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Temporary Employment Opportunities

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

Temporary Employment Services is the division of Human Resources responsible for providing temporary staffing to departments across UC San Diego.

New and existing employees are rotated throughout the campus community on job placements that vary in length from a half-day to several months. TES manages all financial operations associated with the unit including payroll and recharges to customer departments.

For more information, please visit the Temporary Employment Services Blink page.

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

Assignment locations include:

  • UC San Diego campus
  • UC San Diego Medical Center located in Hillcrest
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • Thornton and Veteran's Administration Hospitals
  • UC San Diego 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 UC San Diego.

How do I apply?

  1. Review the temporary employment job board.
  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 recruiters.
  2. References are checked on previous and current employment and on all UC San Diego 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.
For additional information, please contact TES, (858) 534-4604.
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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.