Casual tutor, demonstrator, marker and project team supervisor opportunities

Semester 2, 2022


The School of Computing and Information Systems has opportunities for casual tutors, demonstrators, markers and project team supervisors.

For information about pay rates see the Enterprise Agreement 2018 [PDF] (page 48 onwards), noting we are at May 2021 ‘fourth increase’ rates.

Available subjects

Subject code Subject title and Handbook entrySemesterMode
COMP10001 Foundations of Computing Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP10002 Foundations of Algorithms Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP20003Algorithms and Data StructuresSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP20005Intro. to Numerical Computation in CSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP20008 Elements of Data Processing Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP30019Graphics and InteractionSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP30020Declarative ProgrammingSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP30022IT ProjectSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP30026Models of ComputationSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP90007 Internet Technologies Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90015 Distributed Systems Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90018Mobile Computing Systems ProgrammingSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP90025Parallel and Multicore ComputingSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP90038 Algorithms and Complexity Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90041 Programming and Software Development Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90043Cryptography and SecuritySemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP90044 Research Methods Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90049 Introduction to Machine Learning Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90051 Statistical Machine Learning Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90054 AI Planning for Autonomy Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90057Advanced Theoretical Computer ScienceSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP90059Introduction to ProgrammingSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP90073Security AnalyticsSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP90082 Software Project (MIT) Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90083Computational Modelling and SimulationSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP90084Quantum Software FundamentalsSemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP90085Volunteer Experience in Information TechnologySemester 2Dual Delivery
COMP90086Computer VisionSemester 2Dual Delivery
INFO10003Fundamentals of Interaction DesignSemester 2Dual Delivery
INFO20003 Database Systems Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO20004Usability Evaluation MethodsSemester 2Dual Delivery
INFO30006Information Security and PrivacySemester 2Dual Delivery
INFO30008Interactive Technology ProjectSemester 2Dual Delivery
INFO90001Health Informatics MethodsSemester 2Dual Delivery
INFO90002 Database Systems and Information Modelling Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO90005Information ArchitectureSemester 2Dual Delivery
INFO90006Fieldwork for DesignSemester 2Dual Delivery
INFO90007Social ComputingSemester 2Dual Delivery
ISYS10001Foundations of Information SystemsSemester 2Dual Delivery
ISYS90026 Fundamentals of Information Systems Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90038 IS Strategy and Governance Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90039Innovation and Entrepreneurship in ITSemester 2Dual Delivery
ISYS90045 Professional IS Consulting Semester 2Dual Delivery
ISYS90048 Managing ICT Infrastructure Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90049 Digital Business Analysis Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90050 IT Project and Change Management Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90051 Impact of Digitisation Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90078Structuring and Managing Patient DataSemester 2Dual Delivery
ISYS90081 Business Process Management Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90112Business Process AnalyticsSemester 2Dual Delivery
POPH90294Consumer Participatory Health TechnologySemester 2Dual Delivery
SWEN20003 Object Oriented Software Development Semester 2 Dual Delivery
SWEN30006 Software Modelling and Design Semester 2 Dual Delivery
SWEN90006Security and Software TestingSemester 2Dual Delivery
SWEN90007Software Design and ArchitectureSemester 2Dual Delivery
SWEN90014Masters Software Engineering ProjectSemester 2Dual Delivery
SWEN90016 Software Processes and Management Semester 2 Dual Delivery



Included Activity is included in tutorial pay rate

Not applicable Not applicable to this role

Additional Activity performed only at the direct request of Supervisor, attracting additional payment

Key responsibilityDetailTutor Head tutorDemonstrator
Content Knowledge Develop a comprehensive understanding of the content Included Included Included
Tutorial Preparation Prepare tutorial material Included Included Not applicable
Tutorial Preparation Assist Coordinator with the development of teaching materials (eg, tutorial/lab exercises and sample solutions) Additional Additional Not applicable
Tutorial Delivery Deliver one initial and at least one repeat tutorial for the subject for each week that tutorials are delivered in semester Included Included Not applicable
Tutorial Admin Handle requests for project extensions and record extensions granted only with the approval of the Subject Coordinator Not applicable Additional Not applicable
Demonstrating Supporting students in practical lab and workshop-style sessions; answering technical questions and supporting the students in problem-solving Not applicable Not applicable Included
Student Consultation (Self-directed) Self-directed consultation with students (face to face and online) related to tutorial content, including monitoring the LMS discussion board and responding to tutorial/content-related queries (this should happen at the time of, or in the same week as, the tutorial) Included Included Not applicable
Student Consultation(Coordinator Request) Student Consultation directed by the Subject Coordinator could include monitoring the LMS at specific times, student meetings (face to face or online). Additional Additional Not applicable
Tutorial Related Marking If the work was completed during the tutorial hour, then the marking of that work should be included in the associated working time for that tutorial. Included Included Not applicable
Assignment and Exam Marking Marking of any work that wasn’t completed during the tutorial hour must be paid as additional standard marking. Additional Additional Not applicable
Assessment Work with the Subject Coordinator on assignments (testing, proofreading, etc) and assist them in developing project marking guidelines Not applicable Additional Not applicable
Assessment Assist subject coordinator to set up the infrastructure to support marking and tutorials; eg: writing code to help mark an assignment Not applicable Additional Not applicable
Assessment Print and distribute student submissions to casual staff for marking, collect marked projects from casual staff and collate marks Not applicable Additional Not applicable
Teamwork Regular communication with Subject Coordinator and Head Tutor Included Included Included
Management Support Subject Coordinator in the recruitment of casual tutors through CTRS Not applicable Additional Not applicable
Management Communicate regularly with the Subject Coordinator, arrange regular meetings with tutor staff Not applicable Additional Not applicable
Exam Invigilation Invigilation for the mid-semester test (if applicable) Additional Additional Additional
Lecture Attendance Attendance required only at the explicit request of the Subject Coordinator. Additional Additional Additional
Meeting Attendance Any request to attend scheduled meetings Additional Additional Additional
Training and Development TrainME: Mandatory Compliance Training Additional Additional Additional
Training and Development Professional Development Day Additional Additional Additional


Applicants must be able to demonstrate appropriate academic background: typically we would expect an undergraduate degree with studies in the appropriate fields, plus suitable postgraduate qualifications or current admission in a postgraduate course in those fields. Applicants must demonstrate good organisation, communication and presentation skills. Professional experience in the field is also encouraged.

Your subject preference may be used by the assessors when making their selection. Contact the subject coordinator to discuss your preference to teach in the subjects you are applying for, if you are concerned that the preference may disadvantage you.

If you would like to find out more about the specific skills required to teach in a subject or the subject content, consult the subject entry in the University Handbook or contact the subject coordinator directly.

Salary information

Information relating to the University’s salary policy.

Before you apply

The 2022 Handbook is now live and available to be viewed.

Check tutorial/class times via the Handbook for the specific subject you are intending to apply for, to see if they match your availability.

All subjects the School of Computing and Information Systems will offer in Semester 2, 2022 will be dual delivery.

Applicants for casual positions should double check the mode of delivery for their intended subjects prior to applying, to ensure they are able to work within the allocated environment.

Important information

All casual staff members:

  • Must be currently located in Australia.
  • Are required to have a valid Working With Children Check in place (or are in the process of obtaining one) prior to accepting their contract.

Submitting an application

If you are interested in working within the School of Computing and Information Systems as a tutor or demonstrator, please create a user account in CTRS (Casual Tutor Recruitment System), the University’s application portal for casual staff, and lodge an application during the application period.

If you have taught at the School before, please update your details in the system and put in an application for the subjects you intend to apply for this coming semester. Applicants must apply for each teaching period in which they wish to tutor.

  1. You can search the Handbook to find out more about specific subjects and find subject coordinator details.
  2. If you have used the system before, you can log directly into the applications system.

Apply now

Required information and documentation

  1. An updated Curriculum Vitae
  2. Academic results if you have not previously taught at the School
  3. Subject specific questions: There may be a number of selection questions which will have to be answered by the applicant. Not all subjects have subject specific questions.


13 June 2022Applications open at 9.00am AEST
24 June 2022Applications close at 11.59pm AEST
From 27 June 2022Subject Coordinators begin assessment of applications
6 July 2022Applicants notified of current status for all subjects they’ve applied for
From 7 July 2022Subject Coordinators allocate tutorials
15 July 2022Outcomes announced

Outcomes for each subject will be sent via email. Based on enrolment numbers, waitlisted candidates may receive further notifications of a successful application up until Week 3 of semester.
From 18 July 2022Contracts issued

Welcome Pack made available for successful applicants via CTRS
21 July 2022Professional Development Day/Induction for sessional staff

If you have not attended an induction session before, this is compulsory. If you have attended a prior session please do not register again.
25 July 2022Semester 2, 2022 teaching commences