Northwest Indian College

Northwest Indian College is a tribally controlled college chartered by the Lummi Indian Nation.  Its primary goal is to serve the educational and training needs of the Pacific  Northwest tribes and their people.  NWIC's slogan, XWLEMI ELH>TAL>NEXW SQUL (the people's education), is the basis for the college's mission:  Through education, NWIC promotes indigenous self-determination and knowledge. Its main campus is on the Lummi Reservation near Bellingham, Washington, with sites and learning centers situated throughout the service area.

$18,000 yearly
Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Part time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Testing Center Coordinator (PT; 12 months)   Opening Date:            September 10, 2019 Review Date:              September 24, 2019 Closing Date:              Open until filled Location:                     Lummi Main Campus Salary:                        $18,000 Max DOE (.525 FTE; 21 hours/week)   The salary placement upon hire will be based on the selected candidate’s education and relevant work experience as outlined in the job announcement and the established salary schedule for the classification of the positon to be filled.   SCOPE OF WORK The Testing Center Coordinator is the primary test examiner for the Lummi main campus and works collaboratively with Student Services staff and faculty.  The Coordinator is responsible for data entry, file maintenance and providing information on NWIC services to students, staff, faculty and extended campus sites.   The Coordinator is required to handle assigned undertakings with minimum supervision and direction. The position also requires strict adherence to confidentiality and professionalism, given the sensitive nature of educational materials and student records. The Coordinator also is required to perform specialized tasks on the computer, run reports, use spreadsheets, and maintain databases.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Administer the Placement Test to new students, including entering scores into campus database system. Establish a welcoming environment in the Testing Center and answer general questions regarding placement testing and student services. Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the budgets for the Testing Center. This includes, but is not limited to, paying all invoices relating to the Pearson VUE testing services and Placement testing units, evaluating expenses and revenue, analyzing the fee schedule, and forecasting financial impacts on the Testing Center. Serve as primary test examiner for main campus. The examiner is in charge of protecting the security of all test materials and equipment while ensuring a positive testing experience for all students. Program maintenance, evaluation and assessment. The Coordinator is in charge of maintaining the testing program in accordance with state policy and guidelines, as well as providing reports to the NWIC administration. The Coordinator is responsible for collecting data pertaining to student experiences and using it to improve upon testing programs. The Coordinator is also responsible for inputting placement data in the Jenzabar system, and maintaining databases, spreadsheets and reports. Maintain compliance with all testing service provider. Act as the liaison between NWIC and Pearson VUE as well as the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. Coordinate testing scheduling and test results with other college or community programs. Proctor exams for faculty as needed. Engage in student outreach to encourage GED candidates to complete the program and provide any support necessary to meet this goal. Serve as a member of the Retention Committee and take an active role in graduation planning in respect to GED graduate participation. Select and train a backup GED Examiner/Pearson VUE proctor who will administer the test in the event that the Testing Coordinator is not available, collaborating with Admissions staff. Assist in running various reports for faculty, administrators, and staff. Additional duties as assigned   SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES As Chief GED examiner the Testing Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing one back up GED/Pearson VUE proctor as needed.   QUALIFICATIONS to perform the position successfully: Minimum Qualifications : Associate's degree in a relevant field of study One year's experience in teaching, training, counseling or testing Experience working in a Tribal College   Preferred Qualifications : Bachelor's degree in relevant field of study Direct testing experience Pearson VUE certification   APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.   Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application NWIC Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (can submit unofficial copies at time of application) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials   The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA 98226-9278 Telephone/Fax:  360.392.4230 Email:  employment@nwic.edu
$42.00 hourly
Northwest Indian College 12503 Yelm Highway Southeast, Olympia, WA, USA
Sep 09, 2019
Part time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT English/Communication Instructor – P/T   OPENING DATE :    September 9, 2019 REVIEW DATE:      September 23, 2019 CLOSING DAT E:    Open until Filled START DATE :         ASAP or 2 weeks after acceptance LOCATION:             Nisqually site SALARY:                  $42.00 per credit hour   SCOPE OF WORK Approved English Instructors are responsible for teaching pre-college and/or college level English courses as assigned. Instructors shall acknowledge the cultural perspective of students, use a variety of methods to convey necessary knowledge and skills, and develop student self-esteem. The faculty member is expected to prepare students for completion of NWIC degrees and to transfer to four-year institutions.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Develop course syllabi and Teach courses in pre-college and/or college level English/Communication. Submit necessary reports such as enrollment, assessment, progress and grading information in a timely Order textbooks and supplies in advance of courses taught following established college Create an environment, a presentation style and a pace in which learning is Maintain at least ½ hour of office availability each week for each credit of lecture class Present a Native American cultural Submit information to their supervisor regarding scheduling proposals, budget needs and travel requests in a timely manner following established Assist in the assessment of student learning Participate in content area activities /work. Participate in at least one in service or pre-service   SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED to perform this position successfully:   Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree in English, or related Experience teaching at the postsecondary or secondary level (TA experience acceptable; instructor experience preferred). Must have excellent oral and written communication Must have excellent interpersonal/people Excellent organizational skills, handling multiple tasks and numerous student Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with all   Preferred Qualifications Experience working in a tribal college Experience working with and advising adult Experience with and sensitivity to Native American people and cultural Experience working with adult distance learning Ability to work well on an independent basis with minimal Ability in utilizing a variety of instructional delivery methodologies and a strong academic preparation in reading as evidenced by undergraduate and graduate level   Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of   Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized   Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet usage; Spreadsheet, PowerPoint, and Word Processing   APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.   Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (official copy requested at time of hire) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA 98226-9278 Telephone/Fax: (360) 392-4230 Email: employment@nwic.edu
$40,000 - $45,000 yearly
Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road, Bellingham, WA, USA
Sep 04, 2019
Full time
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Native Environmental Science – Curriculum Coordinator F/T   OPENING DATE :    September 4, 2019 REVIEW DATE:      September 18, 2019 CLOSING DAT E:    Open until filled START DATE :         October 1, 2019 (earlier, if possible) LOCATION:             NWIC Lummi Campus SALARY:                   $40,000 - $45,000 Max DOE   The salary placement upon hire will be based on the selected candidate’s education and relevant work experience as outlined in the job announcement and the established salary schedule for the classification of position to be filled. The salary is based on a 12-month annual salary.  The position is grant-funded for two years.   SCOPE OF WORK The Native Environmental Science Department invites applicants for a full-time position in the area of curriculum development and program support.  The primary responsibility of this position is to coordinate the development of place-based, culturally grounded curriculum with faculty and community.  The job entails traveling to NWIC’s six extended campus sites (Muckleshoot, Nez Perce, Nisqually, Port Gamble, Swinomish, and Tulalip) to support the development of community-driven, place-based curriculum.  The job also includes writing curriculum guides, participating in assessment activities, and participating in knowledge exchange in multiple platforms (i.e., video, community briefing papers, academic articles, website updates, etc.).  The position is funded for two-years from a National Science Foundation grant, with the possibility of continuing through additional grant funding.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES The main components of this position include curriculum development; community outreach; support of assessment activities; and committee work and service.    Curriculum Development. Develop place-based, culturally informed curriculum in the Sciences, working with community members to identify key focus areas. Community Outreach. Work with faculty at the sites and the host communities to identify core teaching themes. Support Assessment Activities. Develop platforms to capture stories of student success and highlight community needs. Committee work and service. The candidate is responsible for contributing to the overall functioning of the College through participation on committees and teams, including departmental meetings.   SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES There are no supervisory responsibilities assigned to this position   Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in the field of Native Environmental Science Background in Indigenous Research Methodologies Work with focus groups and community based research Willingness to understand the cultural perspectives of the community and to incorporate those perspectives into the presentation and development of courses Ability to present information in a variety of ways Able to communicate clearly, concisely and respectfully Proven ability to work in a team environment in order to achieve strategic and departmental goals Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work well with all people Strong writing skills (Please include a writing sample in your application.)   Preferred Qualifications Master’s degree in related field. Prior work in a tribal education setting Experience with videography, story-boarding, and maintaining websites Experience working on a reservation and/or for a tribal or urban Native American organization   Other Skills and Abilities: Understanding of assessment, particularly as it relates to the Teaching and Learning philosophy of NWIC Experience with or willingness to learn different modes of instruction (on-ground, online, ITV, hybrid, etc.), teaching and learning, and assessment Must be culturally knowledgeable and comfortable working in a tribal setting To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic word processing, spreadsheet software; internet and email in addition to proven competency with networks and teleconferencing.    Other Qualifications: Must have a current driver’s license and a driving abstract that meets employer qualifications for insurability.      APPLICATION PROCESS Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.   Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications NWIC Application NWIC Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form Current and complete professional resume Copies of college transcripts (can submit unofficial copies at time of application) Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials   The job announcement and application forms are available online at www.nwic.edu/jobs or may be requested from and submitted directly to:   Human Resources Northwest Indian College 2522 Kwina Road Bellingham, WA 98226-9278 Telephone/Fax:  360.392.4230 Email:  employment@nwic.edu