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Lecturer, CC (Community Health Worker)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Hawai`i Community College
East and West Hawai`i campuses
Date Posted:
June 13, 2017
Closing Date:
Salary Information:
Minimum, $1,525 per credit

Other Conditions:
  • Part-time, non-tenure track, for placement in Spring, Summer and/or Fall lecturer pool, assignments as needed, contingent on availability of funds and actual staffing requirements for East and West Hawai`i campuses. This appointment is with the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Round IV grant project.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Under general supervision, conduct lecture and as appropriate, laboratory courses in the discipline.
  2. Teach Community Health Worker Certificate training courses in collaboration with other lecturer classes in a team-teaching model for course delivery.
  3. May include instructional assignment involving distance education.
  4. Maintain at least one office hour per week for each class taught.
  5. Possible evening, weekend and off-campus assignments.
  6. Conduct student evaluations of teaching effectiveness.
  7. Participate in assessment of course learning outcomes.
  8. Adhere to all due dates, including the online submission of grades.
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.
  16. Willingness to work with Running Start and Early College programs.

To Apply:
Submit 1) CC Personnel Form 27A , Application for Faculty or Executive Positions (; 2) Statement of teaching interest; and 3) 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) to the applicable Trina Nahm-Mijo, Social Science Division Chair, Hawai`i Community College, 1175 Manono Street, Hilo, HI 96720. 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 discipline applying for. All minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment.
  1. Trina Nahm-Mijo, Social Science Division Chair
  2. Hawai`i Community College
  3. 1175 Manono Street
  4. Hilo, HI 96720
  1. 808-934-2580

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