BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Tutor (Merritt)

Type: Part-Time, Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Thursday, June 30, 2022
Resume Review: ongoing review of resumes
Position Start Date: September 6th, 2022
Salary: $30.00 per hour
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 a requirement for one part-time term Tutor at the Merritt campus. With one-time Skills Development Employment Benefit funding under the Labour Market Development Agreement, received by the Ministry of Advanced Education. This individual may be subject to variable scheduling based on institutional needs.

Job Summary:

The successful candidates will be responsible for tutoring students within their designated programs. The tutors are members of the Enrolment Services Team, and report to the Success Centre Manager. The incumbent must be willing to engage students in learning and support learner advancement in educational development goals with relevant tutoring and academic tools and support. The tutor will support learners in various subjects and collaborate with various members of the Enrolment Services team and divisions across the institute.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Creating, reviewing and revising holistic learner success strategies;
  • Reporting on the activities of their position;
  • Facilitate the success of learners who wish to engage in Learning Labs; and
  • Build internal and external relationships that support mentorship opportunities for learners and community members that highlight pathways at NVIT and beyond.


  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree with a major in Math preferred;

  • Education and/or experience in Universal Design and Special Education preferred;

  • Understanding of Canada’s history and the devastating impacts on Indigenous peoples and Indigenous ways of being and knowing;

  • Promotion of holistic wellness, cultural safety and relevancy, and trauma-informed practice;

  • Knowledge of and appreciation for Indigenous languages and cultures, and preferably Indigenous lived experiences;

  • Experience with Aboriginal adult learning facilitation and support;

  • Advanced competencies in: oral and written communication and interpersonal skills;

  • A demonstrated commitment to quality service to students and the public; and

  • Self-motivated, independent problem solver with enthusiastic initiative.

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.