Online Writing Center Tutor Recruitment

Become an Online Tutor!

Are you a current online graduate student with a passion for writing, grammar, and helping others succeed? An online tutoring position is a great way for you to keep your own skills sharp while helping other online students improve their writing competency. Keep reading for more information on eligibility requirements, position details, and application steps!


  • Enrolled in a Liberty Online graduate-level degree program
  • Completed at least one 8-week term of graduate classes
  • Current overall graduate GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • U.S. citizen
  • Excellent writer
  • Detailed knowledge of grammar rules
  • Experience with APA formatting or willingness to learn is required
  • Experience with APA, AMA, and/or Turabian formatting or willingness to learn is preferred
  • Eligible to receive federal work-study funds (see application steps below for more details)

Position Details

  • Pays $9.00 per hour, is a good stepping stone to teaching online, and also looks great on a résumé
  • Must be able to work 20 hours per week but may not always have 20 hours of work depending on the week of the term
  • Opportunity to work more than 20 hours during Weeks 7 and 8 of an 8-week term if desired.
  • Available to students living anywhere in the United States

Application Steps

  1. To submit an application and for more information regarding job duties, go to the student job openings web page in Human Resources and view the Online Writing Tutor job postings. The positions will appear as old listings, but they are still open. Those who have previously interviewed for this position and were not hired should not reapply.
  2. Email Shelah Simpson at with your name, ID number, degree program, and area(s) of formatting expertise.

Please note that the position requires eligibility for federal work-study funding, though you do not need to be currently receiving aid. Any graduate-level student may apply for work-study funding and receive it if found eligible. If you apply, be sure to fill out and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to Liberty’s Financial Aid Office for the current and/or upcoming school year if you have not already done so.