|Req #: ||128888 |
|Department: ||UTEMP STAFFING PROGRAM |
|Job Location: || Downtown Seattle, Harborview Medical Center, Health Sciences Center, Northgate, Other Locations, Sand Point, Seattle Campus, South Lake Union, University District, UW Bothell, UW Medical Center, UW Tacoma, UWMC Roosevelt |
|Posting Date: ||02/01/2016 |
|Closing Info: || Open Continuous |
|Salary: ||We offer competitive pay that varies depending on the nature of the work being performed. |
| The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our employees are valued as the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. |
The UTemp Staffing Program provides temporary employment services throughout the University and offers opportunities for individuals who are eager to learn and contribute. Working as a temporary employee can be an excellent way to gain experience and exposure to various job opportunities within the UW. Flexibility is highly valued as job opportunities fluctuate. Whether you seek a role for several months, or a select number of days, you can make a difference!
As a temporary employee, you will join a community of professionals who support the University's mission by providing essential services to students, patients, faculty, fellow staff, and our local community. Whether your interests are in health care, research, technology, facilities, or administration, as a temporary employee you will advance your own knowledge of UW's various departments, medical centers, values, and culture.
Below is a list of core areas for which we seek applicants with relevant skills. Length of assignments range from as short as a few hours to several months. Most opportunities are during the day, but some involve weekends or evenings.
Core Job Categories
- Entry-level office support (basic computer proficiency, reception, multi-line phones, filing)
- Administrative office support (intermediate to advanced computer proficiency, project management)
- Accounting and Fiscal (UW financial systems, bookkeeping, A/P, A/R)
- Medical (office support, patient services, medical records)
- Research (program support, grant coordination, lab support)
- Information Systems (help desk, software support, development)
- Trades and Light Industrial (general labor, warehouse, driving, custodian)
- General Services (customer service, cashiering, food service, ushering)
We look forward to connecting with you, should your skills and experience match temp opportunities for which we seek qualified individuals. In the meantime, best wishes to you in your job search for other opportunities at the University of Washington!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Does my resume need to be one page?
Our applicant tracking system does not have page parameters. We recommend creating a comprehensive resume highlighting all of your skills, education, and qualifications.
What happens after I apply?
If our Staffing Specialists identify skills and experience on your resume that match a job that comes into our office, you may be called so that we may find out more about your interests and availability. If you possess competencies we are looking for and are interested in exploring temporary opportunities, you will be invited to our office to interview in person. After a successful interview, you must also successfully complete reference and background checks, as well as complete employment eligibility paperwork before you can become a temp in our pool.
How long until I hear from someone?
Our Staffing Specialists are continually recruiting from this candidate bank throughout the year. Your wait will depend on how well your skills and experience align with the job orders we are currently receiving. Due to the high number of applications we receive, we are not able to contact every applicant.
What is the status of my application?
Your application will always remain as Applied/In Review. If there is an opportunity, a Staffing Specialist will contact you.
How will I be contacted?
UTemp may contact you by phone or email. Please keep your contact information current to avoid missing opportunities. You can edit your contact info on the Edit My Profile tab of your UWHires profile.
Where do available UTemp jobs get posted?
UTemp does not post our jobs on UWHires. If you are brought into our temp pool, you will be contacted about jobs that match your skills and experience. Temporary jobs that are posted on UWHires are not being filled by UTemp. You should apply to those jobs directly if you wish to be considered.
Do you have temp-to-perm opportunities?
No, but you may continue applying to permanent jobs while you are a UTemp employee. Working as a temporary employee, you may develop skills and experience that make you a desirable candidate for regular positions.
What benefits might I have if I become a temp?
As a University of Washington temporary employee, you may become eligible for employer-provided health and welfare benefits (such as retirement, medical/dental insurance, etc.). Benefits eligibility requirements depend on the nature and length of the position.
Additional perks for which you would qualify while working as a temp employee include the following:eligibility to purchase a transportation Temp Pass, access to check out books or media from University Libraries, opportunity to enjoy offerings to UW Arts, many of which are free admission, eligibility to purchase a membership to the Intramural Activity Center, participation in the Whole U, a holistic employee engagement program that helps connect UW faculty and staff with great resources available at the University, access to UWellness, which provides services, activities, programs, and groups within the University of Washington that support your health and well-being, and UW CareLink which offers a wide range of services that can help you manage through the different stages of life, develop a healthy lifestyle, create a quality work environment, and save time by providing easy access to trusted experts.
Who can I contact with questions?
We can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.