Student Services, Math Peer Tutor

Classification: Student Assistant III
Employee group: PSAC
Job title: Math Peer Tutor
Department: Student Services
Wage: $12.98/hour (SA III or RA II)
Hours of work: 3-5 hours per week
Start date: Dec. 1, 2021
Number of positions: 2
Length of appointment: 5 months
Date issued: Nov. 17, 2021
Application deadline: 4:30 pm on Nov. 25, 2021

Duties:

• Help Brandon University students with math related questions via Zoom or MS Teams;
• 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;
• Available on a consistent schedule for 3-5 hours per week, preferred (hours are negotiable if not available for 3-5
hours per week)
• Refer students to appropriate university resources
• Record and report attendance weekly

Qualifications/Experience:

• 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.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, academic transcript and contact information for three references to
Suzanne Letain, by e-mail at Letain@brandonu.ca.