Public Health Infrastructure Grant (PHIG) Retention Manager

Jul 02 2024
Job Description



Director’s Office

Public Health Infrastructure Grant

Downtown, Oahu


Public Health Infrastructure Grant (PHIG)
Retention Manager

$8,333.33 per month, salary commensurate w/ training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment. This position provides programmatic including managerial oversight to the PHIG employee retention initiatives.  Data from the Public Health Workforce Interest and Needs Survey, a national survey which provides baseline data for this grant, identifies a need to develop a vibrant employee retention program within the department.


The position will work independently to conduct a needs assessment, design and develop employee program which include professional development, improve employee engagement through systematic internal messaging, and will monitor the outcomes through ongoing employee satisfaction surveys.



Minimum Qualification(s)


EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a baccalaureate degree.


EXPERIENCE:  Five (5) years professional management experience building employee morale.  Four (4) years of experience in internal or external communications at corporate or government entities.  Experience gathering large volumes of quantitative and qualitative information for planning in employment settings.


SUBSTITUTION ALLOWED:  Other combinations of education and/or experience may be allowed, subject to review and acceptance by the Director and/or designee.


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, salary requirement and detailed resume to:


Department of Health

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 123

Honolulu, HI  96813

Attn:  S. Murakami


Recruitment is on a continuous basis until needs are met for position #125334.


Application packet at:​nt/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Scott Murakami, PHIG Workforce Director at [email protected].


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