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Graduate Research Assistant (11-MO)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Office of Public Health Studies
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Date Posted:
August 10, 2018
Closing Date:
August 24, 2018
Salary Information:
$22,140/annual (step 8/master’s level), $23,028 (step 9/doctoral level)
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Part Time - Full Time Equivalency: 50%

Other Conditions:
  • • Pending position clearance and/or availability of funds, renewable depending on availability of funds, program/project needs and satisfactory performance
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Work with the HMSA Foundation to build and implement an evaluation framework, including but not limited to:
  2. 1. Identifying and developing indicators and metrics for community-building outcomes that may be relevant across projects, e.g., community engagement, focus on inherent strengths, partnerships, target population, etc.
  3. 2. Identifying and developing indicators and metrics for health-related outcomes that may be relevant across projects, e.g., to increase access to healthy foods, to build the practice of primary preventive health, etc.
  4. 3. Developing field-based evaluation processes.
  5. 4. Finalizing assessment and evaluation rubrics.
  6. 5. Building data systems to synthesize project evaluation findings including stories and relationships to demonstrate impact in community.
  7. 6. Training grantees in creating community relevant outcomes, data gathering, evaluation methods and requirements based on subject area, community or Foundation reporting.
  8. 7. Writing evaluation reports.
  9. 8. Coordinating and attending team evaluation meetings.
  10. 9. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. 1. Full-time University of Hawai’i classified Public Health or related degree graduate student in good standing (3.0 GPA)
  2. 2. Strong interest in working in the fields of Native Hawaiian, immigrant, and rural health
  3. 3. Completion of coursework in program evaluation
  4. 4. Ability to generate project reports
  5. 5. Strong oral, writing, and interpersonal skills.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. 1. Bachelor’s or master’s degree in public health or related field
  2. 2. Doctoral standing
  3. 3. Experience designing and conducting evaluation projects
  4. 4. Interest or work with Native Hawaiians, immigrants, and rural communities
  5. 5. Competence in systems thinking
  6. 6. Competence in cross-cultural community work

To Apply:
Visit UH NeoGov at and search for Job Number 2018-00565 to submit an application. Note: First time NeoGov users are required to create an account. Only applications through NeoGov are accepted.
  1. Dr. Kathryn L. Braun, OPHS Director;

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