BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructor(s) – Environmental Natural Resources Technology (Prince George)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Resume Review: Wednesday, November 28, 2018
posting will remain open until all courses are filled
Position Start Date: December, 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 courses within the Environmental Resources Technology Certificate program in Prince George, BC.  These courses will run from December, 2018 to August, 2019 and they are dependent on student enrolment.

BIOL 050 – General Biology

ENRT 110 – Intro to Natural Resources

ENRT 160 – Field Surveys I

ENRT 150 – Silvics and Dendrology

MATH 140 – Technical Math

COMM 140 – Technical Writing

ENRT 155 – Soil Science

COMP 140 – GIS

ENRT 165 – Field Surveys II

SCIE 140 – Ethnoscience

ENRT 170 – Principles of Ecology


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

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

  • Knowledge of classroom teaching and learning practices;

  • 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.

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.