BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute
Employment Opportunities

Instructor - Environmental Resources Technology

Type: Full Time Ongoing
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Resume Review: Thursday, May 10, 2018
Position Start Date: August 1, 2018
Salary: $57,045.00 - $91,665.00
Contact: Leah Garcia-Gray
Email: hr@nvit.bc.ca
Phone: 250-378-3308
Fax: 250-378-3332
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 a full-time ongoing instructor for the Environmental Resources Technology (ENRT) Program. The ENRT program ensures graduates are well rounded in natural resource sectors including forestry, fishery enhancement, environmental assessment, mining and grassland ecology. This generalist approach gives students various career paths they can travel within the natural resources sector. Instructional duties will include preparation and delivery of courses in a classroom and/or laboratory setting. The position is based at the NVIT Merritt campus.


  • Master's or Bachelor's Degree in a related field and 5 years of relevant employment experience;

  • Registered Professional Forester (RPF) is strongly preferred;

  • Post-secondary teaching experience(with Aboriginal adult learners preferred);

  • Knowledge of classroom teaching and learning practices;

  • Excellent teaching and human relations skills - faculty members are expected to contribute positively to the life of the school and community; and

  • Demonstrated understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing.

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.