Are you a WOU student interested in being a student worker for the WOU Mathematics Department?

Paper Graders

  • The Mathematics Department frequently hires student workers to help with grading papers fall, winter and spring terms.
  • Grades of at least a B in your mathematics courses are required.
  • You must have taken mathematics course beyond the course you wish to grade for to qualify as a grader. Please ask at the Mathematics Department if you are not sure.

Math Center Tutors

  • The Mathematics Department hires student workers each term to tutor math in the Math Center. The Math Center tutors tutor 100 and 200 level math courses.
  • Grades of at least a B in your mathematics courses are required.
  • You must have taken mathematics course beyond most of the courses we tutor to qualify as a tutor. Please ask at the Mathematics Department if you are not sure.

Math Office Workers

  • The Mathematics Department hires student workers each term to help in the Mathematics Office.
  • Work study is strongly preferred, mathematics background not required.
  • If you are interested, please directly check in with the Mathematics Department. The student worker application is only for mathematics graders and tutors.

Application Process

  • You must be a WOU student to work for the WOU Mathematics Department as a grader or as a tutor.
  • Math student workers are paid using the standard, on campus, student wage rate.
  • If you are interested in working as a Mathematics Department Student Worker (grader or tutor), please fill out the online math grader/tutor student worker application form:
  • Here are the list of questions on the application form. You will need your answers in advance of completing the form.
    • Personal information
      • Name
      • WOU V#
      • Phone number
      • WOU major
      • WOU minor (if you have one)
      • Year in school
      • Expected graduation term
      • College Mathematics GPA (include dual credit)
      • Overall College GPA
      • Do you have work study? (yes or no)
    • Position(s) you are applying for

      • Paper grader
      • Math Center tutor
    • Term(s) you would like to work

      • Academic year (20 – 21, etc.) you would like to work
      • Terms you would like to work
      • (tutor-interest only) Days (M – F and/ or SU) you wish to work (generally, schedules are collaboratively designed)
    • Math information
      • Math courses and grades (MTH 105 – MTH 366)
      • Math ed courses and grades (MTH 211 – MTH 495/595)
      • Grades of B or higher in math courses are generally required to be a grader or a tutor
    • Background
      • Briefly describe your reason for wanting to become a paper grader and/or a tutor. Please specify which.
      • Describe your past experience(s) grading papers and/or tutoring.
    • References (at least one)
      • Please list any WOU Math professors that can provide a reference for you.
      • Please list any WOU (non-math) professors or other WOU personnel that can provide a reference for you
      • Please provide contact information (name and email) for a recent non-WOU mathematics instructor that can provide a reference for you (required only if no WOU Math professor listed in previous question)
      • Reference letter – if you already have a non-WOU grading and/or tutoring letter of reference, you may attach it to the form.burtonl@wou.edu

 

CONTACT US

Mathematics Department

503-838-8465 | or e-mail: pricesl@wou.edu