BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute
Employment Opportunities

Term Instructors – Access to Practical Nursing (Merritt)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Friday, May 25, 2018
Resume Review: Monday, June 25, 2018
Position Start Date: September, 2018
Salary: Hourly instructional rate: $64.36
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 term instructor in the Access to Practical Nursing Program offered on the Merritt campus. The APN program is currently running and needs an instructor for the following courses

PRNS 225             Pharmacology (60 hours)

                                September 26, 2018 – January 25, 2019


PRNS 228             Integrated Nursing Practice (90 hours)

                                September 10 – January 29, 2018


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

  • current CRNBC registration;

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

  • experience teaching Aboriginal 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 Aboriginal 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.