BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute
Employment Opportunities

Term Instructor - Intro to Digital Innovation and Communication Media

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Monday, June 11, 2018
Resume Review: Monday, June 25, 2018
Position Start Date: 07/23/18
Salary: $6436.80
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 requirement for a term instructor to deliver the following course to be scheduled July 23 – August 3, Monday to Friday 4.5 hours per day at the Merritt campus. We invite applications from qualified candidates.

DICM 101 – Introduction to Digital Innovation and Communication Media

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the hands-on process of video storytelling. Students will learn the essential language of screenplay formatting and stages of video production including the diverse jobs involved in film industry production.  Learners will write, design, produce and edit their own short videos on iPads and DSLRs through an intensive delivery of 45 hours over a two-week period. Skills and information will be delivered through an integrated approach.

Course offering is subject to student enrollment.


  • possess a Master's Degree in a related field;

  • experience in classroom teaching and learning practices with Aboriginal adult learners;

  • strong connections and roots within Aboriginal / First Nations communities;

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

  • demonstrated an 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.