BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructors – Aboriginal Governance & Leadership (Kamloops)

Type: Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Resume Review: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Position Start Date: April, 2020
Salary: Term Rate: $6,814.04 per course
Contact: Human Resources
Email: hr@nvit.bc.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:

NVIT anticipates the need for term instructors to teach the following courses within the Aboriginal Governance & Leadership Certificate program and invites applications from qualified candidates. This program will be delivered in Kamloops, BC from April to July, 2020.

The purpose of the Aboriginal Governance and Leadership Program (AGLP) are to strengthen Aboriginal peoples' skills and abilities to govern, grounded in the learners' traditional knowledge, leadership values, and community development interests. The AGLP will support the growth and establishment of ethical, effective leaders and public servants who contribute to improving governing systems and sustainable development outcomes in Aboriginal communities and institutions, for the benefit of current and future generations.

AGLP 150 - Intro. to Traditional Aboriginal Leadership

AGLP 151 - Leadership Concepts and Theories

AGLP 155 - Aboriginal Leadership Principles & Ethics

AGLP 160 - Aboriginal Leadership & Governance Systems


  • Master’s Degree in a related field, or 15 years in Indigenous Leadership;

  • Post-secondary teaching experience (with Indigenous adult learners preferred);

  • Knowledge of classroom teaching and learning practices;

  • 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.

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.