Oct 06 2021
Category: Legal
Job Description



William S. Richardson School of Law.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the University of Hawai‘i (UH), William S. Richardson School of Law, located in Honolulu and Kapolei, 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:  Salary commensurate with qualifications. 


DUTIES:  Develops contract proposals, Request for Proposal (RFP), Invitation for Bid (IFB), Request for Quotes (RFQ), and associated documents. Reviews contract details and structure, rules, reporting and communication requirements, administrative requirements, risk assessments, quality assurance, contractual obligations, transitions planning, and procedures for conflicts of interest and confidentiality. Reviews and analyzes contracts and associated documents for compliance with applicable State laws, rules, regulations, policies; and with federal Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) regulations. Negotiates and approves contract terms and conditions. Coordinates and monitors processes for the development and execution of contracts.  Performs contract closing activities. Prepares and disseminates information to appropriate employees regarding contract status. Facilitates contractor meetings. Reviews and evaluates request for changes in contractual provisions,  extension of  time, and similar matters. Conducts investigation into matters as requested. Prepares revisions to contracts summarizing contractual requirements. Guides project personnel in making contract changes. Prepares contract change notices, and monitors contractor performance. Reviews invoices, ensures payments are made, and coordinates with project staff and offices for acceptance or rejection of deliverables. Maintains audit files for contracts. Provides input to project team during the Design, Development, and Implementation (DDI) phase. 


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Doctor of Law (Juris Doctor) Degree from an accredited college or university.  (Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work or a related human services field and at least one (1) year of related experience may substitute for a Doctor of Law degree.).  EXPERIENCE:  One to three (1-3) years of contract management experience. Experience in child welfare assessment,  case management or related human services is preferred. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Knowledge of Federal and Hawai‘i child welfare laws, administrative rules, policies, procedures, and issues. Knowledge of Hawai‘i contract law, business processes, and information flow analysis. Knowledge of documentation practices, requirements, analysis, principles, methods, and project management principles and methods. Knowledge of the objectives and policies of Hawai‘i Child Welfare Services and community services programs, or related regulations, policies, and procedures. Ability to write clearly. Ability to analyze and draft documents and legal research. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Excellent project and time management skills. Excellent public speaking skills.  Ability to prepare clear, concise, and accurate documentation, work progress reports, and other written materials. Ability to effectively present functional information. 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:  Ability to work effectively with parents, children, and young adults who are involved with or are at risk of becoming involved with child welfare systems. Interest in administrative or civil law. 


INQUIRIES:  Faye Kimura 382-7976 (Oahu). 


Please apply directly on the RCUH website to be considered for the position.


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to 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. All RCUH employees and positions are subject to the August 5, 2021 Emergency Proclamation requiring all State/RCUH employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be subject to weekly testing for COVID-19.  All post-job offer/new hires will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated (e.g., their CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) or a Negative COVID-19 Test result during the onboarding process.  Requests for a religious or medical accommodation from the COVID-19 vaccination will be handled on a post-job offer basis.  Individuals granted an accommodation will be subject to the weekly testing requirement. 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:  November 2, 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.