Employment Opportunities

The Excel Math Center employs peer tutors and Peer-Assisted Study Session leaders. We typically hire in both categories before the start of the fall semester. If you wish to apply for a position beginning in the fall, please submit your application by the end of the previous spring semester. Occasionally, we have positions to fill for the spring semester. If you wish to be considered for spring, please submit your application by the end of November.

 

Peer Tutors: Job Description
Peer tutors help students with math on a walk-in basis in the Math Center. To be a peer tutor, you must meet University employment eligibility requirements, and have already passed Calculus III. You must have earned a B or better in all three courses in the Calculus sequence, with an overall math GPA of 3.0 or better. Some exceptions may be made to these grade requirements, under special circumstances. To apply, fill out the application and return it to Dr. Dorrington in the Math Center, Engineering 233.

PASS Leaders: Job Description
The Leaders are the core of the Peer-Assisted Study model. A PASS leader is a student who has done well in the course for which she or he is the session leader, and is trained in group study techniques. The leader attends class, keeps up with the work of the class along with the other students, and leads two 1 1/2 hour sessions per week. Session leaders learn valuable group moderating skills, as well as building their organizational skills and course content knowledge. To be a PASS leader, you must meet University employment eligibility requirements, have already taken the class and earned a B or better, be creative and proactive. To apply, fill out the application and return it to Dr. Dorrington in the Math Center, Engineering 233.

Computer Science, Engineering, Social Science Statistics Tutor:
Tutors in computer science, statistics or electrical engineering help students in these specialty areas on a walk-in basis in the Math Center.  Tutors in these areas must meet the University employment eligibility requirements, and must demonstrate excellence in the area in which they wish to tutor. In general, the tutor will have passed the classes they will be tutoring with a B or better, and have a university GPA of at least 3.0, although some exceptions may be made to these grade requirements under special circumstances. To apply, fill out the application, and return it to Dr. Dorrington in the Math Center, Engineering 233.

Front Desk Assistant:
Front desk assistants monitor the sign-in computer, check out textbooks, maintain the center, and are responsible for special projects as they arise. To be hired as a front desk assistant, you must meet the University employment eligibility requirements. Applicants with a work study award are especially welcome, although this is not a requirement. To apply, fill out the application, and return it to Dr. Dorrington in the Math Center, Engineering 233.

 

Questions? Contact the director, Jenny Dorrington, at 255-3129.