Apr 05 2024
Job Description



CLOSING DATE:  April 26, 2024. INQUIRIES:  Linda Hara 808-956-7422 (Oahu).


Please apply directly on the RCUH website to be considered for the position.


Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), located at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (UHM) 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 RANGE:  $4,800 - $6,000/Mon. 


DUTIES:  Serves as point of contact to advise and provide guidance to Principal Investigators (PIs) and Project Leads on all human resources (HR) matters. Coordinates the human resources management needs of Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU) which includes facilitating recruitment by assisting in job description development, advertising, reviewing procedures, ensuring full documentation, reviewing final selection for submission to the Research Corporation of the University of Hawai‘i  (RCUH), onboarding/hiring, etc. Serves as Unit point person for the University of Hawai‘i (UH) and PCSU, disseminating information appropriately. Works with the PCSU Safety Coordinator to ensure all RCUH incident reports are filed timely to RCUH. Performs payroll support functions. This includes reviewing eTimesheets for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with the RCUH leave policies on behalf of projects and PIs. Follows up for necessary supportive documentation. Maintains and audits annual leave records. Prepares, reviews, and initiates personnel actions (e.g., online and manual PAFs). Follows up on outstanding, incomplete, or missing personnel action documents. 




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


Three to five (3-5) years of progressively responsible experience in personnel and human resources. 


Knowledge of office administration and principles, practices, and concepts of personnel and human resources. Knowledge of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), applicable State and Federal regulations, policies, and laws.


Ability to interpret, analyze, and apply pertinent laws, rules, and policies to various situations and to communicate the information to various audiences. Strong verbal and written communication skills to present information clearly and accurately and ability to prepare reports and other materials for presentation. Strong computer and software application skills, including proficiency in computer applications (e.g., Microsoft Office). Ability to multi task and meet multiple deadlines. Post Offer/Employment Condition:  Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check. Must be able to complete the UH Information Security Awareness Training (ISAT) within two (2) weeks from date of hire, and re-certify every twelve (12) months. 


Must be able to lift and carry up to twenty-five (25) pounds unassisted.


As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to the University of Hawai‘i's and PCSU’s HIPAA/PHI privacy and security policy. Violation of the RCUH's, the UH's, or the 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.). Must complete the University of Hawai‘i's and PCSU’s HIPAA/PHI privacy and security training immediately after hire or not later than employee’s initial exposure to HIPAA/PHI. Must maintain a current status on the University’s and/or the business entity's training requirements.




Experience in accounting. Familiar with database applications. Familiarity with UH, RCUH, and UH Foundation policies and procedures, Hawai‘i Occupational Safety and Health Division (HIOSH), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and other related administrative policies and procedures.



APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to https://www.rcuh.com/work/careers/. 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. Please visit https://www.rcuh.com/document-library/3-0​00/benefits/rcuh-benefits-at-a-glance/ for more information on RCUH’s Benefits for eligible employees.




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




RCUH is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, reproductive health decision, citizenship, gender identity or expression, domestic or sexual violence victim status, military/veteran status, or other grounds protected under applicable federal and state laws, except as permitted by law.