Information for Prospective Employees

The information contained here is to help you, as a prospective employee, get a brief overview of what to expect as an employee of the University of Memphis.

A full-time regular work week is Monday through Friday, 7.5 hours per day for a total of 37.5 hours per week. This is subject to change depending upon the job and department for which you are applying. The hiring department will be able to explain any exceptions.

  Staff Faculty Temporary
Full-Time Part-Time Nine-month Twelve-month Staff and Adjunct Faculty
Pay Non-Exempt: paid biweekly
Exempt: paid once a month
Non-Exempt: paid biweekly
Exempt: paid once a month
Paid monthly September through August  Exempt: paid once a month  Non-Exempt: paid biweekly
Benefits Yes Full benefits for positions 80% or greater of full time equivalency; limited benefits for 79% or less of full time equivalency Yes Yes None
Annual Leave Non-Exempt: accrue 7.5 hours/month during first 5 years of service;
Exempt: accrue 15.0 hours/month
Prorated based on percent of full-time equivalency None Exempt: accrue 15.0 hours/month None
Sick Leave 7.5 hours/month Prorated based on percent of full-time equivalency 7.5 hours/month 7.5 hours/month None
Holidays 13 paid holidays 13 paid holidays See Academic Year Contract Calendar 13 paid holidays None