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Academic Support (STEM Diversity Coordinator)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
VP for Academic Planning and Policy, Office of STEM Education
Manoa Campus
Date Posted:
July 10, 2018
Closing Date:
July 25, 2018
Additional Salary Information:
PBB, minimum $4,428/mo.
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary - Not to Exceed: June 30, 2020

Other Conditions:
Non-appropriated funds. Position is renewable dependent upon availability of funds.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Plan, organize, administer, and coordinate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) diversity activities for the University of Hawai‘i (UH) system.
  2. Provide UH system leadership on issues involving diversity and inclusion in STEM education.
  3. Provide support in developing grants in STEM education at UH.
  4. Coordinate and participate in student recruitment and retention activities for the STEM programs throughout the UH system.
  5. Design, develop and execute workshops, seminars and events for students, STEM faculty, staff and business partners/sponsors.
  6. Serve as project administrator between grant program, high schools, partner organizations and students, communicating on a consistent basis, to ensure active participation and adherence to program guidelines.
  7. Promote and present STEM education in Hawai‘i to local and national organizations.
  8. Develop and implement STEM-related community outreach targeting non-traditional students and underrepresented groups including native Hawaiians.
  9. Monitor, document and report on program activities within the Office of STEM Education.
  10. Maintain and update UH Office of STEM education website.
  11. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) field, social sciences, or related field and 2 years of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for working with underrepresented groups; or any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.
  2. Considerable working knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the area of diversifying education as demonstrated by the broad knowledge of the full range of pertinent standard and evolving concepts, principles and methodologies.
  3. Considerable working knowledge and understanding of applicable federal and state laws, rules, regulations and theories and systems associated with workforce diversity and inclusion.
  4. 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.
  5. Demonstrated ability to interpret and present information and ideas clearly and accurately in writing, verbally and by preparation of reports and other materials.
  6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
  7. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.
  8. For supervisory work, demonstrated ability to lead subordinates, manage work priorities and projects, and manage employee relations.
  9. Ability to work flexible working hours to meet program and participant needs.
  10. Ability to travel in an efficient and timely manner to attend or conduct meetings and workshops throughout the state and mainland.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Masters degree from an accredited university.
  2. At least two or more years of progressively responsible professional experience in diversity administration.
  3. Experience in the administration of STEM education in a college environment.
  4. Successful grant writing and fund development experience.
  5. Experience working with underrepresented groups in education.
  6. Experience in website maintenance.

To Apply:
Visit and search for Position Number 78211T to submit an application.

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