Job Information

University of Utah Math Tutor in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 11/15/2022

Requisition Number PRN13172N

Job Title UU Student - Other

Working Title Math Tutor

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 15 hours

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, between 8am and 5pm

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00785 - First Generation Programs

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $13/hour

Close Date

Job Summary

The math tutor will work with the Student Support Services ( SSS ) math professor to tutor TRIO students in higher-level undergraduate math classes (calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra). The math tutor will also support the math professor by proofreading worksheets and solution keys, and facilitating group study sessions.

The TRIO Student Support Services Programs ( SSS ) at the University of Utah is an educational success program for first-generation, low-income, and students with disabilities who are seeking their first bachelor’s degree. The SSS Program serves qualified admitted students at the university and provides students with academic advising, tutoring, financial aid assistance, career exploration, and course offerings in math, writing, and first-year experience (tuition-free to those who qualify) as well as disburses $46,000 of scholarships to participants in the program each year. This program is funded by the US Department of Education, Office of Post-secondary Education.


· Practical peer leadership, communication skills, and facilitation experience and development

· Develop and demonstrate personal qualities that are important to future employers, including commitment, responsibility, self-confidence, and teamwork

· Increased familiarity with campus resources and support systems

· Close working relationship with TRIO professional staff and network of TRIO peers

· A chance to make a difference!

· $13 per hour starting wage


· Provide tutorial services for Math 980, 1010, 1030, and 1050

· Provide tutorial services for calculus, differential equations, and linear algebra

· Help math professor proofread worksheets and solution keys

· Facilitate group study sessions

· Promoting program activities and events

· Support with outreach efforts to prospective TRIO students

· Refer students to appropriate campus resources

· Communicate with professional staff regarding student progress

· Promote a supportive environment for all participants and serve as a positive role model and representative of the TRIO office

Minimum Qualifications

· Completed college algebra (Math 1050) or higher with a minimum of “B” average

· Responsible individual with good interpersonal skills who enjoys working with students from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds

· Be willing to commit 15 hours per week


· Individual and group tutoring experience preferred

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.