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Our Hawaiʻi Island campus is seeking an HR Business Partner to consult with leaders to provide HR counsel, resolve complex employee relations issues, and improve work relationships and environment; provide guidance on people and workforce strategies and support the business unit in achieving organizational goals and strategic initiatives; and form intentional cross-functional partnerships within HR to deliver value-added services and solutions to enhance management and employee experiences across the organization. 

The following qualifications are required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or related field. 
  • Minimum 5 years of applicable experience. 
  • Understanding of federal and state employment laws and regulations, including but not limited to those pertaining to employment, discrimination, ADA, wage & hour, etc. 
  • Thorough knowledge of HR disciplines (i.e., employee relations, performance management, policy administration, workforce planning). 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, presentation, and facilitation skills. 
  • Excellent organization and time management skills to handle competing priorities; proficiency in technology and use of office applications. 
  • Must be able to uphold the highest level of confidentiality.

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Kamehameha Schools is a private educational trust founded in 1884 by Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop. As the last royal descendant of the Kamehameha line, she dedicated her assets to improving the conditions of Native Hawaiians. Pauahi’s vision of ho‘ōla lāhui — revitalizing a people — drives us to help shape a thriving and vibrant future for Native Hawaiians.

As an educational institution, students are at the center of all we do. Kamehameha Schools offers a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative work environment for individuals who embrace culture and diversity, are growth minded, and understand that pilina — relationship building — both internal and external are critical to our success. We are deeply committed to strengthening Hawaiian identity throughout our organization and finding the right people for the right roles, who bring talent and passion to our mission.

With the support of over 2,500 regular and temporary staff, Kamehameha Schools believes in enabling our students to grow into culturally engaged local and global servant leaders of their communities.

Kamehameha Schools’ current workforce is comprised of full- and part-time, on-call, and seasonal employees who work in various positions at locations across Hawai‘i pae ‘āina (group of islands), including three K-12 campuses, 30 preschools, and other regional and support offices. Download our brochure to learn more about the type of positions offered and how to apply.

Kamehameha Schools’ greatest priority is to provide a safe learning and working environment for our haumāna and staff. In order to create a strong culture of safety, we expect all employees, with steadfast determination, to exemplify KS’ core values of:

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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