• Project EXCEL Math Tutor

    Mount St. Joseph University
    Job Description

    Purpose:  To provide academic support in the area of mathematics including college algebra, statistics, and other topics for students participating in Project EXCEL.



    • Maintain a professional, orderly and relaxed environment for student learning;
    • Maintain confidentiality;
    • Participate in departmental meetings;
    • Prepare instructional sessions for the course(s) in keeping with students’ needs;
    • Maintain student attendance records, individual reports of student/tutor contacts and contribute observations and strategies appropriate to each student’s profile;
    • Submit a weekly Attendance Log;
    • Maintain records of course syllabi;
    • Monitor the maintenance of students’ time management planners;
    • Maintain lines of communication with the EXCEL Coordinator to review student progress and to address any program concerns;
    • Contact students that have requested extra time, as sessions become available and work in conjunction with the coordinator in scheduling;
    • *Fulfill other duties as they arise in support of program and students.


    Primary Contacts:  Students, Director of Project EXCEL, Coordinator of Project EXCEL and other professional tutors working in EXCEL.


    Supervision Exercised:  NA


    Supervision Received:  On-going contact with the director and coordinator of Project EXCEL.


    Education:  Bachelor degree minimum

    Experience:  Related work experience to the content and skills areas tutored; experience in the field of education/training an asset

    A demonstrated ability and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


    Skills and Attributes

    Customer Service: 

    • Exhibit a “student/customer first” orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions demonstrating versatility in handling people and situations;
    • Adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities, responsibilities, and students’ and faculty needs and expectations; anticipate and identify students’ needs.


    • Communicate, cooperate and collaborate with others to achieve common program and College goals;
    • Willingly assist in various responsibilities as appropriate within Project EXCEL as required during high service demand times.


    • Develop and nurture an effective, productive and respectful rapport and working relationship with students and members of Project EXCEL;
    • Maintain an appropriate level of professionalism;

    Accuracy:   Maintain a high level of responsibility and attention to the quality of the task at hand


    • Demonstrate an ability to respond with initiative and creativity in problem-solving
    • Accomplish tasks with follow through to completion


    Work Environment, Physical Demands:  Standing or sitting in one position for long periods; computer data input; flexibility in the use of time; high-level customer contact; strict confidentiality


    To apply, please upload e-note, resume, and contact information with three professional references on our website.

    A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Please click here to review the University's Non-Discrimination Policy. 

    Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Contact Information