Employment

The Math Lab hires students for Tutor, SI Leader, and Office Assistant positions from across campus, not just Math majors. Students may apply for a position in the Math Lab through the Human Resources Job Board and must include a resume, unofficial transcript, and one letter of recommendation from a math instructor or previous employer.

The current positions in the Math Lab are:

Work Study: 

Links to Work Study positions will be mailed out by HR to Work Study recipients. If you need information on if you qualify for work study please contact the Financial Aid Office.

 

Tutor

Qualifications

  • Must be a current UVU student
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Math Tutor - West Math Lab: Must have earned a B or better in College Algebra and one of the following courses: Calculus I (MATH 1210), Math for Elementary Teachers I & II (MATH 2010 & 2020), or Business Calculus (MGMT 2240)
  • Math Tutor - East Math Lab: Must have earned a B or better in Quantitative Reasoning (MAT 1030)
  • Statistics Tutor: Must have earned a B or better in College Algebra and one of the following courses: Principles of Statistics (MATH 2040), Introduction to Statistical Methods (STAT 2050), or Statistics for Behavioral Sciences (BESC 3010)
  • Must be able to attend training before the semester begins
  • Must be able to work during normal lab hours

Responsibilities

  • Tutor students in mathematics subjects - usually ranging from pre-algebra to calculus
  • Help advertise the labs by making class visits, assisting at events, etc.
  • Assist in cleaning the lab at the end of the day
  • Finish all required training to complete CRLA Level 1
  • Other duties as assigned

SI Leader

Qualifications

  • Must be a current UVU student
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must have earned a B+ or better in the SI course
  • Must be able to attend training before the semester begins
  • Must be able to attend all SI course lectures (no conflicts with class, work, or personal schedule)

Responsibilities

  • SI Leaders are assigned a specific course
  • Attend all class lectures
  • Model in-class behavior by paying attention and taking notes
  • Plan and hold 3-4 SI sessions each week at set times
  • Communicate regularly with the professor to orient SI toward course goals
  • Market and advertise SI to students

Office Assistant

Qualifications

  • Must be a current UVU student
  • Must be able to write, speak, and understand English
  • Must be familiar with computers, data entry, etc.
  • Must be able to work during normal lab hours

Responsibilities

  • Greet students as they enter the lab
  • Ensure that students are properly checking in and out of the lab
  • Monitor and check out resources to students
  • Schedule private tutoring appointments
  • Other duties as assigned

Embedded Mentor

Qualifications

  • Must be a current UVU student
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must have earned a grade of B or better in the course
    to which you are assigned, or tested out of it upon 
    enrolling at UVU
  • Must have a recommendation from the UVU faculty
    for which you with to mentor

Responsibilities

  • Will be embedded in a course to help mentor students
  • Meet and interact with students in the course to 
    encourage development of mathematical skills
  • Tutor (individually and in groups) mathematics by
    implementing various strategies and techniques
  • Lead class discussions on study skills topics
  • Other duties as assigned