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Institutional and Student Support PBB, (Student Services Specialist/Coordinator) (#79856,79857,79858) Position Description

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The application collection portion of the recruitment for this position vacancy has concluded.

3 positions: #79856 (in Hilo), #79857 (on Kauai), #79858 (on Maui), UH Hilo, Student Affairs Division, Na Pua No‘eau Program, general funds, permanent, full time, to begin approximately May 2013, pending position clearance and availability of funding. The positions will report to the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.


Designs, plans, coordinates and implements educational enrichment programs for native Hawaiian youth in grades Kindergarten through 12 at the respective Na Pua No‘eau sites. Integrates Na Pua No‘eau program philosophy and core elements into all of the program events. Coordinates all of the logistics, supply needs and other resources necessary to conduct the Na Pua No‘eau education programs at the respective site. Develops and manages budget specific to the Na Pua No‘eau programs at the respective site. Designs, plans and implements a process of informing and selecting student participants. Identifies, establishes and maintains teachers, staff, and other resources from the University of Hawaiʻi, public schools, Hawaiian agencies, and the community. Organizes teaching teams for program activities and coordinate training workshops for teachers, staff, and community resources. Work with Center staff in developing and implementing evaluations of program activities and students. Maintains system of documentation of planning and implementation of programs. Monitors student progress within the program events. Represents Na Pua No‘eau at meetings in respective region with government, private and community agencies and groups. Conduct presentations to community groups and participate in networking with other education and community programs. Plan in collaboration with Na Pua No‘eau administrators and community representatives in developing an annual program schedule. Submit monthly reports to Na Pua Noeau Director of Programs. Other Duties As Assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Education, Hawaiian Studies, Social Science or related field and 5 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for coordinating Hawaiian education programs or events; or equivalent education/training or experience. Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the Hawaiian education, Hawaiian values as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies. Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with education. Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an effective, innovative and timely manner. Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software. For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience that provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated. Ability to integrate Hawaiian values and practices into program events. Experience working with Hawaiian community.

Desirable Qualifications

Coordinated educational enrichment programs for native Hawaiian children in grades K-12. Coordinated educational programs for children in grades K through 12 at respective campus.

Pay Range

PBB, $3,727/month minimum

Applications (How to Apply)

Please specify position number(s) you are applying for on your application documentation. A complete application must include: cover letter explaining how the minimum qualifications are met; APT application UH Form 64 (original signature required on application); résumé; transcript(s) (copies are acceptable, however official transcripts will be required prior to employment). Incomplete applications will not be considered. All requested documents/information must be postmarked by the closing date and become the property of the university. Electronic submittals will be accepted up to closing date at Application mailing address: Dr. David K. Sing, Director, Na Pua No’eau, Center for Gifted and Talented Native Hawaiian Children, University of Hawaiʻi - Hilo, 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720.

Inquiries (General)

Dr. David K. Sing, (808) 974-7678, fax (808) 974-7681, email:

Please refer to position #79856,79857,79858 when making inquiries.

Application Deadline

April 5, 2013

Important Information

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