Student Services – Math Peer Tutor

Classification: Student Assistant III
Employee Group: PSAC
Wage or Salary: $12.85 per hour
Department: Student Services, Academic Skills Centre
Start date: January 14, 2019
Hours of work: 3 hours per week, to a maximum of 33 hours
Duration: January 14, 2018 to April 5, 2019
Application deadline: 4:30 pm, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018


  • 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)
Brandon University
270 18th Street, Brandon, MB R7A 6A9