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Current Openings

Business Partner, Talent Management (Honolulu)

POSITION SUMMARY: The People Operations Business Partner, Talent Management position is responsible for working with managers and the People Ops Team to shape and drive talent objectives for the Trust. Objectives include talent acquisition/management, performance management, succession planning, consultation on employee relation matters, and modeling values and building a culture in alignment with the mission. Responsible for developing credible and trusting relationships with all leaders and teammates.



  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, organizational development or equivalent experience required.
  • PHR/SPHR or SHRM Certification preferred.
  • At least eight years of human resources experience with demonstrated progressive Generalist responsibilities. At least 2 years’ management experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including talent acquisition, employee relations, performance management, learning and development and employment laws.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office application: Word, Excel and PowerPoint and experience with Ceridian preferred.

Financial Analyst (Honolulu)

POSITION SUMMARY: The Liliʻuokalani Trust endowment provides critical financial support to current and future generations of native Hawaiian orphan and destitute children (kamaliʻi).  We aim to preserve the endowment’s purchasing power in perpetuity by achieving high investment returns while taking an appropriate amount of risk.  This very long-term view underpins our process of setting the endowment's asset allocation and selecting investments and investment managers across public and private equity, hedge funds, real estate, natural resources, and fixed income.  This position will assist with financial analysis work for all endowment assets and supports the real estate and finance management teams.



  • Bachelor's degree and at least three years of investment banking, finance and/or investment management required; an MBA is desirable.
  • Prior experience in real estate finance preferred, to include familiarity with standard underwriting models and criteria.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute detailed financial analysis, communicate effectively within and outside of his/her organization, work well in a team setting and possess strong writing skills.
  • Ability to synthesize large quantities of information

Direct Services Specialist / Social Worker (Windward, Waiʻanae, Kauaʻi, Kailua-Kona, and Hilo locations)

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides professional casework/case management, as well as group work or direct development services. Collaborates and partners with community to facilitate and coordinate the organization’s efforts to fulfill the Queen’s mission to care for and ensure the wellbeing of the most vulnerable Native Hawaiian children and their ‘ohana. Reports to ʻOhana Services Team Lead. Exempt/full-time.


Education and Relevant Experience (minimum)

  • Master’s degree in social work, human/social services, sociology or psychology, or other relevant social services field. Or, an undergraduate in related field with at least five years of relevant experience will be considered.  
  • At least one year of experience in casework/management, group work or direct service related work. 
  • Ability to make accurate assessments, communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and interact effectively with clients/beneficiaries and other professionals.
  • Ability to work with the most vulnerable population.
  • Knowledge of community resources and services.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams. 

Licenses or Certifications (preferred)

  • Valid driver license, clean traffic abstract, and access to a privately owned automobile with valid no-fault insurance (minimum).
  • Licensed: Social Worker, Marriage Family Therapist (MFT), Professional Counselor, Mental Health or Psychologist.  
  • First Aid and CPR/AED Certification.

To apply for these positions, submit cover letter and resume to jobs@onipaa.org.


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