BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructor(s) – College Readiness/University Transfer (Vanderhoof)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Monday, November 16, 2020
Resume Review: Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Ongoing review of resumes
Position Start Date: January, 2021
Salary: Term Rate: $6,950.32 per course
Contact: Human Resources
Email: hr@nvit.ca
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:

The Community Education Department of NVIT believes in community based education and training.  NVIT anticipates a requirement for Term Instructors to deliver College Readiness and University Transfer courses specifically for upgrading and prep leading into the Indigenous Human Services program.  This is in conjunction with Carrier Sekani Family Services in Vanderhoof, BC.  Courses will start January/February and end June/July, 2021.

Please specify which courses you are qualified to teach. 

ENGL 050 – Writing Skills

ENGL 060 – Literature and Composition

STSC 101 – Strategies for Success

ENGL 101 – Foundations for Academic Writing

ENGL 110 – English Composition

PSYC 111 – Introduction to Psychology I


  • possess a Bachelor's Degree in a related field for the College Readiness courses and a Master’s in a related field for University Transfer courses;

  • post-secondary teaching experience preferably with Indigenous adult learners;

  • strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills;

  • ability to work and problem-solve independently;

  • a knowledge of Indigenous cultures.

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.