BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Success Centre Coordinator (Burnaby Campus)

Type: Full-time, Ongoing
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Monday, June 24, 2019
Resume Review: Monday, July 8, 2019
Position Start Date: August 16, 2019
Salary: $44,094.78 - $53,219.05 Annually
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 a requirement for a full-time, ongoing Student Success Centre Coordinator at our Burnaby campus and invites applications from qualified individuals. This position will commence August 16, 2019.


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Success Centre Manager, the Success Centre Coordinator engages students in learning and personal assistance and support activities that supports learner advancement in their personal, educational and career development goals and objectives. The Coordinator ensures students with diagnosed disabilities are supported through NVIT’s Disability Services.

Primary responsibilities of the Success Centre Coordinator include: development and maintenance of a resource centre enriched with relevant tutoring and academic tools and supports; implementation of effective tutoring processes or methods (such as individual tutoring, group instruction, self-study, or lectures); establishment of a record keeping system which provides effective tracking of student needs; holistic and cyclical assessment and realignment of services and supports to ensure relevance and effectiveness in a student centered environment; procurement and set up of breakfast for students; and collaboration and support both to and from various members of the Enrolment Services team and NVIT Community to host student-centered activities such as career days, workshops, and various campus life activities.

The Success Center is the vehicle for students to access education support and career counseling, job search and preparation training, spiritual and cultural counseling, and mentorship opportunities. The Success Center engages students and community members by highlighting opportunities and pathways at NVIT and beyond. The Coordinator is a member of the Enrolment Services Division and works collaboratively with various divisions across the Institute.


  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree with a major in English or Math required

  • Education and/or experience in Universal Design and Special Education preferred

  • Experience with adult learning facilitation and support preferred

  • A demonstrated commitment to quality service to students and the public

  • A demonstrated ability toward project management and a commitment to

  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication and presentation skills

  • Self-motivated, independent problem solver with enthusiastic initiative

  • Knowledge of Aboriginal culture is mandatory

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.