NOTE: Department of Education employees will be placed on the
salary range in accordance with Department regulations. All new
external applicants will be placed on the initial step of the
salary range. However, placement above the initial step of the
salary range will be based on special characteristics and critical
needs of the position, an applicant's exceptional qualifications,
the availability of funds, and other relevant factors. Such
appointments require prior approval.
The immediate vacancy is located in the Office of Strategy,
Innovation and Performance, Community Engagement Branch.
Employment Opportunities in Temporary Positions
Some vacant positions may be temporary. Temporary positions may
be extended year to year, dependent upon funding and departmental
needs. Making yourself available for temporary positions increases
your employment possibilities and may lead to permanent
opportunities. A person hired for a temporary position may also
become a temporary employee upon satisfactory completion of the
initial probation period of at least six months. Once a temporary
employee, you would be eligible to apply for promotion and transfer
opportunities to permanent as well as other temporary positions.
You may also enjoy other rights and benefits as afforded to an
employee in a permanent position, with the exception of return
rights and placement rights associated with a
The Community Engagement Branch (CEB) works with a wide variety
of internal andexternal stakeholders to support coordination,
collaboration and engagement thatsupport a whole-child centered
model of student success.This position is responsible for the
planning, organization, coordination, monitoring,administrative
support of operations, and professional learning network(s) in
support ofstatewide parent, family, and community engagement
activities, including but not limitedto, School Community Councils
(SCCs), Community Children's Councils (CCCs),Parent Community
Networking Centers (PCNCs) and Military Impacted Schools.
Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they
are seeking as of the date of the application, unless otherwise
specified. Unless specifically indicated, the required education
and experience may not be gained concurrently.
Note: Calculation of experience is based on full-time, 40-hour
workweeks. Part-time experience is pro-rated. Example: Twelve
months of experience at 20 hours/week is equivalent to six months
of experience, not one year. Also, hours worked in excess of 40
hours/week will not be credited. Example: Twelve months of
experience at 60 hours/week is equivalent to one year of
experience, not one and a half years.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
Graduation from an accredited four (4)-year college or
university with a bachelor's degree.
Excess work experience as described under the Specialized
Experience, below, or any other responsible administrative,
professional or analytical work experience which provided
knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in
four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or
university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree may be
substituted on a year-for-year basis. To be acceptable, the
experience must have been of such scope, level and quality as to
assure the possession of comparable knowledge, skills and
The education or experience background must also demonstrate the
ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and other
documents; read and interpret complex written material; and solve
complex problems logically and systematically.
Specialized Experience Requirement:
Two and one-half (2½) years of progressively responsible
professional experience which demonstrated the ability to conduct
studies and analyses of programs or projects through active
participation in the planning, coordination, development and/or
evaluation of programs and/or program activities. The experience
must have involved performing professional work concerned with
program interrelationships, effectiveness or intra-program
integration. It must further have demonstrated a high degree of
analytical skill involving the ability to identify information
needs, collect and analyze data, and identify problems and
alternative solutions and their advantages and disadvantages and
develop logical recommendations for a course of action and the
ability to read, comprehend and interpret complex material such as
State statutes and/or federal regulations and draft comprehensive
reports of findings and conclusions.
Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or
university in business administration, public administration or a
field pertinent to the agency's programs and activities may be
substituted for one (1) year of the Specialized Experience.
Quality of Experience:
Possession of the required number of years of experience will
not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for a position.
The applicant's overall experience must have been of such scope and
level of responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that he/she
has the ability to perform the duties of the position for which
he/she is being considered.
Applicants must possess a current valid passenger-type motor
vehicle operator's license to drive in the State of Hawaii.
All documents submitted to us become the property of the
Department of Education.