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Instructor, CC (Health Sciences)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Health Education
Kaua'i Community College
Date Posted:
February 27, 2017
Closing Date:
March 29, 2017
Salary Information:
C2, minimum $5273/month. Salary commensurate with qualifications and education.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: May 31, 2018

Other Conditions:
  • Federal funds, beginning May 2017. Annual contract renewal, possible renewal contingent on satisfactory performance pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Round IV federal grant. May be converted from 11 to 9 months based on operational needs.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Work under the direct supervision of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Kaua‘i Community College:
  2. Research and develop skill-based training courses using information and feedback from National standards/best practices, local employers and community stakeholders, and other University of Hawai‘i Community College's Community Health Worker (CHW) programs. Develop assessment tools and strategies for continuous course improvement. Obtain approval for new courses through the College’s curriculum approval process.
  3. Teach courses for the Community Health Worker Certificate training. Develop rubrics to measure course and program student learning outcomes. Develop strategies/activities for student skill development. Regular workload is Monday through Friday but may include evening and weekend classes, continuing education classes, distance education classes, and teaching at off campus sites.
  4. In collaboration with the VCAA, Consortium Health Coordinator, and community health organizations, develop meaningful internship opportunities for program participants with community health agencies. Coordinate internship schedules, supervise and track student progress in their internship courses. Provide training to internship site supervisors and develop evaluative measures.
  5. Build program capacity through community engagement for the Community Health Worker Certificate of Competence. Work with community health organizations to recruit incumbent CHWs and new students into a credit based training program that achieves the goals and objectives of the grant. Work with the Consortium Health Coordinator to develop and community needs assessment of Community Health courses. Utilize results from the needs assessment to support new course development.
  6. Travel to off-campus sites and neighbor islands for meetings when needed. Participate in onsite training programs at participating community colleges. Meet with representatives of the general public, government, nonprofit, University, and private sectors to advance goals and objectives of grant.
  7. Provide status reports as requested by the VCAA, Kauai CC's Health Program/Campus Grant Coordinator, and TAACCCT Program Director. Participate in project status meetings as required.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.
  9. Commitment to community college principles and philosophy is essential.
  10. The College strongly emphasizes the “open door” concept and serves a diverse student and community population.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. (a) Master’s degree in any field with two (2) years of experience in developing and delivering community health education programs; OR
  2. (b) Master’s degree in a health-related field, of which 15 credits are in Community Health; OR
  3. (c) Bachelor’s degree in any field with five (5) years of experience in developing and delivering community health education programs; OR
  4. (d) Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field, of which 15 credits are in Community Health with three (3) 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 services agencies in Hawai‘i communities and emerging needs and trends.
  4. Ability to teach Motivational Interviewing and Counseling.
  5. Strong working knowledge of case management skills.
  6. Strong working knowledge of coordinating and leading with team approach to health education training, health promotion, illness prevention and community advocacy.
  7. Experience in curriculum development and the presentation of course material to students in college setting.
  8. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  9. Ability to monitor projects and/or activities of students and take corrective action when necessary.
  10. Ability to utilize standard office equipment and relevant technology (software and systems) to meet project needs, especially collaborative team tools.
  11. Knowledge of standard office suite and presentation tools.
  12. Ability to design and implement curriculum, and teach using best pedagogical practices.
  13. Have supportive attitude toward student learning and be able to create a nurturing classroom environment for students of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  14. Must be able to work evenings, weekends and at off-campus sites.

To Apply:
Submit 1) UHCC Form 27 ( standard format ) ( large format ) 2) transcript(s) showing degree and coursework to date appropriate to the position (Copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, original official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Original official transcripts must have the official seal and be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution. Online transcripts or academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted. Diplomas and copies will not be accepted.), 3) a brief one-page statement outlining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications, 4) one or more signed, original letters of recommendation attesting to job performance and personal character, and 5) résumé to the address below. Original signature required on the UH Form 27. All requested documents/information must be postmarked by the closing date. Materials submitted will not be returned and become the property of the College. Emailed or other electronically submitted documents will not be accepted or considered. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete and will not be considered. All minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment. SEPARATE DOCUMENTS AND APPLICATION MATERIALS must be submitted for each position. Kaua‘i Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. For inquiries or complaints regarding our nondiscrimination policies, please contact: Human Resources Manager, EEO/AA Coordinator 808-245-8323; Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (Section 504 Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator) 808 245-8260, Kaua‘i Community College, One Stop Center, 3-1901 Kaumuali‘i Highway, Lihu‘e, HI 96766
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