Would you like to be in the rewarding position of math lab tutor or clerk?
Many Sac City students work in the Math Lab as tutors or clerks. Math Lab tutors assist students in learning how to explore, solve and present problems in the Math Lab and in entry-level Math 27 classes. Math Lab Clerks assist students with Lab resources at the clerk desk, and perform a variety of clerical and other tasks that help with the Lab upkeep.
We look for dynamic students interested in making a positive impact on students @SCC. Among other things, tutors should be proficient, confident and friendly; clerks welcoming & congenial.
If you like helping people and can do so patiently, respectfully and with kindness, please check out the student staff requirements below. Then, if you are interested in working in the Math Lab and meet the requirements described, please stop by the Lab for current hiring information and applications.
The Math Lab opens in Spring 2018 on January 16th at 8 a.m. A completed application packet contains:
- Spring 2018 schedule (with LTAT 310 or 311 on your list of classes if this is your first time tutoring – otherwise the course should appear on your transcripts)
- Up-to-date unofficial transcripts (list form)
- The application itself
- The scheduling form
- Approval to tutor form signed by full-time faculty
Once you submit an application packet, expect approximately 2 weeks for the process to take shape, including up to 2 interviews. More details you will find below. International students will need to satisfy additional requirements and the process may take longer.
|Requirement||Math Lab Tutors||In-class tutors||Clerks|
|Enrollment Fall & Spring||6+ units||6+ units||6+ units|
|LTAT 310 or 311 (have taken in the past or enrolled concurrently)||☺||☺||NA|
|Proficiency in subjects||Calculus II+ and/or Stats 300||Math 120+||Math 34+|
|Attributes||Respectful, patient, guiding, helpful, knowledgeable||Patient, helpful, kind, respectful||Charismatic, welcoming, friendly|
|Federal Work Study (FWS) Award||NA||NA||☺|
|Additional positives||Chemistry, Physics, ability to apply Math to other disciplines||Knowledgeable of other campus resources towards which to direct students||Knowledgeable of other campus resources towards which to direct students|
☺ = Required
Working in the Summer Session requires you have already attended the LTAT310 or LTAT311 course. If not, we cannot consider you for hire in the Summer (these courses are not offered in the Summer so concurrent enrollment is not possible).
Below you fill find general requirements for each classification of Math Lab employee: tutors, clerks & volunteers.