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Math, Science, and Business Coordinator

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Job: Math, Science, and Business Coordinator

Date posted: 04/16/13
Employer Name: Campus Academic Resource Program (CARP)
Location: HSS 346
Deadline: ASAP
Who should apply? Undergraduate Students Only
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Job Title: Math, Science, and Business Coordinator

Starting Salary: $11.50/hour

Days/Hours: 31 hrs/week Summer semester 20 hrs/week Fall and Spring semesters

Job Description

The Math, Science, and Business (MSB) Coordinator manages and implements the tutorial and academic support services offered by the Campus Academic Resource Program (CARP) for students enrolled in math, science, and business courses.

The MSB Coordinator’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervise the MSB Unit Explain and enforce CARP policies with the MSB staff and the SF State community. Monitor punctuality and attendance of the MSB tutors.
  • Hire and Train the MSB tutorial staff: Select and interview applicants for MSB tutoring positions, in collaboration with the MSB Associate Coordinator. Create and schedule the training of the MSB tutors regarding CARP polices, tutoring methods, and presentation skills.
  • Plan and implement the academic support services offered by the MSB unit: Oversee the development and preparation of workshops by the MSB tutors and MSB Associate Coordinator. Schedule and advertise workshops conducted by the MSB Unit and collect appropriate data regarding the workshops with the assistance of the MSB Associate Coordinator.
  • Maintain communication with students, staff, and faculty in the SF State community: Schedule and conduct informational meetings that promote CARP services with SF State student organizations. Contact faculty from the College of Science and Engineering and College of Business to schedule meetings and promote CARP’s tutoring services.
  • Maintain communication with MSB staff and CARP coordinators: Oversee the scheduling and facilitation of MSB Unit meetings by the MSB Associate Coordinator. Stay informed about all projects pertaining to the MSB unit and CARP. Communicate with MSB Associate Coordinator effectively in order to ensure collaboration on all unit projects. Inform and communicate with the Senior Program Coordinator and Associate Program Coordinator regarding all projects and activities pertaining to the MSB Unit.
  • Publicize MSB Services: Be present during CARP’s outreach efforts at campus events to pass out fliers and explain CARP policies and services to the SF State community. Schedule and conduct information sessions in math, science, and business courses to promote CARP’s services. Oversee the MSB Associate Coordinator, ensuring they have trained new and returning MSB tutors on Information Session protocol. Oversee the development of new outreach materials including publicity fliers, web postings and email notifications.
  • Provide assistance with front desk operations and lab coordination: Perform lab coordinator duties as scheduled. Perform closing duties as scheduled or as needed. Schedule appointments, sign up attendants for workshops, and set up contracts as needed.
  • Assume the day-to-day responsibilities of the Associate Program Coordinator when they are not present: Explain CARP procedures to students seeking tutoring. Meet with faculty, administrators, and student organizations. Writing CARP reports for administrators (i.e. mini-brief, mid-year report).
  • Duties may include tutoring students for up to 35% of assigned work time: Using CARP methods to tutor for math, science and/or business courses. NOTE: Tutoring for the full 35% of the time is not required, but is allowed if time permits.

The MSB Coordinator may also be given tasks not listed above by the Associate Program Coordinator and the Senior Program Coordinator as they arise.


All applicants must be an SF State graduate or undergraduate student with a major in math, engineering, physics, biology, chemistry or business.

Applicants with the following majors should have completed the corresponding courses below (or equivalent courses) with a B or better:

  • Math Major or Engineering Major - Math 226 and Math 227
  • Physics Major - Phys 220, Phys 230, and Phys 240
  • Chemistry Major - Chem 115 and Chem 233
  • Biology Major - Bio 230 and Bio 240
  • Business Major - Math 110 (or DS 110) and Finance 350

All applicants must possess:

  • experience with peer-to-peer tutoring at the university level
  • previous work experience in a college tutorial center is preferred.
  • patience and a strong desire to help students achieve their academic goals.
  • ability to speak in front of groups and present academic workshops.
  • ability to accommodate different learning styles through various tutoring strategies.

Applicants must:

  • have a minimum all university and major GPA of 3.0.
  • be available to work as a coordinator for a minimum of 3 semesters.
  • be available to work 31 hours per week during Summer 2013.
  • be able to work a minimum of 18 hours per week during Fall 2013 and Spring 2014.

Direct experience providing academic support services for students from multicultural and low income communities is beneficial. Administrative experience is also beneficial.

Application Instructions

Submit a cover letter, a resume, and unofficial college transcripts from all institutions you have attended.

Please submit your application packet in person at HSS 346 or via email to Microsoft Word and PDF files only.

Please note, while the hiring committee is interested in previous work experience, it requests that resumes clearly articulate skills relevant to the successful execution of the MSB Unit Coordinator position; while a skills resume is strongly encourage, it is not required.

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