Why Use the Temporary Pool?

Recruiting employees through the Temporary Help Pool is an effective means for departments to identify qualified staff for regular, part-time and temporary positions. Additionally, the employees in the Temporary Help Pool have already been vetted through the recruitment process, which eliminates a lag time in productivity for departments.

Some of the benefits of using the Temporary Help Pool include the following:

  • We support university departments by identifying qualified individuals for temporary positions, conducting interviews, background and reference checks.
  • Hiring through the Temporary Help Pool allows the department and employee to determine if the position is a good fit prior to considering regular employment.
  • Employees hired through the temporary pool are more invested in our processes and outcomes because they are university employees and not contract workers.
  • Allows departments to strategically gain access to employees with specialized skill sets and outsource non-core business functions.
  • Helps department managers plan for predictable work spikes and shortages in staffing needs.
  • All payroll functions, counseling, evaluations and exit clearances are managed through the Temporary Help Pool office.
  • The commission fee charged by the Temporary Help Pool is significantly lower than that charged by an employment agency.

Contact Us

Human Resources Office

910 Madison Avenue
Suite 722
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-5600
Fax: 901-448-7497
Email: hr@uthsc.edu