BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute
Employment Opportunities

Term Instructors – First Nations Studies (Bella Coola)


Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Resume Review: Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Position Start Date: March, 2019
Salary: Term Rate: $6,549.44 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 the following courses and invites applications from qualified candidates. The courses will be delivered in Bella Coola

FNST 101 – Introduction to First Nations Studies II

FNST 102 – Indigenous Society, Culture & Identity



Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a related field;

  • 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.