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RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.
Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.
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Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.
About The Role
Software Engineering Project Management is an undergraduate Bachelors level course that introduces the basic principles of Engineering Software Projects. As an Online Tutor you will provide students with an understanding of how the industry works, in relation to Projects and in relation to IT Operations.
You will further assist students in other aspects of their learning, including critical analysis, problem-solving development methods, team processes, responsibility and effective communication.
Our Online Tutors deliver pre-planned academic content using the Canvas Learning Management System. An Online Tutor is not expected to create or add content to a course. As an Online Tutor your role will include three functions: the delivery of pre-planned academic content; facilitating learning activities and assessments tasks, which will include webinars, online discussion boards and assessments/feedback and the moderation, marking, processing, and submitting of assessment results.
Please see the attached Course guide for further information surrounding course content: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/courses/ISYS11061950
Youll possess a wide range of knowledge and skills in your field of expertise and will have the know how to utilise this to enhance student success and outcomes. Youll strive to provide the best student experience possible are capable in using the latest digital tools and technologies to deliver innovative course material in an exciting manner.
You must be willing to engage with RMIT Online facilitation strategies and be willing;
To be coached
To reflect on your teaching style to adapt to student needs
To implement feedback based on best practice and student feedback
To make sense of course content that may have little direction
Strong understanding of software engineering project management methodologies and approaches, including Waterfall to Agile (with an emphasis on Agile)
Experience with tools which support both Agile (eg., Jira) and traditional (eg., Microsoft Project) software engineering project management methodologies
Solid understanding of Scrum processes and knowledge of RUP, Lean and Kanban
Relevant industry and teaching experience (especially online teaching of similar subject matter and using similar tools) will be highly regarded.
Online Tutors delivering a Bachelors level course must have a Masters degree in a suitable content area for the course. Qualifications should be accompanied by relevant industry experience.
Teaching experience in higher education context, especially online, is highly desirable and candidates who have 3+ years of work experience are highly valued. If youre able to provide examples of previous Good Teaching Scores (or equivalent) this will be further beneficial.
Application which do not address these specific requirements for this course will not be considered.
Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.
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Applications close 29th January 2020
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