UNT System Math Lab Tutor in Dallas, Texas

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Job Description

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Math Lab Tutor for the FALL 2018 Semester.

The UNT Dallas Math Lab offers tutorial assistance in math to students who need supplemental academic support beyond the classroom. The Math Lab Tutor/Scholar serves as an important staff/team member of the Math Lab and the Learning Commons. He/she works under the supervision of the Learning Commons Coordinator and Administrative Specialist and works closely with the math faculty. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing tutoring to students in open lab/self-paced settings including clarification of course assignments, lectures, and tests.

  • Working with students individually or in small groups to select and use resource material and/or lab equipment appropriately

  • Maintaining records of students tutored

  • Attending mandatory monthly CRLA training and additional weekly or bi-monthly trainings provided by math faculty and Learning Commons Coordinator

  • Creating resources for students such as handouts, videos, podcasts, etc.

  • Assisting coordinator with special assignments, projects, and events

  • Assisting students with signing in to the Math Lab, encouraging students to be prepared for their tutoring sessions, and completing surveys

  • Directing the daily in-and-out flow of students in the Math Lab

  • Keeping tutoring areas clean, organized, and decorated

  • Following appropriate safety procedures and security measures related to work performed

  • Assisting with additional duties as needed, such as exam preparation, covering front desk, answering phones, organizing materials, scheduling appointments, etc.

  • Assist part-time Math Lab tutors with data reports

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit – and takes actions to prevent – discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications

Currently enrolled University student in good standing and making satisfactory progress toward completion of a degree or certification program. Applicants must possess the following:

  • Completed a minimum of 24 hours of course work toward a bachelor’s degree (sophomore standing)

  • Must be recommended by a faculty member from the discipline in which the student is applying to tutor

  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0

  • Have passed course in which tutoring will be provided with a B or higher

  • Academic proficiency to tutor the courses for which the student is applying to become a tutor

  • Intermediate to advanced level of knowledge in algebra and calculus

  • Excellent customer service skills, as well as effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office computer applications (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

  • Some knowledge of office practices and procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend and follow oral and written instructions accurately.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural and social backgrounds.

  • Responsible, reliable and punctual.

  • Ability to learn assigned tasks readily, to adhere to prescribed routines, and to develop some skill in the operation of common office equipment.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior tutoring experience preferred but not required

  • Ability to work under considerable pressure, to adjust to constant changes, to handle multiple tasks, and work with all kinds of students

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees and with the general public, and to deal with public relations problems courteously and tactfully

  • Skill in telephone etiquette and courteous communication with public, verbally and in writing

  • Ability to keep complex clerical records and to prepare accurate reports

Physical requirements necessary to perform essential job functions

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs. Ability to sit in front of a computer for extended periods of time.

Work Schedule

FALL 2018 ACADEMIC SEMESTER Start Date: 08/13/2018 Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm, and other times as necessary (schedule to be arranged) 19.00 hrs/week.

Special Instructions to Applicants
  • REQUIRED – Faculty Recommendation should be in email format only and sent to the Learning Commons Coordinator at paulina.romero@untdallas

  • Copy of class schedule for Spring 2018 semester

  • Copy of unofficial transcripts

Requisition Number: STU -201000000216

Job Title: Math Lab Tutor

Driving University Vehicle?: No

Substitution of Experience/Education: No