Math Lab Tutor

Math Lab Tutor

  • 528648
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Temporary
  • Closing on: Jun 30 2025
  • Temporary Staff Grade 77
  • UAF Community and Technical College

Do you enjoy simplifying algebraic expressions, solving for the missing variable, or translating word problems into algebra?

The University of Alaska Fairbanks, Community and Technical College’s Learning Center is looking for experienced math tutors for our Math Lab. Math tutors play a vital role in helping students obtain academic excellence in a variety of courses that contain math related course work. Not only do our math tutors support university students in-person and online, but they also work with local high school students and the Fairbanks community. Positions are part time with a flexible schedule. Online tutoring is currently being offered as well.

The ideal candidate should have professional-level knowledge in their field, strong computer skills, and the ability to analyze and solve problems effectively. They must be organized, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines. Communication skills are essential for interacting with students and faculty, and proficiency in internet use and office software is required. Familiarity with online math platforms (e.g., ALEKS, WebAssign, MyMathLab) is important. They should excel in coaching algebra concepts, guiding students to resources, and adapting to different learning styles. Customer service skills, including working with diverse populations, are crucial. The candidate should be able to work independently and collaboratively in shared spaces, maintaining confidentiality and complying with FERPA guidelines.

Successful candidates will have 6 months to 3 years (or more) classroom or tutorial experience, or the equivalent.

Minimum Qualifications:

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, although a bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Position Details:

This is a part time position with flexible hours. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Temporary Salary Schedule, Grade 77, step 1.

Interested applicants must apply online however, we also encourage you to network with the CTC Tutor Coordinator if you are interested in this position.

To complete your application, please attach:

  • a cover letter indicating the area(s) where you feel you have the technical skills to assist,
  • a comprehensive resume,
  • the name, email and phone number of three professional references

This is a pooled position, applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis.  SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE A JOB OFFER NOR REVIEW OF APPLICATION MATERIAL.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider 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 Dianna James, UAF CTC HR Coordinator, at drjames3@alaska.edu or 907-455-2863.

All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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