On-Call and Temporary Employment
Each individual department on MSU's campus hires temporary employees if needed. If you are interested in working for a particular department on campus, please contact them directly to see if they have any positions available. You can search MSU's main website, www.msu.edu to get contact information for specific departments.
Infrastructure Planning and Facilities Building Services Department
(Monday - Friday: 4:30PM - 1:00AM)
Provides cleaning services in MSU's academic, athletics, medical, and events buildings; locks and unlocks the buildings; operates swimming pools; replaces light bulbs and tubes; and performs similar minor building maintenance. The department's staff also sets up special events, assembles furniture and provides heavy trucking, labor, and equipment for certain heavy moving and delivery services.
Residential and Hospitality Services
Culinary Services On-Call and Temporary Employment
(Residential and Retail Dining, Sparty's Coffee Shops and Convenience Stores, Food Stores, Bakery, Food Truck, Concessions, and Linen Services)
Duties will vary depending on position. Some common responsibilities include using proper preparation and culinary techniques to prepare and cook food. Staff may oversee, assist, and/or complete sanitation responsibilities including cleaning/washing dishes, sanitizing counters and kitchen surfaces, emptying trash, sweeping and mopping area, and other such related duties. Staff may also assist supervisors in maintaining food supply, inventory, planning meals, disposing of spoiled food, and other such tasks.
RHS Facilities Management On-Call and Temporary Employment
Provides routine cleaning services in residence halls and the areas within, such as offices, classrooms, laundry rooms, restrooms, and other such areas, including restocking, replacing, and cleaning of materials and supplies. Periodically cleans, scrubs, and refinishes floors. Assists with set up and tear down of special events: assembles/ moves furniture, PA systems and other such necessities.
Spartan Hospitality Group
On-Call and Temporary Employment
(Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Breslin Center, Forest Akers Golf Course, MSU Tennis Center, Spartan Signature Catering, University Conference Services, Spartan Spirit Shop)
Potential opportunity exists for banquet servers, food preparation, kitchen sanitation; hotel housekeeping, front desk, maintenance, or clerical staff; Breslin Center ushers and event staff, and golf course attendants.
Self-Service Temporary Hiring- for MSU Hiring Managers Only
Departments also can choose to manage the temporary employee hiring process independently through the EBS Portal, which is part of the University's EBS or Enterprise Business Systems. To process a temporary employee hire through the EBS Portal, an individual with an appropriate role in the unit, such as Unit Administrator, would log into EBS at the EBS Login Portal and initiate the hire.
Our self-service option is a good choice for units that want to handle their own candidate selection, hiring process, time entry and payroll processing for their temporary employee(s). If you have questions related to hiring a temporary employee through the EBS Portal, contact: