Hiring Administration

The following adminstrative employment categories are all appointed on a position and earn state benefits. Please note any special requirements to hire. More information about Administrative employment may be found here.

Regular - Administration
A continuing appointment for which a search was completed. Needs to have a search or waiver of search. Must meet minimum qualifications.

Acting - Administration
Acting status is used to fill an Administration position with a current USF employee when another employee is on a leave of absence (paid/unpaid) or under circumstances where the position can't be filled through the normal advertising process. The position should be advertised at a later date. Employees with this status must meet the minimum qualifications for the class and be approved through Human Resources prior to being appointed. Acting status may be used to appoint an employee for up to one year.

Visiting - Administration
Visiting status is used to fill an Administration position with an outside employee when the current employee is on a leave of absence (paid/unpaid) or under circumstances where the position can't be filled through the normal advertising process. Typically, the appointment should not exceed 12 months. The Diversity and Equal Opportunity Office (DEO) must approve visiting appointments over one year. Employees with this status must meet the minimum qualifications for the class and be approved through Human Resources prior to being appointed.

Provisional - Administration
An appointment of a person who is not fully qualified, but who is expected to acquire such qualifications in a short period of time. Appointment is made for the time period needed for the incumbent to acquire the needed qualifications and generally is not extended if the incumbent does not become fully qualified by the end of the appointment. If the incumbent does attain the needed qualifications by the end of the provisional appointment, the appointment is changed to Regular.

Time Limited - Administration
An appointment on a position which is entirely or partially funded by grant, contract, auxiliary or local funds. This appointment is conditioned upon the loss or reallocation of funds.