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A-State Remains Closed Through Fri. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6 due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be closed on Thursday and will evaluate campus conditions on Friday morning.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • Wednesday's performance of "12 Angry Men" has been cancelled. Contact the Box Office for refund information.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

More Information
University Communications
(870) 972-3820

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University Police
(870) 972-2093

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Extra Help/Part-Time Positions

The process for hiring non-benefited extra-help such as part-time, temporary classified and non-classified positions, and adjunct faculty positions are outlined below in a step-by-step format.  Please review this document to know the important information needed to complete the process. 

If you have any questions regarding the online system or hiring processes, please contact the Human Resources office at 972-3454.

Department Recruits and Selects Individual for Part-Time Position

  1. Department searches for part-time employee through department contacts, student contacts, media, or Career Services Center.
  2. Department determines individual to hire.
  3. Department reviews candidate with Dean/Director and VP/VC for approval.
  4. If individual is international then department works with candidate and International Faculty/Staff representative to determine employment eligibility.
  5. Once employment eligibility is confirmed, the department offers the position contingent upon a valid background check to individual.
  6. Department submits a Request for Background Check to HR.
  7. Once background check is cleared, the department provides individual with tax packet to be completed and returned to Human Resources.
  8. Department completes a Request to Establish Adjunct Account and faxes it to Diane Lee in Human Resources.

Department Initiates Assignment Change Form

  1. The Hiring Department completes the Assignment Change form to verify payment of new employee.
  2. Assignment Change form is submitted through appropriate channels to include the Dean/Director, VP/VC, Sponsored Programs Accounting, International Faculty/Staff approval, Budget and Human Resources as required.
  3. Assignment Change form is received in Human Resources and matched with employment verification documents including I9, tax withholding documents and background check.
  4. Assignment Change form is then utilized for input of payment into the payroll system by Human Resources.

 Revised on 03/26/14.