CS RMIT Online Tutor SEH-SCI: Software Engineering Project Management

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RMIT Online: Software Engineering Project Management – Casual Online Tutors
About us

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 RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.


Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.
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 Bachelor 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:? Software Engineering Project Management

About You

You’ll 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.?You’ll 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.

Online Tutors delivering a?Bachelor’s?level course must have a Master’s 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 you’re?able to provide examples of previous Good Teaching Scores (or equivalent)?this will be further beneficial.

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.


Bring your whole self to work

We are better for?our diversity.?When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more.?We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We’re proud to share with you some of our wins:

  • RMIT University is an?Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation?and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.
  • We placed 11th?in the 2019?Talent Board APAC Candidate Experience Awards.
  • RMIT was placed?10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an?Employer of Choice for Gender Equality?by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019.
  • We achieved?Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ?inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a?top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility?with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • The launch of?our?second?Reconciliation Plan,?Dhumbah Goorowa– a “commitment to share” - an important step in our reconciliation journey.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role by July 13th, 2020

We are also happy to?make adjustments to?the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please email?casualrecruitment@rmit.edu.au?with your request(s).

Applications close Monday 13th July 12pm

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to?being?a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.


Trans and Gender Diverse applicants

Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.

We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.

At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.

For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at mat.lewis@rmit.edu.au

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