Utah State University

Math and Science Tutor

City Moab Campus
Posted Date 10 months ago(8/31/2021 5:19 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20 hours a week
Statewide Campuses
Statewide Campuses-Southeastern Utah
Advertised Salary
12.00 an hour


The USU Moab Campus seeks a part-time qualified Math and Science Tutor. The rewarding role of a tutor is to help students develop the learning skills required to succeed in their courses. The successful candidate will serve primarily as a tutor for students taking general Algebra and Statistics courses (MATH 0950, 0995, 1050, and/or STATS 1040, 1045) with potential for trigonometry, calculus, and related courses. They will also tutor students taking Human Anatomy and Human Physiology (BIOL 2320 and 2420). Exact hours will be assigned by the supervisor based on student needs during the semester, including evening sessions.


  • Serve as a Math and Science Tutor for students taking general Algebra and Statistics courses (MATH 0950, 0995, 1050, and/or STATS 1040, 1045) as well as Human Anatomy and Human Physiology (BIOL 2320 and 2420).
  • Attend Tutor trainings and meetings as scheduled.
  • Attend math tutor sessions in person and online via interactive broadcast.
  • In person sessions are discouraged during COVID-19 operations but may be scheduled with supervisor’s approval using approved COVID-19 operation procedures.
  • Assist students in developing skills to find answers for themselves
  • Provide help with homework, review exams, and/or explain concepts recently discussed in classes.
  • Create a comfortable, respectful learning environment during sessions, promoting active learning.
  • Maintain records of students attending, and types of assistance provided and report to supervisor.
  • Consult with instructors about course materials to determine academic needs.
  • Share resources from USU's Academic Success Model with student to aid in test preparation and review.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be willing to attend training on online tutoring system
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information
  • Demonstrate personal integrity
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings
  • Proficient in College Algebra, including MATH 1050 or higher (or equivalent)
  • Proficient in Statistics, including STATS 1040 and/or 1045 or higher (or equivalent)
  • Proficient in Human Biology, including BIOL 2320 and 2420 or higher (or equivalent)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Previous Teaching or Tutoring Experience
  • Preference will be given to those who have successfully completed the following or their respective equivalents:
    • MATH 1050 (College Algebra)
    • MATH 1060 (Trigonometry)
    • MATH 1210 and/or 1220 (Calculus)
    • STATS 1040 and/or 1045 (Statistics)
    • STATS 2300 (Business Statistics)
    • BIOL 2320 (Anatomy)
    • BIOL 2420 (Physiology)

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

12.00 an hour


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 04/18/2022


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