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U-TEMPS is the temporary staffing services of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and was established in October 1986 to serve the temporary employment needs of the campus.

Our campus is growing and we are looking for professionals to help meet these growing challenges. We handle a wide range of position and skill bases that we hope will meet your personal goals.

If you are interested in working in the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, we are here is assist you.

UTemps - UAMS Temporary Staffing Services

Application Process

U-TEMPS Temporary Staffing accepts applications and resumes from individuals with a wide range of skills, education, and experiences.  You may apply on-line, or at either the U-TEMPS Office, on the 1st floor of the Barton Research Building Room , open from 8am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

To apply click on the Red Search Jobs button to the right and enter “utemp” in the search field to identify all currently posted Utemp positions. You must complete a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences On-line Application to be considered for employment.

When you apply with U-TEMPS, your application will be reviewed and we will try to match your skills and experience with employment opportunities that are currently available. However, we do recommend that you apply for ALL positions you feel qualified for in order to be considered.

After you apply with U-TEMPS, we will call you if we need additional information or would like to schedule an interview for a possible job assignment.


Q. What is U-Temps and how does it work?
A. U-Temps is our on-campus Temporary Staffing Service, which functions like a temporary employment agency. You may apply to U-Temps by completing a regular application form. In place of the job number and job title, indicate U-Temps.
Q. Can I apply for permanent positions while I am working a temporary assignment?
A. Yes! We use the same application, so you can apply for both permanent jobs and a U-Temps position. Once you are on board with U-Temps you can still request that your application be considered for new openings simply make a request in writing at the UAMS Recruitment Office.
Q. How do I know what jobs are available?
A. Due to the fact that we try to fill our jobs on daily basis, we do not post our current openings. However, you can contact our office to check on current positions.
Q. What jobs do you place?
A. The majority of the positions are clerical or administrative support. We also receive requests for non-clerical work such as food service worker, assistant mail processors, and library techs. Occasionally, we will receive job requests for specialized professionals such as programmers, and accountants.
Q. What is the salary rate?
A. U-Temps wages are determined by the duties and responsibilities of the position based on the UAMS classification system.
Q. How long do job assignments last?
A. Your job assignment could last from a few hours to an indefinite period of time. However, you may only work up to 1,000 hours on one assignment in a calendar year.
Q. Do temporary employees receive any benefits?
A. There are several programs that you may participate in, such as the U 0f A Credit Union, Supplemental Retirement Program, Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Unfortunately, at this time U-Temps employees are not eligible for vacation, sick or medical benefits. U-Temps employees are covered by Workers’ Compensation and Unemployment Insurance.
Q. How often will I get paid?
A. U-Temps are paid on a bi-weekly pay schedule. As a condition of employment, employees are required to have direct deposit.
Q. How do I contact the U-Temps Office?
A. By emailing askrecruitment@uams.edu.