Liko A'e HI Island Coor-Hawaii
The Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

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Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the University of Hawai’i Maui College, Liko A’e Native Hawaiian Scholarship Program located in Hilo, Hawaii. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.


DUTIES: Manages and maintains the Liko A’e Leadership Resource Center. Meets individually with Liko A’e scholars to assess career and educational needs. Makes referrals to supporting agencies and campus offices, follows up and documents participants’ progress, maintains confidential student files, and effectively addresses the post-secondary educational needs of the Native Hawaiian community. Assists participants with applications to post-secondary education and with federal, state, and private financial aid applications. Conducts workshops for high schools and community agencies covering educational choices, financial aid and other related issues such as study skills and time management. Facilitates college mentoring and community capacity building activities with program partners.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Social Work, Communications, Education, Psychology, Hawaiian Studies, or related social science field (Associate’s Degree or a minimum of sixty (60) college credits from an accredited community college with two to four (2-4) years of experience in providing post-high educational services may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree). EXPERIENCE: Two to four (2-4) years of experience with administrating and coordinating skills. Two (2) or more years of experience working with Native Hawaiian college and high school age students, counseling, coordinating, and data tracking for federal grant purposes. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Knowledge of Hawaiian community organizations that provide partnership/internship opportunities for program and students. Knowledge of college financial aid processes and social networking. Strong knowledge of campus services and community. Intermediate to advance skills to create a spreadsheet using Excel software, power point, database software and Web based management systems. Ability to quickly learn new applications. Ability to make presentations from small to large (100+) audiences. Time management and a high level of organizational skills. Ability to utilize the resources of the university and its community. Strong ability to work independently without supervision. Strong writing ability to contribute to news and marketing of Liko A'e. Ability to communicate with a diverse population. Flexible to change is required. Ability to follow complex oral and written instruction, and to analyze, interprets and uses sound logic and judgment. Post Offer/Employment Condition: Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check.

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Understanding of educational strategies that are culturally appropriate for the Native Hawaiian community. Ability to compile and interpret data. Knowledge of Hawaiian language and cultural protocols. Knowledge of mentoring best practices. Experience working with federal programs policy and procedures. Experience working within the University of Hawai’i system.

INQUIRIES: Malia Davidson 984-3553 (Maui).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to, click on “Employment”; select “Apply” and navigate to “See Job Announcements and/or Apply for a Job.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawaii 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 If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808) 956-8344.

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