Temporary Employees

Temporary (formerly OPS) employees are an integral part of the USF educational mission. The university employs many types of temporary employees for both academic and non-academic short term functions. Temporary positions are at-will positions and have limited benefits. The length of employment for Temporary positions is determined by the hiring department, not to exceed 2080 hours in a two-year period.

See Temporary (formerly OPS) Employment Guidelines for information on hiring temporary employees.

See Appointment Modifiers & Descriptions for definitions and information on Temporary employee modifiers.

See Temporary Job Codes & Descriptions for information on the Temporary job codes.

There are three main types of temporary employees:


  • Hourly
  • Salaried
  • Medical Resident
  • Psychological Intern


  • Federal Work Study
  • Graduate Assistant
  • Resident Assistant
  • Student Assistant

Postdoctoral Scholars


Hiring Temporary

Graduate School - Graduate Assistantships

USF Health - Medical Residents


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