Feb 23 2021
Job Description



John A. Burns School of Medicine.  Regular, Part-Time (60% FTE), RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), Native Hawaiian Center of Excllence (NHCOE), Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH), located on Oahu, 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:  $1,542.60/Mon (@ 60% FTE). 



  • Assists in the research, development, and implementation of the Cultural Competency Curriculum (C3) Development Project, which focuses on improving Native Hawaiian Health through diversified programs. 
  • Assists in data collection, evaluations, review and preparation of presentations and scientific manuscripts, and assessment of teaching interventions (e.g., workshops, lectures, and immersion weekends). 
  • Assists in the preparation of progress reports and grant applications including data compilation and literature reviews.
  • Assists with literature searches using MEDLINE and PubMed software and preparation of research  and curricular related presentations and papers. 
  • Attends and assists with cultural immersion activities in support of program objectives. 
  • Drives participants in project vehicle to attend cultural immersion events. 
  • Assists in the coordination of guest speakers, Standardized Patients (SPs), and program volunteers. 
  • Manages project calendar. 
  • Assists with logistics and reimbursements for both on-campus activities and off-campus field activities.  
  • Duties may include occasional work outside of regularly scheduled hours, including nights and weekends. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Hawaiian Studies/Language, Indigenous Studies, Cross Cultural Education, Education, Public Health, or related field. 


  • At least one (1) year of experience in the management of logistics for an educational program, large group event, or a research project. 


  • Working knowledge of research, such as scientific methodology, data collection, protection of human subjects, and confidentiality. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. 
  • Must have strong initiative to identify resources and problem solve. 
  • Skilled with common personal computer software for word processing (e.g., MS Word), presentations (e.g., PowerPoint), and database/spreadsheets (e.g., FileMaker Pro and Excel). 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must also have valid personal driver’s insurance equivalent to Hawai‘i’s No-Fault Driver’s Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment. 


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.).  


  • Familiarity and understanding of Native Hawaiian cultural values, practices, beliefs, customs, traditional healing, and especially Hawaiian language. 
  • Experience in research or community related work in Native Hawaiian health, or medical issues. 
  • Familiarity with basic statistical software packages (ex: SPSS) and ability to do simple statistical analyses. 

INQUIRIES:  Jamie Ii 692-1022 (Oahu). 


Please apply directly on the RCUH website to be considered for the position.<​/p>


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:  April 1, 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.