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Northwest Missouri State University

Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Math Tutor


Mathematics, Computer Science & Information Systems

Job Description

Purpose of Position: To provide assistance to an academic department

Duties and Responsibilities:  Hold study sessions for one of the following: Fundamentals of Mathematics combined with  Algebra and Geometry, Precalculus combined with  College Algebra and Trigonometry , Calculus I-II, General Statistics, 2 times a week for 1.5 hours each (a total of 3 hours per week).


  • Conduct individual math tutoring
  • Utilize effective oral communications when answering questions

 Self-Directed Learning:

  • Have ability to recognize
  • Initiate and complete various tasks
  • Help students prepare for tests and quizzes

Competence in a Discipline:

  • Knowledge of math or statistics concepts

Personal/Social Development: 

  • Pay attention to detail
  • Exhibit professionalism and courtesy
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Exhibit positive customer relations skills
  • Support and encourage students
  • Promote student involvement with course content

Team Work/Team Leading:

  • Demonstrate ability to work positively with others


  • Have ability to work with diverse on-campus populations


Applicants must have previously taken the classes they are hired to tutor for, preferably at Northwest, and earned an A or B in each.

Wage Rate


Hours Available

5-15 Hours/Week

Start Date

TBA Fall 2015

Application Deadline

April 17, 2015; Please complete the attached application.


Christina Heintz


Garrett-Strong 1655


Please contact supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.