Policy on Temporary Non-Student Employees

Policy Number: 410

Human Resources

The permanent link for this policy is: https://policies.northeastern.edu/policy410/

I. Purpose and Scope

 

On occasion, managers may seek to hire a temporary employee to work on a specific short-term project, job or assignment. This policy sets forth the hiring parameters for such temporary employees.

II. Definitions

 

For purposes of this policy,

A temporary employee is a part-time, non-benefits eligible employee hired for a specific short-term project, job, or assignment. Students cannot be hired as temporary employees.

III. Policy

 

Temporary employees who are hired to work on a specific short-term project, job or assignment should not exceed a maxmum of six months in one calendar year unless approved by a Senior Vice President.

IV. Additional Information

 

Individual departments are responsible for, hiring and managing temporary employees including conducting reference checks and verifying employment history, and following all other applicable university policies.

    V. Contact Information

     

    HRM Customer Service Center: 250 Columbus Place; 617-373-2230; hrminfo@northeastern.edu

    Responsible Office/Department(s)

    Human Resources

    Related Procedures

    N/A

    Supersedes

    Temporary Employee Policy and Procedure

    Keywords

    Temporary Employee; Temporary Non-Student

    Version History

    Last Revision Date: October 29, 2014

    Issued: January 1, 2005