How to apply for a tutor position:
Submit a Student Employment Application, through the Human Resources Job Board. Priority will be given to qualified work study applicants. Contact the Financial Aid office to find out if you are eligible for work study.
Click HERE for the work study position.
Click HERE for the NON work study position.
Submit to the Math Lab (LA 201) the following:
* Unofficial copy of transcripts that show your grades in the applicable courses.
* Two letters of recommendation from math instructors or a previous employer of a closely related position.
Take the tutor test in the Math Lab (LA 201). The test covers algebra and Calculus I. Plan 1 - 2 hours for the test.
Once your application is complete it will be sent to the lab manager who will schedule interviews when a tutor position opens.
The Math Lab maintains an open pool of applications. We hire five to ten math tutors at the beginning of each semester; however, positions may become available during a semester. Interested applicants should apply now.
- Grade of B or higher in College Algebra and one of the following courses: Calculus I, Principles of Statistics, Math for Elementary Teachers I & II, OR Business Statistical Applications
- Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills
- Knowledge of linear algebra, differential equations, abstract algebra and/or numerical analysis makes you a stronger applicant
- Be sensitive to student learning needs
- Tutoring drop-in students in math subjects--usually ranging from pre-algebra to calculus. Also: statistics, differential equations, and linear algebra
- Reviewing course syllabi and preparing to help students in their math classes
- Helping to advertise the lab by visiting classes, creating posters, etc.
- Completing a minimum of one level of CRLA tutor training per year of employment
Benefits of Being a Tutor
- Fortify your math skills
- Gain experience to enhance your teaching skills
- Improve your resume or grad school application
- Be admired by your peers