BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute
Employment Opportunities

Term Instructors – Aboriginal Governance and Leadership Certificate Program (Cache Creek)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Thursday, June 20, 2019
Resume Review: Friday, July 5, 2019
Position Start Date: September 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 within the Aboriginal Governance & Leadership Certificate program and invites applications from qualified candidates. This program will be delivered in Cache Creek.

The purpose of the Aboriginal Governance and Leadership Program (AGLP) are to strengthen Aboriginal peoples' skills and abilities to govern, grounded in the learners' traditional knowledge, leadership values, and community development interests. The AGLP will support the growth and establishment of ethical, effective leaders and public servants who contribute to improving governing systems and sustainable development outcomes in Aboriginal communities and institutions, for the benefit of current and future generations.

ENGL 110 - English Composition

AGLP 150 - Intro. to Traditional Aboriginal Leadership

AGLP 151 - Leadership Concepts and Theories

AGLP 155 - Aboriginal Leadership Principles & Ethics

COMM 111 - Business Communication

AGLP 121 - Advanced Communications

BUSM 200 - Finite Mathematics

ACED 180 - Project Management

AGLP 111 - Aboriginal Governance & the Indian Act

AGLP 160 - Aboriginal Leadership & Governance Systems


  •        Master’s Degree in a related field, or 15 years in First Nations Leadership;

  •        Post-secondary teaching experience (with Indigenous
    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 Indigenous 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.