BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute
Employment Opportunities

Term Instructors – Education and Employment Readiness – Quesnel, BC

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Resume Review: Thursday, October 11, 2018
Position Start Date: October, 2018
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:

The Community Education Department of NVIT believes in community based education and training. NVIT anticipates the need for term instructors to teach the following courses in conjunction with Quesnel Dakelh Education & Employment Society and invites applications from qualified candidates.  Prospective applicants should indicate which course(s) they are interested in teaching.

October, 2018 – January, 2019

INST 050 – Indigenous Studies I

MATH 030 – Adult Literacy Fundamental Mathematics

EMSK 042 – Personal Development

ENGL 030 – Fundamental English – Writing

CRLS 060 – College Readiness Learning Skills

COMP 060 – Computer Studies – Provincial Level

EMSK 044 – Career Exploration and Networking


Course descriptions can be found at nvit.ca


  • possess a Bachelors or a Master’s Degree in a related field and/or a desired combination of education and experience;

  • demonstrated post-secondary teaching experience with Aboriginal adult learners;

  • understanding in working with adult learners who may have less than positive educational/life experiences;

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

  • knowledge of Aboriginal culture and language.

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.