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- Private funds, temporary to 06/30/19, to begin approximately 08/18 pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. Assignments may include day, evening, and or weekend, on- and off-campus.
- Under the supervision of the Native Hawaiian Programs Coordinator, coordinates, facilitates, and evaluates Kahua Ho’omau Ola, Leeward’s 13th Year Initiative program.
- This program is designed to provide an opportunity for Native Hawaiian adults who have never enrolled in college to attend and succeed in college.
- Recruits students for the 13th Year Initiative by conducting outreach to and inviting collaboration with area non-profit organizations, social service agencies, and public services who work with the program’s target population.
- Cultivates productive working relationships with campus and community resource providers, while steadily increasing this network over time.
- Provides assistance for those applying to the program using an on-line application system.
- Assists the program's students in completing procedures needed for college enrollment including, but not limited to admissions, financial aid, scholarships, orientation, advising, personal budgeting, child care arrangements, employment, selecting a major.
- Develops support strategies and activities for career exploration, cultural enrichment, financial aid/scholarships, and peer-to-peer engagement through flexible scheduling and Internet based delivery.
- As appropriate, integrates Native Hawaiian cultural traditions, language, and practices into program activities and services.
- Engages in regular follow-up, contact with and tracking participants in person, by phone, and electronically.
- Manages the 13th Year Initiative Program budget and resources, including regularly scheduled reconciliations, projections, and inventories.
- Prepares, submits, and manages fiscal documents in order to procure goods and services.
- Works with Leeward’s Administration and Native Hawaiian Support Coordinator to secure resources for 13th Year Initiative Program through grant writing, community collaborations, and Leeward’s institutional planning process.
- Recruits, trains, and evaluates peer mentors to provide support to the 13th Year Initiative participants.
- Develops and maintains public relations and communication strategies by planning, designing, and developing website, social media, print materials, and email listserves consistent with Leeward CC and Native Hawaiian Support Program’s branding standards.
- Evaluates the effectiveness of Leeward’s 13th Year Initiative using data collection and analysis for decision-making.
- Communicate evaluation methods and findings to stakeholders (including grant funders) via reports, PowerPoint presentations, campus & community events, and short videos.
- Supports the UH System’s 13th Year Initiative by representing the program at Leeward and UH System-wide meetings and activities.
- Evening, weekend and outreach assignments will be part of the regular workload.
- Other duties as assigned
- Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Communication, Education, Social Sciences, Social Work, or related field and 3 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for supporting students in a school or community setting; or equivalent education/training or experience.
- Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the planning, implementing, and management of programs as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies.
- Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with program planning, implementing, and management.
- Demonstrated ability to resolve wide ranging complex problems through the use of creative reasoning and logic to accurately determine the cause of the problems and the resolution of the problems in an effective, innovative and timely manner.
- Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials.
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
- Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
- For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations.
- Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
- Master’s degree in Communication, Education, Social Sciences, Social Work, or related field.
- Experience working with Native Hawaiian serving organizations.
- Budget management and/or fiscal processing experience.
- Knowledge of college admissions and financial aid procedures.
- Experience in working with disadvantaged individuals and/or groups.
- Demonstrated experience with presentation software, such as PowerPoint.
- Human Resources Office
- Leeward Community College
- 96-045 Ala Ike
- Pearl City, HI 96782
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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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In accordance with Article 10A of the unit 08 collective bargaining agreement, bargaining unit members receive priority consideration for APT job vacancies. As a result, external or non BU 08 applicants may not be considered for some APT vacancies. BU 08 members with re-employment rights or priority status are responsible for informing the hiring unit of their status.