Math Center Administrators

What do teachers need to know about the Math Resource Center? Numbers, of course.


There are approximately 275 hours of tutoring done each week, during the Fall and Spring Semesters. 

Staffing the Costs

The college has made a major commitment to the support of the Math Resource Center.  Approximately $130,000 per year is spent on Tutors, Evening Weekend Coordinators, and the Evening Weekend Aide.   

Resource Center Staff Include:

  • A full-time Professor/Director
  • Six to eight Evening Weekend Coordinators working Monday through Thursday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays to help manage the center.  Rates for these coordinators begin at $17.93 per hour.
  • An average of 20 part-time tutors. Rates for tutors begin at $11.61 per hour.
  • A full-time administrative assistant
  • A part-time aide (administrative assistant) for evenings and weekends
  • A technical aide for the computer room, who is provided by the computer division

MRC Traffic by Course

Our resource center login system provides information about our students that visit the center.  Approximately 3100 students use our center for a total 32,000 hours per semester. The Math Department offers 28 different courses. Students are offered assistance for all of these courses in our center.

The following table includes more specific information about our students that visit the center.   

Math Course Category# of Hours# of StudentsTotal # Students
Enrolled by Category
Course Prior to College Algebra 25% 46% 56%
College Algebra, PreCalc, Trig and Discrete Math 22% 28% 24%
Basic Statistics 12% 10% 6%
Calculus and other 200 Level Courses 41% 16% 14%

Cost

The college has made a major commitment to the support of the Math Resource Center.  Approximately $130,000 per year is spent on Tutors, Evening Weekend Coordinators, and the Evening Weekend Aide.   Personnel include:

  • A full-time Professor/Director
  • Six to eight Evening Weekend Coordinators who work Monday through Thursday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays, and other times the Director may be gone.

 (Fall 2011 beginning pay rate is $17.93 per hour for the Weekend Evening Coordinators.)

  • Approximately 20 part-time tutors (Fall 2011 beginning pay rate is $11.61 per hour for the tutors.)
  • A full-time administrative assistant
  • A part-time aide (administrative assistant) for evenings and weekends
  • A technical aide for the computer room, who is provided by the computer division