Apr 02 2021
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. 



  • Responsible for handling specific human resources management assignments to achieve the operational priorities and objectives of the Director of Human Resources. 
  • Assignments and responsibilities will be on specific project and/or functional responsibilities to be assigned. 
  • These assignments may involve all functional areas of the RCUH Human Resources Department. Specific assignments will provide professional level support (e.g., ability to perform work assignment without training or supervision) to the Director of Human Resources to ensure goals and objectives are met within established timetables and budget.  
  • Responsible for administering specific RCUH policies and applicable laws relating to employment, recruitment, employee benefits, payroll, HRIS, training, employee relations, equal employment opportunities (EEO), safety management, etc. 
  • All assignments may include but not limited to audits, training products, studies, reports, and presentations. 



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


  • Three to five (3-5) years of progressively responsible experience in professional level human resources assignments.  
  • Experience must be in two (2) or more of the following: ensuring compliance with Federal/State employment laws, administration of general/multiple human resources policy issues, handling compensation administration, recruitment/selection/hiring, employee benefits, or equal employment opportunities/affirmative action. 


  • Knowledge of applicable Federal and State employment laws/regulations and human resources principles and concepts.  
  • Knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS).  
  • Working knowledge of equal employment regulations, EEO/Affirmative Action Programs and workflow, or work efficiencies to improve delivery of services. 
  • Knowledge of management principles, including but not limited to, information technology systems, payroll/tax, and administration of policies and procedures. 
  • Requires strong organizational skills. 
  • Requires a demonstrated ability based on work experience to plan, schedule, and problem-solve. 
  • Ability to provide practical solutions and guidance on complex issues. 
  • Demonstrated ability based on work experience to establish and maintain high work standards to meet job expectations, goals, and objectives.  
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to proficiently use MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. 
  • 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.).  



  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) professional certification. 
  • Knowledge of RCUH Human Resources policies.  
  • Previous working experience with PeopleSoft HRIS/HCM system. 

INQUIRIES:  Nelson Sakamoto 956-6965 (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 [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 15, 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.