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Job ID: 135876

Technical Assistant - Math
Erie Community College

Date Posted Jan. 7, 2020
Title Technical Assistant - Math
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Educational Services

Mathematics/Computer Science
$16.57 Hourly
Union/Position Status:
Posting Closing Date:
February 7, 2020Please note that the posting will close at midnight (12:00 AM) on the posting closing date.
This means any applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM the evening before.



The work involves performing para-professional tasks assisting the faculty of a Community College.  The incumbent’s duties are varied and range from waiver advisement to tutoring students in developmental centers.  The tasks assigned are generally of a supportive nature and may be performed in the classroom, laboratory, research or development center, learning center, or computer center.  The work is performed under general supervision of an instructor or other faculty member.  Supervision may be exercised over student tutors.


  • Assists instructor in Math Learning Center by demonstrating apparatus, equipment and teaching aids;
  • Administers and/or proctors tests under direction of instructor or other faculty member;
  • Works with students in use of various technical equipment in classroom and laboratory;
  • Tutors students on individual basis in classroom, laboratory or learning center;
  • Requisitions, maintains and issues supplies and equipment to students and faculty;


Tutors students in math learning center;
Provides records and reports as requested by the department and/or administration;
Prepares testing materials; Assists in the administration of pretests, registration and placement of students;
Collects special data requested by the Mathematics Department Chair and/or Learning Center Supervisor


Good knowledge of fundamentals of teaching; good knowledge of subjects in the academic area in which assigned; ability to work with and tutor students in academic area in which assigned; ability to work with students and faculty in effective manner; ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written reports; initiative; resourcefulness; reliability; integrity; physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


Completion of 60 semester credit hours of study in a related field at a regionally accredited college or university.
Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate discipline is preferred for some departments.


Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

Wording was changed in the description above based on recommendations from Math department

Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.

Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise. At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Notice of Non-Discrimination
SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law. This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:

Civil Rights Compliance Officer
Tracy Archie, Chief Diversity Officer
Office of Equity and Diversity
City Campus, Room 174, 121 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 851-1118

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact:
New York Office
United States Department of Education
Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,
New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;
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