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We are looking for a highly motivated undergraduate student to assist in Lecture 2 of Math 112 (MW 9:30am-10:45am) this Fall semester 2017.

The student assistant will be in the classroom helping instructors conduct group work, answering student questions and running our math lab hours for drop-in tutoring help. If you’re a strong math student and are looking for an opportunity to work with fellow students in the classroom, this may be the opportunity for you. This is a part-time student position that begins on Wednesday, 10/25/2017 and goes for the rest of the fall semester. Hours will be approximately 5-6 hours per week.



To apply, please submit the following:

1. Cover letter.

2. Current professional resume.

3. List of math courses taken at the UW including grades received in each course.

4. Your current availability MTWR from 2pm to 7pm, and F 2pm to 5pm.

5. The current contact information of three professional references.

Send all application materials in one email to anzaldo@math.wisc.edu



Job Summary:

Student assistants will work in a classroom of up to 100 students for

2-3 hours per week. A typical Math 112 class will have 1 instructor, 1 grad student assistant, and 2 student assistants. While this position is not necessarily limited to undergraduate students only, it is only a student hourly position and will NOT count toward tuition remission.

The Math 112 course meets in the WisCEL lab space in Helen C. White College Library. A typical Math 112 class day is a combination of lecture and group work. The student assistant will be actively following along in the lecture, and assisting during the group and individual work. The student assistant will work under the direction of the instructor as well as the Math 112 course coordinator. They are expected to be on time and actively engaged at all times.



Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

1. Prepare for classes by working out problems and reviewing the mathematical content as necessary 2. Facilitate in-class group work by encouraging students to work together, and actively asking questions of the students and drawing out responses from the students 3. Work shifts in the Math 112 lab hours (drop-in tutoring) 4. Maintain open lines of communication with the instructor and Math 112 coordinator 5.

Perform general clerical duties 6. Assist with other duties as assigned



Preferred Education, Background, & Skills:

1. Experience working with students in a classroom setting 2. Has taken at least calculus courses at UW-Madison



Qualifications:

1. Strong algebra skills and content knowledge 2. Initiative and self-reliance 3. Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion while working with students 4. Ability to adapt to changing classroom environments 5. Commitment to student learning and engagement 6. Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task 7. Proven ability to work independently 8. Proficiency with web-based programs and the ability to learn new web-based programs



We look forward to hearing from you!



We are an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information:

Name: Leesa Anzaldo

Email Address: anzaldo@math.wisc.edu

Address: 480 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706

Email Address: kjmarston@wisc.edu
Address: 480 Lincoln Dr Madison, Wisconsin 53706
Primary Phone: 608 263-3054
Website: https://www.math.wisc.edu/

• Location: Madison

• Post ID: 26070902 madison
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