BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Instructor - Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Indigenous Human Services (IHMS)

Type: Term and Ongoing
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Friday, March 5, 2021
Resume Review: Friday, March 19, 2021
Position Start Date: May, 2021
Salary: Annual Salary Range: $61,596 - $98,978
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:

NVIT anticipates the requirement for one full-time, ongoing faculty member, and one full time term (May 1, 2021-April 30, 2022) faculty member at the Merritt campus.  NVIT invites applications from qualified academic faculty for these two positions to teach in the BSW degree program and Indigenous Human Services Worker program. NVIT anticipates the full time position will commence as soon as possible, with the term position commencing on May 1, 2021.

This position is a cross faculty position, which means the position may teach and assist in both programs.  

Qualified candidates are invited to apply.

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


  • Master of Social Work (MSW) and a PhD. Or PhD. In Progress preferred;

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

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

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

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

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.