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Employing a UWRP Retiree



University of Washington Retirement Plan (UWRP) participation includes faculty, librarians, and professional staff originally employed at least 50% for six or more consecutive months.

Appointment Type Required Job Code
Faculty 0186 to 0203
Librarians 0204 or 0410
Professional Staff 1850

Tenured faculty have specific re-employment rights. Questions about re-employment of retired faculty, academic staff and librarians should be directed to Academic HR.

Note that your newly hired UWRP retiree must complete and return the Retirement Status Form to UW Benefits at Box 359556.


To rehire a UWRP retiree into a staff or professional staff temporary position, you will follow the direct hire temporary process. The first step is to enter your requisition into UWHIRES.The following fields are required:

Once all fields are completed, click "Save" at the bottom of the page. This will create your requisition number and allow you to review the requisition in draft status.

Candidate Information

If a candidate has been identified, request that the candidate complete the online application in UWHIRES.

Your Employment Specialist will add the candidate to the requisition and conduct a resume review to ensure the candidate meets the position's minimum requirements.

Next step:

Get your requisition approved

Rehire a Retiree

Reminder: All new appointments, including temporary appointments, must be entered into the UW payroll system on or before their first day of employment.

Need access to UWHIRES? Contact your Employment Specialist.