Holiday Closing Schedule

In accordance with the provisions of Section 124.19 of the Ohio Revised Code, the college shall observe the following designated holidays. Full-time staff members are eligible for these paid holidays per year as follows:

  • Martin Luther King’s Birthday
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Spring Break - Dates in accordance with the current Academic Calendar
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Wednesday before Thanksgiving
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • College will be closed December 23 through January 1
    (when January 2 is the legal holiday, employees will return on January 3)

Note: State statute permits the designation of certain holidays to be observed on days other than when they are observed by the rest of the state. Southern State’s annual holiday schedule reflects these changes. On certain holidays, the college is open for business. Non-exempt employees who are scheduled to work a holiday will be paid time and a half (in addition to receiving eight hours of holiday pay).

Employment Laws & Legal Notices

There are many federal and state laws that protect employee rights and regulate what an employer can and cannot do. The following is a summary of employment laws that may be applicable to faculty and/or staff at Southern State. These laws are outside of and in addition to the terms of our Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Please note this is a summary only and is not intended to be a full description of any law nor is it intended to be an exhaustive list of all applicable laws. For more information regarding the laws summarized below, please see the applicable unit of government that regulates them.

Legal Notices

The following are notices of certain employment related laws the college is required to provide to its employees:

Become a Part-time Instructor

A part-time faculty member (Adjunct) is an SSCC instructor who teaches ordinarily 12 or fewer credit hours during any semester of the academic year. Part-time faculty appointments may be made to any of SSCC's four campuses located in Hillsboro, Mt. Orab, Washington Court House, and Wilmington.

Online Application Procedures

SSCC accepts applications for Adjunct positions on a continuous basis. Applications remain active for one year.

Specific qualifications for each Adjunct position can be found on the individual postings on our Employment Opportunities page.

Application materials for Adjunct positions are reviewed by each academic department and appointments are made by the academic deans on an as needed basis. As class assignments become available, the hiring department may contact you to request your official transcripts and additional information.

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Part-time Faculty Compensation Schedule

Payment of salaries is made on the 15th and last day of each month after all necessary paperwork has been submitted to the Department of Human Resources. Adjunct Faculty members are ineligible to receive benefits but are required to participate in the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS).

Part-time faculty employment arrangements are subject to the sufficiency of legislative appropriations, the pertinent provisions of the Ohio Revised Code and the official actions of the Board of Trustees. The agreements create no expectation of future employment and the college maintains sole discretion in choosing to offer or not offer future teaching opportunities.

SSCC 2016-2017 Part-time Faculty Salary Rates:

The rate of pay per credit hour for part-time faculty is based on the combination of the degree that the part-time faculty member has earned and the number of credit hours taught by the date of hire.

Credit Hours Taught Bachelor B + 18 Master Doctorate
0-20 $375 $398 $428 $450
21-40 $383 $413 $443 $465
41-60 $390 $428 $458 $480
61-80 $398 $443 $473 $495
81-100 $405 $458 $488 $510
101-120 $413 $473 $503 $525
121-140 $420 $488 $518 $540
141-160 $428 $503 $533 $555
161-180 $435 $518 $548 $570
181-200 $443 $533 $563 $585
201 + $450 $548 $578 $600