Online Facilitator for Applied Finance

Curio

Curio

Accounting & Finance
Melbourne VIC, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2023

ABOUT CURIO FACULTY

Curio, a leading education consulting and learning experience company, works with universities, vocational education providers, schools and companies to drive change through learning.

We have led the online learning transformation of many of our clients and partners through a focus on the creation of exceptional learning experiences, through course design and online facilitation.

Curio Faculty provides quality education services to universities, vocational education providers, other higher education providers, and corporate partners and not for profits.

We are passionate educators who believe in the power of expert content development and online facilitation to deliver exceptional learner outcomes.

ABOUT THE ROLE

THIS IS A FULLY REMOTE OPPORTUNITY

  • Online Facilitators (also referred to as Academic Tutors) provide online teaching delivery of client/partner online programs and courses in vocational education and higher education.
  • The role of the Online Facilitator/Academic Tutor is to deliver courses in accordance with the course design and requirements and client/partner policies and procedures. Online facilitators are not required to establish curriculum, develop course content and assessments, or develop marking schemes.
  • The role is responsible for engaging and supporting learners/students to ensure quality student learning experiences.
  • All Online Facilitators/Academic Tutors are required to maintain Teaching Pulse Student Satisfaction =>4 and end of teaching period evaluation standards set by the client/partner.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Planning, scheduling and delivery of live and/or recorded webinar sessions and activities in accordance with course design or as directed by the Course Coordinator.
  • Delivery of planned academic content in accordance with course design.
  • Facilitating learning activities in accordance with course content and design, including discussion forum and assessment tasks (including e-moderation, assessment, and feedback)
  • Deliver assessment marking and feedback for approximately three assessments per teaching period.
  • Engage with and attend assessment moderation processes and submit assessment results as directed by the Course Coordinator.
  • Attend course administration meetings, typically three per teaching period.
  • Provide prompt communication responses with students via relevant and endorsed communication channels.
  • Be accessible to students seeking individual assistance with their studies, at a level consistent with the learning needs of the student cohort, and in adherence to the academic support and intervention services provided by client.
  • Participate in coaching and peer learning sessions

Online learning is an intensive learning experience for both the students and the online facilitator. You will be provided with a great deal of support from The Faculty and our client in order to deliver a great student experience.

Program Overview

The fully-online Masters of Applied Finance is a comprehensive program for professionals who want not only the fundamental financial knowledge on corporate finance and investments, but also the specialized knowledge of equity valuation, fixed-income, and derivatives, among others. In addition to the eight core courses in this program, students can take up to four elective courses from the areas of fintech, analytics, and management, to complement their finance knowledge. This comprehensive program provides students with the specialist technical knowledge and critical skills necessary to operate effectively in ever-changing local and global markets. It also adds quantitative analysis to our students’ skill set, giving them a competitive edge when applying for senior management positions. All the core courses in this program are aligned with the CFA curriculum, allowing graduates to position themselves well to pursue the CFA designation – a globally respected and recognised investment credential. The possible career paths for our graduates include, but are not limited to (i) managerial positions such as portfolio manager, risk manager, compliance manager, funds manager and investment manager, (ii) analytical analyst roles, including investment analyst, financial risk analyst, business analyst and compliance analyst, and (iii) adviser or consultant, including corporate finance adviser and investment consultant.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  1. Business knowledge: Students will make informed and effective selection and application of knowledge in a discipline or profession, in the contexts of local and global business
  2. Problem solving: Students will define and address business problems, and propose effective evidence-based solutions, through the application of rigorous analysis and critical thinking.
  3. Business communication: Students will harness, manage and communicate business information effectively using multiple forms of communication across different channels.
  4. Responsible business practice: Students will develop and be committed to responsible business thinking and approaches, which are underpinned by ethical professional practice and sustainability considerations.
  5. Global and cultural competence: Students will be aware of business systems in the wider world and actively committed to recognise and respect the cultural norms, beliefs and values of others, and will apply this knowledge to interact, communicate and work effectively in diverse environments.
  6. Leadership development: Students will develop the capacity to take initiative, encourage forward thinking and bring about innovation, while effectively influencing others to achieve desired results.

CORE COURSES:

  • Portfolio Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Equity Valuation
  • Fixed Income
  • Derivatives
  • Ethics and Professional Standards

ELECTIVE COURSES:

  • Financial Management
  • Business Economics
  • Law, Regulation and Ethics
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Introductory Data Analysis
  • FinTech Ecosystem and Industry Insights
  • Decentralised Finance
  • Technical Tools for FinTech
  • Data Management for FinTech
  • Robo-Advisory and Portfolio Optimisation
  • Tech Disruption in Payments and Transfers
  • Tech Disruption in Funding and Lending
  • Principles of Programming
  • A Master’s degree and/or Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline (in line with TEQSA AQF+1 requirements), and/or
  • Substantial work or practice-based experience, and significant industry experience in the related subject matter
  • Demonstratable currency in skills and contemporary teaching and learning experience relevant to the discipline they are teaching and facilitating, online is highly regarded
  • Academic profile reflecting the teaching capacity required to lead students in intellectual inquiry suited to the nature and expected learning outcomes of each Course
  • Demonstrated active engagement in continuing scholarship or industry activity relevant to the discipline they are teaching and facilitating where delivering higher degrees such as postgraduate awards (e.g., Masters)
  • Knowledge of contemporary developments in the relevant discipline of the Course informed by their own continued learning or practice
  • Sufficient proficiency with the relevant software and other technology required to perform their role effectively
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisation & planning skills
  • Confidence and resourcefulness in learning new technologies
  • Experience using Learning Management Systems
  • The ability to demonstrate high levels of empathy for the challenges experienced by online students
  • A passion for helping online students succeed both academically and personally
  • A current Working with Children Check in accordance with Client/Partner Policy, if Client/Partner notifies Curio of any students who are under 18 years of age (includes all academic staff, regardless of level they are teaching or age of students)
  • Flexible and online work with mostly evening and weekend hours required