Math Tutor Job in Palmer 2023

CLASSIFICATION: Temporary Technical
GRADE: Temporary Staff Grade 76
WORK TYPE: On Campus, Temporary
ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT: University of Alaska Anchorage
SCHOOL/BUSINESS UNIT: UAA Matanuska Susitna College
CATEGORIES: Academic Advising/Student Support & Services

Position Summary:

The Learning Resource Center (LRC) of Mat-Su College is seeking math tutors for the 2023-2024 academic year.
“Opportunities start here” is more than a slogan at Matanuska-Susitna College (Mat-Su College); it is our mission. Our aim is to transform student aspirations into realities. Matanuska-Susitna College seeks applicants who possess a desire to help students succeed in reaching their goals.
Mat-Su College is a community campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage. The campus is located on 951 acres in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, the fastest growing region of Alaska. We serve as a major higher education hub for the communities of Wasilla and Palmer. Our student-friendly campus offers small class sizes and state-of-the-art facilities, including paramedic classrooms with a fully equipped ambulance bay, updated science labs, and a new 520-seat performing arts theater, the first in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley.
The campus has an annual operating budget of nearly $11,000,000 and employs nearly one hundred full-time faculty and staff and more than one hundred adjunct instructors to serve approximately 2,000 students each semester.  Join us and help turn student aspirations into reality!
The Elizabeth J. Fallon Learning Resource Center (LRC) offers tutorial services in math and writing for all MSC students.  Math tutors are available during scheduled hours for any student enrolled in Mat-Su College courses. Tutoring is conducted face-to-face, and is available on a walk-in basis only. Math resources are also available for student use in the Learning Resource Center.
Tutor hours vary each semester and are subject to change. Hours of availability for the current semester are posted outside the LRC and on the department web site.  Tutors work with students in a variety of course work at different skill levels. Math tutors do not provide correction service for math homework; rather, they help students grasp principles of mathematics and devise strategies for using them.


  • Mastery in pre-algebra, Algebra I & II, & Trig. Knowledge of Calc I & II or related fields preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with students from diverse populations.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Bachelor’s degree in math or a related field is strongly preferred.


Experience teaching or tutoring in math or another field of mastery is required
Math tutor candidates should be well-versed in all levels of mathematics (particularly pre-algebra, Algebra I & II, Trig) and be able to communicate these concepts and skills to students at various learning levels.


This is a part-time, temporary position complete with both a competitive salary. New hires will be placed on the UA staff temporary salary schedule, Grade 76, based on education and experience.


Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.
ADVERTISED: 04 Nov 2023  Alaskan Daylight Time
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: 31 Dec 2023  Alaskan Standard Time
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