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Pacific Disaster Center.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Disaster Center (PDC), located at the Technology Park in Kihei, Maui, Hawai‘i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.


DUTIES: Performs routine receptionist work to include: Meets and greets visitors and answers and route PDC telephone calls. Performs interoffice administrative coordination, routine bookkeeping transactions, internal tracking of documents and travel arrangements including travel vouchers; creates/generates fiscal documents. Creates and prepares routine forms and correspondence and utilize word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications to manipulate and format correspondence/data. Composes, edits, and proofreads correspondence and reports, and prepares a range of administrative documents.

PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING: Associate’s Degree from an accredited community college in Business Administration or related field (High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent and three to five (3-5) additional years of related work experience may substitute for an Associate’s Degree).

EXPERIENCE: Three to five (3-5) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS: Knowledge of travel/lodging planning and scheduling. Knowledge of general accounting principles. Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control. Word processing and/or data entry skills. Ability to record and transcribe meeting minutes. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials. Records maintenance skills. Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.  Receptionist skills.  Ability to maintain calendars and schedule appointments.  Ability to lead and train staff and/or students. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Post Offer/Employment Condition: Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check.

POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to University of Hawai‘i's and/or business entity's policies and procedures. Violation of RCUH's, UH's, or business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.).

SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of UH/RCUH policies and procedures. Knowledge and work experience in government accounting and fiscal operations. INQUIRIES: Scott Okada 891-7922 (Maui).

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Salary History, 4) Supervisory References, 5) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872.

CLOSING DATE:  December 17, 2017.

RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.

Equal Opportunities Employer – Minorities/Women/Disability/Veteran.