BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructor – Community and Public Safety Program

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Resume Review: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Position Start Date: January 4, 2021
Salary: Term Rate: $6,814.04 per course
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 the requirements for a term instructor(s) to teach courses within the Community and Public Safety Program (CAPS) during the Spring, 2021 term at the Merritt campus.  Qualified faculty are invited to apply.

CAPS 101 – Physical Education Development for Public Safety II

CAPS 141 – Criminal Justice Studies II

CAPS 160 – Approaches to Conflict Resolution I


The course outlines can be found on our website www.nvit.ca.


  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field;

  • minimum of 2 years of teaching experience at a college or university level;

  • experience in classroom teaching and learning practices with Indigenous adult learners;

  • demonstrable experience within community and public safety will be considered an asset;

  • strong connections and roots within Indigenous / First Nations communities; and

  • excellent teaching and human relations skills - faculty members contribute positively to a vibrant school and community experience for everyone.

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.