Become a Part-time Instructor
A part-time faculty member is a COTC instructor who teaches ordinarily 12 or fewer contact hours during any semester of the academic year. Part-time faculty appointments may be made to any of COTC’s four campuses located in Newark, Coshocton, Mount Vernon and Pataskala.
Online Application Procedures
COTC accepts applications for part-time faculty positions on a continuous basis. Applications remain active for one year. Required attachments include a detailed resume summarizing educational preparation and copies of transcripts (unofficial copies are permitted for the selection process).
Specific qualifications for each part-time faculty appointment are outlined in the individual postings.
Application materials for part-time faculty appointments 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.
Part-time Faculty Compensation Schedule
The rate of pay per contact hour for part-time faculty is based on the degree that the part-time faculty member has earned by the date of hire.
|Associate's or lower|
*Part-time clinical teaching assistants are paid at the bachelor's degree level.
Employment agreements issued to part-time faculty 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.
Part-time faculty are paid on a bi-weekly basis after all necessary paperwork has been submitted to the Office of Human Resources. A part-time faculty member is ineligible to receive benefits. Part-time faculty are required to participate in the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS).
Welcome to Your New Position!
New Hire Paperwork
For smooth processing into our payroll system, please complete in ink the forms linked below and:
- Mail the forms to Central Ohio Technical College, Office of Human Resources, 1179 University Drive, Newark, Ohio 43055; or
- Bring the forms in person to Founders Hall-Room 1014; or
- If you were employed with Central Ohio Technical College within the 12 months previous to the effective date of your current offer letter
and have previously completed all forms, you are not required to complete new paperwork.
Required Forms and Notices
New Hire Benefits Enrollment
If you are working in a benefits-eligible appointment, you will receive a benefits enrollment packet from the Office of Human Resources. Sherry Abbott, HR Generalist, will contact you regarding a benefits orientation. Visit the
benefits page for additional benefits information.
You have 31 days from your date of hire to make your benefit selections.
Student Employees New Hire Paperwork
Student employees, please click here for your new hire forms, instructions and other important information.
Note: If you have Office 2010 or later, you may be presented with a screen asking if you want to open or save the file. Select “save.” Once saved, you will be able to open and edit the document.
Tobacco Free COTC
As a part of our commitment to the health and wellbeing of faculty, staff, students and visitors, COTC became 100% tobacco free effective August 1, 2013. Visit the
Tobacco-free COTC page
for more information and resources.
Preventing Discrimination and Harassment Training
As a college employee, you now share in the responsibility for assuring that the college maintains an environment for work and study that is free from discrimination and harassment.
The college seeks to eliminate sexual harassment by encouraging employees to report concerns or complaints and through education.
Resources for Hiring-Managers
Hiring Guide for Supervisors and Search Committee Members
PeopleAdmin User's Guide
Applicant and new hire questions
Contact Patsy Henderson, Human Resources Assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (740) 366-9367.
Benefits and hiring-manager questions