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Special Consultant Employment

Under general direction, Special Consultants perform special assignments of temporary nature, based on a particular knowledge, ability, or expertise.

Background Checks

Special Consultants may be subject to a background check depending on the nature of duties being performed. Assignment may not begin until background has cleared.

Current CSUSM Employee

If the person you are trying to hire is a current CSUSM employee (in any employment category), the Contractor-Consultant Determination Form does not need to be completed. Please contact your HR Analyst to determine appropriate classification for the additional assignment.

If individual being hired is a current CSUSM faculty member, please contact the Office of Faculty Affairs to ensure the work is not considered faculty bargaining unit work before moving forward.

Non-CSUSM Employee

All non-CSUSM employees must complete the Sign In process on or before the first day of assignment.  This process is legally required and ensures you are paid in a timely manner.

In accordance with the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy, hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California is prohibited effective January 1, 2022.  This includes Special Consultants.

Sign In Process

To expedite the process, the following forms may be completed prior to arrival and brought directly to HR: