BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructor(s) – Environmental Natural Resources Technology Diploma (Kitimat)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Monday, January 14, 2019
Resume Review: Friday, January 25, 2019
Position Start Date: January 28, 2019
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 Diploma program in Kitimat, BC.  These courses will run from January 28 – May 31, 2019 and they are dependent on student enrolment.

COMM 145 – Public Relations & Communications

ENRT 250 – Silviculture

ENRT 255 – Timber Development I

ENRT 260 – Forest Surveys

ENRT 270 – Fisheries Ecology

ENRT 271 – Grasslands Ecology

ENRT 240 – Environmental Planning

ENRT 245 – Watershed Hydrology

ENRT 257 – Timber Development II

ENRT 265 – Environmental Assessment Surveys

ENRT 272 – Forest Health

ENRT 273 – Wildlife Ecology


  • 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.


Term Rate:

$6,436.80 per course (COMM 145 & ENRT 245)

$7,317.87 per course (all others)

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.