Tutor/Grader - Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Tutor/Grader - Department of Mathematics and Statistics

  • 525130
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Hybrid
  • On Campus
  • Remote
  • Remote within Alaska
  • Student Employee

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  • Student Assistant 2
  • UAF College of Nat Science & Math

This is a student job position - you must be a student at the University of Alaska in good standing taking a minimum of 6 credits for the Fall and/or Spring semester to apply for and work in this position.

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 need an A or a B in Differential and Integral Calculus – Calculus 1, 2 and 3. Graders need an A or a B 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. Preferred Experience & Education:
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 need 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 Experience & Education:

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.

Salary Information: Starting wage is $17.29 per hour. Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts along with the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. 

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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