Temporary Staffing

As a university hiring manager, we can help you find the right person to fill your temporary staffing needs just when you need help such as during the recruitment of regular staff positions, filling in during a leave of absence, or providing extra help to complete a special project. Before approaching an external employment service or casual employee, learn more about Yale’s in-house services and requirements:

Interim Employment Pool (IEP)

The IEP is the university’s primary hiring source for Local 34 Clerical & Technical (C&T) temporary work assignments. Find out how the IEP can assist you with your staffing needs.

Yale Temporary Staffing Services (YTSS)      

Yale Temporary Staffing Services (YTSS) is a strategic temporary worker program that places full-time Yale University employees into temporary work assignments in the clerical and technical domains.

New Haven Hiring Initiatives

Find out how Yale’s hiring initiatives with the City of New Haven bridges the connection between qualified, pre-screened New Haven Works participants and open positions at the university.

How to hire a temporary worker

To start the process of hiring a temporary employee, take these steps.
1)  Create a requisition in WorkDay. (See instructions.)
2)  After your WorkDay requisition populates into STARS, complete the STARS job posting.
3)  A member of the Temporary Staffing team will contact you.

For more information about hiring employees for temporary work, view the Temporary Hiring Process instructions.

Authorization Numbers

For Clerical & Technical temporary assignments that fall within the oversight of the Local 34 Bargaining Unit contract, authorization numbers are issued to a hiring department when the temporary need is unable to be fulfilled by the IEP, YTSS, or the New Haven Hiring Initiative. Hiring managers are required to obtain an authorization number when hiring a temporary employee outside of our priority sourcing channels.

If the temporary worker you hire is unable to complete the entire assignment in the requested timeframe, you will need to submit a new requisition prior to replacing that temporary worker to re-check the availability of an internal temporary employee from the IEP, YTSS, and/or New Haven Hiring Initiatives.

Background Checks for External Temporary Employees

All temporary employees must successfully complete a background check screening prior to starting their assignment at Yale. Learn more.

Additional resources and assistance

Visit Yale’s list of preferred vendors for additional resources.

For questions or help regarding temporary workers at Yale, please contact our team:

Temporary Recruiting
Shelly Lerner
Staffing Recruiter

Interim Employment Pool
Courtney McCarthy
IEP Recruiter

Yale Temporary Staffing Services
Andrew Moore
Manager, Temporary Placement Programs