Apply to be an MSLC Tutor

The deadline for Spring 2021 applications has passed.  Any applications received will be kept on file for a year. 

To apply, you must be an undergraduate student at OSU and be enrolled in enough credit hours to be considered a full time student.

Tutor Requirements

  • Tutors should possess excellent mathematics skills, having earned a B+ or higher in Math 1152/61/72 or higher.
  • Due to the remote/online nature of the work, tutors will need to have an iPad with Apple Pencil or a tablet laptop with the ability to write on the screen.
  • Tutors should possess excellent communication skills.
  • Tutors should possess a patient, helpful, caring, and sensitive demeanor and a positive attitude when working with students.
  • Tutors must attend weekly in-person trainings and additional assigned online trainings.  Particularly in their first semester, tutors should expect to spend 1-2 hours per week on training.  One hour of training per week will occur synchonrously via Zoom, time/day of week TBD.
  • To apply, you must be an undergraduate student at OSU, and be enrolled in enough credit hours to be considered a full time student.

 

Tutor Job Description

  • In Spring 2021, all tutors will work remotely (from home) with tutoring occuring via Zoom.
  • Tutors will work with students either in drop-in tutoring, appointment tutoring, or study group tutoring. 
  • Tutors will work with students in a variety of courses, primarily ranging from Beginning Algebra through Calculus 1.  Tutors able to tutor courses above Calculus 1 may be able to work more hours.  By their second semester as a tutor, tutors are required to work with students either in calculus 2 or calculus 3, based on the tutor's preference.
  • Tutors are expected to be helpful, courteous, and respectful to students at all times.
  • Tutors will work with students providing wonderful help and hints but will NOT do the problems for the student.
  • Tutors should provide feedback to students and an opportunity for discussion and exploration.
  • When working drop-in tutoring, tutors are expected to work with a student for one or two problems at a time and then help the next student.
  • Tutors should encourage students in study group tutoring to work with and learn from each other.

How Much We Pay Tutors

  • MSLC tutors are paid at an hourly rate of $9.51

Apply Online: If you are ready to apply, please complete and submit the application.

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