Apr 04 2018
Job Description



Honolulu Community College.  Regular, Full-Time, Limited Term (Duration not to exceed September 30, 2019), RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Honolulu Community College (HCC), located in Honolulu, Hawai‘i.  Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. 


DUTIES:  Designs and implements effective strategies to recruit and retain Native Hawaiian pre-engineering students to the undergraduate research experience courses. Supports the HCC STEM student retention efforts and organizes extracurricular academic and career focused enrichment activities. Develops and distributes information about the Indigenous Knowledge in Engineering (‘IKE) Program and pre-engineering pathways to students and their families with a particular focus on Native Hawaiians.  Works closely with HCC STEM faculty and other Indigenous Knowledge in Engineering (‘IKE) campus collaborators to recruit students to participate in the Hawai‘i Calculus Academy.  Plans, coordinates, and assesses the Hawai‘i Calculus Academy in conjunction with HCC and ‘IKE faculty and staff. Supports the HCC STEM student retention efforts and organizes extracurricular academic and career focused enrichment activities.  Collaborates with faculty and staff to monitor and track ‘IKE students, which includes University of Hawai‘i (UH) and National Science Foundation (NSF) determined metrics such as Grade Point Average (GPA), courses taken, transfer rates, retention, graduation, etc.  Gathers data for ‘IKE and other HONCC STEM Programs for completion of annual reports.  Conducts outreach activities by partnering with UH campuses and native Hawaiian communities.  Establishes and maintains partnerships within the HONCC campus, across ‘IKE campuses, industry partners, and professional organizations to increase support, mentoring, and career readiness of ‘IKE pre-engineering and other STEM students. 

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university.  EXPERIENCE:  At least six (6) months of experience working with grants. Experience working with Native Hawaiian students.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Knowledge of Native Hawaiian culture. Knowledge of recruitment and retention strategies.  Proficient with personal computers and word processing software. Must possess excellent communication skills both orally and in writing.  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:  Experience working with grants, specifically from the National Science Foundation. 

INQUIRIES:  Dr. Shidong Kan 845-9211 (Oahu). 

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:  April 17, 2018.


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.