Dec 29 2020
Job Description



University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.  Regular, Part-Time (37.5% FTE), RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Queen Kaʻahumanu Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) program located at the University of Hawai‘i (UH) at Hilo in Hilo, Hawai‘i.  Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. 


MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY:  $1,023.Mon (@ 37.5% FTE). 


DUTIES:  Oversees, coordinates, and manages projects that support continuing education in Native Hawaiian archaeology and anthropology, and Hawaiian language; scholarships, fellowships, and research activities in Native Hawaiian Studies; curriculum and activities/events for Hawaiian Charter schools; Kekaha region oral histories; and cultural programming. Prepares monthly reports as required. Analyzes program and subproject budgets, accounts, and expenditures. Consolidates budget data on a quarterly basis received from subprojects and other sources and prepares status reports. Projects salaries, travel expenses, purchases, and estimated overhead costs for use in developing budgets and project implementation for the next fiscal year.  Assists the fiscal support specialist, the Principal Investigator (PI), and supervisor in purchasing and budget expenditures. Prepares appropriate forms for documentation, travel, justification and procurement. Coordinates project activities with project partners at the Kohala Center. Coordinates events that include community outreach pertaining to oral history projects, and digitization of Barrera archaeological collections. Proposes activities at partner institutions and leads meetings. Recruits student hires and assists in implementing student scholarship recruitment and selection. Ensures that necessary reports are completed and submitted to the PI and supervisor.  Evaluates yearly funding requests to ensure effective completion of project goals. Prepares and oversees approved protocols for completing projects under COVID-19 restrictions. Offers guidance and support to project coordinators by updating them on any changes in procedures and policies of the award; answering general questions about the MOU; encouraging their active participation in project implementation and their importance in their roles under the MOU. Researches, compiles, prepares, and submits data for annual reports.


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university. EXPERIENCE:  At least two (2) years of experience with project administration and management. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Knowledge of state and local fiscal requirements.  Knowledge of project organization, coordination, and management. Ability to extract pertinent administrative information and prepare fiscal and annual reports.  Ability to work with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software. Ability to communicate effectively across different cultures. Ability to communicate fluently in the Hawaiian language, orally and in writing. Post Offer/Employment Condition:  Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check. Must be able to complete the UH Title IX training within twelve (12) months from date of hire.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:  Familiarity with UH, RCUH, and the National Science Foundation (NSF) reports, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of HDOT, UH, and RCUH fiscal requirements. 


INQUIRIES:  Dr. Keiki Kawai’ae’a 932-7360 (Hawai‘i). 


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) Supervisory References, 4) 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 [email protected] If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-7262 or (808)956-0872. 


CLOSING DATE:  January 25, 2021. 


RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University ofHawai‘i.


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