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Culture Resource Project Coordinator Position Description

Culture Resource Project Coordinator - The KIRC is seeking a dedicated project manager that wants to join our team and help restore Kahoʻolawe through their passion and knowledge of Hawaiian culture and heritage. We are seeking a Culture Resource Project Coordinator candidate that can help the KIRC manage multiple projects including Native Hawaiian internships, cultural site protection and coordinating Hawaiian cultural activities

SStrong oral and written communication skills and analytical thinking are necessary, ability to organize, plan, coordinate and execute projects are key skill sets. Must be able to direct, organize and work with volunteers in the field to accomplish project goals.

The position is located at the KIRC Maui office and involves regular multi-day trips to Kahoʻolawe to supervise fieldwork. This is a temporary exempt appointment subject to extensions based on funding and authorization by the KIRC.

An undergraduate degree and five years of experience in Hawaiian history, cultural practices or ethnography, two years supervisory experience; extensive knowledge of Hawaiian history, language, cultural traditions; working understanding of Section 106 NHPA and HRS-6E is desired.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume with a cover letter stating goal, interest and salary history via e-mail to recruitment@kirc.hawaii.gov or mail to:

Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission
Attn: Matthew Hatakeyama – CONFIDENTIAL
811 Kolu Street, Suite 201
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

Submittals will be accepted until vacancy is filled.


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