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Positions

The MathLab typically hires new Lab Consultants during Spring semesters and occasionally during a Fall Semester.


Lab Consultant

Duties

  • Help students with using Mathematica and Blackboard.
  • Explain calculus concepts to students.
  • Record when a student turns in their lab.
  • Grade labs.
  • Watch out for cheating during Blackboard quizzes.
  • Load printer, troubleshoot, and keep the lab tidy.

Requirements

  • Familiarity with Mathematica, Blackboard, and OpenOffice.
  • Completion of Calc I, II and III.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Hours

  • 5-20 hours per week.

Consultant Application Form

The application can be found at this link:



http://www.mathlab.mtu.edu/apps/MathlabApplication2.pdf

Course Coordinator

Duties

  • Setup schedule of lab due dates.
  • Notify new students of preliminary schedule.
  • Handle problems with Blackboard.

Requirements

  • Mathematics Grad Student.
  • Familiarity with Mathematica, Blackboard, and OpenOffice.
  • Completion of Calc I, II, and III.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Hours

  • 5 to 20 hours per week.

System Administrator

Duties

  • Report grades at the end of the term.
  • Maintain web pages (mediawiki / php script).
  • Maintain databases (MySQL).
  • Troubleshoot computer problems.
  • Maintain computer hardware and software.

Requirements

  • At least some basic computer troubleshooting skills.
  • Some familiarity with the subjects below would be helpful, but not necessary:
    • Linux operating system
    • HTML web page design
    • MySQL databases
    • php scripting language
      • (Useful in incorporating database information into web pages.)
    • and mediawikis

Hours

  • About 10 hours per week.

Application Form

http://www.mathlab.mtu.edu/apps/SysAdminApp.pdf

  • Completed application forms can be turned in to the mailbox of Dennis Lewandowski in Fisher 323
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