SSC Student Positions

The Student Success Center is currently accepting applications for Academic Tutors for the Fall 2023 semester. Please see below for more details.

Academic Tutor

  • Position Overview
  • Requirements
  • Application

Position Overview

SSC Tutors provide individualized academic assistance in courses working 6-10 hours per week. We invite academically inclined students from ALL fields to apply with a particular interest in tutors for the following areas:

  • Mechanical Engineering

All other Majors positions are currently filled.


* Must have received a letter grade of A in the tutored courses
* Must have taken the tutored courses at Missouri S&T [cannot be transferred in or from previous institutions]
* Must be an undergraduate student
* Must be able to tutor 3 or more classes
* Have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0
* Have excellent oral and written communication skills
* Able to work with individuals or a small group of students Have a deep understanding of the course material


If you are a Mechanical Engineering major and would like to apply, please reach out to Chyna Howell at to apply! 

All other Majors positions are currently filled.

Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Success Coach

  • Position Overview
  • Academic Coaching
  • Additional Duties
  • Application

Position Overview

SSC Success Coaches provide individualized academic coaching to students covering various topics, such as study skills and time management. Coaches represent the SSC at various events and are the first contact with students entering the SSC. Finally, SSC Coaches may lead a peer-to-peer student groups, focused on connecting with University resources. Other duties include the following:

  • Working shifts at the SSC front desk with some weekends and evenings events as required.
  • Welcoming students, families, staff, and faculty as they enter the SSC
  • Answering the phone and other questions
  • Maintaining a high knowledge of available resources on campus and referring students to other campus departments, which may include walking students to the appropriate office/building
  • Daily administrative tasks and general upkeep of the SSC
  • Assist in tracking and recording keeping of the daily usage of the SSC

Academic Coaching

  • Coaching students on a one-on-one basis as needed in various areas like study skills, time management, note taking, goal setting, etc.
  • Work with 8-12 students through a peer-to-peer academic support group. Lead bi-weekly meetings and help students navigate and connect with appropriate S&T resources and departments.
  • Meet bi-weekly with SSC Manager and/or Student Success Consultant to discuss concerns of peer-to-peer groups and resources needed.
  • Upholding all university policies and regulations

Additional Duties

  • Attending all SSC programs, A&R days, and Admission’s Open House days as requested
  • Planning and creating various virtual programs and events that are focused on areas of academic success
  • Encourage students to utilize the services provided by the SSC through different promotional events
  • Collaborating with campus departments and student organizations to enhance student success on campus
  • Help create and find resources to be used for academic coaching


Applications for the Success Coach position are not currently being accepted. Please check back in the future for any other updates.