Utah State University

Math Tutor - USU Tooele

City Tooele Campus
Posted Date 3 months ago(1/23/2024 4:53 PM)
Requisition ID
2024-7455
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Tooele
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
1-15 hours per week
College
Statewide Campuses
Department
Statewide Campuses-Tooele
Advertised Salary
$17.00 per hour
Telework Eligible
No

Overview

The USU Tooele Campus is currently seeking a qualified Math Tutor to join Tooele Student Services. The successful applicant will primarily serve as a tutor for students enrolled in general MATH and Algebra courses, including MATH 0950, 0995, 1050, 1051, 1210, 2010, and 2020, with potential involvement in trigonometry, calculus, and related courses. Tutors are expected to conduct all sessions on-site at the Tooele Campus; remote work is not available. The supervisor will assign specific hours based on student needs and the courses taught during the semester, with a focus on evening sessions.

Position Details:

  • Semester: Spring 2024 (February 1, 2024 - May 1, 2024)
  • Location: Tooele Campus
  • Responsibilities: Primarily tutoring general MATH and Algebra courses, potential for trigonometry, calculus, and related courses
  • Work Schedule: Evenings, with exact hours assigned by the supervisor

Note: There is a potential opportunity for the selected candidate to continue tutoring in subsequent semesters.

Responsibilities

  1. Math Tutor Responsibilities: Serve as a Math Tutor for students enrolled in general Algebra and MATH courses, including MATH 0950, 0995, 1050, 1051, 1210, 2010, and 2020.

  2. Tutoring Sessions: Conduct tutoring sessions both in person on campus and through Zoom online.

  3. Assistance Provided: Provide comprehensive assistance with understanding course content, homework assignments, exam reviews, and explanation of recently discussed concepts in classes.

  4. Collaboration with Student Success Coordinator: Collaborate with Tooele's Student Success Coordinator throughout the semester to assess student needs and update tutoring practices accordingly.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Proficient in College Algebra, including MATH 1050 or higher (or equivalent).
  3. 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)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Must be willing to attend training on the online tutoring system.
  2. Ability to work independently.
  3. Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information.
  4. Ability to work with diverse populations.
  5. Demonstrates personal integrity.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively.
  7. Ability to work a flexible schedule.

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. Transcript to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”
  3. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application 
  4. Provide contact information for three professional references.

 

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

Advertised Salary

$17.00 per hour

ADA

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.  

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.

 

Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 

 

The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 

 

About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 

 

*updated 04/2024

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, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

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

*updated 09/2023

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