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Professional Tutor - Mathematics

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Boulder, Colorado





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University Staff



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Job Summary

The University of Colorado Boulder is encouraging applicants for the Professional Tutor - Mathematics position! As a member of the CU Boulder Office of Veteran and Military Affairs, (VMA), the Professional Tutor will engage in direct tutoring of student veterans, veteran dependents, and active duty service members using GI Bill Educational Benefits at CU Boulder, as well as preparing of math-success resources, coordinating student study groups, and participating in initiatives within the VMA office designed to enhance student performance and retention. The Professional Tutor is expected to develop campus connections and relationships that support the familiarity of the tutor with campus math courses and technology, as well as aiding in making appropriate referrals to student success resources. This position will work closely with the VMA Academic Integration Program Manager, and the VMA Professional Tutor in physics to develop a team-based approach to student veteran, veteran dependent, and active duty students using GI Bill Educational Benefits for academic success.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Veteran and Military Affairs assists with pay, programs, policy, information, and support for prospective and current student veterans and veteran dependents. Staff understand that veterans and military members living, working, and receiving their education at CU Boulder are a valued and vital component of our campus community. They also recognize their special circumstances and the need for a successful transition into our campus environment, and support throughout their academic journey.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Tutoring and supporting Student Case Management
  • Tutor student veterans, student veteran dependents, and active duty military CU Boulder students using GI Bill educational benefits in Math, in topic areas ranging from liberal arts math to calculus, including statistics.
  • Conduct informal intake and diagnosis of math preparation.
  • Meet with students individually and in small groups for content area tutoring and study skills development.
  • Facilitate the development of student study groups among the student veteran, veteran dependent, and active duty students using GI Bill Educational Benefits.
  • Offer group review sessions before exams.
  • Maintain familiarity with university math placement processes and procedures, and assist students with appropriate course placement.
  • Assist the VMA Academic Integration Program Manager with tracking students who are likely to experience difficulties in math, and proactively encourage student meetings with tutoring and advising as appropriate.
  • Develop math content area and study skills tutorial resources and apply as appropriate to support student learning.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with math instructors, applied math, and other applicable departments.
  • Maintain working knowledge of technology used in math course programming at CU Boulder.
  • Collaborate with VMA staff on student success and retention initiatives.
  • Engage in continuous training on campus policies, resources, and support structures.
  • Create and edit student success resources.
Administrative and Other
  • Maintain accurate records of student contacts and course outcomes.
  • Assist in the development of student case management and referral tools for utilization by VMA staff.
  • Participate in periodic VMA student academic success team meetings, VMA staff meetings, and student affairs staff meetings.
  • Engage in professional development and training opportunities as directed by the VMA Academic Program Manager.

What You Should Know

  • As an 80% appointment, the working hours for this position flex to meet student needs. 
  • This position allows for a hybrid modality.

What We Can Offer

  • The salary range for this position is $42,000 to $46,000 annually. 
  • Onboarding assistance is available within Student Affairs guidelines.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be collaborative. Be dynamic. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or a related field. 
  • 1 year of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.

What You Will Need

  • Successful development and implementation of initiatives to enhance student performance in mathematics.

What We Would Like You to Have

  • One or more years of tutoring experience.
  • Teaching experience at the University of Colorado-Boulder.
  • Post-baccalaureate degree in Mathematics or a related field.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 

1. A current resume. 

2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position. 

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by July 25, 2024, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

In compliance with the Colorado Job Application Fairness Act, in any materials you submit, you may redact or remove age-identifying information such as age, date of birth, or dates of school attendance or graduation. You will not be penalized for redacting or removing this information.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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