BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructors – Aboriginal Governance and Leadership Certificate Program (Fort Nelson)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Friday, August 24, 2018
Resume Review: Thursday, September 6, 2018
Position Start Date: September, 2018
Salary: Term Rate: $ 6,436.80 per course
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 term instructors to teach courses within the Aboriginal Governance and Leadership Certificate Program and invites applications from qualified candidates.  The following courses will be offered in conjunction with Fort Nelson First Nation in Fort Nelson, BC.  Tentative start date is September, 2018.


AGLP 150               Introduction to Traditional Aboriginal Leadership

AGLP 151               Leadership Concepts and Theories

AGLP 155               Aboriginal Leadership Principles & Ethics

COMM 111           Business Communication

ENGL 110              English Composition

STSC 101               Strategies for Success 101

ACED 180              Project Management

AGLP 111               Aboriginal Governance & the Indian Act

AGLP 160               Aboriginal Leadership & Governance Systems

BUSM 200             Finite Mathematics


Applicants should indicate which courses they are qualified for and interested in teaching.


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

  • experience teaching Aboriginal adult learners;

  • 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.