Jul 12 2021
Job Description



Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism.  Regular, Part-Time (50% FTE), RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT), Office of Planning, Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program, 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. 


DUTIES:  Provides administrative and research services to support the Statewide Marine and Coastal Zone Advocacy Council (MACZAC).  Coordinates and completes MACZAC meeting needs.  Coordinates all MACZAC travel logistics.  Coordinates MACZAC correspondence.  Maintains a record of expenditures and volunteer hours.  Files MACZAC documents and informs the Public of MACZAC Activities.  Assists in the recruiting of MACZAC members.  Coordinates with CZM staff and MACZAC in recruiting MACZAC members.  Assists with research work. 


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Associate’s Degree from an accredited community college in related field.  EXPERIENCE:  One to three (1-3) years of progressively responsible administrative clerical duties which demonstrate knowledge of common office equipment and typing and editing correspondence, including one (1) year of experience with handling various office-related administrative details, comprehensive understanding of activities and administrative organization, and exercising sound judgment. (Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Political Science, Sociology, Geography, Archeology, Psychology, Biology, Marine Sciences, or related field may substitute for one (1) year of experience.).  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Knowledge of administrative processes, business English, grammar, spelling, arithmetic; common office practices and procedures. Excellent communication skills, orally and in writing. Ability to collaborate with others. Ability to carry out a range of secretarial functions, including coordinate/schedule meetings, compose routine correspondence, maintain administrative paperwork. Ability to use computer programs, such as Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to use virtual meeting platforms.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 Political Science, Sociology, Geography, Archeology, Psychology, Biology, Marine Sciences, or related field.  Knowledge of State and RCUH policies and procedures. Awareness of related government and nongovernmental organizations active in the marine and coastal resource planning or management field. 


INQUIRIES:  Justine Nihipali 587-2875 (Oahu). 


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


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: July 23, 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.