which have gone through all approvals and are received by human resources by noon on Monday will be posted on Wednesday at 12:01 a.m.
  • Temporary positions will be posted for one week.
  • Contact human resources for approval to post for additional time. 
  • Applications can be submitted until midnight of the application deadline date.
  • Applications and any attached resumes can only be received electronically through eRecruit.

HR Screening of Applications

  • At the end of the posting period a recruiter screens all applications against the minimum qualifications set forth in the position classification specification assigned to this position.
  • An automated screening process will be used.

Interviewing and Hiring Candidates

  • Before you are ready to interview your candidates, please review the Recruit Overview document. This document will guide you through the interviewing, selection and hiring process.
Missouri S&T Temporary Employee Recruiting Approval Chain

Peoplesoft Training

The PeopleSoft eRecruit hiring manager training guides below will guide you through the process of using our online recruiting tool: