BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructor(s) – Environmental Natural Resources Technology (Burns Lake)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Resume Review: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Position Start Date: December 3, 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:

The Community Education Department of NVIT believes in community based education and training.  NVIT anticipates a requirement for Term Instructors to deliver the following courses within the Environmental Resources Technology Certificate program in Burns Lake, BC.  These courses will run from December 3, 2018 – June 21, 2019 and they are dependent on student enrolment.


ENRT 150 - Silvics and Dendrology

COMP 140 – Geographic Information Systems

ENRT 145 – Fire Ecology

ENRT 165 – Field Surveys II

ENRT 155 – Soil Science

ENRT 170 – Principles of Ecology

MATH 140 – Technical Mathematics

SCIE 140 – Ethnoscience

COMM 140 – Technical Writing


  • Master's degree in a related field or Bachelor's degree with 5 years of relevant work experience;

  • Registered Professional Forester (RPF) is strongly preferred;

  • Post-secondary teaching experience (with Aboriginal adult learners preferred);

  • Knowledge of classroom teaching and learning practices;

  • Knowledge of Aboriginal culture.

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.