Jan 13 2023
Job Description



CLOSING DATE:  February 12, 2023.


INQUIRIES:  Jana Wilkinson 984-3564 (Maui). 


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


(3) Regular, Full-Time, Limited-Term (not to exceed eleven (11) months in duration), RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the University of Hawai‘i Maui College (UHMC), TRIO – Upward Bound Program. Position is located on Maui.Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.




DUTIES:  Provides support for the Upward Bound program at UHMC, which serves two hundredandfive(205)studentsatseven(7)Maui​Countyhigh schools including: Lanaʻi, Molokaʻi, Maui, Baldwin, Hana King Kekaulike, and Lahainaluna High Schools.Coordinatesandplanscareerexplorat​ionactivities,makespreparations for standardized tests, and researches postsecondary options for 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade participants, with the goal of college enrollment immediately after high school graduation.This includes conducting ongoing needs assessment, creating individualized plans of service, monitoring/documenting participants’ progress in activities designed to promote successful college enrollment, and maintaining a database of detailed student academic records.Plans and implements curriculum and activities for the program participants throughout the academic year and summer, including leading workshops one (1) Saturday per monthtoaccomplishprogramgoalsandmeetrequi​rements.Workswithneighbor islandprogramstafftoensureallstudentsareb​eingservedincludingstudentswho arelocatedonLanaʻi,Molokaʻiandotherloca​tions.Willmaketravelarrangements for neighbor island students and gather supplies needed for activities. Recruits, interviews,andorientsnewprogram participants. Deliverspublicpresentationsat target schools. During the six (6) week summer component, plans and leads summer classes, activities, weekday field trips, and college tours, which includes driving participants to activity sites.Participates in the recruiting and hiring process, and trains and oversees UHMC mentors. Coordinates and/or oversees the work of student assistants. Participates in program evaluation through follow- up surveys. Recommends and implements approved corrective measures to assure the needs of each participant and program objectives are met. Assists Director in preparation of Federal and University reports.Must be flexible to special program hours (including occasional evenings, weekends, and holidays) with advance notice.May travel out-of-state to attend national trainings and chaperone college tours.




Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year collegeoruniversityinPsychology,Counselin​g,Education,StudentAffairs, or a related field.


At least three (3) years of experience working with high school youth, preferably those similar in background to that of program participants (low income, first generation to attend college), and planning and coordinating activities or curriculum.


Knowledge of college admissions, financial aid, career guidance, and other college retention services for students. Familiarity with socio-economic issues and economic differences, as well as individual and group dynamics that affect educational progress. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.


Ability to communicate well both orally and in writing. Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently to plan, coordinate, and carry out program activities. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals, such as school site personnel. Must possess a valid driver’s license (and if use of personal vehicle on the job is required, must also have valid personal driver’s insurance equivalent to Hawai‘i’s No-Fault Driver’s Insurance) and maintain throughout the duration of employment. Post Offer/Employment Condition: Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check.


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.).  



Master’s Degree from an accredited (4) year college or university in Psychology, Counseling, Education, Student Affairs, or a related field.


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. 


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


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.