Tutor/Grader for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF College of Nat Science & Math
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

Are you good at math or statistics? Are you willing to work with other students to help them understand it or to assist faculty with the homework for their class? Then consider working for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics as a tutor or grader.


Join the Department of Mathematics and Statistics as a tutor or grader. Tutors will work in the Math Lab or as a one-on-one or online tutor assisting students who request help with their math or statistics course. Graders will work directly with a faculty member to assist them with grading work from students. Specific training, including FERPA, is required for all tutors and graders. Tutors and graders needs an A or B grade in Calculus 1, 2 and 3. Graders need an A or B grade in the course they are grading for, or in an appropriate higher level course. Preference will be given to students who have successfully completed Math 302 or another higher level math course for both the tutor and grader positions. This is a Student Assistant C position, wages begin at $11/hour.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required:

Tutors: ability to explain math problems to others.
Graders: ability to return graded homework to instructor in a timely manner.

Please attach a copy of your transcript showing completion of Calculus I, 2 and 3. An unofficial copy is acceptable. If you know your class schedule for the semester you are applying to work in, please include that information with your application. All tutors and graders will be required to use their UAF email address for contact with their supervisor.

This is a pool position, application does not guarantee application review.

If you have questions about this posting, please contact Department of Mathematics & Statistics 907-474-6118. 

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


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.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

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