Your employment as a non-student temporary employee is under the direction of Staff Employment. This unit provides all recruitment, appointment processing, onboarding and orientation services associated with the employment of temporary staff employees, both hourly and salaried.
Before you start work and join us on campus, be sure to complete your new hire paperwork and meet with Human Resources to review your documents. More information can be found on the Before You Start page.
Hourly temporary employees will be paid every two weeks for hours worked during the preceding two weeks. The payday will be every other Friday. Salaried temporary employees will be paid semi-monthly on the 15th (or last business day before the 15th) and the last business day of each month.
Direct deposit enrollment is mandatory for all individuals paid through UNC Charlotte’s payroll system. All UNC Charlotte employees are required to enroll in direct deposit by entering their direct deposit information into Banner Self-Service or by completing and submitting a Direct Deposit enrollment form.
Temporary employees use Web Time Entry to account for their time on a timesheet.
For temporary staff employees, the State Human Resources Commission, as a means of controlling discrimination concerning leave, medical and/or retirement benefit entitlements, governs the duration of employment assignment. Temporary staff employees have no benefit entitlements.
|Employment Status (hours per week)||Duration||Benefit Eligibility|
|19 or fewer hours||Up to 12 months at a time||None|
|Intermittent||Up to 12 months at a time||None|
|20 to 29 hours||Up to 11 months||None, if employee does not average 30 or more hours a week during a 12-month period|
|30 to 40 hours||Up to 11 months||Eligibility for ACA high deductible plan|
- Temporary employees who are hired to work a regular schedule of 19 hours or less per week may be employed for 12 months. Such employment may be renewed annually for additional periods of up to 12 months.
- Temporary employees who are hired to work an irregular or intermittent schedule may be employed for periods of up to 12 months. However, the hours worked may not exceed 988 hours during any consecutive 12-month period. Such employment may be renewed annually for additional periods of up to 12 months.
- Temporary employees hired to work a regular schedule of 20-40 hours per week may be employed for up to eleven months. When sufficiently justified, an extension of the employment period for an additional month (total employment period of 12 months) may be requested and is subject to prior approval by Human Resources. However, in no case shall the period of temporary employment at 20-40 hours per week exceed a total of 12 months.
- Once a temporary employee has worked eleven or twelve consecutive months, the employee must take a 31-day break in service from the University before they can return for another temporary work assignment; or
- They can have their employment converted to a part-time or intermittent schedule, as long as the hours worked do not exceed 988 hours during any consecutive 12-month period. The employee is ineligible to work more than 19 hours a week until a 31-day break of service is taken.
- Departments are encouraged to establish a time-limited position for a temporary assignment that can last more than one year with a max employment time of three years. These positions are benefits-eligible. (See PIM-57, Establishing SHRA Positions under Career Banding for guidance).
Part-time, temporary staff employees are ineligible to receive benefits (leave, health coverage, State service credit, etc.). They are, however, covered by Worker's Compensation provisions. In addition, full-time temporary staff employees that average 30 hours a week or more are eligible for the State Health Plan’s High Deductible Health Plan. FFor more information, please visit the Health Insurance webpage.
Temporary employees are excluded from the University’s policy, 101.22 (Flexible work and telework arraignments for SHRA and EHRA non-faculty employees). This is per the state’s Teleworking Program policy.
Non-Student Temporary Employee FAQS
I am a recent retiree of the University/State of North Carolina (TSERS or LEORS). May I return to University employement in a non-student temporary capacity?
I have been offered, and accepted, a temporary staff assignment but have not yet completed all required employment paperwork. Where may I complete this documentation?
All required employment paperwork - USCIS Form I-9, Employee Status Under Retirement Reemployment Laws certification form (ESRR), Patent Agreement, Emergency Contact, Veteran's Status, and a Personnel Profile - is to be completed through DocuSign before your appointment/visit to the Human Resources office. You may access these forms at the following link: New Employee Checklist.
When you visit the Human Resources office, on or before your first day of employment, please bring all forms of identification necessary to establish your identity and US work authorization - for example, an unexpired US Passport, Permanent Resident Card, or Employment Authorization card; or a photo ID card issued by a government agency (driver's license, etc.) and your Social Security card or original birth certificate.
All UNC Charlotte employees are required to sign up for direct deposit. Once your assignment is set up, you will be able to go through My UNC Charlotte to set up your direct deposit information.
Hourly Temporary Staff (non-student) employees are paid an hourly rate and record time on an electronic timesheet called Web Time Entry. Hourly employees are paid bi-weekly (Fridays). The work week runs from Sunday through Saturday and employees are to record their hours every day they work. See Web Time Entry User's Guide and Payroll Periods / Dates.
Salaried Temporary Staff employees are paid semi-monthly stipends on the 15th (or last business day prior to the 15th) and the last business day of each month. Salaried temporary staff employees are not required to complete timesheets.
I am interested in employment as a non-student temporary employee. How can I search, and apply, for a position of this type?
To search, and apply, for temporary staff (non-student) postings, please visit the UNC Charlotte job site.
Please note that there are ongoing, active pools for temporary staff work. As temporary staff employment needs are identified by a department, hiring managers are referred to these pools for potential candidates. Additionally, new temporary staff postings are listed on an as-needed basis. If you have interest in temporary staff employment opportunities, please visit our job site regularly.
PIM 08: Temporary Staff Employees
Contact Erica Roth, employment specialist at 704-687-5224 or email@example.com.