Pandemic Response Expansion Project (PREP) School Health Advisor

Jun 02 2023
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Downtown, Oahu


Pandemic Response Expansion Project (PREP) School Health Advisor

Up to $6,948 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, Non-Civil Service, Full-Time, Temporary Appointment.  The primary purpose of this position is to provide data-driven guidance for populations at increased risk for COVID-19, infectious diseases and conditions, and negative outcomes.  The position supports the development and implementation of policies, strategies, and programs to strengthen school health and for the prevention and mitigation of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in educational settings.  In addition, the position contributes to strategic planning, capacity building, and program management for school health initiatives and projects.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.  Master’s degree from an accredited college or university is preferred.


EXPERIENCE:  At least five (5) years of experience teaching in K-12 schools, administering social service programs for children and adolescents, or delivering public health in childcare of educational settings is required.


At least two (2) years of experience working in public school systems; and experience supporting educational or governmental institutions for COVID-19 response is preferred.


LICENSE:  Valid State of Hawaii driver’s license is preferred.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

How to Apply


Applicants should mail a resume with current statement of qualifications, State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, and three (3) references to:


Department of Health       

Disease Outbreak Control Division

PO BOX 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact DOCD Secretary, at [email protected]


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #124482.


This position is exempt from civil service. Employment in such positions are considered to be “at will.”


The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and environment for all people in Hawaii. Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) supports a diverse-multicultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels, and creates an inclusive work environment, free from discrimination.


As a condition of employment with the State of Hawai’i, all new hires must comply with the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.  The COVID-19 vaccination policy can be found at the top of the DOH Internet/Job Opportunities page:​opportunities/


 An Equal Opportunity Employer