Oklahoma City Community College Math Lab Tutor - TAP in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Position Information (Default Section)

General Description

The Math Lab Tutor assists and tutors students in the OCCC Math Lab.

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Job Duties (Position Specific)

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement)

Help students in the Math Lab with math assignments by asking questions, looking at student work, assessing the student’s level of understanding, encouraging them to think through problems, use their resources, talk through problems, and work through problems.

Circulate through the lab regularly to assist students at tables and computers.

Instruct and assist students in the use of mathematical related technology such as the graphing calculators (TI-84 and TI-89), mathematical software, and computerized tutorial programs through demonstration.

Assist students with the leasing of graphing calculators.

Provide services to students and faculty in the Math Lab:

  • Help maintain system of filing of instructional software, textbooks, and solution manuals.

  • Monitor central counter to keep assets and materials secure.

  • Answer phone to provide information and mathematics tutoring.

  • Administer the temporary loan of texts and calculators within the Math Lab.

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment.

  • Assist students with printing of assignments.

Assist with other functions of the Math Lab as needed.

Effectively interact and communicate with students, faculty, and staff while preforming duties.

Assist with cleaning of the tables, monitors, keyboards, and whiteboards in the Math Lab and surrounding classrooms.

Participate in training concerning mathematics courses and/or tutoring by attending designated training sessions.

Help enforce Math Lab policies.

Participate in college initiatives and staff development programs and training.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures)

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

Minimum Education/Experience

Successful completion of the equivalent of Math 1513, Math 1533, Math 2013, or a subsequent course with a grade of C or better.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to interact with students on an individual or group basis.

Ability to explain information and mathematical concepts through oral and written communication and through the use of physical and technological demonstrations.

Positive human relations skills.

Firm grasp of the mathematical concepts that the tutor would be tutoring in the Math Lab.

Basic computer skills.

Must follow directions and guidelines.

Must file alphabetically.

Must be punctual and reliable.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions
  1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Medium work: This position requires the person to occasionally exert up to 50 pounds of force and frequently exert up to 20 pounds of force and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to grasp, lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

  2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to students, faculty, staff, and others to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the Math Lab to assist students and perform the essential functions of the position.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computer and other office/lab equipment to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate equipment that involves repetitive motions of hands and wrists.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position requires the person to occasionally position self to access materials that may be above head or at ground level.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to work with lab equipment or assist students.

  1. VISUAL ACUITY: This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

  2. WORKING CONDITIONS This position performs the essential functions in an indoor, office or lab setting.

Preferred Qualifications


Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: resume and transcript.

Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.

For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Classification Title: Temporary Non-Exempt

Working Title: Math Lab Tutor - TAP

Datatel Position ID: MEPS0MATUTOR0A

Annual Hours: As needed or assigned not to exceed 25 hours per week or 750 hours in a fiscal year.

Placement Range: $8.40 - $8.90

Position Type: Temporary Part-time

Job Category: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Math Lab Supervisor

Work Hours: Hours to be determined upon hire and in consideration of the needs of the Math Lab. Schedules may be revised each semester. The Math Lab open hours: Fall and Spring Semesters Monday – Thursday 7:30am-10:00pm Friday – Saturday 8:00am-4:00pm Summer Semester Monday – Thursday 8:00am-9:30pm Friday 9:00am-2:00pm

Department: Division of Science, Engineering, and Math

Job Open Date: 07/12/2017

Job Close Date: 06/30/2018

Open Until Filled: No

HR Contact: Alicia Silva

Posting Number: Student, Work Study, Temporary_0402209