May 27 2021
Job Description



Kauai Community College.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position at Kauai Community College (KauaiCC), with the Title III Kauha Paepae Ola Grant, located in Līhuʻe, 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. 



  • Facilitates community outreach and access to programs and resources at KauaiCC, particularly programs provided to Native Hawaiian students, by coordinating with local DOE Schools (including public charter schools) and community organizations that serve potential adult learners. 
  • Facilitates the effort to convene Early College Coordinators, KauaiCC staff and faculty, and other student affairs staff to identify and strategize onboarding efforts for first-time freshmen. 
  • Onboards students to Early College Programs and as first-time freshmen at KauaiCC. 
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of pre-college activities including orientations and workshops, and the implementation of an Early College transition to college courses, at area high schools. 
  • Oversees and conducts outreach to the community, and to staff and parent groups to ensure continued development and implementation. 
  • Supports Early College and first-time freshmen onboarding activities in the Admissions and Registrar, and Financial Aid and Counseling  Offices. 
  • Connects students with opportunities afforded by the Kahua Paepae Ola Projects including access to the Kipaipai project, the Hale Mālama Care Center, internships, summer programming, tutoring, and mentorships. 
  • Provides KauaiCC students with access to place-based learning workshops and projects.



  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Business or related field. 


  • At least two (2) years of experience working in higher education or student service programs. 
  • Experience includes working with Native Hawaiians or other underrepresented student groups, and supporting or implementing community programs and outreach. 


  • Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques for implementing student, academic, or grant funded programs. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local culture and barriers, constraints, particularly with respect to native Hawaiian students. 
  • Ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally, and by preparation of reports and other materials.  
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals. 
  • Ability to respond to student issues appropriately and in a timely manner. 
  • 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.).  



  • Knowledge and understanding of the developmental needs of Native Hawaiian students and Kauai students. 
  • Knowledge of facilitating student success and transition from high school through college. 
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Business, or related field. 

INQUIRIES:  Margaret Sanchez 245-8274 (Kauai). 


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) 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:  June 16, 2021. 


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.