Jan 31 2019
Job Description



RCUH Corporate Human Resources Department.  (Up to 2) Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Human Resources Department, Research Corporation of the University of Hawai‘i (RCUH) core staff 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:  Provides guidance to project staff on employment actions, categories, use of the RCUH Human Resources Management System (HRMS) and policies/procedures relating to employment via RCUH. Reviews and prepares selection documents. Schedules new hire appointments to process newly hired employees’ paperwork. Processes non-recruited hire requests. Reviews, evaluates and prepares job descriptions. Completes job postings and recruitment advertisements. Performs assignments related to supporting the international employment needs of various projects. Provides general information on immigration related matters to project staff on specialized requirements. This is a progression job beginning with entry into Level I. Progression will be based on employee’s demonstrated ability to meet satisfactory work standards and the ability to assume increased responsibilities and accountabilities. 


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university.  (For Level I, an Associate’s Degree or equivalent with one to three (1-3) years of experience in an administrative office may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree dependent upon ability to demonstrate competence to perform duties).  EXPERIENCE:  At least one (1) year of office work experience.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Knowledge of office administration and clerical work. Knowledge of telephone etiquette and customer service.  Must express enthusiasm and a willingness to learn job duties and RCUH policies and procedures quickly with a high level of energy. Must possess basic administrative skills, and some basic computer skills to work with automated Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS).  Must be able to manage a fast-paced, high-volume of work environment while assisting customers via frequent phone calls and a high volume of emails, daily. Must be able to multi-task. Ability to work independently on assignments. Good verbal and written communication skills. Proficient in keyboarding (i.e., acceptable speed and accuracy). Proficient in MS Word and MS Excel applications, email, Internet, and general abilities to use data base software.  Post Offer/Employment Condition: Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check for working with highly confidential and sensitive information which includes being fingerprinted and having a federal background check performed. 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:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Human Resources or related field of study.  Experience working in a Human Resources office/department. Previous working experience with HRMS system (i.e., PeopleSoft) or other specialized Human Resources Management and/or information systems. Knowledge of laws, regulations and procedures for H-1B, J-1 and TN nonimmigrant visas and other related immigration/visa statuses. Working knowledge and experience of EEO and Affirmative Action Programs, labor laws, UH and RCUH policies and procedures. 


INQUIRIES:  Jennifer Lin 956-7106 (Oahu). 


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. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872. 


CLOSING DATE:  February 20, 2019. 


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.