Office Assistant - Work-Study

Highland County Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro, Ohio, United States of America Req #98
Thursday, May 26, 2022

Southern State is committed to its mission to provide accessible, affordable and high quality education to people in southern Ohio. The college values honesty and integrity in all endeavors, tolerance for different ideas, respect for all individuals and excellence and creativity in the pursuit of knowledge.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for Work-Study employment, you MUST have a FAFSA on file with SSCC for the academic term.

If a student is applying for work study employment for the 2024 Spring or Summer semester, a 2023-2024 FAFSA is needed to be on file with SSCC as a school of choice. If work study employment is desired for the Fall (2024), Spring (2025) or Summer (2025) semesters then a 2024-2025  FAFSA will need to be on file.  

In order to be eligible for Federal Work-Study a completed FAFSA must be on file at SSCC with eligibility for need-based aid (Pell grant and/or Subsidized student loans). The Work-Study program offers part-time employment on campus to students enrolled in at least three semester hours at Southern State Community College. Please be advised that the number of work-study positions is limited. A background check will be performed on applicants prior to placement in a position.


Students employed in the federal work-study program will be paid directly by a paycheck from the college twice monthly.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform essential duties to expected performance standards.   Reasonable accommodations are made as required for persons who are disabled under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

  • Answering phones
  • Handling mail (open, identify, scanning and filing)
  • Work with staff on special projects



  • Able to maintain confidentiality of student records,
  • Good reading skills and basic math
  • Able to work independently
  • Dependable work ethic


The following physical demands are typically used to perform this job’s essential duties and responsibilities.  They are not qualification standards, rather they may be used to help the College, employee, or applicant identify where and how reasonable accommodations may be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties due to an ADA disability.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly sits for extended periods of time and regularly stands and walks.  The employee regularly exhibits manual dexterity when working on the computer, typing and performing other related tasks.  The employee regularly reaches with hands and arms, stoops, kneels and crouches.  The employee regularly talks and hears when teaching or working with students and the general public.  

Southern State is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Highland County Campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro, Ohio, United States of America