Student Assistant C - Math/Chem Tutor for BLaST/RSS

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:College of Nat Sciences&Mathematics
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Education/Instructional, Other

Position Summary:

Our BUILD-funded Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program will enhance capacity for undergraduate biomedical research training and efficacy for engaging students from diverse, especially rural Alaskan, backgrounds in education and training for biomedical research careers. ****** Rural Student Services is committed to responding to student needs by providing quality services to Native and rural students who expend positive effort in the pursuit of higher education and its opportunities. Our comprehensive approach is unique in recognizing students' efforts to develop and maintain academic and personal balance as they contribute to the cultural richness of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and beyond.


5Document/record time spent with students. Completing survey regarding identifying and addressing problems with students understanding of course material.Essential
95Assist students in Math and Chemistry courses to successfully complete courses by providing tutoring support. Hold regularly scheduled tutoring sessions or open tutoring sessions during pre-established hours. Schedule tutoring sessions before exams. Conduct individual and group tutoring. Increase student proficiency in math and chemistry courses. Identify students individual needs to promote academic success. Remind students of tutoring sessions. Identify, contact and establish plan of action for struggling or failing students. Excellent communication and people skills. Excellent math skills up to Calculus 1 and chemistry skills up to Organic Chemistry F321. Ability to maintain confidentiality.Essential

Student Assistant C position for the BLaST and Rural Student Services Departments.

BLaST and Rural Student Services programs are looking for two part time math and chemistry tutors to assist students in obtaining academic excellence. Flexible schedules are needed.

Training Education: High school diploma or equivalent. 

Math education level with experience ranging from DEVM 054 to F251 -Calculus 1.  Chemistry education level with experience ranging from F103X to F321. (Organic Chemistry) 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume with attached unofficial transcripts, and three (3) professional references with emails and phone numbers. 

To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date of Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 at 5:00 PM Alaska Standard Time.

Background Check:
The successful applicant may be required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.
Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at:

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Notice of Nondiscrimination:

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at

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