Mathematics Undergraduate Assistant - Spring 2022

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

ID: 7089500
Posted: November 19, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Required Education
Must have sophomore standing academically, or the equivalent of two semesters of
academic work and be enrolled full-time in classes during the academic year. A minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA at the beginning of your appointment.
Specifically, UA’s must have completed 2 semesters of Calculus courses with A’s or B’s. Credit for such courses from a 4 or 5 on the AP calculus exam is sufficient.
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting/standing for extended periods.
Lifting/carrying lightweight objects.
Each UA job requires maintaining regular hours.
Mathskeller and in class hours range between 9am-5pm.
MathExcel assistants work with a fixed class for three 90 minute sessions per week. The class times are
M 3-4:30pm and TR 2-2:30pm or
M 3-4:30pm and TR 3:30-5pm
Job Summary
Undergraduate Assistant’s (UA’s) will have some combination of 3 main types of responsibilities. You will keep roughly 5-6 regular hours of work per week.
1. Assisting in an assigned classroom with a professor. UA’s will help in large lectures to distribute worksheets, advise group work and may be responsible for grading work that does not exceed 10% of a final course grade.
2. Tutor in the Mathskeller. UA’s will sign up for multiple hour-long shifts in the Mathskeller. The UA is expected to both help tutor the 100- level courses as well as help operate the Mathskeller alongside Faculty and TA’s.
3. Help proctor common hour exams at night during exam weeks.
You must submit an academic transcript and a resume for your application to be considered.
4. For MathExcel: Assisting in an assigned classroom with a TA. UA’s help advise group work. This comprises 4.5 hours per week.
Deadline to Apply: May 07. We will consider submissions past the deadline if there are still open positions. If you have been recruited for the MathExcel program, you may apply to this job posting as well.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
One on one peer tutoring experience is preferred.
Deadline to Apply 02/01/2022
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