Peru State College
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Professional Staff Employment Opportunities
Math-Science Skills Specialist



Start Date: Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Salary low $30,000’s, depending upon qualifications and experience.  The position is a full-time, 10 month per year position. This is a grant-funded position with 3 years remaining in the current grant period. Position is contingent upon receipt of continued federal funding for the grant. Excellent benefits package.

Bachelor’s degree required (master’s preferred), and demonstrated skill with entry-level college math, science, writing, and computer use.  Preferred degree areas include college student personnel, education, counseling, math, science, and adult literacy.  A minimum of two years’ professional experience working within an educational setting or a management position is strongly preferred.  Instructional experience is preferred.  A minimum of one year’s experience working with TRIO programs is desirable.  The candidate should have an understanding of the history and goals of the TRIO-Student Support Services program and be familiar with the characteristics of low-income and first generation college students and students with disabilities.  Excellent oral and written communications skills and a genuine willingness to work with students to improve academic performance are required.  Preference may be given to candidates whose background is similar to the target TRIO population. 


The Math/Science Skills Specialist oversees a peer tutoring program and provides academic support services for participants in a federally funded TRIO-Student Support Services (SSS) project.  The Math/Science Skills Specialist recruits, trains and assigns peer tutors; provides professional tutoring in entry-level STEM areas; and directly supports the adjustment of students to the challenges of higher education.



Employment Application (pdf)


Send the following:

  1. the completed application
  2. letter of interest
  3. resume clearly showing education, work background and years of experience
  4. contact information for 3 current references (name, address, telephone number and email)


Human Resources

Peru State College

PO Box 10

Peru, NE 68421-0010.


GENERAL INFORMATION:  PSC’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” an arboretum campus, is nestled in historic southeast Nebraska. The state’s first and fastest-growing college, Peru State offers a unique mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. PSC is a member institution of the Nebraska State College System. For more information, visit or call 1-800-742-4412.

Peru State College is an equal opportunity institution.  PSC does not discriminate against any student, employee orapplicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions.  The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s nondiscrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title VI, VII, IX, and Section 504.  Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to Eulanda Cade, Director of Human Resources, Title VI, VII, IX Compliance Coordinator, Peru State College, PO Box 10, Peru, NE 68421-0010, (402) 872-2230.