Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College
POSITION: NAS Instructor DEPARTMENT: Native American Studies ACCOUNTABLE TO: NAS Director
Fort Berthold Community College (“FBCC”) is committed to providing quality cultural, academic and vocational education and services to the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation; our staff members strive to maintain high standards of honesty, integrity, impartiality, professional courtesy and consideration for each other, our students and our community.
POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for college-level instruction in Native American Studies (NAS), with emphasis in research and media, and involving the teaching of 4 classes per semester [up to 15 Credit Hours]; Assist in extra-curricular student and community activities, such as FBCC Science/Culture Camp and student organizations; Participate in FBCC faculty committees and community outreach programs.
Knowledge: Must have extensive knowledge and practical experience in Native American Studies and culture, general knowledge of the Fort Berthold Reservation, of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, and of the teaching/learning process, education and distance learning.
Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate orally and in writing; must possess basic computer skills relevant to classroom and educational administrative setting, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Jenzabar.
Abilities: Must be able to work collaboratively in an educational and classroom environment; perform assigned duties with minimal supervision; and establish effective working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara community.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Native American Studies or linguistics, with research emphasis or Education. [Native American Studies is an interdisciplinary field, therefore, other degrees may be considered]; Three (3) years of college-level teaching experience, or equivalent experience with Native American programs, BIA or tribal government.
Preferred Qualifications: Meet or exceed all minimum qualifications, plus five (5) years of college-level teaching experience, or equivalent experience with Native American programs, BIA or tribal government. Research background strongly preferred.