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Aboriginal Studies Instructor

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Aboriginal Studies Instructor
Faculty Appointment Types Full-time Probationary
Job Summary
The College of New Caledonia requires a full-time instructor to teach first and second year Aboriginal Studies courses. Successful completion of the probationary appointment will result in a regular full-time appointment.

In this role, you will contribute to a team that is actively engaged in accomplishing the vision, mission, and goals of the College, and in supporting the aspirations and needs of our learners and communities. You will promote a positive work atmosphere and communicate in a professional manner that demonstrates mutual respect for students and colleagues.
Skills & Qualifications
• Masters of Arts in First Nation Studies or closely related discipline, with a four-year undergraduate degree; ability to teach in another field would be an asset
• Post-secondary teaching and curriculum development experience strongly preferred
• Knowledge of Aboriginal cultures and demonstrated engagement with communities
• This position requires a person of Aboriginal ancestry who also meets all other necessary qualifications

Desired Attributes:
• Experience teaching Aboriginal students and international students
• Experience with online and video conference course delivery

Hiring criteria shall include professional qualifications, professional experience, teaching experience, college contributions, community awareness and personal attributes so far as they are applicable to the job classification in question.
Salary $73,879 - $87,659 Commensurates with qualifications and relevant experience
Location Prince George
CNC Campus Prince George
Province BC
Country Canada
Department School of Human Services, University Transfer, and Business Studies
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 24-038FP
Employee Group Faculty
Desired Start Date 08/01/2024
Position end date (if sessional or part-time)
Additional Appointment Details
This is an HRSP Restricted position.
This position requires a person of Aboriginal ancestry who also meets all other necessary qualifications.
Preference will be given to persons with in-depth knowledge of Yinka Dene culture.
Posting Competition Status Accepting Applications
Number of Positions to fill 1
Open Date 06/03/2024
Screening/Close Date 06/28/2024
Remain Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instruction/Details to Applicant
Note to Applicants for faculty postings:
The College of New Caledonia has a Faculty Database that we use to search all submitted resumes to find faculty with the appropriate qualifications we are looking for. If you would like to be considered for instructional work that you are qualified for, please send your resumes (in MS Word, see note below) and certifications to hr@cnc.bc.ca indicating this submission is for the Faculty Database. Thank you for your interest in instructing at CNC.


Note: Please be aware that your resume MUST be in MS Word (.doc or .docx), in order for our database to perform an accurate search. Other documents like certifications, reference letters, etc. can be submitted as either PDFs or image documents (.rtf, .rtx, .txt).

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally able to work in Canada?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Masters of Arts in First Nation Studies or closely related discipline?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * This position requires a person of Aboriginal ancestry who also meets all other necessary qualifications. Please indicate whether you are of aboriginal ancestry.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Please describe your understanding of existing barriers Indigenous people accessing continuing education face.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Proof of Aboriginal Ancestry
Optional Documents
  1. Credentials