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Instructor, CC (Workforce Development and Outreach)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Community and Continuing Education
Kapi‘olani Community College
Date Posted:
September 02, 2017
Closing Date:
September 19, 2017
Salary Information:
C2, minimum $5,273/mo. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Non Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2018
Special Funds

Other Conditions:
  • Special fund, non-tenure, temp, annually renewable, 11-mo position, may begin January 2018 or sooner, pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. Assignments may include work on-and off-campus, days or evenings, weekends, and distance education assignments using multiple methodologies. Instructional/training assignments based on professional expertise and unit scheduling needs. Position may be converted from 11 to 9 months or 9 months to 11 months based on operational needs.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. The function of this position is to coordinate and to conduct outreach initiatives for Kapi`olani Community College Continuing Education and Training. The instructor for workforce development and outreach will be responsible for establishing and developing strong client relationships. The instructor will consult with clients to assess workforce development training needs and develop comprehensive, outcome-oriented training proposals. In addition, the instructor will establish sales goals and generate sustainable revenues primarily from soliciting and obtaining training contracts. The instructor will work with the Continuing Education Marketing Specialist, Instructional Designer, and program developers to develop training curriculum and appropriate delivery modalities that ensure client workforce development needs are met, assessed and training is result-oriented. The instructor also handles the details and coordination for planned training and events.
  2. • Under general supervision, develops and implements short and long-range plans and strategies for domestic and global workforce development initiatives, education tourism, continuing education and training based on input from industry, government and community advisory boards, marketing surveys, research and data collected from various sources.
  3. • Develops and implements global workforce development programs for national, state, and/or international markets via face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid delivery.
  4. • Collaborates with the Continuing Education Operations Manager and Marketing Specialist to create financial and marketing strategies and budgets to ensure program fiscal solvency and financial returns.
  5. • Develops related curriculum and/or hires subject matter experts to develop or assist in the development of curriculum.
  6. • Collaborates with the Continuing Education Instruction Designer to develop and/or coordinates e-learning initiatives.
  7. • Recruits and hires subject matter trainers/instructors.
  8. • Plans, coordinates, and collaborates with appropriate personnel within Continuing Education at Kapi`olani Community College and at other community colleges to share adaptable model programs, industry-based curricula, instructional materials and qualified subject matter experts.
  9. • Actively performs outreach activities, secures contracts, partnerships and grants for training initiatives with international, national, and local partners on workforce development training.
  10. • Collaborates with the Marketing Specialist to develop and coordinate marketing, public relations, and recruitment plans for continuing education and training initiatives.
  11. • May require off-campus meetings and/or traveling.
  12. • Other duties as assigned.
  13. Special Skills:
  14. • Excellent and effective people skills
  15. • Strong negotiation skills
  16. • Analytical skills
  17. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  18. • High standard of customer service and follow through skills
  19. • Excellent organization skills and detail-oriented
  20. • Effective problem-solving skills and creativity
  21. • Ability to evaluate the market, analyze data, and develop sound strategic decisions and goal-setting plan
  22. • Ability to adapt, learn and apply new knowledge, be resilient and determined
  23. • Ability to conduct training for diverse audiences
  24. • Ability to analyze needs and propose solutions
  25. • Ability to maintain own professional knowledge by keeping abreast of industry changes/trends and building industry sector knowledge
  26. • Ability to identify the customer and their training needs/expectations
  27. • Ability to make recommendations that incorporates customer and stakeholder needs to aid the decision-making process
  28. • Ability to evaluate results against organizational goals
  29. • Ability to schedule, coordinate, manage and implement events and projects
  30. • Working computer knowledge and use of programs such as Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business management fields of study, communication, international studies, hospitality, education, and/or other related fields.
  2. • Five years of professional working experience related to business, hospitality, and/or other related fields.
  3. • Three years of experience in adult education professional training and/or teaching.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in business management fields of study, communication, international studies, hospitality, and/or other related fields.
  2. • Master's degree in educational technology fields of study to demonstrate working knowledge of e-learning concepts, development and implementation.
  3. • Working experience in contract negotiation and/or grant writing.
  4. • Experience in assessing and developing continuing education and training for workforce development.
  5. • Experience in program and/or course development for adult education.
  6. • Experience in local, national, and/or global marketing and public relations.
  7. • Experience in teaching continuing education and training workshops and courses in areas of expertise and/or experience.
  8. • Fluency (oral and written) in Japanese, Chinese, and/or Korean.
  9. • Professional experience working with domestic and international clients.

To Apply:
Submit 1) Signed Faculty or Executive/Managerial CC Personnel Form 27A application form (Http://, indicating the position number you are applying for 2) graduate and undergraduate transcript(s) showing degrees and coursework to date. Copies of official transcripts are acceptable for application; however, on-line transcripts, academic record/grade summaries, diplomas or copies of diplomas will NOT be accepted. 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) a one-to-two-page statement outline the ways in which you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications; 4) three original signed letters of recommendation attesting to your job performance and character. Application materials are to be sent to Dr. Carol Hoshiko, Dean of Community and Continuing Education, Kapi`olani Community College, 4303 Diamond Head Road, Ilima 203, Honolulu, HI 96816. All materials must be postmarked no later than the closing date for an application and all documents to be considered complete or date-stamped by the dean’s office no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date. Documents submitted electronically will not be considered. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Material submitted become property of the College and will not be returned. Deaf and hard-of hearing persons may call 1-711 or 643-8833. Kapi‘olani Community College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, or disability in its programs and activities. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, contact Section 504 Coordinator, (808) 734-9575; Title IX Coordinator, (808) 734-9522.
  1. Carol Hoshiko, Assistant Dean of Community and Continuing Ed
  2. Kapi‘olani Community College
  3. 4303 Diamond Head Road, ‘Ilima 203
  4. Honolulu, HI 96816
  1. Carol Hoshiko; 808-734-9568;

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