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Instructor, CC (Hawai`i Life Styles)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Hawai`i Community College
Date Posted:
March 14, 2017
Closing Date:
March 30, 2017
Salary Information:
C2C09, minimum, $4,507 per month
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time

Other Conditions:
  • Federal funds, may begin approximately May 2017. Annual contract renewal, possible renewal pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. Currently in year two (2) of a five (5) year federal grant. Assignments may include evening, weekend, on-and off-campus assignments, and distance education assignments using multiple methodologies. Position may be converted from 9 to 11 months or 11 to 9 months based on operational needs.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under general supervision of the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and in coordination with Hawai`i Life Styles faculty and staff, primary duties include: curriculum research, development, and instruction of Hawai`i Life Styles courses with a special focus on General Hawaiian Studies (Kapuahi) & Culture Pathways, teach approved courses as directed.
  2. Teach college transfer/non-transfer level Hawaiian courses in language, history, religion, plants, oral literature, mythology, music, arts & crafts, fishing, trails, culture, and leadership in the Hawai`i Life Styles Certificate and A.A. degree courses.
  3. Prepare, revise, and assess course objectives and student learning outcomes at the course, program, and college levels.
  4. Conduct academic advising of students.
  5. Maintain office hours.
  6. Perform campus-related activities; participate in department, college and community services as appropriate, and in service training.
  7. Develop and maintain a program of professional self-development activities.
  8. Collect data and prepare reports.
  9. Plan, organize and carry out instructional and non-instructional assignments.
  10. Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. (a) Master's Degree [focus on Hawaiian and/or Pacific Island area]; If qualified applicants are not available, others may be considered on an acting instructor basis.
  2. OR (b) Bachelor's Degree [focus on Hawaiian and/or Pacific Island areas] plus three years related work experience. If qualified applicants are not available, others will be considered on an acting instructor basis.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Demonstrate special skills and knowledge in Kapuahi (General Hawaiian Studies Courses).
  2. Comprehensive demonstrative portfolio of formal Hawaiian cultural training and practices.
  3. Native or near native fluency in Hawaiian language.
  4. Community college teaching experience.
  5. Ability to work well with students and faculty in multi-cultural setting.
  6. Successful working relationship with community agencies, private sector groups, educational institutions, and other organizations impacting on native Hawaiian community and natural resources.
  7. Knowledge and understanding of community college philosophy.

To Apply:
To Apply: Submit a complete application postmarked by closing date to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Hawai‘i Community College, 1175 Manono Street, Hilo, HI 96720. A complete application includes: (1) CC Personnel Form 27A , Application for Faculty or Executive Positions (; (2) Applicable official graduate and/or undergraduate transcripts(s) awarding degrees from an accredited institution and coursework to date appropriate to this position. Copies of official transcripts are acceptable, however, on-line transcripts, academic record/grade summaries, diplomas or copies of diplomas will NOT be considered. Original official transcripts 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 to name and address where application is submitted. Transcripts may not be stamped as issued to student or as a student copy); (3) Detailed statement outlining how you meet each minimum (and desirable, if applicable) qualification; (4) Names and phone numbers of three (3) references familiar with your job performance; and (5) Resume. Letters of recommendation are welcome. Original signature is required on application. All requested documents/information become the property of the college. No electronic submissions or faxes will be accepted. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete and will not be considered. Separate application and documents must be submitted for each position. All minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment.
  1. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  2. Hawai`i Community College
  3. 1175 Manono Street
  4. Hilo, HI 96720
  1. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; 808-934-2518

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