The Math Center tutors will serve as learning assistants for MATH 5, 11, 12, 21, 22, 23, 24 and 32, as well as some upper division math courses, in an open tutoring center format. Tutors increase math proficiency by assisting students in finding their own answers to questions and helping them learning methods to solve problems independently. Support is structured to reinforce course material, with a focus on grasping the mathematical content of courses and building student capacity to be successful in future math courses.
Tutors are responsible for creating an inclusive learning environment, greeting students and explaining the functions of the Math Center to new students. Staff are responsible for reviewing and understanding the Math Center Handbook, attending pedagogical training events, mentoring new tutors and ensuring compliance with Center procedures.
Deadline: Positions are open until filled with a final closing date of 1/13/20; consideration of applications will be on going. Applications will continue to be received until all positions have been filled.
The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction).
Salary is based on an hourly rate of $16.75 and is based on the UC academic salary scales.
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (https://www.ucmerced.edu/fast-facts), UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (https://merced2020.ucmerced.edu/).
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