Academic Hourly & Extra Help Positions - General Information

Academic Hourly Positions

Academic Hourly employees are appointed on a temporary or intermittent basis and are paid bi-weekly for only the hours actually worked. If more than 40 hours are worked in any given calendar week, the employee is due overtime pay. Academic Hourly employees should not be a registered graduate or undergraduate student at the University of Illinois, or be doing clerical work as part of their assigned duties. A bachelor’s degree or higher is required.

See the Illinois Human Resources website for more information about Academic Hourly positions.

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Extra Help Positions

Extra Help employees are appointed to fulfill casual or emergent needs within units. The amount of time for which services are needed is not usually predictable and payment for work performed is on an hourly basis. Extra Help employees should not be a registered graduate or undergraduate student at the University of Illinois.

See the Illinois Human Resources website for more information about Extra Help.

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