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Temporary Employment Opportunities

Find out about UCSD's Temporary Employment Service (TES) and how to become a member of the temporary employment pool.

TES places employees who have clerical, administrative, service, technical, and other specialized skills in departments that have temporary staffing needs.

Assignment locations include:

  • UCSD campus
  • UCSD Medical Center located in Hillcrest
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Thornton and Veteran's Administration Hospitals
  • UCSD satellite locations

Temporary employment offers competitive salaries and incentive award programs, excellent benefits, a variety of assignments and locations, opportunity for skill enhancement, and exposure to career opportunities at UCSD.

How do I apply?

  1. Review the temporary employment pool vacancies.
  2. Follow the application procedures for staff employment at UCSD and check the Temporary Employment interest box on the resume supplement form.

What is the hiring process?

  1. Applications are screened on an ongoing basis by TES' placement coordinators.
  2. References are checked on previous and current employment and on all UCSD positions held by each applicant.
  3. If positive references are obtained, applicants are invited for a formal interview and skill testing. Data entry, word processing, spreadsheet, and typing skills are assessed after the interview.
  4. Individuals who are selected for employment must attend a new-hire orientation for temporary employees, after which they become active members of the temporary pool.
Note: this page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/TES
Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.