Math Peer Tutor – Student Services

Classification: Student Assistant III
Employee Group: PSAC
Job Title: Math Peer Tutor
Wage: $12.98 per hour
Hours of work: 3 hours per week, up to 33 hours total
Start date: September 16, 2019
Length of appointment: Sept. 16 to Dec. 4, 2019
Number of positions: 1
Date issued: Aug. 14, 2019
Application deadline: 4:30 pm on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019


  • Help Brandon University students with math related questions;
  • Help BU students in first and second year math courses, including Calculus I to III, Statistics, Statistical Inference, Linear Algebra I and II, Applied Linear Algebra, Set Theory
  • Assist with the development and application of basic math skills used in a variety of disciplines;
  • Be available on a consistent schedule for 33 hours in the semester
  • Refer students to appropriate university resources
  • Encourage students in their academic endeavors
  • Record and report attendance weekly
  • Attend a training session and meet regularly with supervisor
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Registered BU student
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA, with a minimum of 18 credit hours of math coursework completed
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; comfortable with working one-on-one or with more students
  • Ability to help students understand math concepts with patience and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision
  • Punctual
  • Previous experience as a laboratory assistant in the math department is an asset.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, academic transcript and contact information for three references to:

Nicoleta Babutiu, Learning Skills Specialist (Math)
Room 102, A. E. McKenzie Building