A representative from the NU Temporary Staffing Center will acknowledge receipt of your Temporary Request Form by email. You may also receive a telephone call to clarify any of the information on the Temporary Requisition form.
We maintain a pool of qualified administrative applicants who are available to start work immediately. However, if your needs are more specialized it may take up to two or three weeks to recruit the appropriate candidate.
In addition to the employee’s hourly rate of pay you will be charged an additional $3 per hour by the NU Temporary Staffing Center as an administrative fee.
Yes, we conduct an in-person interview with all applicants before they are referred to a hiring manager.
We conduct criminal background checks on all temporary applicants who are hired.
A temporary employee may work for the University up to 1000 hours in any twelve month period. A Temporary Staffing Center representative can advise you if your temporary employee or applicant has already worked some of those 1000 hours in another department.
Yes, we can offer your temporary employee or applicant free PC software training materials. Contact the NU Temporary Staffing Center to learn what is available.
Please advise us that you wish to do this and we will provide you with a list of approved outside vendors to help with your temporary employment needs.
Yes. Please complete the Temporary Requisition Form - Direct Temp and submit it with the applicant’s resume. We will contact your applicant and complete all of the new hire onboarding, including reference checks and a criminal background check as a free service to your department.
Yes, you can hire a former Northwestern employee as long as they left the University in good standing. We will work with you to confirm the employee’s standing.
Temporary Employees will not be issued WildCARDs, however may be able to obtain a NU Contractor ID. If your employee is required to work on both the Evanston and Chicago campuses please contact us to see if they are eligible to receive a shuttle pass.
Call our offices in Chicago, 312-503-1234, or Evanston, 847-467-1048, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’re happy to help you.