Math and Physics Tutor Coordinator

Math and Physics


To Apply
Send resume/CV, cover letter, and reference list to:
person Laura Custer, Director of Human Resources
email hr@thomasmore.edu
phone 859-344-3314
Location
place Thomas More University, 333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, KY 41017

Description

Coordinator of Math/Physics Tutor Center

This position requires about 20 hours per week, 15-17 of which will be in the Tutor Center at Thomas More University available for walk-in tutoring requests.  There are also administrative duties, outlined below.  The position follows the Thomas More academic year, early-August to mid-May.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Skills/Qualifications: Effective communication skills; enthusiasm, patience, and compassion; familiarity with the TI-graphing calculator series (including statistical functions); a minimum of a BS or BA in mathematics, physics, or engineering, or math-secondary education, with preference for additional advanced course work and teaching or tutoring experience.

Coordinator Job Duties:

  • Tutor undergraduate students who are enrolled in a Thomas More math or physics course.
  • Provide a welcoming and professional environment and friendly atmosphere to students and faculty members.
    • Advertise Tutor Center availability.
    • Coordinate tutoring services with course-instructor needs.
    • Maintain communication with the Assistant Director of the Institute for Academic Excellence.
  • Supervise quality of service.
    • Recruit and hire student workers, with approval of the Department Chair. 
    • Train student tutors in preparation for typical student issues.
    • Supervise and support student tutors through their employment to create and maintain a quality and professional environment.
    • Schedule tutors to cover a variety of topics (listed below) with broad availability.
    • Use and model effective tutoring techniques.
    • Be available to tutor Introductory Statistics, as well as a subset of topics listed below.
  • Submit annual written report to the Department Chair.
    • Occasional verbal updates with issues and successes.
    • Track statistics of Tutor Center use.

Common Courses Requiring Tutoring: 

  • Required Skills:
    • Comfort and ability to tutor all of the following subject areas:
      Introductory Statistics, pre-Calculus (Algebra with Trigonometry), Calculus (differential, integral, and multi-variable), excellent abilities with Algebra
  • Desired Skills:
    • Ability to tutor in the following subject areas:
      Differential Equations, Linear Programming, Math for Elementary Teachers
  • Beneficial Skills:
    • Ability to tutor in the following subject areas:
      Linear Algebra, Euclidean Geometry, simple Combinatorics, Introductory Physics, Game Theory

To Apply: Submit cover letter, undergraduate (and graduate if applicable) transcripts, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to Laura Custer, Director of Human Resources, Thomas More College, 333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, KY 41017.  You may also submit electronic versions to hr@thomasmore.edu

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