Feb 26 2021
Category: Other
Job Description



Research Corporation of the University of Hawai‘i.  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.


MONTHLY SALARY:  Salary commensurate with qualifications. 



  • Provides professional support in various human resources management assignments requiring sound independent judgment and decision-making in the following areas (but not limited to) employment/recruitment, job descriptions, employee relations, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, payroll, and human resources information systems (HRIS). 
  • Responsible for accurate and timely completion of professional level assignments such as, drafting job descriptions, recruitment correspondences, reviewing/approving selections of Regular and other employment categories consistent with RCUH policies and applicable employment laws, administering industrial accident claims, unemployment claims, coordinating with third party administrators, insurance representatives, employees, and government agencies.  
  • Provides guidance to project staff relating to employment actions, policies/procedures, employee benefits, workers compensation, and other designated assignments. 



  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field.


  • One to three (1-3) years of experience performing assignments in human resources management (e.g., employment, recruitment, benefits, workers compensation, Human Resources Management System (HRMS), etc.) ranging in complexity levels. 
  • Experience must include acquisition of skills necessary to perform professional level work (e.g., independent judgment and discretion). 


  • Knowledge of human resources principles and concepts.
  • Knowledge of computerized human resources information systems, administration of policies/procedures. 
  • Good working knowledge of some of the following: drafting job descriptions, recruitment process, hiring process, employee payroll and benefits, workers compensation, benefits administration.
  • Working knowledge of word-processing, spreadsheet and data base software. 
  • Ability to communicate (verbally and written) effectively to all levels of staff and program administrators.
  • Proficient in word processing using MS Word, general skills in spreadsheets using MS Excel.
  • Ability to demonstrate accuracy and organizational skills.
  • Ability to provide practical solutions and guidance on complex issues.
  • 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.).  



  • Working experience with HRMS system (e.g., PeopleSoft). 
  • Project management experience. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Programs, labor laws, University of Hawai‘i (UH) and RCUH policies and procedures. 
  • Prior leadership experience. Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) or American Payroll Association Certifications. 

INQUIRIES:  Jennifer Lin 956-7106 (Oahu). 


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


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 [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:  February 16, 2021 or until filled. Applications received after this deadline may be considered only if the position is not filled or up to the date a selection has been approved by the RCUH (whichever comes first).


RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.


Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.