BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructors – Access to Practical Nursing (Kamloops)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Thursday, June 16, 2022
Resume Review: ongoing review of resumes
Position Start Date: 2023
Salary: Term rate: $6,950.32 per course
Contact: Human Resources
Email: hr@nvit.ca
Phone: 250-378-3317
Address: NVIT
4155 Belshaw St.
Merritt, BC, V1K 1R1

NVIT is BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute. As a leader in Indigenous post-secondary education and a fully accredited member of BC's post-secondary education system, we provide a comprehensive range of programs up to the degree level at our campuses in Merritt and Burnaby. NVIT also delivers programs online and in Indigenous communities throughout British Columbia. Join a growing and innovative institution committed to making a difference in Indigenous education and communities. With an institutional mission to empower learners by strengthening voice and identity through education, NVIT employees honour an atmosphere embedded in Indigenous culture and traditions while cultivating an environment founded on learner centred principles that promote student recruitment, engagement and achievement.

Job Description:

NVIT anticipates the need for term instructors in the Access to Practical Nursing Program in Kamloops and invites applications from qualified candidates. The Community Education Department of NVIT believes in community-based education and training. This program is expected to start in Fall 2022 in conjunction with Shuswap Nation Tribal Council – ASETS.


Including delivery of:

BIOL 120 – Human Anatomy & Physiology


The course offering is subject to student enrolment. The course outlines can be found on our website - https://www.nvit.ca/Access-To-Practical-Nursing-Diploma/program.aspx 


  • possess a BScN, BN, relevant Master’s degree or PhD degree;

  • current BCCNM registration;

  • 3-5 years of recent experience in nursing (work experience in acute or community settings are a definite asset).

  • experience teaching Indigenous adult learners;

  • BC Provincial Instructor’s Diploma or equivalent, or willingness to complete the Instructor Diploma program;

  • Indigenous Cultural Competency course would be an asset;

  • excellent teaching and human relations skills. Faculty members are expected to contribute positively to the life of the school and community;

  • knowledge of Indigenous history and cultures

As an Indigenous centre for excellence, NVIT inspires learners to strengthen community.

NVIT gives high priority to Aboriginal candidates. All applicants should be experienced in working with Aboriginal people.