Nov 14 2017
Job Description




Kaua‘i Community College.  Regular, Part-Time (50% FTE), RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Title III Crossing Cultures Grant at Kaua‘i Community College (KauaiCC), located on Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.


MONTHLY SALARY RANGE:$2,000-$2,459/Mon. (@ 50% FTE).  


DUTIES: Facilitates the First Year Experience (FYE) and Second Year Experience (SYE) which seek to increase the enrollment and success of students, with special emphasis on engaging native Hawaiian students.  Coordinates, monitors, reports on, and improves the implementation of all components of the FYE program (outreach and recruitment at high schools, peer mentoring, New Student Orientation, participation in college success courses, and academic/advising interventions), and the SYE program (alumni peer mentoring and transfer readiness workshops and campus visits).  Possesses knowledge and passion for connecting with and supporting native Hawaiian students and incorporating indigenous values and pedagogy into the FYE and SYE programs to deepen the connection with native Hawaiian culture, increase enrollment, and increase success of native Hawaiian students in college. Must communicate effectively to engage various areas of the college in FYE Program activities, collaborates with Kaua‘i High School and college personnel to facilitate the implementation and improvement of pre-entry activities and workshops, and provide timely and thorough reports and analysis of the performance of these programs.


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Business or related field. EXPERIENCE:At least two (2) years of experience developing First Year or Second Year Experience programs or at least three (3) years of experience in strategic planning, coordination, and implementation of student service programs in Hawai‘i and/or in higher education. Experience working with native Hawaiians and/or other underrepresented student groups. Experience working in a grant-funded environment. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques for implementing student, academic, or grant funded programs. Demonstrated knowledge of local culture and barriers, constraints, particularly with respect to native Hawaiian students. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple goals and objectives and tasks, and skill at resolving challenges in an effective, innovative, and timely manner.  Strong leadership and interpersonal skills as well as desire to work closely with students, particularly those of native Hawaiian ancestry.  Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials.  Fluency in using Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organization, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals. Post Offer/Employment Condition: Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i's and/or business entity's policies and procedures. Violation of RCUH's, UH's, or business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).


SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  At least two (2) years of experience providing student advising, grant development, and/or program coordination at the post-secondary level, particularly at a community college.  Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the developmental needs of first year students, native Hawaiian students, Kaua‘i students, and ways of facilitating student success during the first year and transfer process.


INQUIRIES: Andrea Erichsen 245-8378 (Kauai).


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872.


CLOSING DATE:  November 18, 2017. 


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Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.


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