BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructors – Employment Skills Access Program – Shackan Indian Band

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Thursday, December 17, 2020
Resume Review: Monday, January 4, 2021
Position Start Date: January, 2021
Contact: Human Resources
Email: hr@nvit.bc.ca
Phone: 250-378-3308
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 the need for term instructors to teach within the Employment Skills Access Program and invites applications from qualified candidates. The courses will be offered at Shackan Indian Band, Merritt, BC.  Prospective applicants should indicate which course(s) they are interested in teaching.

January - April, 2021 - Schedule to be determined:

EMSK 041 – Cultural Orientation

EMSK 045 – Math in the Workplace

EMSK 042 – Personal Development

EMSK 046 – English in the Workplace

EMSK 043 – Workplace Essentials

EMSK  047 – Intro to Computers in the Workplace

EMSK 044 – Career Exploration and Networking

EMSK 048 – Essential Skills Practicum

Course descriptions can be found at nvit.ca


  • possess a Bachelors or a Master’s Degree in a related field and/or a desired combination of education and experience;

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

  • understanding in working with adult learners who may have less than positive educational/life experiences;

  • demonstrated excellent teaching and human relations skills - faculty members are expected to contribute positively to the life of the school and community;

  • knowledge of Indigenous culture and language.

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.