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SLCC Student, Work Study, Lab Aide, Mathematics

Job Description

Position Title

SLCC Student, Work Study, Lab Aide, Mathematics

Open Internally or Externally


If faculty, tenure track status

Not Applicable

Reports to (title)

Associate Dean, Mathematics



Requisition Number


Position Type


Job Category

Work Study - Variable



Initial Work Location

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

Starting Salary


Job Open Date


Open Until Filled


Job Summary

Lab Aide are expected to attend an assigned Intermediate Algebra class, attend trainings, tutor students outside of class, attend a weekly meeting with other SLCC Lab Aide, and attend a weekly pedagogy class. Expected time to be 10-15 hours total per week.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Attend classes with students to establish connection/bonding with the instructors and the students and assist with classroom activities.
  • Provide quality learning assistance to students enrolled in an assigned section of Intermediate Algebra.
  • Assist instructors with one-on-one planning meetings to ensure that students are remaining engaged and absorbing material.
  • Provide feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage, motivate, and build confidence in students.
  • Work with students in groups providing support and structure in project-based assignments and work with math manipulative classroom aides
  • Teach students study skills, note-taking techniques and test-taking strategies as needed
  • Participate in training, development opportunities and other events when available.
  • Maintain regular communication with your supervisor and other Lab Aide

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

For Fall Semester, we are hiring a Lab Aide for each of these class times:
Monday/Wednesday 7:30am-9:50am
Monday/Wednesday 10am-12:20pm
Monday/Wednesday 12pm-2:20pm
Tuesday/Thursday 12pm-2:20pm

There will also be a required weekly meeting 2:30pm-3:20pm on Wednesdays.
Pedagogy class day/time TBD
Lab Aide can set their own schedule tutoring students outside of class time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • First generation college student (neither parent has earned a 4-year degree),
  • Applicant will have recently taken Intermediate Algebra,
  • Applicant has attended SLCC for at least one semester,
  • Applicant has demonstrated sensitivity to individuals from diverse backgrounds and with diverse needs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Pell eligible,
  • Declared STEM Major,
  • Places into College Algebra or higher for the semester the student applies to be a Lab Aide
  • Must have and maintain a minimum of 2.75 GPA
  • Student of Salt Lake Community College and awarded Work Study

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of Mathematics through College Algebra.
  • Ability to communicate the subject matter effectively.
  • Application of different learning strategies, including active learning and peer-to-peer techniques.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Empathy for and understanding of the diverse student population in the college.
  • Ability to listen and answer questions during interactions with students.
  • Great time management and organizational skills.
  • Provide support for content and concept understanding, not direct answers to graded work (e.g. homework, projects, quizzes, etc.)
  • Be open and available for observations and follow-up conversations.
  • Help students learn how to learn the material.
  • Help students develop or refine their study skills and become independent learners.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to, respect for, and understanding of the needs of students seeking learning support.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions effectively.
  • Ability to be flexible in a constantly changing, fast-moving educational environment.
  • Ability to perform clerical tasks effectively.
  • Ability to work well with others and in a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
  • Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Special Instructions

Work-study is awarded to SLCC students through the Federal College Work-Study program, which requires establishing financial need through the FAFSA application from the Financial Aid Office. If you do not have work-study awarded to you, you will not be eligible for work under work-study positions.



SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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