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Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Office of the Chancellor
Kapi‘olani Community College
Date Posted:
January 04, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins February 07, 2018
Salary Information:
Commensurate with education and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General Funds

Other Conditions:
Excluded executive, full-time, non-tenurial, general funds, to begin approximately July 1, 2018.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Provides proactive and executive leadership, direction and support to establish, communicate, and achieve the vision, short- and long-term goals, and initiatives to promote the College’s mission.
  2. Leadership and Management – 20%
  3. Responsible for the College’s academic and non-academic programs. Understands and advances the College’s mission in collaboration with stakeholders. Builds and sustains a learning environment that stimulates supports and actively engages students, staff and faculty. Oversee all administrative matters, including academic, fiscal, budget, human resources, and facilities management.
  4. Responsible for setting broad institutional goals and mission, overseeing, developing, and implementing the College Strategic Plan, determining performance objectives and desirable results, developing strategies to achieve goals, allocating resources, and developing the budget.
  5. Responsible for ensuring that federal, state, and county rules and regulations; and BOR, Executive, UH Community Colleges, and other University and College policies and procedures are enforced and applied appropriately on campus. As necessary, oversees the development of and approves campus procedures to implement these broader rules and policies.
  6. Coordinates and facilitates effective communication and consultation with College administrative team, internal and external constituencies and governing/advisory bodies in matters relating to priorities for the College direction, including budget planning, resource allocation and on a range of programmatic, service, personnel, and other matters. Responsible for primary decision-making and is held accountable for decisions rendered by members of the College administration, faculty, staff, and students. Meets with businesses, nonprofit organizations, community leaders, and other groups to explore various educational and training alternatives to meet their needs.
  7. Delineates responsibilities and decision-making authority of administrative staff. Organizes College committees to address campuswide issues and concerns. Meets with administration staff to plan, control, and make decisions concerning the total College operation through budget preparation, resource allocation, development of performance standards, and continuing program evaluation. Organizational reviews are guided by Academic Development Plan (ADP) objectives, Technology Development Plan, UHCC Strategic Plans, UH System Strategic Plans, and accreditation reviews.
  8. Academic Administration – 20%
  9. Plans and develops all academic, including liberal arts and career and technical education, programs at the College. Directs the development, review, and update of the College strategic plan, Academic Development Plan, Sustainability and Climate Action Plan, and accreditation self study reviews. Ensures College meets accreditation standards and directs the accreditation review process.
  10. Guides institutional improvement of the teaching and learning environment by establishing a collegial process that sets values, goals, and priorities; ensuring that evaluation and planning rely on high quality research and analysis of external and internal conditions; ensuring that educational planning is integrated with resource planning and distribution to achieve student learning outcomes; and establishing procedures to evaluate overall institutional planning and implementation efforts.
  11. Fiscal Administration – 15%
  12. Responsible for overseeing the solvency, maintenance, and expansion of the College’s operations while ensuring College-wide accountability, integrity, and transparency. Directs periodic reviews and updates of long-range fiscal and educational plans, capital improvement plans and organizational plans. Develops parameters for program plans and budgets. Reviews and approves program plans and budgets, expenditure and travel plans for all program units, contracts, and new program extramural grant proposals.
  13. Ensures the efficient and appropriate use of various funding streams that support compatible objectives and activities. Works with College administrative staff to prepare the College’s budget, set priorities, coordinate the budget with short and long- range plans, and present the budget to the VPCC.
  14. Human Resources Administration – 15%
  15. Works with administrative staff to direct, manage, and supervise personnel responsible for academic and non-academic programs. Provides decisions on faculty contract renewal applications and faculty post-tenure review evaluations, and delegated disciplinary actions, as appropriate. Appoints BOR (faculty/APT) personnel and make final recommendations for tenure and promotion applications. Conducts evaluations of administrators, as appropriate.
  16. Campus and Community Development – 25%
  17. Establishes internal campus communication processes to handle transmittal of information. Articulates the mission of the College to serve the campus and the community at large. Approves the student activities budget, serves as authority for student governance and participation in College. Affairs.
  18. Oversees institutional fundraising, marketing, and community relations. Oversees communications with the University of Hawaii System, including BOR, President, VPCC, Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, Deans, and Directors of other UH units statewide; with the State Legislature and other State agencies; and with other external organizations and their representatives.
  19. Serves as the strategic liaison to area schools and principals to build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships between the College and schools, and promote post-high school enrollment. Serves on various community boards to address community needs. Serves on national commissions and committees to network with other agencies to enhance the College.
  20. Other Related Duties – 5%
  21. Serves in staff capacity to the VPCC and perform other related duties.
  22. Contact and Relationships
  23. Work involves considerable contact with senior executives, administrators, BOR, legislators, state executives, representatives of the community, locally, nationally, and internationally.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. 1. Master's degree or equivalent.
  2. 2. Administrative experience in a College at the deanship level or equivalent, or experience at the community College professional (C5) level, or demonstrated comparable mid-management administrative experience in an educational agency, industry, or government.
  3. 3. Possession of management skills.
  4. 4. Ability to relate to and skill in meeting people.
  5. 5. Demonstrated leadership.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. 1. Doctorate.
  2. 2. College level teaching experience or comparable professional experience.
  3. 3. Familiarity with student affairs related programs, program development, and administration.
  4. 4. Demonstrated understanding of contemporary issues and challenges in higher education; in particular, impacts and solutions for community colleges
  5. 5. Familiarity with course curriculum, program development or administration of liberal arts and career and technical education.
  6. 6. Familiarity with continuing education and training, workforce development, or international programs.
  7. 7. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal stakeholders and community partnerships in the public, nonprofit, and private sector.
  8. 8. Familiarity with the needs of a diverse student body at an open access institution.
  9. 9. Knowledge of fiscal, budget, human resources, and facilities management.
  10. 10. Demonstrated understanding of issues related to Native Hawaiian or other indigenous population, local, and global communities including Hawaii’s unique economic, political, business, and cultural environment.
  11. 11. Knowledge of marketing, fundraising, or securing and managing grants; campus communications or public relations
  12. 12. Demonstrated understanding of the College’s mission.
  13. 13. Familiarity with implementing campus sustainability and climate action plans.

To Apply:
1) Statement outlining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications, how your work experiences and/or formal training enable you to fulfill duties and responsibilities, and your management/leadership philosophy; 2) Current résumé; 3) Graduate and undergraduate transcript(s) showing degree and course work to date verifying minimum and desirable educational qualifications (official transcript copies are acceptable; original official transcripts are required at time of hire). Online transcripts or academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted; 4) Five (5) recent professional references including names and contact information (telephone number and email addresses). References will not be contacted without prior notice to candidate. Background check will be made to prior employment. Email correspondence/submittal is strongly encouraged and should be sent to No fax submissions will be accepted. If application is mailed, please send materials to: Kapi‘olani Community College Human Resources ATTN: Chancellor Search Coordinator 4303 Diamond Head Road Honolulu, HI 96816 Inquiries: Kelli Nakamura, 808-734-9420; Continuous recruitment. Review of applications will begin on February 7, 2018. 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. Kelli Nakamura; 808-734-9420;

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