Math Jack Tutor
Job Vacancy Number: 3159873 | All on-campus jobs can be Federal Work-Study jobs
- Independently provide individual and/or group coaching and mentoring to students in assigned subject areas.
- Assisting students with the development of study skills.
- Assisting Graduate Teaching Assistants and/or faculty in LMC classrooms with related projects and assignments as needed.
- Grading homework, answering student questions regarding course content.
- Proctoring tests for groups up to 75 students, monitoring academic integrity.
- Attending informational/training meetings as scheduled/ required.
- Maintaining accurate timekeeping including the Webclock system and submission of paper time sheets on time.
- Ability to spontaneously explain and illustrate concepts in multiple ways and contexts, creating supplemental study materials as needed, knowledge of the content of all four LMC courses; tailoring materials and examples to student learning style.
- Accepting feedback from the evaluation process and exhibiting improvement.
- Knowing, following, and communicating LMC policies and procedures.
- Support the LMC mission of supporting independent learning and creating an environment for student success.
- Demonstrates knowledge of multiple math software programs, including MyMathLab, ALEKS, WebWork and general knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet programs.
- Model MAT 114 Course projects knowledge for class assignments covering analysis of data using spreadsheets for both peers and students; knowledge of bar graphs, pie charts, scatterplots and linear regression.
- Currently enrolled undergraduate student at NAU
- Student Wage or Federal Work Study eligible
- Maintain a 3.0 grade point average
- Completion of MAT121, or MAT136
- Recommendation from an NAU Faculty Member (Student will be required to provide reference from Math Department instructor once they are selected for an interview)
- Sophomore status or above (or current Freshman with MAT 136 expected complete by Dec. 2019 for Spring '20 employment)
- Successful completion of LMC Tutor training and MAT 108 , MAT 114 and MAT 125 content tests and MAT 114 projects within first semester of employment.
- Must be able to work a minimum of 8 hours per week
- Must be able to attend weekly tutor training meetings, Tuesdays 4:00-5:30PM
- Completion of Mat 136 (or higher) with a B or higher
- A commitment to helping students succeed
- An interest in understanding student concerns
- An ability to establish supportive relationships
- The capacity to be responsible with minimal supervision
- The possession of good study habits and communication skills
- The capacity to be sensitive, empathetic, and helpful
Position Overview: Employee is an integral part of instruction and assists students, faculty, and staff in implementing the course content and philosophies of the Lumberjack Mathematics Center program.
- Hiring preference given to those able to work peak demand shifts.
- Hiring is open for upcoming Spring '20 and Fall '20 positions.
In your cover letter, please address the following items:
- Your interest in tutoring
- Your experience working with diverse populations
- Your tutoring experience
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. EEO Law Poster NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.