Complete the online application form and submit a cover letter, resume, and availability timetable. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Application Timeline

While we are always accepting applications, most hiring for September to April takes place in July and August.


To qualify as a student tutor, you must be a registered University of Saskatchewan student (full or part-time)

A minimum of two years of full-time university study in any discipline, while maintaining an average of 85% or higher in relevant* university-level mathematics- or statistics-intensive courses.

Special training in the following areas is helpful, but not required: using statistical software, including R, SPSS, Excel, Stata, etc.; issues in learning introductory mathematics or statistics at the post-secondary level; learning theory; the K-12 curriculum in Saskatchewan; peer academic mentoring; intercultural competencies; working with those who have English as an additional language; Positive Space; experience, knowledge, and/or understanding of Indigenous cultures and histories; fluency in one or more languages besides English; and helping students with disabilities.
*Interested applicants should contact the Math & Stats Help Coordinator from Student Learning Services regarding relevant coursework.

Experience and Skills


  • Tutoring experience focused on mathematics or statistics at the university level is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of people effectively, especially learners of varying levels of ability.
  • Experience as a teaching assistant in mathematics or statistics intensive courses or a marker at the post-secondary level is an asset.
  • Courses in a variety of mathematics, statistics, and science topics at the university level and/or courses in learning theory are assets.
  • Experience working with statistical software and Excel is an asset.


  • Effective communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Comfort with working alone during evenings and weekends
  • Ability to cope with diverse tasks and be adaptable

The following are assets, but are not requirements for this position: 

  • Familiarity with the University of Saskatchewan context.
  • Experience working with students with disabilities.
  • Experience working with students for whom English is an additional language.
  • Ability to motivate students who are experiencing difficulty.


Current U of S student rates of pay apply.

Mandatory Training

Paid on-the-job training, workshops, and online modules are provided. 

Hours of Work

  • Casual hours
  • No guaranteed hours of work

International Students

Students who are not Canadian citizens or permanent residents must provide proof of a valid study permit authorizing employment on campus, and provide proof of a current social insurance number (SIN) when an offer of employment is made.