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Title:
Graduate Research Assistant
Position Number:
Pending
Hiring Unit:
Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies
Location:
Manoa
Date Posted:
January 05, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins February 01, 2018
Salary Information:
Minimum monthly salary: GRA Step 6, $1,458 per month / $17,502 annual
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Part Time - Full Time Equivalency: 50%
Temporary/Permanent:
Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2018

Other Conditions:
Continuation contingent on availability of funds and satisfactory work performance.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Assist the Director and participating instructor in researching and producing a Native Hawaiian Student Profile. Conduct pertinent student services literature reviews and examine pertinent University of Hawaii policy related to a Hawaiian Place of Learning for Native Hawaiian student recruitment, retention and graduation. Collect and analyze data that tracks Native Hawaiian student enrollment, persistence and success rates. Assist with compiling draft and final “Native Hawaiian Student Profile” report suitable for dissemination in hard copy and digital formats. Assist in university related administrative work in support of the project. Conduct related duties as assigned by the Director or participating instructor
Minimum Qualifications
  1. • At the time of hire be admitted full-time, in good standing, at the University of Hawai’i in a graduate degree program including but not limited to Hawaiian Studies, Education, Family Resources, Urban and Regional Planning and or Sociology.
  2. • Possess strong organizational, writing and communications skills;
  3. • Ability to work independently and reliably as part of a team;
  4. • Demonstrate excellent capabilities in the following software: Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  5. • Demonstrate ability to utilize world wide web based research engines and citation programs.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. • Be in good academic standing and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or above
  2. • Knowledge of University policies and procedures
  3. • Knowledge of Hawaiian culture

To Apply:
Submit by email cover letter concisely indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications listed above, resume, and names and contact information (including e-mail address and phone number) of at least 3 professional references. All submitted materials are the property of the School.
Address:
  1. Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies
  2. Attn: Dr. Konia Freitas
  3. Hawai?inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge UHM
  4. 2645 Dole Street, Room 209A
  5. Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries:
  1. Dr. Konia Freitas; 808-956-0591; antoinet@hawaii.edu

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