BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute
Employment Opportunities

Term Instructors – Social Work (Merritt)


Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Resume Review: Tuesday, July 23, 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 within the Social Work Program.  The NVIT BSW degree program is the only Indigenous-centred BSW program in BC.  NVIT invites application from qualified individuals.

FALL 2019 - MERRITT CAMPUS

SOCW 306 – Theory and Ideology of Social Work

SOCW 350 – Social Work, Law and Social Policy

 

SPRING 2020 - MERRITT CAMPUS

SOCW 430 – Sexual Diversity & Social Work Practice

SOCW 301 – Intro to Social Work Research



Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Possess Master of Social Work Degree (MSW)

  • Minimum of two years teaching experience at a college or university level;

  • Experience in classroom teaching and learning practices with Indigenous adult learners

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in Indigenous social work theory and practice

  • Strong team player with excellent human relation skills – faculty members are expected to contribute positively to the life of the school and community;

  • Ability to develop strong connections to Indigenous social service agencies and communities.

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.