Hawaii - US Full Time, Temporary 2 months ago

Title: Instructor, CC (Cultural Curriculum Specialist)
Position Number: 83766T
Hiring Unit: Dean’s Office
Location: Leeward Community College
Date Posted: 07/23/2022
Closing Date: 08/12/2022, 11:59 PM HST
Rank: C2-11
Salary: C2; minimum $5470/month
Additional Info: Non-tenure track, 11-month non-instructional faculty
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Temporary/Permanent: Temporary – Not to Exceed: September 30, 2023

Other Conditions: Federal funds, temporary to 09/30/23, pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements; with possible annual renewal pending satisfactory job performance, availability of funds, and actual staffing requirements; to begin approximately 09/22. Assignments may include evening, and or weekend, on- and off-campus.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Under the supervision of the Coordinator for Leeward CC’s Kipuka, Native Hawaiian
Center at Pu’uloa and in close collaboration with the grant Project Coordinator, the Innovation Center for Teaching and Learning Coordinator and the Hawai’i Papa O Ke Ao representative for the college, serve as the Hawaiian cultural curriculum specialist charged with meeting the goals of the He Loa Ke Aho Title III grant to increase Native Hawaiian student success through programming that indigenizes Leeward Community College.
2. Create, design, execute, coordinate, manage, and evaluate comprehensive, robust
Hawaiian cultural general programming to include professional development and grant activities for the college’s faculty, staff, and administrators in online synchronous and asynchronous, hybrid, and in-person (both on- and off-campus) instructional modalities.
3. Integrate traditional and contemporary Hawaiian ancestral knowledge and practices that includes Hawaiian language, history and culture along with current, research-based indigenous educational strategies for curriculum design that includes teaching and learning methods, standards and benchmarks, and program and course assessments.
4. Create and develop with active consultation from the Na Ewa Council and the
Hawai’i Papa O Ke Ao representative for Leeward Community College a Cultural Advisory Board consisting of Native Hawaiian cultural practitioners who are recognized by their peers as experts in their field to guide, partner and support the indigenization initiatives for the college. Plan and host biannual Cultural Advisory Board meetings to include developing meeting agendas, managing participant attendance, and identifying key stakeholders.
5. Coordinate and plan meetings, conferences, workshops and major training events,
including assisting with developing agendas, managing participant registration, identifying key stakeholders/attendees and volunteers, teaching, evaluating and revising training as needed and assessing impact of events on grant goals.
6. Prepare presentations and reports on grant and project progress to key grant personnel
and Cultural Advisory Board members.
7. Conduct program monitoring, evaluation, and impact activities that inform long and
short-term program planning and implementation efforts by collecting data and supporting in the analysis of grant activities.
8. Develop, coordinate, train, and provide ongoing support to professional learning
communities that will develop interdisciplinary, culturally-sustaining Open Educational Resource (OER) lesson plan templates.
9. Develop and maintain Native Hawaiian student success online resource manuals and an indigenous resource site to house cultural instructional and OER materials.
10. Perform related work as assigned, including serving on institutional and system-wide
committees, participating in community services, and other programs of professional development and improvement as detailed in faculty classification plans. Work duties may include driving to various locations for evening, weekend, on- and off-campus, and outreach assignments.
11. Function as an integral team member within Leeward CC’s Kipuka, Native Hawaiian
Center at Pu’uloa.
12. Other Duties as Assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Hawaiian Studies, Hawaiian Language, Education, Social Sciences or related field. Minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Three years of experience developing, coordinating and/or executing Native Hawaiian cultural professional development programming.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the academic literature and research pertaining to indigenous issues, methodologies, or culturally-sustaining teaching and learning practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Hawaiian culture, practices, protocols, and values.
  • Cultural practitioner recognized in the Native Hawaiian community.
  • Demonstrated ability to speak and understand olelo Hawai’i.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the development and implementation of educational and/or training programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of distance learning, virtual instruction, multimedia programs, and/or online student engagement strategies.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish rapport with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community groups.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, and facilitation skills with an emphasis on education and training for a variety of constituencies.
  • Previous experience teaching and/or supporting Native Hawaiian students in higher education, preferably community colleges.
  • Understanding of Native Hawaiian student success barriers, challenges, and motivations in higher education environments.
  • Previous experience working with federally-funded grant projects.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with one or more of the following: Microsoft Office, Google Applications, Website Development, and/or any other computer software programs.

Application Submission: Click on the “Apply” button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach required documents.
Documents include:

Transcripts must be attached to receive credit for degree(s).

  • Graduate and undergraduate transcript(s) showing degree and coursework to date appropriate to the position (Copies of transcripts are acceptable; however, original official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted. Diplomas and copies will NOT be accepted.). Transcripts issued from an institution outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from an agency having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc., verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. Expense of the evaluation shall be borne by the applicant.
  • A brief one-page cover letter explaining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications.
  • Three letters of recommendation (optional) attesting to job performance and personal character.
  • Resume.

Separate documents and application materials must be submitted for each position. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please REDACT references to social security numbers and birth date on submitted documents. All requested documents/information become the property of Leeward Community College and will not be returned. Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account.



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