BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Program Review - Law Enforcement Preparatory Program (LEPP)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Resume Review: Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Position Start Date: October, 2019
Contact: Human Resources
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 an individual or individuals to review, revise and develop curricula for the Law Enforcement Preparatory Program. The completion date for this project is March 2020. 

Job Summary:

In consultation with the Dean, the successful candidate(s) will:

  • review, revise and develop curricula framework for the program,
  • review and consider transferability and suitability of new courses,
  • identify and seek local, provincial, and national partnerships to enhance the program,
  • consult and collaborate with local First Nation communities, organizations, and groups,
  • work with administration to obtain program approval through Education Council,
  • develop a program advisory committee,
  • present curricula in the NVIT approved course outline format, and
  • delivered in an approved electronic format to NVIT at completion of the agreement.


  • possess a minimum of a Masters degree in related field (or equivalent experience);

  • have 5 years experience in public safety field:

  • demonstrated understanding of reconciliation principles;

  • possess current knowledge in subject matter through research and/or academic scholarship:

  • have experience developing courses;

  • have post-secondary teaching experience;

  • have knowledge of classroom teaching and learning practices; and

  • knowledge of Indigenous 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.