Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (TVR) Institute Faculty – P/T
OPENING DATE: June 6, 2019
REVIEW DATE: July 5, 2019
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
START DATE: Fall quarter 2019
LOCATION: NWIC Main Campus
SALARY: $42.00 per credit hour, $1,386 per quarter
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.
Northwest Indian College hiring practices include adherence to the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, U.S. Code, Section 473). NWIC supports and provides equal opportunity employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information.
SCOPE OF WORK
The Tribal Vocational Rehabilitation (TVR) Institute at NWIC is a new project that offers training in tribal vocational rehabilitation (VR) to current and potential personnel in American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services (AIVRS) projects across the U.S. TVR Institute faculty will be responsible for presenting the TVR Institute curriculum primarily through online teaching modalities. Some courses may be presented face-to-face in regions across the country and will require Institute-paid out-of-town travel.
The Institute provides TVR training using inclusive, creative and innovative methods that promote student engagement and interaction, mainly through online classes. The ideal candidate will: (1) possess at least five years’ of experience working in vocational rehabilitation, preferably in tribal VR; (2) have an ability to facilitate instruction and class activities in a culturally-relevant manner that is accessible to students with a variety of learning styles; (3) be able to demonstrate cultural sensitivity; (4) have experience working with American Indian communities or other diverse populations; and (5) demonstrate an ability to engage with warmth, respect, encouragement, and patience with all students, especially those who have been out of school for many years, those who have not had positive experiences with school in the past, and those who may not be comfortable with computers and online technology.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Other Skills and Abilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing and email software, as well as learning management systems.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.
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
Telephone/Fax: (360) 392-4230