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- General funded, may begin approximately May 2017, pending availability of funding and actual staffing requirements. Assignments may be scheduled on- and off¬ campus, day, evening and/or, weekends. Position may be converted from 11 to 9 months or 9 to 11 months based on operational needs.
- Under the general supervision of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, coordinate activities of the Hawaiian Studies Program at both the Hilo and Palamanui campuses, in conjunction with existing Hawai`i Community College (Hawai`i CC) programs.
- Supervise assigned staff and their functions in support of the program.
- Coordinate Federal and other extramural grants provided specifically for the purpose of supporting the Hawaiian Studies programs/activities and Native Hawaiian students.
- Maintain working relations with Kipuka Native Hawaiian Student Center and like partners statewide.
- Cooperate with campus programs such as Office of Continuing Education and other related areas in indigenizing campus statewide, national and international offerings.
- Instruction of up to two transfer/non-transfer level and/or credit/non-credit courses per semester with priority in Hawaiian Studies courses.
- Cooperate with Hawaiian Studies and Hawaii Life Styles faculty in the development of curriculum, courses, and assessment for Hawaiian studies courses and programming.
- Provide leadership for improving and expanding the Hawaiian studies academic, cultural, and support programs for the program and campus.
- Participate actively in Hawai`i Papa O Ke Ao Indigenizing the University of Hawai1i on the state, college and program levels.
- Actively participate in Ha`akumalae Hawai`i Protocols Committee.
- Represent and participate in the Hawai`i CC Hawaiian Studies program in the consortium of Hawaiian Studies AA programs state wide.
- Develop community partnerships and internship partners for Hawaiian Studies students and graduates.
- Perform related work as assigned to include, but not limited to, advising/counseling students.
- Assist in campus-related activities; participating in faculty and administrative committees, community service, and in-service training.
- Maintain approved program of professional self-improvement.
- Supervise grant staff.
- Perform related work as assigned, including serving on institutional and system-wide committees, and participating in community service and other programs of professional development improvement.
- 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.
- OR Bachelor's degree (focus on Hawaiian and/or Pacific Island area) plus three years of related work experience. If qualified applicants are not available, others will be considered on an acting instructor basis.
- Working knowledge of Hawai`i Papa O Ke Ao Indigenizing the University of Hawai`i; demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining island, state, and international partnerships.
- Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining programs for Native Hawaiian success.
- Demonstrated experience and/or leadership in grant writing and grant administration.
- Community college teaching (or equivalent) experience.
- Experience working with urban, suburban and rural native Hawaiian communities.
- Successful working relationship with community agencies, private sector groups, educational institutions and organizations.
- Fluent (at least 4-years or manaleo) in Hawaiian Language; fluent in Hawaiian cultural/behaviors and practices.
- Understanding of community college Kauhale and philosophy.
- Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
- Hawai`i Community College
- 1175 Manono Street
- Hilo, HI 96720
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Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.
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