BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute
Employment Opportunities

Writing Lab Coordinator and Math Lab Coordinator


Type: Part-Time, Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Monday, July 8, 2019
Resume Review: Monday, July 22, 2019
Position Start Date: 09/03/2019
Salary: $25.00 per hour
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:

With one-time Skills Development Employment Benefit funding under the Labour Market Development Agreement, received by the Ministry of Advanced Education, NVIT anticipates a requirement for part-time term Writing and Math Lab Coordinators (variable schedules) and invites applications from qualified individuals. These positions will end April 30, 2020.

Position Summary:

The successful candidates will be responsible for tutoring in either Academic Writing or Math (algebra/statistics). The Writing and Math Lab Coordinators are members of the Enrolment Services Division, and report to the Success Centre Manager. The Writing and Math Lab Coordinators engage students in learning and support learner advancement in educational development goals with relevant tutoring and academic tools and support. The Coordinators tutor learners in Writing and/or Math 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 success of learners who wish to engage in either the Writing or Math Labs
  • Build internal and external relationships that support mentorship opportunities for learners and community members that highlight pathways at NVIT and beyond


Requirements/Qualifications:

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

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

• Experience with Aboriginal adult learning facilitation and support

• Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication and presentation skills

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

• Self-motivated, independent problem solver with enthusiastic initiative

• 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.