Adjunct & Graduate Teaching Assistants

Hiring a New Adjunct or Graduate Teaching Assistant?  Please take time to review the following hiring procedures. 

Make sure the Provost office receives:

  • The Employee Recommendation form
  • Vita
  • Faculty Academic Prep form
  • All higher ed transcripts (paper copies, not electronic) - send directly to Jolene Welch from the University:

Midwestern State University
Renee McAfee - Office of the Provost
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, TX 76308

Human Resources will need the following hiring documents to set up employment:

  • The Form I-9 - Employees will complete Section I of page 4 (along with this form, employment documentation is required).  Please see page 9 for the complete list of acceptable documents.
  • Social security card.  For payroll purposes, employees must be able to present a copy of his/her social security card even if you choose not to use this card to complete your I-9.  Your name for payroll will be exactly as it appears on your card.  If you do not have a social security card, please locate the nearest Social Security office for a replacement.
  • Background Check Release and Consent Form

Payroll Documents - Forms can be submitted to the Payroll department, Hardin Administration, Room 209.

Returning Adjuncts or Graduate Teaching Assistants, please download the ER Returning PT Faculty Form

In addition to the information listed above, new employees will receive notification on the following:

  • Computer/Email access – your hiring department will send notification to IT. Check your personal email for log in access.
  • Parking Hang Tag - if you are brining a vehicle to campus, register and go online to pay for your reserved hang tag. Contact MSU Payroll if you plan on setting up a payroll deduction.    
  • MSU Mandatory Employee Training -  State Law (Chapter 21, Section 21 Texas Labor Code) requires all state employees be trained within 30 days of their start date and every two years after on EEO, Ethics, Sexual Harassment, Child Protection, and the Campus SaVE Act.
    These policies and trainings define your rights and duties as an employee. It also covers the state and federal laws that support them. Completing this course not only gives you some idea of the State's work environment, it also fulfills your legal requirement for this training.

On behalf of the Human Resources Department, we welcome you to MSU!

Questions, contact Human Resources at 940-397-4221, Payroll 940-397-4230, or Office of the Provost 940-397-4226