Biweekly Temporary Employment

Welcome to the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering!

Please Read Each Section Completely Before Your Start Date.

The below information is provided to assist you with any employment needs such as setting up your direct deposit, links to the biweekly payroll schedule, and information on MAE and any department policies and processes.

All hourly employees are required to use the University timekeeping system, WolfTime. Review the Timekeeping tab for additional information.

Hiring Reminders

  • The Biweekly Temporary Appointment Contract must be completed by the employee and supervisor and returned to the HR Representative at least three (3) business days before the appointment start date.
  • Employees are not permitted to begin work until their appointment is fully approved in the system and at least the first section of the I-9 is completed.
  • All employees must complete an I-9 on or before their first day of work. I-9s are completed in an electronic system. You will receive a request from Perfect Compliance to begin the I-9 as soon as the transaction for your appointment is submitted into the system. Section 1 can be completed remotely by the employee. Section 2 will need to be completed, in person, with an I-9 Representative. Please reach out to to schedule a time to complete Section 2 of your I9 or visit the Onboarding Center.
  • All non-student hires must complete the online application, provide three (3) references, and complete a background check. This process can take more than a week to complete.

Employees are not permitted to work before the start date or after the end date on their contract.

Employees are not permitted to work on university holidays without prior, documented approval from their supervisor.

Employees can log hours on only one appointment at a time. If you have more than one appointment, you must clock out from one appointment before you can clock into the other.

  • HR Representative: Jessica Sudduth (non-graduate appointments)

Postdoctoral Researcher Hire Request

Please fully answer the questions in the  Postdoctoral Researcher Hire Request  form. An applicant for a postdoctoral scholar position must have been awarded a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate no more than five (5) years prior to the appointment.