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Multiple positions are available at Pacific Island Community Health Centers and Regional Organizations.  

Please see our Members page and contact the organization directly for a current list of openings.

Interested in joining our staff?  We have an opening!


Position:           Technical Assistance Specialist

Opening Date:  May 20, 2021             Closing Date:  June 15, 2021

Salary:              Salary is commensurate to relevant experience

Location:          Honolulu, HI location- Employee (FTE equivalent)

JOB SUMMARY:  Coordinates PIPCA technical assistance* activities in collaboration with other staff as appropriate.  Major Duties include: assessing technical assistance (TA) needs for community health centers; identifying external and developing internal resources; providing TA resources and responding to direct TA needs; evaluating TA services provided; and writing grant reports. Provides support for other member and shared services as required.

*Technical assistance is the process of providing targeted support to an organization to facilitate quality or performance improvement. Technical assistance can take many forms that could include: Providing training such as webinars, networking meetings, and conference sessions to build knowledge, skills, or abilities; Conducting consultations on particular challenges in advancing strategic priorities; Developing and sharing resources such as readiness tools, implementation manuals, fact sheets; and Identifying and disseminating promising practices.

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director


  • Develops and oversees implementation of PIPCA-sponsored technical assistance.
  • Assesses needs for TA among CHCs (and other members as appropriate).
  • Develops, strengthens, and maintains partnerships in order to identify qualified resources, content experts, and consultants for key topics, ensuring that TA is designed or improved to meet the needs of USAPIJ and meet PIPCA’s funding requirements.
  • Identifies educational resources, tools, and techniques appropriate for USAPIJ community health centers to increase TA engagement.
  • Links CHCs with TA resources for individual needs.
  • Promotes effective use of videoconferencing and other technology for TA and information sharing for members.
  • Provides direct TA for CHCs.
  • Defines, develops, systematizes, and continuously improves PIPCA’s approach to TA, considering PIPCA’s strategic plan, grant requirements and USAPIJ needs.
  • Systematizes TA evaluations, including both quantitative and qualitative methodology, using participant feedback to improve PIPCA TA performance and design.
  • Contributes to the collaborative tracking system(s) to record training and technical assistance activities.
  • Coordinates the analysis of TA results and summarizes in draft reports for management and funding sources as required.
  • Plans and provides support as assigned for PIPCA-sponsored TA, training workshops, and conferences.
  • Assists in the development of the grant workplan, reports and other grant components as needed.
  • Assists PIPCA in coordinating, supporting, and facilitating the development of shared services or resources among members.
  • Represents PIPCA in meetings and conferences, as appropriate.
  • Provides logistical support on project activities as needed.
  • Fosters an environment that promotes trust and cooperation amongst staff and members.
  • Participates in staff program meetings.
  • Participates in organization’s functional teams and ad hoc committees.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Advanced degree in public health, business, or field related to job requirements. Bachelor’s degree in public health, business, or field related to job requirements and at least 3 years of experience in program development, program improvement and improving health outcomes considered.
  • Project coordination experience.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with the US-affiliated Pacific Island jurisdictions health care systems preferred.
  • Experience with community health centers preferred.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: International and national travel with a minimum of 6 trips per year and up to 30% of time required

Arielle Buyum, Executive Director

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