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Employment Opportunities

As positions become available, they will be posted on this page with instructions for applying.

Are you interested in working at one of Hawai‘i’s Best Places to Work with awesome, passionate and talented peers? Check out the following employment opportunities!

 

INPEACE Chief Executive Officer

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Explore a leadership opportunity that will allow you the ability to influence lives within our community.   INPEACE is looking for an extremely enterprising individual to lead, create, and drive our vision for the future.  Under the policy direction of the INPEACE Board of Directors, the INPEACE CEO will provide leadership and focus to assuring an integrated approach to development and continued expansion of services consistent with the needs of the community and the mission of the organization.  If you are an energetic leader who wants to make an impact on lives, has experience as a leader within Hawaiian communities, and possess strong interpersonal skills, you owe it yourself to explore an opportunity that will make a difference.

Duties & Responsibilities:  Responsible for the overall management of INPEACE, implementation of the strategic plan such as new initiatives, grant management, community relations, and fiscal affairs such as fundraising.  Serves as the principal professional officer to the Board of Directors.  Initiates expansion of INPEACE services through new projects and contacts with new communities.  Lead fund raising efforts, such as capital campaigns.  Responsible for preparation of new grant proposals and proper administration of current grants.  Maintains positive working relationships by serving on boards, giving presentations, and supervising communication efforts.  Ensures that funds are managed ethically and in a manner that is consistent with agency requirements.  Assures that the structure of the organization is aligned properly to support program effectiveness and foster employee productivity.  Committed to building leadership capacities in others through mentoring in grant writing and fundraising.

Minimum Education & Experience:  Master’s Degree in Education or a field related to non-profit management.  Five (5) to Ten (10) years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.  Experience working in Native Hawaiian communities and knowledge of issues affecting the education and advancement of this demographic and other underrepresented groups.  Must have experience with writing grants and grand management.

Preferred skills, knowledge, and abilities:  Ability to establish strong management structures and foster a cooperative work environment.  Should possess excellent organizational, communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills with strong writing abilities.  Knowledge of federal and state laws, guidelines, and procedures.  Knowledge of or interest in Native Hawaiian educational, cultural, economic, and social issues and related resources.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to: elsai@inpeace.org – please be prepared to provide a writing sample as a part of the interview process.

Cover letter and resume must be submitted by 11/02/2017

 

Operations Specialist

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Calling all detail oriented people!!  INPEACE is looking for the right individual who has a great attitude and ability to be organized, pay close attention to detail, yet is able to look at the bigger picture.  Under the direction of the CEO, this position plays an integral role in the flow of the administrative office and to optimize day to day responsibilities.

General Duties include but are not limited to: organizing, overseeing and implementing IT and inventory systems; coordinating events and Board meetings; contract development, execution, and tracking. This person is also responsible for procuring supplies for the organization and programs, securing bids as needed, ensuring cost effective purchasing, and expedient delivery to appropriate locations.  Handles confidential materials and information.  Prepares presentations and reports as requested.  Performs daily office duties including answering phones and preparing check requests.

Required Qualifications: A great customer service attitude with exceptional communication skills, attention to detail and the ability and interest in finding the most efficient, cost effective products/services.

Preferred Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or related field with experience in non-profit operations and/or management.

Minimum Qualifications:  High School diploma and 5+ years of experience running an office and/or management of operations. Experience should include, or be supplemented by courses, in management, administration and finances. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to: elsai@inpeace.org

 

Research & Data Specialist

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We are looking for an organized individual who has an eye for detail and has excellent communication skills both written and verbal.  Must be flexible, methodical, but able to think of alternative problem-solving routes.  As a 12-month position under the direct supervision of the Keiki Steps Program Director, the Research & Data Specialist will be a key component to retrieving, analyzing and researching data from old and existing data resources, consolidating information into appropriate formats to relay to external evaluation and research entities including Harvard and University of Hawai’i.

General Duties:  Will be responsible for supporting the design and implementation of an external evaluation of Keiki Steps in consultation with clients and colleagues.  Serve as a point person for communication between research partners and program staff, creating and implementing systems and structures for data tracking and data transfer, efficiently generating reports to support research party for evaluation needs. Must be able to create, manipulate, and query customized spreadsheet formats and conduct the data mapping processes in order to meet research party data retrieval needs.  Leads the discovery process of missing data and work towards ensuring comprehensive, clean data for transmittal to team.  Engages in the location discovery process and follow up contact with past participating families to gather outcome data to be included in the study.

Qualifications: Preferred Master’s degree in economics, sociology or another social science; or comparable work experience.  Experience in primary data collection, data management, and analysis.  Knowledge of and experience in quantitative and qualitative research methods.   Substantive expertise in early childhood research and be able to work independently. Understanding and proficiency in MS Office.

Preferred Experience:  Experience with database platforms such as FileMaker Pro and SQL.  Understand and have experience with working with Native Hawaiian communities.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to: elsai@inpeace.org

Cover letter and resume must be submitted by: 10/20/2017

 

KKLEA Community Counselor

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Do you have a strong love and passion for helping others in the community?  And do you want to know that your work is making a life-changing impact on others?  If so, you may the person that we are looking for.  Under the immediate supervision of the KKLEA Program Director, the Community Counselor provides one-on-one participant counseling to lead our participants to further education.

General Duties:  Provides guidance and encouragement for participants who are interested in pursuing a college degree.   Assists with additional educational support services such as math refresher courses, workshops, and tutoring.  Monitors academic progress and assists participants with access to financial aid as needed.  Maintains positive relationships with partner agencies including Leeward Community College-Wai’anae, University of Hawaii-West Oahu College of Education, and University of Hawaii-Manoa.  Assists in collecting accurate data for program implementation through program forms or in-person counseling.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, or related field.  Knowledge of college system and barriers non-traditional college students face when working on obtaining a college degree.

Preferred Experience: Knowledge and experience working with Native Hawaiian communities.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to: elsai@inpeace.org

Cover letter and resume must be submitted by: 11/01/2017

 

KKLEA Associate Program Director

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We are looking for the right individual full of energy and enthusiasm that will bring a positive energy to our KKLEA Program.  Under the immediate supervision of the KKLEA Program Director, the Associate Program Director(APD) will assist with the implementation and management of KKLEA.

General Duties: Assist Program Director with the facilitation of the overall program design and plan according to scope and budget.  Helps with the completion of progress reports to INPEACE committee members and funding agencies in a timely manner as needed.  Coordination of activities and contracts of consultants hired for project.  Assist with communication with project partners to ensure successful implementation of activities.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Early Education or related field.  Excellent communication skills both written and oral.

Preferred Experience: Experience with program development and project management.  Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.  Excellent interpersonal skills.  Experience working with Native Hawaiian communities.

Interested candidates may send their cover letter and resume to: elsai@inpeace.org

Cover letter and resume must be submitted by: 11/01/2017

 

KKLEA Community Recruiter

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Are you an energetic person who knows the importance of education within our communities?  If so, we are looking for the right individual who has excellent communication skills and a passion to help families.  Under the direct supervision of the KKLEA Program Director, the Community Recruiter will reach out to the community to those in interest of attaining a college degree.

General Duties: The Community Recruiters main job is promoting the KKLEA program to prospective participants.  This may include meeting with families in designated communities to encourage the importance of educational attainment, meeting with participants one-on-one, coordinating and participating in community recruitment events and workshops.  Assists in preparation of presentations.  Provides progress reports as requested.

Mimimum Qualifications:  Associates Degree in Education or a related field or two years of experience in similar capacity.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule which may include evenings and weekends.

Preferred Experience: Knowledge and experience with working in Native Hawaiian communities.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume to: elsai@inpeace.org

Cover letter and resume must be submitted by: 11/01/2017