Apply to be an MSLC Tutor

We are now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 academic year. The deadline to apply is April 18th.

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 1152/1172 or higher. *Note, students currently enrolled in Math 1152/1172 may submit an application with hiring contingent on a final grade of B+ or higher.
  • Tutors must have access to reliable internet and a device, such as an ipad, which can be used for writing on the screen during Zoom tutoring sessions.
  • 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 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 in-person, 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.
  • Tutors are required to work a minimum of 5 hours per week.

 

Tutor Job Description

  • First-year tutors serve as appointment tutors and then may transition to drop-in tutoring.
  • Tutors will work with students in a variety of courses ranging from Beginning Algebra to Foundations of Higher Mathematics. Tutors are required to work with students in one or two courses ranging from calculus 2 to Foundations of Higher Mathematics, depending on the tutor's previous coursework.
  • 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.

Pay Rate

  • MSLC tutors are paid at an hourly rate of $13

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

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