Temporary/variable hour employees
Who are considered variable hour employees?Variable hour employees are employees who primarily work in temporary non-benefit eligible positions. Temporary positions are those positions not intended to continue indefinitely or whose hours vary and do not offer benefits. Temporary positions may be filled by employees that are classified in a wide range of variable hour employment categories, including student employment, graduate assistantship, temporary hourly/salaried employment and part-time faculty. For more characteristics of a variable hour employee, please click on the link below:
Other characteristics of variable hour employees: Accordion Closed
- Flexible hours - works sporadic hours (on call, seasonal, or filling as needed).
- Works a standard schedule for a short duration and varied (tied to a project, for a specific time period, filling in for a vacant position, etc.).
- May be funded from temporary salary savings.
- Job may end at any time, at the supervisor's discretion.
- Worker may be employed by a temporary hiring service and assigned to NAU, with Human Resources review.
- Tied to Arizona State Retirement System 20/20 participation rule.
- Paid on an hourly basis and eligible for overtime pay if physically works more than 40 hours.
- Not eligible for compensatory time in lieu of overtime.
- Not eligible for benefits.
- Holds multiple positions.
- Opportunity to gain a permanent employment.
- Gain valuable work experience for a related field of study.