Casual tutor, marker and demonstrator opportunities

Semester 2, 2021

Opportunities

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

For information about payrates 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 entry Semester Mode
BUSA90501 Advanced Business Analytics July–Aug Dual Delivery
COMP10001 Foundations of Computing Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP10002 Foundations of Algorithms Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP20003 Algorithms and Data Structures Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP20005 Engineering Computation Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP20008 Elements of Data Processing Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP30019 Graphics and Interaction Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP30020 Declarative Programming Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP30022 IT Project Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP30026 Models of Computation Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90007 Internet Technologies Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90015 Distributed Systems Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90018 Mobile Computing Systems Programming Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90025 Parallel and Multicore Computing Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90038 Algorithms and Complexity Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90041 Programming and Software Development Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90043 Cryptography and Security Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90044 Research Methods Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90049 Introduction to Machine Learning Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90050 Advanced Database Systems Winter Term Dual Delivery
COMP90051 Statistical Machine Learning Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90054 AI Planning for Autonomy Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90057 Advanced Theoretical Computer Science Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90073 Security Analytics Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90082 Software Project (MIT) Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90083 Computational Modelling and Simulation Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90084 Quantum Software Fundamentals Semester 2 Dual Delivery
COMP90086 Computer Vision Semester 2 Dual Delivery
HLTH90020 Digital Health Information Services Semester 2 Online
INFO10003 Fundamentals of Interaction Design Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO20003 Database Systems Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO20004 Usability Evaluation Methods Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO30006 Information Security and Privacy Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO30008 Interactive Technology Project Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO90001 eHealth & Biomedical Informatics Methods Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO90002 Database Systems & Information Modelling Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO90005 Information Architecture Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO90006 Fieldwork for Design Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO90007 Social Computing Semester 2 Dual Delivery
INFO90010 Technology Innovation Project Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS10001 Foundations of Information Systems Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90026 Fundamentals of Information Systems Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90032 Emerging Technologies and Issues Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90034 B2B Electronic Commerce Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90038 IS Strategy and Governance Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90040 Managing Change for IS Professionals Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90043 Enterprise Applications & Architectures Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90045 Professional IS Consulting Semester 2 Online
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
ISYS90069 eHealth & Biomedical Informatics Systems Winter Term Dual Delivery
ISYS90069 Digital Transformation of Health July Online
ISYS90070 Information Security Consulting Winter Term Dual Delivery
ISYS90077 Designing Digital Health Solutions Winter Dual Delivery
ISYS90078 Health Data, Information and Knowledge Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90079 Health IT Project Semester 2 Online
ISYS90081 Business Process Management Semester 2 Dual Delivery
ISYS90090 Cyber Security Management Term 3 Online
ISYS90091 Managing IT Professionals Term 4 Online
ISYS90092 Outsourcing and Contracting Term 4 Online
ISYS90093 Technopreneurship and Innovation Term 4 Online
ISYS90095 Emerging Technologies in Organisations Term 3 Online
ISYS90097 Information Economy and Society Term 3 Online
ISYS90099 Managing Information Systems Part 1 Term 3 Online
ISYS90111 Managing Information Systems Part 2 Term 4 Online
POPH90263 Technology and Ageing Term 4 Dual Delivery
POPH90294 Consumer Participatory Health Technology Semester 2 Dual Delivery
SWEN20003 Object Oriented Software Development Semester 2 Dual Delivery
SWEN30006 Software Modelling and Design Semester 2 Dual Delivery
SWEN90006 Software Testing and Reliability Semester 2 Dual Delivery
SWEN90007 Software Design and Architecture Semester 2 Dual Delivery
SWEN90013 Masters Advanced Software Project Year Long Online
SWEN90014 Masters Software Engineering Project Semester 2 Dual Delivery
SWEN90016 Software Processes and Management Semester 2 Dual Delivery

Responsibilities

Key

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 responsibility Detail Tutor Head tutor Demonstrator
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

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 hold the majority of their offering via dual delivery for Semester 2 2021, however some subjects will be solely online.

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
14 June 2021 Applications open
25 June 2021 Applications close
From 28 June 2021 Subject Coordinators begin assessment of applications
9 July 2021 Applicants notified of current status for all subjects they’ve applied for
From 12 July 2021 Subject Coordinators allocate tutorials
19 July 2021 Outcomes 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 19 July 2021 Contracts issued

Welcome Pack made available for successful applicants via CTRS
21 July 2021 Professional 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.
26 July 2021 Semester 2 2021 teaching commences