Tribal Governance and Business Management Faculty
(FT, 9 months)
Opening Date: December 21, 2020
Review Date: Extended to January 20, 2020
Closing Date: Open until filled
Start Date; As soon as possible$
Location: Lummi Main Campus
Salary: $39,000 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 the position to be filled. The salary is based on a 9 month/academic year contract, with the possibility of supplemental summer salary through research grants and/or summer teaching.
SCOPE OF WORK
Northwest Indian College invites applicants for a full time faculty position at the Lummi main campus in the Tribal Governance and Business Management (TGBM) department. The TGBM faculty member is responsible for teaching college-level Business and Tribal Governance courses in Native American leadership, sovereignty, economic development, entrepreneurship, and management. Experience teaching accounting, as well as working with online hybrid modality, VCH and Canvas, is preferred.
Faculty shall acknowledge the cultural perspective of students, and 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 developing the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary to be productive and successful administrators in tribal community and business organizations. The faculty member is expected to prepare students for the completion of NWIC degrees.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Teaching is the first focus. The faculty member is expected to teach 15 credit hours of courses quarterly. Extra classes will be added if the student count in courses is low. The faculty member is expected to prepare students for completion of NW IC degrees and for transfer to four-year The faculty member is also responsible for curriculum design and redesign of classes. This is part of the ongoing program design and assessment process, which requires a large time commitment.
- Develop course syllabi and curricula.
- Submit necessary reports where applicable such as enrollment, progress and grading information in a timely
- Maintain and update course canvas pages with assignments, course materials, and resources.
- Order textbooks and supplies in advance of courses taught following established college timelines.
- 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 in a Native American cultural
- Participate in the assessment of student learning outcomes; and our assessment work on an institution
- Maintain class and advising
- Participate in content area activities/work.
- Obtain working knowledge and skills concerning the Can; as educational
- Advising is the second focus. Faculty at NWIC are expected to meet regularly with and provide academic and career advising to a group of students who are assigned to them. One aspect of advising will be ongoing meetings and coordination with student services advisors. Another aspect involves advising majors and also College club
- Committee work is the third focus. The faculty member is responsible for contributing to the overall functioning of the college through participation on
There are no supervisory responsibilities assigned to this position
QUALIFICATIONS to perform the position successfully:
- Master's degree in Business or Public Administration, or ongoing enrollment in Master’s degree program.
- Experience teaching at the postsecondary or secondary level (TA experience acceptable; instructor experience preferred).
- Excellent oral and written communication
- Excellent interpersonal/people
- Excellent organizational skills, handling multiple tasks and numerous student
- Ability to work well on an independent basis with minimal
- Tribal Governance and Business Management Graduate
- 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 programs, including online hybrid
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:
Northwest Indian College
2522 Kwina Road
Bellingham, WA 98226-9278