BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

Term Instructor - Health Programs

Type: Full-Time, Term
Opening Date For Accepting Applications: Thursday, March 18, 2021
Resume Review: Thursday, April 1, 2021
Salary: Annual Salary Range: $61,596 - $98,978
Contact: Human Resources
Email: hr@nvit.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 need for a full-time, term instructor in the Health Programs and invites applications from qualified candidates. The programs are being offered at the Merritt campus as well as in other communities in BC. This position will be required to teach in the Health Care Assistant Program, provide instructional supports, as well program research and quality control.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering courses in the HCA /HCAP program as well, provide instructional support for all students. Instruction duties will include preparation and delivery of courses in a classroom, laboratory and/or clinical setting. The successful candidate will also be responsible any research and progress report needed for any regulating or ministerial bodies.


  • possess a Master’s in Nursing Science; or registered Nurse (RN) with relevant teaching and research experience may be considered;

  • current CRNBC registration;

  • 5-10 years’ recent experience in nursing, with 2 recent years in continuing care settings (work experience in community based settings are a definite asset).

  • experience teaching Indigenous adult learners;

  • experience with regulating bodies and Accreditation Boards

  • BC Provincial Instructor’s Diploma or equivalent, or willingness to complete the PID or NAID program (some Prior Learning Assessment Recognition may be available);

  • courses in geriatric nursing and/or gerontology would be an asset for all applicants;

  • demonstrated teaching and human relations skills. Faculty members are expected to contribute positively to the life of the school and community;

  • demonstrated knowledge of Indigenous culture; and

  • Preference is provided to Indigenous applicants.

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.