Division/Department: Veterans Upward Bound

Position Description:

Job Title: Academic Lab Math Tutor/Office Assistant

Description & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Academic Coordinator in teaching math skills necessary to reach the students’ academic goals. Math skills include basic math through college algebra. Pre-calculus is a plus.
  • Relate to all types of people especially those who have difficulty learning.
  • Encourage and help to build student esteem.
  • Tutoring – facilitate student learning; guide the student rather than provide an answer.
  • Provide clerical support by answering phones, photocopying, word processing academic testing, and other duties as assigned.
  • Dresses in a manner appropriate to the position.
  • Interacts appropriate with participants, VUB staff, OTC staff, volunteers, and the community at large.
  • Conducts himself or herself in a professional manner respecting co-workers and VUB participants.
  • Work as a team to support the mission of VUB.
  • Must be able to multi-task as well as change tasks based on the needs of the students who are present and the needs of the program (must be flexible).
  • Maintains confidentiality; have good communication skills; have the ability to accept persons from differing backgrounds and economic situations; have patience; and basic computer skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Location of Position: ICW 217

Campus: Main Campus-Springfield

Reports To: Jennifer Patillo, VUB Academic Coordinator



Work Experience:

  • Previous tutor experience preferred but not required


  • High school diploma or equivalency; current degree seeking student at OTC.
    • Recommended: Some college education with emphasis on tutoring area.

Application Information & Deadline

For additional information on the position, contact:

Jennifer Patillo



The College:

Ozarks Technical Community College’s primary mission is to provide accessible, high quality, affordable technical and general education that is responsive to the educational needs of the community and its diverse constituencies. Ozarks Technical Community College prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunities in its admissions, educational programs, activities, and employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, and disabilities that include HIV and AIDS, and medical conditions. Bona fide occupational qualifications will be allowed in those instances where age, gender, or physical requirements apply to the appropriate and efficient administration of the position.





To apply for this job email your details to patilloj@otc.edu