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Frequently Asked Questions (General)

In an attempt to provide better assistance to prospective employees, VTS has developed a list of FAQ's. Should you require additional information, please contact Human Resources.

Q. How do I apply?

A. If you are interested in applying with VTS, you can:

  1. Come by Human Resources office located at the Baker Building, 10th floor, 110 21st Ave. S. and complete an application at one of our computer stations.Our office hours are Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  2. You may apply from home through the internet. Go to  and search for our monthly temporary job postings.

Q. Does VTS have a listing?

A. Yes, VTS has monthly listing on the general jobs website (see link above). When visiting the Jobline, conduct a search under ALL JOBS CATEGORIES, and the VTS postings will be near the top of the listings. Please apply to the VTS posting in order to be considered for temporary employment.

Q. What kind of jobs are available through VTS?

A. VTS fills clerical, technical, service, allied health, finance, administrative, and professional assignments at Vanderbilt University.

Q. What happens after I submit my resume?

A. After you submit your resume it will be reviewed, and if your skills, education, and experience match current job assignments, you will be contacted for an interview. Employment references and criminal background checks are to be completed prior to hiring.

Q. How long do job assignments last?

A. Job assignments range from half days to six months. A VTS temporary employee cannot work more than six months on any single assignment.

Q. Do temporary employees receive benefits?

A. VTS employees are eligible to participate in the Vanderbilt University Retirement Plan (403B). Please see the Human Resources compensation website for more details.