CASS Hawaii State Hospital (HSH) Special Assistant

Sep 13 2023
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Adult Mental Health Division

Hawaii State Hospital

Kaneohe - Kualoa, Oahu


CASS Hawaii State Hospital (HSH) Special Assistant

Salary commensurate with training and experience


Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment. This position is responsible for preparing HSH by increasing their resiliency to future pandemics and disasters by preventing, identifying, mitigating, managing and controlling current and emerging public health threats, concerns, deficiencies, and issues. This position is also responsible for identifying and managing public health priorities within HSH. 


Minimum Qualifications


EDUCATION:  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Public Health, Health Administration, Business, Communications, Marketing, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related field is required.


A Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration and/or Law is preferred.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Progressively responsible professional work experience that demonstrated the ability to perform administrative assignments in the following: program and procedure development, analysis, evaluation, and improvement; government financial management fundamentals, legislative process, and internal policy and development.


Work experience managing large-scale projects or multi-unit organizations; experience using technology to achieve business results and experience in internal and public communication methods, protocols, policies, and procedures highly desirable.


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


Adult Mental Health Division

Attn: Personnel Office

1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 256

Honolulu, HI 96813


Application packet at:​oyment/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, interested applicants may contact Toki Thomas at (808) 236-8237.


Recruitment is continuous until needs are met position #124175.


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