Peer Math Tutor - Federal Work Study (Fall 2017)

Oconee, GA
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Peer Math Tutor - Federal Work Study (Fall 2017)

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Oconee

Job Close Date: 10/27/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Peer Math Tutor. The peer math tutor's job is to foster an environment for study, and to assist students in the study of mathematics. The focus will be on effective studying techniques and test preparation, and how to leverage textbooks and class notes to help solve problems.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The student will:
  • Assist students with course related material from MATH 0097 to MATH 1113.
  • Maintain a professional attitude about matters pertaining to class standards, grades, and student complaints.
  • Sign in and out under ADP.
  • Notify supervisor(s) immediately of any schedule change or absence.
  • Encourage students to participate in class, obtain notes even if absent from class, attempt homework before asking for help, and communicate their concerns about the course to their professor.
  • Help students with math problems or find similar problems that are related to the student's homework. It is left for the students to do graded homework on their own.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Must be able to work in the mid to late morning and some afternoons
  • Must be able to communicate subject matter, study skills/habits effectively to tutees
  • Understanding and appreciation of various types of learning styles
  • Must be dependable

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled at the University of North Georgia in a minimum of six (6) credit hours to qualify as a student worker and Federal Work Study eligible.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and excellent scores in all math courses taken
  • Flexible schedule not exceeding 19 hours
  • Recommendation from at least one UNG math faculty member

Required Documents: Cover Letter, FWS Award Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references along with a screenshot of your Federal Work Study package for the semester.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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