Online Writing Tutor
- Lynchburg, VA 24501
Posting Number Stu00256P Classification Title Position Type Student Disclaimer
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Position Title Online Writing Tutor Does this position require driving? No Contact Dr. Shelah Y. Simpson Contact Phone Ext Contact Email ...@liberty.edu Job Summary/Basic Function
Reviewing Liberty University Online (LUO, formerly DLP) student papers for content development, organization, formatting, and grammar; conducting one-on-one tutorials with online students via computer-to-computer calls; creating writing aids and resources for the website; and answering writing and formatting questions via email.
Must be currently enrolled as an online Liberty student in high academic standing and must be a U.S. citizen. Must be qualified for work study status and may not hold any other position at Liberty University. Must be willing to work summers (online). Must have your own computer equipped with Windows 7 or higher, or a recent Mac operating system, a recent version of Microsoft Word, and a microphone and headset or speakers. Must also have your own strong internet access, as you will be working from home. Other requirements: willing to work through the summers, excellent writing and people skills; the ability to learn quickly, especially computer technology; a good understanding of Microsoft Word; initiative and self-discipline; the ability to work well under pressure and follow written instructions; reliability, thoroughness, and an excellent work ethic; the desire to help other students succeed. EXTENSIVE UNDERSTANDING OF APA ALONE OR APA AND TURABIAN FORMATTING NEEDED. OR EXPERTISE IN TURABIAN FORMATS WITH WILLINGNESS TO THOROUGHLY LEARN APA.
1. Eligible for work study status
2. Can work (from home) during summers
3. 3.5 or higher GPA
4. Expertise in one or more formatting styles
5. Own internet access and updated computer equipment
6. Expertise in writing and grammar
7. Expertise in Microsoft Word
8. U.S. Citizen
8. Currently enrolled in LUO Graduate-Level degree program
9. Does not work for Liberty in any other capacity
20 hours per week spread across all 7 days (though not always 20)
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