Casual tutor, marker and demonstrator opportunities

Available subjects

Subject code Subject title and Handbook entry Semester Level Mode
BUSA90500 Business Analytics Foundations Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
COMP10001 Foundations of Computing Semester 1 UGS Online
COMP10002 Foundations of Algorithms Semester 1 UGS Dual delivery
COMP10003 Media Computation Semester 1 UGS Online
COMP20005 Engineering Computation Semester 1 UGS Dual delivery
COMP20007 Design of Algorithms Semester 1 UGS Dual delivery
COMP20008 Elements of Data Processing Semester 1 UGS Online
COMP30023 Computer Systems Semester 1 UGS Online
COMP30024 Artificial Intelligence Semester 1 UGS Online
COMP30027 Machine Learning Semester 1 UGS Dual delivery
COMP90007 Internet Technologies Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90015 Distributed Systems Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90020 Distributed Algorithms Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90024 Cluster and Cloud Computing Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90038 Algorithms and Complexity Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90041 Programming and Software Development Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90042 Web Search and Text Analysis Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90044 Research Methods Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90048 Declarative Programming Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
COMP90049 Introduction to Machine Learning Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90050 Advanced Database Systems Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90051 Statistical Machine Learning Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
COMP90054 AI Planning for Autonomy Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
COMP90059 Introduction to Programming Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
COMP90074 Web Security Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90077 Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures Semester 1 PGS Online
COMP90082 Software Project (MIT) Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
COMP90087 Digital Ethics Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
INFO20003 Database Systems Semester 1 UGS Online
INFO20005 User Interface Design Semester 1 UGS Online
INFO30005 Web Information Technologies Semester 1 UGS Online
INFO30009 Game Design Semester 1 PGS Online
INFO90002 Database Systems & Information Modelling Semester 1 PGS Online
INFO90003 Designing Novel Interactions Semester 1 PGS Online
INFO90004 Evaluating the User Experience Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
INFO90010 Technology Innovation Project Semester 1 PGS Online
ISYS90026 Fundamentals of Information Systems Semester 1 PGS Online
ISYS90032 Emerging Technologies and Issues Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
ISYS90035 Knowledge Management Systems Semester 1 PGS Online
ISYS90036 Enterprise Systems Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
ISYS90038 IS Strategy and Governance Semester 1 PGS Online
ISYS90043 Enterprise Applications & Architectures Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
ISYS90045 Professional IS Consulting Semester 1 PGS Online
ISYS90048 Managing ICT Infrastructure Semester 1 PGS Online
ISYS90049 Digital Business Analysis Semester 1 PGS Online
ISYS90050 IT Project and Change Management Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
ISYS90051 Impact of Digitisation Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
ISYS90069 eHealth & Biomedical Informatics Systems Semester 1 PGS Online
ISYS90076 IT Infrastructure for eHealth Semester 1 PGS Online
ISYS90077 Designing Digital Health Solutions Semester 1 PGS Online
ISYS90081 Business Process Management Semester 1 PGS Online
ISYS90112 Business Process Modelling and Analysis Semester 1 PGS Online
MAST90106 Data Science Project Pt1 Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
SWEN20003 Object Oriented Software Development Semester 1 UGS Online
SWEN30006 Software Modelling and Design Semester 1 UGS Online
SWEN90004 Modelling Complex Software Systems Semester 1 PGS Online
SWEN90009 Software Requirements Analysis Semester 1 PGS Online
SWEN90010 High Integrity Systems Engineering Semester 1 PGS Online
SWEN90013 Masters Advanced Software Project Semester 1 PGS Dual delivery
SWEN90016 Software Processes and Management Semester 1 PGS Online

Responsibilities

Key responsibility Detail Tutor Head tutor Demonstrator
Content Knowledge Develop a comprehensive understanding of the content, including voluntary attendance of subject lecture to enhance understanding if desired by tutor/demonstrator 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) By request of Coordinator Included 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 By request of Coordinator Included Not applicable
Demonstrating Supporting students in practical lab and workshop-style sessions; answering technical questions and supporting the students in problem-solving By request of Coordinator By request of Coordinator Included
Student Consultation 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
Tutorial Related Marking All marking related to the tutorial - this is marking that is undertaken within the tutorial hour, or marking of work that was undertaken and completed in the tutorial hour Included Included Not applicable
Assignment and Exam Marking Marking that was not performed in the tutorial hour or on work that was not completed in the tutorial hour must be paid as additional standard marking By request of Coordinator By request of Coordinator By request of Coordinator
Assessment Work with the Subject Coordinator on assignments (testing, proofreading, etc) and assist them in developing project marking guidelines By request of Coordinator Included By request of Coordinator
Assessment Assist subject coordinator to set up the infrastructure to support marking and tutorials, eg, writing code to help mark an assignment By request of Coordinator Included By request of Coordinator
Assessment Print and distribute student submissions to casual staff for marking, collect marked projects from casual staff and collate marks By request of Coordinator Included By request of Coordinator
Teamwork Regular communication with Subject Coordinator and Head Tutor Included Included Included
Management Support Subject Coordinator in the recruitment of casual tutors through CTRS (Casual Tutor Recruitment System) Not applicable Included Not applicable
Management Communicate regularly with the Subject Coordinator, arrange regular meetings with tutor staff Not applicable Included Not applicable
Exam Invigilation Invigilation for the mid-semester test (if applicable) By request of Coordinator By request of Coordinator By request of Coordinator
Lecture Attendance Mandatory lecture attendance requested By request of Coordinator By request of Coordinator By request of Coordinator
Meeting Attendance Mandatory meeting attendance requested By request of Coordinator By request of Coordinator By request of Coordinator

Candidates

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 2021 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.

The School of Computing and Information Systems will have the majority of their offering online for Semester 1 2021, however some subjects will have in-person classes.

All 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/based 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.

Timeline

Date Phase
20 January 2021 Applications open
12 February 2021 Applications close
12 February 2021 Assessment of applications begin

Applications are assessed by the subject coordinator(s). To follow up your application status, please email the subject coordinator listed in the subject’s Handbook entry.
From 15 February 2021  Subject Coordinators allocate tutorials

Subject Coordinators can allocate tutors to tutorials.
From 22 February 2021  Outcomes announced

Outcomes to be emailed to applicants, contracts issued to those who are successful. Based on enrolment numbers, waitlisted candidates may receive successful outcomes weekly up until Week 3 of the semester.
From 22 February 2021 Tutors access Welcome Pack

Tutors can access the digital welcome pack which provides information on the inductions for staff.
26 February 2021 Inductions 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.
1 March 2021 Semester 1 2021 teaching commences