CS RMIT Online Tutor SEH-SCI: Security in Computing and IT

Updated: 28 days ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 09 Oct 2019

RMIT Online: Security in Computing and IT - Casual Online Tutors 

Who is RMIT Online? 

We were created by RMIT University to provide world-class digital learning experiences leaning into the future of work. We are a passionate and nimble team dedicated to creating a 'community of lifelong learners, successfully navigating the world of work.' 

Teaming up with industry thought leaders and experts, we strive to deliver the best in structured but flexible education using the latest digital tools and technologies. And we have a bit of fun along the way. 

Sounds great! Tell me about the role 

Security in Computing and IT is an undergraduate Bachelor level course that provides an introduction to technical aspects of security for future IT professionals. This course provides the foundations of IT security and looks at fundamental cryptographic and security mechanisms utilised in many areas of networked applications and computing. Topics of the course include operating systems, databases and web-based applications as well as modern privacy systems, data protection and blockchains. 

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. 


Let’s talk about you 

Engaging. Inspiring. Collaborative. Intelligent. Strategic. 

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 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 


Skillset and Qualifications 


  • Detailed knowledge of elemental cryptography, i.e. symmetric, asymmetric key cryptography, hash functions.  

  • Solid understanding of different types of vulnerabilities and attacks 

  • Be able to apply knowledge in cryptography to use security toolkits such as OpenSSL and security file system such as IPFS Familiarity with security considerations and processes in the following areas: operating systems, database, network, web, and mobile computing  

  • Solid understanding of current privacy considerations in the digital space, security considerations in internet banking, and crimeware 


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.  

Please see the attached Course guide for further information surrounding course content:  http://www1.rmit.edu.au/courses/045940  

Ticking your boxes? Apply now! 


This is not your typical application; we don't want a long-winded application addressing key selection criteria. What we would like is for you to send us your resume and a brief cover letter detailing: 


  • What draws you to online facilitation? 


  • What excites you about this role? 


  • What is your teaching philosophy? 


  • How do you intend to make an impact at RMIT Online? 


  • If you are successful in progressing through to the next stage of application, you will be required to complete an online video interview within 48 hours of notification. 


    To be considered for this position, applicants must have the right to work in Australia and be willing to obtain or currently hold a valid Working With Children Check. 

    Applications close: Wednesday 9th October, 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time 


    Advertised:20 Sep 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time
    Applications close:09 Oct 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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