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Instructor, CC (Education Program Coordinator) - #0084470

Kapiʻolani Community College
Honolulu, HI, HI

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University of Hawai‘i, Kapi‘olani Community College, Social Sciences Department, is seeking applications for an Education Program Coordinator/Instructor position. Please see the information about the position, the duties and responsibilities, the minimum and desirable qualifications, and the job application attachments below:

Title: Instructor, CC (Education Program Coordinator)Position Number: 0084470Hiring Unit: Social Sciences DepartmentLocation: Kapi‘olani Community College Date Posted: April 5, 2024Closing Date: April 21, 2024 11:59 PM HSTSalary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Rank: 2

Monthly Type: 9 Month Tenure Track: Tenure Temporary/Permanent: Permanent

Funding: General
Other Conditions: Contingent on course offerings and student demand, to begin approximately August 2024, availability of funds, and actual staffing requirements. The position may be converted from 11 to 9 months or 9 to 11 months based on operational needs.

Duties and ResponsibilitiesCoordinate and oversee daily operations of the College’s Education Program, which encompasses the A.A. in Liberal Arts with concentrations and certificate programs in Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Second Language Teaching, STEM Education.

Teach and deliver ED courses in online, in-person, and hybrid modalities, utilizing technology and the College’s learning management system.

Establish and maintain transfer articulation agreements with key institutions such as the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, College of Education, University of Hawai‘i-West Oahu, and other baccalaureate institutions offering teacher education programs.

Develop, revise, and enhance ED program curricula and course content and regularly assess program and course learning outcomes to ensure continuous improvement.

Integrate Hawai‘i Content Performance Standards (HCPS), Common Core State Standards (CCSS), Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and/or the Hawai‘i Early Learning Development Standards (HELDS), International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE); InTASC/Hawai‘i Teacher Standards Board (HTSB) Teacher Performance Standards, and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Professional Standards into program and course curricula.

Incorporate relevant learning and teaching theories, strategies, methods, and approaches into course content and apply research methodology and problem-based learning to address current issues in Education.

Assist ED majors in the development of their academic, career, and/or personal plans through academic advising (including use of STAR) and referring students to on and off-campus support services as needed.

Utilize student development theories and approaches to support ED majors with diverse abilities from various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Foster collaborative relationships with colleagues in the ED program, College and UH system partners, HIDOE and private schools, community and professional organizations, and other teacher education programs.

Pursue professional development opportunities to maintain currency in the field of Education.

Seek grant opportunities to secure resources for ED majors, program improvements, and workforce development for HIDOE employees.

Uphold and contribute to Kapi‘olani Community College’s values, mission, and vision of positioning itself as a model indigenous serving institution.

Perform additional duties as assigned, which may include teaching evening and weekend classes, continuing-education classes, distance-education classes, and classes at off-campus sites.

Minimum QualificationsMaster’s degree in Education; OR

Bachelor’s degree in Education AND 3 years of related work experience.

Note: Minimum qualifications must be met by the effective date of appointment.

Desirable QualificationsDoctorate (PhD or EdD) in Education.

Experience in program coordination at the post-secondary level, including establishing, and maintaining articulation agreements with UH system and other baccalaureate teacher education programs.

Experience in program and curriculum development, revision, and improvement at the post-secondary level, including assessment of program and course learning outcomes.

Demonstrated success (as substantiated by student and peer evaluations) in teaching online, in-person, and/or hybrid courses at the preK-12 and post-secondary levels in Education and/or other disciplines, including utilizing new or emerging technology and learning management systems for instruction.

Experience in student advising at the postsecondary level, focusing on academic, career, and personal goals, including referrals to relevant student support services.

Knowledge and application of teaching and learning theories, content standards, teacher professional standards, and contemporary Education issues.

Knowledge and application of student development theory at the postsecondary level, and experience serving a diverse student population, including individuals with disabilities and those from various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the full range of internal and external university stakeholders, including preK-12 schools in Hawai`i, teacher education institutions, community organizations, and other relevant entities.

Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development and improvement, remaining current with best practices and innovations in the Education field.

Experience in grant writing, acquiring funding through grants, and/or grant coordination and administration to generate resources for student development, program improvement, and/or workforce development.

Knowledge of and commitment to Kapi‘olani Community College’s values, mission, and vision of positioning itself as a model indigenous serving institution whose graduates strengthen the social, economic, and sustainable advancement of Hawai‘i and the world.


To Apply:

Click on the "Apply" button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach the required documents. In addition to the Application, applicants must attach the following:

A one- to two-page statement outlining ways in which you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications;

Official graduate and undergraduate transcript(s) showing degree and coursework to date appropriate to the position (copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, original official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.) Transcripts issued 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. The expense of the evaluation shall be borne by the applicant.

Academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted.

Diplomas and copies will NOT be accepted.

Optional letters of recommendation.

Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.


The application will be incomplete if materials are unreadable, illegible, password protected, missing, or corrupted; therefore, late or incomplete applications will not be considered. All requested documents/information become the property of Kapi‘olani Community College and will not be returned.

Please do not include any self-identifying photos and redact any references to confidential information on submitted documents (social security number, date of birth, etc.).

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Inquires: KapCC Human Resources Department,

EEO/AA, Clery Act, ADA

The University of Hawai'i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, please refer to the following link:

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.

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawai'i may be viewed at:, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.

Accommodation Request: The University of Hawai'i complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the EEO coordinator directly. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. For further information, please refer to the following link:

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, 4303 Diamond Head Road, 'Ilima 209, Honolulu, HI 96816; Title IX Coordinator, (808) 734-9542, 4303 Diamond Head Road, 'Iliahi 116.


The University of Hawai'i, Kapi‘olani Community College offers a wide range of career opportunities throughout the State of Hawai'i. Employment within the University system includes competitive compensation and benefits, a supportive work environment, and the opportunity to build a lifelong commitment to education.

Kapi‘olani Community College is an award-winning, accredited institution, long considered one of the finest community colleges in the United States. Kapi‘olani CC is a renowned center of technology and state-of-the-art innovation, designed to prepare you for the 21st-century workforce, and empower your journey toward a truly successful education.

Our Vision: Kapi‘olani Community College is a model indigenous serving institution whose graduates strengthen the social, economic, and sustainable advancement of Hawai‘i and the world.

Our Mission: Kapi‘olani Community College provides open access to higher education opportunities in pursuit of academic, career, and lifelong learning goals to the diverse communities of Hawai‘i. Committed to student success through engagement, learning, and achievement, we offer high quality certificates and associate degrees, and transfer pathways that prepare indigenous, local, national, and international students for their productive futures.

Kapi'olani Community College's Values:

  • Kūpono: Practicing honesty and integrity with clarity in all relationships.
  • Kuleana: Sharing a common responsibility to support the future of our students, college, community, land, and sea.
  • Mālama: Protecting and perpetuating ancestral knowledge.
  • Kūloa‘a: Ensuring that the needs of our students are met with support and service.
  • Kūlia: Creating meaningful curricula and learning experiences that serve as a foundation for all to stand and move forward.

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