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Monday, April 6, 2020

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Posted: Monday, April 6, 2020

Tell Students: Math Center Is Hiring Peer and Professional Tutors

The Math Center has an immediate need for both peer and professional tutors for the duration of the spring 2020 semester. Because the Math Center on campus is closed indefinitely, all tutors will be tasked with offering students support in a digital environment through remote online tutoring for the foreseeable future; therefore, all tutors must have Internet access and a device for accessing Blackboard Collaborate.

Please review the qualifications for each position outlined below.

Interested applicants should e-mail Erica Demler, coordinator of the Math Center, with the following information:

  • Their name
  • Whether they wish to serve as a peer or a professional tutor
  • The course(s) they wish to tutor
  • The name of a math or math education professor to act as a reference
  • Their résumé
  • Their questions

Peer Tutors
Peer tutors should be outgoing students from any major who enjoy mathematics and working with others. Note: Peer tutors must have completed and passed through Calculus 2.

Preferred Requirements: Current Buffalo State student; minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5; minimum grade of A- in all college math courses; recommendation from a math professor; personal interview. 

Acceptable Requirements: Current Buffalo State student; minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; minimum grade of B+ in all college math courses; recommendation from a professor; personal interview. 

Compensation: Peer tutors will earn an hourly wage (e-mail Erica for more information).

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Professional Tutors
Professional tutors should be mathematics education graduate students who want to hone their teaching skills while providing essential support to our undergraduate students. Note: Professional tutors must have a bachelor’s degree in mathematics or mathematics education.

Preferred Requirements: Current Buffalo State graduate student; minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5; minimum grade of A- in all college math courses you hope to tutor; recommendation from a math professor; personal interview.

Acceptable Requirements: Current Buffalo State graduate student; minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; minimum grade of B+ in all college math courses you hope to tutor; recommendation from a professor; personal interview.

Compensation: Professional tutors are paid biweekly (e-mail Erica for more information).

Please contact Erica Demler with questions.

Submitted by: Erica L Demler
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