Job Details

University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Position Number: 3665936
  • Location: Pembroke, NC
  • Position Type: Student Affairs and Services

Math Support Specialist (Temporary)

Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Center for Student Success
Working Title: Math Support Specialist (Temporary)
Vacancy Type: Part-Time Temporary

Min T/E Requirements:
Bachelors degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

FTE: .5
Salary Range: $20.00 hourly
Hiring Range: $20.00 hourly
Position #: 0000
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Months per Year: 12
Work Schedule: flexible
Work Schedule Type: Monday - Friday

Primary Purpose of Organization Unit:

Primary Purpose of Position:
This is a grant-funded position (2020-2025) by the NASNTI grant. The purpose of this position is to enhance math tutoring offered by the Center for Student Success.

Job Description:
Established in 1887 as a school for the education of American Indians, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a distinctly diverse student body and encourages inclusion and appreciation of the values of all people. Located in the heart of Pembroke, N.C., UNCP boasts an enrollment of 8,200 in 41 undergraduate and 18 graduate programs and offers a personalized learning environment where faculty and staff are dedicated to engaged scholarship, high academic standards, creative activity and public service. Spread over 281 acres, the campus offers a sense of community and belonging-a place where faculty and staff feel supported, take pride in the university's mission, and are devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research, and to developing leaders who make a difference in their communities.

Specific Duties include:

Group and one-on-one tutoring sessions lasting one to two hours in the math subject area;

Study skills assessments of students which entails computer testing, etc.

Maintain accurate records of all tutoring sessions.

Conduct workshops to assist in teaching academic skills which would enable the student to succeed in the classroom.

Meet with Tutoring Program Coordinator as needed.


Managing Work Processes: Ability to identify, document, draft and provide input to proposed changes to work standards, processes and procedures for discussion with stakeholders and supervisors. Ability to assist in the development of learning activities designed to implement these changes.

Decision Making: Ability to recommend approaches to solve routine problems relating to programmatic requirements or standards.

Coordination-Operations: Ability to coordinate a limited scope of work operations and processes to meet desired outcomes, including student, staff and program work operation scheduling.

Program Management: Ability to address and resolve routine service matters, referring to higher authority for issues outside standard operating procedures. Ability to collect, research and provide preliminary data analysis. Ability to create standardized reports for review by supervisor. Ability to proactively participate in promoting student learning and leadership involvement initiatives in meeting program goals and services. Ability to prioritize workload.

Client/Customer Service: Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with client/ customer in order to initiate, facilitate and complete work in assigned student service program area. Ability to independently interpret policy and procedure within delegated authority when responding to client/customer requests and non-standard issues. Ability to recognize how individual decisions impact other program areas and their goals. Ability to employ de-escalation techniques and conflict management strategies when appropriate. Ability to understand the role of clients in their work environment.

Information/Records Administration: Ability to perform research, data collection, and analysis of information, and report writing. Ability to utilize, reconcile, and manipulate data from different internal and external software systems. Ability to apply in-depth knowledge of program specialty or multiple program areas to improve existing programs or develop new programs.

Management Preference:
Prior experience tutoring Math or teaching math in a school or college/university setting.

Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation:

Job Opening Date: 11/23/2022
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Posting Category: Temporary
Posting Number: NP00280

Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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