Online Learning Advisor - Computer Security

Online Learning Advisor – Computer Security

Online Education Services (OES) are an education provider that offer educational services for students and professionals including university programs. This position will be working within OES in association with Western Sydney University.

Western Sydney University Online delivers world-class learning through degrees specifically designed for online. Each degree is tailored to provide opportunities for students who are often unable to undertake university studies on campus.

Here at Western Sydney University Online, the student is at the forefront of everything we do and this role is an opportunity to support and guide our students through their learning journey. Our Online Learning Advisors (OLAs) are the subject matter experts who facilitate the student's learning, with a focus on helping them achieve their goals.

Who are we looking for?

Our OLAs are motivated by student success and are passionate about the online platform. You will be the facilitator for planned academic content and the first point of contact and support for our online students.

We are currently looking for OLAs who are experts in the field of Computer Security.

The OLA role is remote so you'll have flexibility in where and when you work. The expected work load commitment is 4 hours per week, per group and there shouldn't be more than 48 hours between logging in. You should be proactive and dependable and have a remote working environment that enables you to provide high-level support to the students.  


  • Masters level qualifications in relevant discipline
  • PhD in business or relevant field preferred
  • Relevant industry experience in Computer Security and strong discipline knowledge
  • Knowledge on Computer Security and Information systems
  • Basic knowledge of computer security, network security, terminologies and ethical white hat network hacking
  • High level written communication skills
  • Strong organisation & planning skills
  • Confidence and resourcefulness in learning new technologies
  • High levels of empathy for the challenges experienced by online students
  • A passion for helping students succeed both academically and personally

Requirements of the role

Our OLAs are responsible for the following:

  • Delivery of planned academic content
  • Facilitating learning activities and assessment tasks (including e-moderation, assessment and feedback)
  • Marking, processing and submitting assessment results

Online Learning Advisor are not required to establish curriculum, design learning activities, schedule learning and teaching, set assessments or develop marking schemes.

Upcoming dates:

Training: prior to the commencement of your first teaching period, you will undertake a paid 3-week training course commencing on the 31st of January 2022, which will equip you with all the skills and support you’ll need to be highly successful in the role.

Teaching period: If you successfully pass the training, the next teaching period commences 31 January 2022

Now is your chance to join a highly engaged workforce and make a positive impact on the experience of our students.

If you’re interested, please ‘apply now’ with a CV and cover letter explaining why you want to work as an OLA with Western Sydney University Online. 

Online Learning Advisor - Computer Security


Jobs / Education & Training

Sydney NSW

Annually - Contract

11 months ago

Online Learning Advisor – Computer SecurityOnline Education Services (OES) are an education provider that offer educational services for students and