Pandemic Response Expansion Project (PREP) Social & Digital Media Specialist

Sep 17 2021
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Director’s Office

Communications Office

Downtown, Oahu


Pandemic Response Expansion Project (PREP)
Social & Digital Media Specialist

$5,600 - $6,250 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, temporary, fulltime, non-civil service appointment.  The primary purpose of the position is to serve as a statewide social and digital media development and coordination specialist for public awareness and education for the DOH’s Pandemic Response Expansion Project (PREP).  The position actively participates in the assessment and enhancement of the department’s education and awareness initiatives, which includes developing, implementing and evaluating state-and federal-funded COVID-19 related programs and activities throughout the state.



Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION:  Graduation from a four (4) year accredited college or university with a baccalaureate degree.  A master’s in public health, public administration and planning, business administration, or any of the health or social sciences is preferred.


EXPERIENCE: One and one half (1 ½) years of progressively responsible professional work experience which required a high degree of analytical skills.  Such experience must have involved gathering, evaluating and analyzing facts and other pertinent information required to resolve problems and/or to determine and recommend appropriate courses of action.


LICENSE:  Valid State of Hawaii Class 3 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


Mail cover letter, completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment (HRD278) with original signature, three (3) references, salary requirement and detailed resume to:


Department of Health

Communication’s Office

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 325

Honolulu, HI  96813


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/

Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Janice Okubo, Communications Director at [email protected] or (808) 586-4445.


Recruitment is on continuous until needs are met for position #124006.


This position is exempt from civil service and considered temporary in nature.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will,” which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.


An Equal Opportunity Employer