SSC Student Positions

The Student Success Center is currently accepting applications for Academic Tutors for the Spring and Fall 2024 semester. Please see below for more details.

Academic Tutor

  • Position Overview
  • Requirements
  • Application

Position Overview

Pay Rate: $13.15/hr

SSC Academic Mentors 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:

  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science, 
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry

All other Majors positions are currently filled.


  • Must have received a letter grade of B or above in courses you wish to mentor in
  • Must have taken the courses at Missouri S&T [cannot be transferred in or from previous institutions]
  • Must be an undergraduate student
  • Must be able to mentor 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


To apply, please complete the online application through the following link:  

Ensure your resume is updated and attached to your application. 

Applications are welcomed on a rolling basis.

Success Coach

  • Position Overview
  • Academic Coaching
  • Additional Duties
  • Application

Position Overview

Pay Rate: $12.15/hr


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

  • Cultivating a supportive and enthusiastic environment within the SSC. 
  • Welcoming students and ensuring a hospitable atmosphere. 
  • Monitoring student check-ins and managing records. 
  • Adhering to a strict schedule and maintaining punctuality for all shifts. 
  • Communicating effectively to convey various concepts and strategies. 
  • Being knowledgeable about campus resources to aid students. 
  • Performing daily administrative duties and maintaining the SSC’s operational standards.

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 Fall 2024 semester will open up in April 2024