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Academic Support (Educational Sp)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
College of Education/Center on Disability Studies
Date Posted:
February 03, 2017
Closing Date:
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2017

Other Conditions:
  • To begin approximately April 2017; continuation dependent on satisfactory performance and renewal of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Supports the development and implementation of strategies for information dissemination and other public relations initiatives through public events and publications.
  2. Coordinates conference and event logistics including signage, vendor relations, exhibitors, food and event delivery services which may include work on evenings, weekends, and some holidays.
  3. Develops and drafts programs, flyers, agendas, letters, and other reports using graphics software and word processing.
  4. Coordinates the recruitment, orientation and training curriculum of volunteers for public events
  5. Supports programming, product and training development activities and initiatives.
  6. Assists in content development for grant and conference proposals.
  7. Works closely with speakers and trainers to develop any required contract or agreement, and makes any other necessary arrangements.
  8. Prepares and processes invoices, purchase orders, authorization for payment, travel and other documents assuring compliance with agency and University rules and regulations.
  9. Maintains and updates social media sites, online calendars and other online marketing venues.
  10. Assists in writing and editing of fundraising activities, as well as maintaining a fundraising database.
  11. Support and participate in marketing plans including marketing products from grants, database management, outreach, and data analysis.
  12. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Communication, English, Education, Business or related field and 2 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for writing and editing, promotions, event and program planning and marketing; or equivalent education/training or experience.
  2. Functional knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in logistical coordination and/or marketing demonstrated by knowledge, understanding and ability to apply concepts, terminology.
  3. Functional knowledge and understanding of principles, theories, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and systems associated with program planning and/or marketing.
  4. Demonstrated ability to recognize problems, identify possible causes and resolve the full range problems that may commonly occur in the program planning and/or marketing.
  5. Demonstrated ability to understand oral and written documentation, write reports and procedures, and communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
  6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team members and individuals.
  7. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
  8. Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
  9. Ability to work outside of normal working hours, including evenings, weekends and some holidays.
  10. Ability to manage work priorities and projects in a timely manner.
  11. Working knowledge of large scale event planning.
  12. Ability to type at least 50 words a minute
  13. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of communities.
  14. Demonstrated ability in event coordination.
  15. Demonstrated ability in marketing, public relations and editing.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Experience working with persons with disabilities.
  2. Demonstrated ability to be a creative and critical thinker and resolve complex problems through creative reasoning.
  3. Demonstrated ability to work with design software such as Photoshop and website development.
  4. Possession of a Masters Degree
  5. Knowledge of local, national and/or international disability, educational and social change issues.
  6. Experience working on programming content and topic development.
  7. Experience working with various cultures, non-governmental organizations and agencies.
  8. Experience securing funding and event sponsorships.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UH Form 64A (attach resume) or UH Form 64B (enter credentials including education, experience, etc.), resume, names of 3 professional references and official transcripts (copies acceptable; however, originals will be required at the time of hire) to the address below.
  1. Center on Disability Studies
  2. Attn: Personnel Search Committee
  3. 1410 Lower Campus Road, 171F
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822
  1. Lesley Fukushima; 808-956-6914;

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