BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Academic/Campus Coordinator (Burnaby)

Type: Full-Time, Ongoing
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Resume Review: Monday, July 6, 2020
Position Start Date: As soon as suitable candidate is found
Salary: Annual Salary: $63,589
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 Academic/Campus Coordinator at our Burnaby campus and invites applications from qualified individuals.  This will be an excluded, ongoing position commencing as soon as a suitable candidate is found.


Position Summary:

The position will manage all Burnaby campus operations and provide administrative support to the Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, the Dean’s Offices, and other Leadership Team members who may be on campus.


The candidate must be organized and capable of working without direct supervision. The role will be responsible to use initiative and judgment in handling designated administrative matters on a daily basis; to develop and maintain effective relationships with members of the institute administration, faculty and staff; and representatives of other institutions and organizations. Duties may include providing support to Education Council and other committees; preparing and reviewing various programming and funding proposals; processing required paperwork for transfer/affiliation agreements; preparing minutes and agendas for Department Head meetings; providing support for other administrative areas; scheduling and organizing meetings, appointments and interviews; and; ensuring confidentiality of NVIT matters. In addition, the position will be responsible for managing day to day campus operations.


  • A relevant Bachelor degree or equivalent education and experience;

  • Advanced skills using the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Word, Outlook, TEAMS, Excel, Moodle, PowerPoint, Colleague and other networking applications);

  • Experience with software solutions for a variety of business applications including, Learning Management Systems (Moodle), SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange, Video-conferencing, and Business Intelligence (e.g. Tableau);

  • Excellent organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to work and problem-solve independently;

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills including meeting minutes and briefing notes are required;

  • Skilled in maintaining and supporting business processes, including budget control, financial management and data integrity;

  • Manage room and travel bookings, calendar maintenance, campus security, invoicing, vehicle maintenance/booking, landlord/tenant inquiries;

  • Experience in building academic partnerships and with distributed/alternative delivery models;

  • Must be a strong team player; and

  • Knowledge of Indigenous cultures and Indigenization.

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.