NHH Research Support Asst-Oahu
The Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

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Regular, Part-Time (60% FTE), RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), Department of Native Hawaiian Health (DNHH), Native Hawaiian Center of Excellence (NHCOE), located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY: $1,263/Mon. (@ 60% FTE).

DUTIES: Assists with the Department of Native Hawaiian Health’s Cultural Competency Curriculum Development Project. Assists in researching the development of new teaching and evaluation methodologies in the area of cultural competency for medical students, residents, and faculty. Project focuses mostly on Native Hawaiian health and addressing Native Hawaiian health disparities. Assists in all logistics (the organization and implementation) and assessment of teaching interventions such as workshops, lectures, immersion weekends, field work, collection of data and evaluations, documentation of project related activities, preparation of data for research manuscripts and project related grants, and functions as a community liaison for the project.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Hawaiian Studies/Language, Indigenous Studies, Cross Cultural Education, Education, Public Health, or related field. EXPERIENCE: One to three (1-3) years of work experience with projects requiring management of logistics and working with large groups. Experience with clerical work including inputting data into computer, and writing/composing and dissemination of documents such as minutes. ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Working knowledge of general principles of confidentiality and data collection methods. Proficient knowledge and skills of common PC computer software for word processing (e.g. Word), data base/spreadsheet (e.g. Excel), and PowerPoint. Able to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Able to perform basic literature searches, take notes, write minutes, enter data collected onto spreadsheets (e.g. Excel), and manage project calendar. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Post Offer/Employment Condition: Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check.

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Familiarity and understanding of Native Hawaiian cultural practices, beliefs, customs, especially Hawaiian language, traditional healing, etc. Experience in research or community related work in Native Hawaiian health or medical issues Familiarity with basic statistical software packages.

INQUIRIES: Kimberly Yamauchi 692-1022 (Oahu).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com, 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 rcuhhr@rcuh.com. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344.

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