ELC Grant Coordinator

Apr 11 2019
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Disease Investigation Branch

Downtown, Oahu


Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Grant Coordinator

Up to $5,000/month, salary commensurate with training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service appointment.  This position is the Division’s Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Disease (ELC) expert that reviews and interprets ELC Grant guidelines and is responsible for providing leadership, coordination, planning, and facilitation for the development of a comprehensive statewide approach to increasing the State’s capacity to combat infectious diseases.  It is responsible for integrating the ELC’s intent and recommendations and designing cross-cutting epidemiology, laboratory, and health information systems capacities in the state that are culturally, socially, geographically, and economically appropriate for priority and target populations in Hawaii.



Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a baccalaureate degree.  A master’s degree in public health, public administration and planning, business administration, or any of the health or social sciences is preferred.


KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:  Professional experience relating to grants and fiscal management, procurement/contractual services, and project development preferably in the infectious disease field involving a high degree of analytical skill, as well as gathering, evaluating and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and/or to determine/recommend appropriate courses of action. Varied experience performing administrative, technical, analytical work requiring knowledge of and ability to perform research, organize work efficiently, develop projects, write grants, secure funding, and deal effectively with people is desired.


ABILITIES:  Must be able to elicit information orally and in writing; read, comprehend, interpret and evaluate technical subjects, analyses or proposals; and apply problem-solving methods and techniques, such as defining and analyzing problems, identifying courses of action, and determining appropriate alternatives; prepare clear and concise written reports and recommendations; and demonstrated experience working with a diverse range of people/agencies.  Ability to design, develop, and coordinate program goals, strategies, interventions, implementation, and evaluation activities, to include developing needs assessments, surveys, and measurable program objectives, and coordinating data requirements, data gathering, and analyses.


Travel to grantee meeting on an annual basis may be required.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.


How to Apply


Mail completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, cover letter, detailed resume,three (3) references, and salary requirements to:


Department of Health

Disease Investigation Branch

PO BOX 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378

Additional information and application packet:  http://health.hawaii.gov/emplo​yment/job-opportunities/ 


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact the Disease Investigation Branch Secretary, at (808) 587-6567.


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.


This position is exempt. Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.” This appointment is federally funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Cooperative Agreement for the budget period beginning August 1, 2018. Non-competitive continuing applications for this position are available through the end of a five-year grant period, ending July 31, 2019. Continuation of this position will be dependent on a successful application for subsequent grant periods.


The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and environment for all people in Hawaii. HDOH supports a diverse-multicultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels, and creates an inclusive work environment, free from discrimination.

An Equal Opportunity Employer