Tutor/Grader for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics

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  • Job Number:521954
  • Classification:Student Assistant 2
  • Grade:Student Assistant 2
  • Work type:Hybrid, On Campus, Remote, Remote within Alaska, 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. This is a Student Assistant 2 position, wages begin at $15.26/hour, DOE.

Duties:

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 an 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 need an A or B grade in Differential and Integral Calculus 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Tutors: Ability to explain math problems to others. Ability to work with remote students through online collaboration tools. Ability to set up/ modify appointments using our online tracking system.
Graders: Ability to write out mathematical solutions. Ability to work with faculty members to provide feedback to students. Ability to return graded homework to the instructor in a timely manner.
Typical Experience:
For tutors, some tutoring or mentoring experience is preferred. Course work in statistics and upper level math, and experience with computer based math programs is preferred. Tutors and graders needs an A or B grade in Differential and Integral Calculus or have scored at least a 4 on the AP Calculus exams 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.
Required Education or Training:
  • Completed Differential and Integral Calculus with an A or B or received at least a 4 on both the AB and BC AP Calculus exams.
  • Must be able to use online collaboration tools.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and using written methods.
  • Must be able to complete UA Tier 1 Required Trainings within 2 weeks of hiring date.
  • Must complete TutorTrac and FERPA training before the first day of tutoring.
  • Must be able to log hours daily in TutorTrac and log hours during each pay period in UA Online.
  • Applicant should be enrolled as a UA student in a minimum of 6 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0, or a newly enrolled student in the current semester of employment; or have been enrolled in the preceding semester for 6 or more credit hours and demonstrate plans to enroll for 6 or more credit hours in the next semester for employment between semesters.
Salary Information:

Preference will be given to students who have successfully completed Differential Equations Math 302 or another higher level math course for both the tutor and grader positions. This is a Student Assistant 2 position, wages begin at $15.26/hour, DOE. Work time is from 5 hours and up to 20 hours per week, up to 40 hours per pay-period (bi-weekly).

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a copy of your transcript showing completion of Differential and Integral Calculus or completion of the AP calculus AB or BC exam with a score of 4 or higher. An unofficial copy is acceptable. Along with your resume, please attach your work availability for the semester in which you are applying to work. All student tutors and graders will be required to use their UAF email address for contact with their supervisor. 

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

UAF COVID Requirements:

Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire's start date.

*Employees based on UAF’s Troth Yeddha’ (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.


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.


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


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


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


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Kellie Dolan, Office Manager, UAF Mathematics & Statistics, at kmdolan@alaska.edu or (907) 474-6118.

 

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