Apply for RazorTemps

Want to get your foot in the door for employment at the University of Arkansas?  Work through RazorTemps!

RazorTemps is our on-campus temporary staffing service.  We match your needs and skill sets with temporary assignment requests from departments across campus. The majority of RazorTemp assignments include:

  • Administrative support
  • Customer service
  • Technical support
  • Custodial/maintenance positions

Other assignments include skilled trades, landscaping, data entry, database management, web design, and more.

Becoming a RazorTemp

  1. To get started, submit your application through the Temporary Positions page in Workday. 
  2. You may be contacted by a RazorTemp recruitment team member for a screening interview to be placed in the RazorTemp candidate pool to wait for an assignment. Once accepted into the RazorTemp pool, you can be considered for positions requested by departments.
  3. You will begin receiving job openings via email and can express your interest in the position(s).  We will notify you if you are selected! 
  4. An interview may be requested by a department for a specific job opportunity. 
  5. All RazorTemp assignments require the satisfactory completion of a background check prior to beginning employment.  Satisfactory is at the sole discretion of the university.  Required background checks include a criminal background and sex offender registry check.  Depending on the assignment, a substance abuse test and/or financial history check may also be required. 

Time Limits and Pay

University policy  limits the number of hours you may work as a RazorTemp to 1,250 hours per fiscal year (July 1 to June 30). Hourly positions are paid twice monthly.

Attendance Policy 

RazorTemps must adhere to their assignment schedule and pre-schedule any absences with their department supervisor. If you must be absent from work for any reason, you are responsible for notifying your department within the first hour of your regularly-scheduled time to report to work. Your department has the option of requiring earlier notification. 

If your department is not notified, your absence will be considered unauthorized and can result in disciplinary action. Attendance records are maintained for all RazorTemps, and any discipline becomes part of the employee's record, which can impact future assignments and employment decisions. 

You retain the option to end your employment with RazorTemps at any time. Should you end your employment without notice and/or abandon your position, you will be removed from the RazorTemp program. The University of Arkansas may also end your employment at any time. As such, your employment with RazorTemps is at-will and neither this information, nor any other oral or written representation, may be considered a contract. 

Code of Ethics 

As an employee of the University of Arkansas, you are expected to conduct yourself in a manner that strengthens the public's trust and confidence by adhering to the principles of conduct and ethical standards as described in Board of Trustees Policy 335.1