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Lecturer (Community Health Worker)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Dean's Office/Health Science
Kapi‘olani Community College
Date Posted:
January 31, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins February 21, 2017
Salary Information:
Minimum $1,486.00 per credit hour; subject to lecturer placement.
Federal Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Community Health Worker Lecturers, part-time, for placement into lecturer pool, subject to availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. This position is with the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Round IV grant project, located at Kapi‘olani Community College.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Work under the direct supervision of the co-principal investigator (Co-PI) at Kapi‘olani Community College.
  2. Teach Community Health Worker Certificate training courses in collaboration with other lecturers and guest lecturers in a team-teaching model for course delivery. Includes evening and weekend classes, distance education classes, and teaching at off-campus sites.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master’s Degree in any field plus two years of experience in developing and delivering community health education programs; or
  2. Master’s Degree in a health-related field, of which 15 credits are in community health; or
  3. Bachelor’s Degree in any field plus five years of experience in developing and delivering community health education programs; or
  4. Bachelor’s Degree in a health-related field, of which 15 credits are in community health, plus three years of experience in developing and delivering community health education programs.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. A minimum of three (3) years working with communities on adult health education programs/courses, projects and related health issues.
  2. Strong knowledge of the Social Determinants of Health and/or Public Health.
  3. Strong working knowledge of healthcare and social service agencies in Hawai‘i communities and emerging needs and trends.
  4. Ability to work within a team approach to health education training, health promotion, illness prevention and community advocacy.
  5. Knowledge of cultural competence in health care delivery to diverse populations, including Native Hawaiians.
  6. Knowledge of pedagogical theory and practice.
  7. Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help participants strengthen their knowledge, skills and abilities for success in chosen career paths.
  8. Ability to convey information clearly and concisely to a diverse range of groups or individuals both verbally and in writing to ensure that they understand the information and the message.
  9. Ability to listen and respond appropriately to others.
  10. Ability to utilize standard office equipment and relevant technology (software and systems).
  11. Ability to lead and guide students to develop new skills or knowledge that will enhance their work.
  12. Ability to teach using best pedagogical practices.
  13. Must be able to work evening and weekend hours.
  14. Knowledge of standard office suite and presentational tools.
  15. A valid driver’s license.

To Apply:
Submit 1) Faculty or Executive/Managerial CC Personnel Form 27A . Application form, 2) graduate and undergraduate transcripts(s) showing degrees and coursework to date. Copies of official transcripts are acceptable: however, official copies are required at the time of hire (in order to be official, transcripts must have the official seal and be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution. Transcripts may not be stamped as issued to student or as a student copy. Ask the Registrar to send the transcript to the attention of Patricia O’Hagan, Dean of Health Academic Programs). On-line transcripts, diplomas and copies, academic record/grade summaries and electronic submissions will NOT be accepted; 3) a one- to two-page statement outlining the ways in which you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications; and 4) three current, original signed letters of recommendation attesting to your job performance and character. Application materials are to be sent to Patricia O’Hagan, Dean of Health Academic programs, Kapi‘olani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, ‘Ilima 206, Honolulu, HI. 96816. Minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment. All materials must be postmarked no later than the closing date for the application and all documents to be considered complete or date-stamped by the dean’s office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. Incomplete applications and documents submitted electronically will not be considered. Materials submitted become property of the College and will not be returned. Deaf and hard-of-hearing persons may call 1-711 or 643-8833.
  1. Patricia O'Hagan, Dean of Health Academic Programs
  2. Kapi‘olani Community College
  3. 4303 Diamond Head Road, Ilima 206
  4. Honolulu, HI 96816
  1. Patricia O'Hagan, Dean of Health Academic Programs; 808-734-9569;

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