UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH POLICY 07-01-05
SUBJECT: Temporary Staff Recruitment/Oakland Campus
EFFECTIVE DATE: June 11, 2007
NOTE: This policy applies to the Oakland Campus only. A separate policy exists
for the University of Pittsburgh Regional Campuses.
This policy establishes the recruitment process for and employment of all temporary staff
positions at the Oakland Campus.
The Office of Human Resources’ ALL•TEMPS service is responsible for recruiting,
maintaining and assigning a qualified pool of temporary candidates to meet the short-term
and/or sporadic staffing needs of University departments/schools, including temporary
replacement during leaves of absence, vacation, special projects, vacancies, etc. The
Office of Human Resources must approve all requests to hire temporary staff personnel to
fill temporary staffing needs of a department/school at the Oakland campus. All temporary
staff personnel are classified as ALL•TEMPS employees, unless designated otherwise by
the Office of Human Resources.
All requests to hire temporary staff must be approved prior to employment commencing.
The request for an ALL•TEMPS employee may be initiated by the responsibility center
head or department management without approval of an administrative officer. The
request must include a job description, the anticipated assignment duration (generally not
to exceed six months), and the proposed salary. The Office of Human Resources is
responsible for reviewing and approving the request to ensure the position and salary are
in accordance with the University’s Staff Classification System Guidelines.
The Office of Human Resources is responsible for recruiting and/or coordinating the
recruitment of ALL•TEMPS staff in accordance with Policy 07-01-03, Nondiscrimination,
Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action. ALL•TEMPS employees must be at least 18
years of age, whose assignment must be in compliance with the University’s nepotism
policy (See Policy 07-05-02, Conflict of Interest for Designated Administrators and Staff).
ALL•TEMPS candidates must create an application in accordance with the University’s
designated on-line employment process. All offers of temporary employment must be
extended by an Office of Human Resources representative.
Any contractual relationships with third party vendors for temporary staffing placement
must be initiated, coordinated and approved through the Office of Human Resources.
ALL•TEMPS employees are not eligible for vacation days, personal days, sick days or
other leaves; are not eligible for holiday pay if required to work on a University designated
holiday; are not eligible to use the Formal Complaint Procedure; and are not covered by
benefit insurances, other benefit programs and services, and the University’s Retirement
ALL•TEMPS employees are covered by Social Security and other statutory programs.
ALL•TEMPS employees are eligible to make an unmatched, tax-deferred contribution to
TIAA-CREF and/or The Vanguard Group up to the extent permitted by the IRS regulations.
ALL•TEMPS employees are not guaranteed regular employment status; however, they may
apply for any regular position available at the University of Pittsburgh.
The Office of Human Resources is responsible for collecting and maintaining summary
data on all applicants for ALL•TEMPS positions in compliance with state and federal
Procedure 07-01-05, Temporary Staff Recruitment/Oakland Campus
Policy 07-01-03, Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action
Policy 07-05-02, Conflict of Interest for Designated Administrators and Staff
Staff Handbook – Temporary Employment Status