Visiting Student Services Coordinator

The Department of Mathematics seeks applicants for the position of Visiting Student Services Coordinator in the NetMath Program. This position is responsible for recruitment and retention for the NetMath Program. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement recruitment efforts for students as well as new partnerships to participate in the NetMath Partner High School program.
  • Collaborate with the Senior Instructional and Advising Specialist to manage social media engagement for NetMath.
  • Respond to student concerns and promptly resolve student problems and complaints. Assist students with strategies for success as online learners. Direct instructional or technical problems to appropriate NetMath personnel.
  • Create and update an overall strategic plan that improves general retention and course completion rates that can be implemented program wide.
  • Coordinate with CITL, Tech Services, USFSCO and other university units to assist students with access to University accounts, billing issues, financial aid, and other student services.
  • Collaborate with instructional, IT and administration personnel to ensure coordinated efforts between large/group scale and individual interventions for retention.
  • Advocate for the needs of students in during program development discussions and planning sessions.
  • Collaborate with the Assistant E-Learning Specialist on the development and maintenance of course instructional and support materials by providing quality assurance checks of materials.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Excellent time and project management.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Team player with diligent work ethic.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field, communications-related field, or closely related.
  • Customer service or student advising experience.
  • Experience managing social media accounts.
  • Good problem solving and creative thinking skills.
  • Detail oriented.

The Visiting Student Services Coordinator position is a full-time, visiting academic professional position appointed on a 12-month service basis. Eligibility for the benefits are contingent on your citizenship or work authorization. For full details on eligibility requirements, please reference more information . The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. This position may become non-visiting in the future.

To apply for this position, please create your candidate profile here and upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three professional references by April 14, 2017. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Caitie Bruning,, 217-244-7693.

Assistant E-Learning Specialist

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks applicants for the NetMath program’s vacant position of Assistant E-Learning Specialist. This position supports the curricular development and implementation aspects of the NetMath program by (a) assisting in maintaining and developing online mathematics courses, especially with regard to eLearning solutions tailored to mathematics instruction; and (b) supporting faculty, staff and students in the use of eLearning tools. Please visit to view the complete position announcement and application instructions.

E-Learning Information Technology Specialist

The Department of Mathematics at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences seeks applicants for the position of Visiting E-Learning Information Technology Specialist with the NetMath program. This position works with the Associate Director of Instructional Technology in NetMath to develop new software to support the NetMath program. Work closely with ATLAS, CITL, Technical Services, the registrar’s office and other campus units to integrate NetMath services with the technical infrastructures needed for successful delivery of the program. Please visit to view the complete position announcement and application instructions. The closing date for this position is June 8, 2016.

Undergraduate Media Assistant: Transcription


Create transcripts of Math video lectures for NetMath, an online Math program. Duties include listening and transcribing video lectures of 400-level Math courses, reviewing lecture transcripts, and preparing transcripts for timed text processing. The ideal candidate would have completed BTW 250, 261, or 263 along with Math 241.


Must have own laptop; should be available to work on weekdays with flexible schedule and be able to meet in person upon request.


Excellent written communications skills; strong technical background with 2+ years of college level courses in STEM field; works independently; familiarity with YouTube or other media players.

Number of hours/week: 20-25
Start Date: 6/6/17
End Date: 8/11/17

Hourly Pay Rate: $12

To Apply: Click here for the Undergraduate Media Assistant position.

Exam Proctor/Office Assistant

NetMath™ is hiring student hourlies to assist with the monitoring of exams for NetMath™ courses. Light office duties may also be assigned..

(a) Monitoring NetMath exams on weekdays throughout the academic year. Three-hour long exam sessions are scheduled at various times between 9 AM - 4 PM Monday – Friday in the NetMath House on the University of Illinois campus. A successful applicant’s schedule will have some available blocks of time to provide for this..

(b) Light office work, including email, filing and scanning documents.

This position is for UI juniors, seniors and graduate students..

Necessary skills include: Candidate should be reliable, punctual, and able to follow directions and maintain confidentiality.

If you are a junior, senior or graduate student and are interested in applying, please see the posting on the Illinois Virtual Job Board.

Undergraduate Web Apps Programmer

NetMath™ is seeking applications for an Undergraduate Web Apps Programmer.

Duties include: Create and maintain MVC modules for a web application developed using the MEAN stack. Assist with migration from AngularJS to Angular and related dependencies as well as expanding the existing build system to incorporate Webpack module bundler.

Applicants must have own laptop; should be available to work on weekdays with flexible schedule and be able to meet in person upon request.

Necessary skills include: Highly proficient in Javascript programming with an understanding of asynchronous execution; basic knowledge of software development principles such as source control, build systems, testing and agile methodology; familiar with single page web applications built using Angular(JS) and Node.

To apply, please see the posting on the Illinois Virtual Job Board.

NetMath™ Mentor

We are currently accepting applications for student mentors for the following courses: Math 220, 231, 234, 241, 285, 292, 415, and 461.

Mentor duties involve grading coursework, providing online assistance, and regularly communicating with students about course progress.

Applicants should have taken one or more of the listed Mathematics courses and also be comfortable working with Mathematica code.

Click here to apply for a Mentor position.

Note: The NetMath™ mentor hiring process includes an interview and a written quiz.

NetMath™ Academic Hourly

NetMath™ is currently looking for Academic Hourlies to assist our program. Academic Hourly duties include grading coursework, assisting both mentors and students, regularly communicating with students, and working on long-term projects.

Academic Hourly employees require a bachelor's degree or higher and should not be a registered grad or undergrad student at the University of Illinois. More information about Academic Hourlies is located here.

To apply for an Academic Hourly position, go to

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Last updated: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 01:53