Please note that due to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) all Temporary Employment requests must be approved by University Human Resources prior to being submitted to NextSource. All requests should be sent to [email protected].
Brown University offers two alternatives for the temporary employment of workers:
What's the difference?
|Seasonal / Intermittent Workers||nextSource Workers|
|Is the person on the Brown payroll?||Yes||No|
|Are there advertising costs?||Yes||No|
|Are I-9 and background checks required?||Yes||Yes|
|Is the position paid hourly?||Yes||Yes|
|Will the department pay for recruitment?||Yes||No|
|Is the department charged an additional fee?||No||Yes|
|How are wages funded?||Salary budget||Operating budget|
|Will the worker have a Brown email address?||Yes||Yes|
|Are departments charged the minimum fringe benefit rate?||Yes||No|
|Are temporary workers eligible for annual rate increases under Brown’s performance and merit programs for staff?||No||No|
When to hire
|Hire someone from nextSource when...||Hire Seasonal/Intermittent Worker when...|
|There is a short-term or project-based need occuring once.||There is a need for the position on a consistent basis.|
|The position will not be included in your department's staffing plan.||The position will be added to your department's staffing plan.|
|Start and end times will vary.||The position typically starts and ends at approximately the same times each year.|
|The position's responsibilities are unique.||The position is similar in nature to other positions in your department and/or is part of the core work.|
Important Reminder: Departmental funds must be available to hire temporary staff.