Job: State Land Information System Manager

Posted on Jun 5, 2015 in Jobs, Non-Civil Service
  State of Hawai’i
Non-Civil Service
Job Opportunity
State Land Information System Manager
State of Hawaii Executive Branch
  Salary: See Position Description

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Opening Date: 06/05/15 Closing Date: Continuous

This posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Land Division.

The position is located on the Island of Oahu.

Salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience.

If you have any questions regarding this non-civil service exempt position, please contact Mr. Russell Tsuji at (808) 587-0422 (Monday – Friday, 7:45 am – 4:30 pm (HST).

The State Recruiting Office will refer all inquiries regarding this exempt position to the Department of Land and Natural Resources.


This position is responsible for managing and coordinating the $2 million project to develop and maintain the State Land Information Management System (SLIMS), an automated information system which integrates the accounts receivable, State land inventory, property management, Geographic Information System (GIS) and other related functions of the Land Division; developing an information strategic plan, assessing the current system and workflows, defining system requirements, identifying alternatives, defining the system design, conducting request for proposal processes as necessary, overseeing consultants and vendors to ensure successful development and implementation of the system, providing training and user materials to staff on the system and troubleshooting problems identified by staff; developing and maintaining the division’s network, intranet and internet; and providing planning, systems analysis, design, development, enhancement, maintenance, guidance and other technical support services for departmental WAN-based database application systems including developing and implementing the departmental GIS strategic plan and representing the department as the GIS Coordinator. Performs other duties as assigned.


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT: The State of Hawaii requires all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

Recommended Qualifications:

Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices of real estate and property management; process relating to the disposition of land and property management; project management; computer systems development, including the integration of multiple data systems; data processing technology and techniques, including database management and GIS.

Ability to: Manage large and complex projects; apply problem solving techniques to difficult and complex situations and problems; identify alternatives; evaluate project operations to recommend, improve, and install methods and procedures; possess good written and oral communication skills; develop and maintain effective working relationships with a broad range of personnel from non-technical users to highly technical information technology specialists.

Education and Experience:

Education: Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor of arts or science degree in computer science or in a related major.

Substitutions Allowed:

Excess work experience as described below, or any other progressively responsible professional or analytical work experience which provided knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those required in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. To be acceptable, the experience must have been of such scope, level and quality as to assure the possession of comparable knowledge, skills and abilities.

The education or experience must also demonstrate the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports, procedures and other documents; read and interpret complex written material; and solve complex problems logically and systematically.

Experience: Three and one-half (3-1/2) years of progressively responsible professional work experience which involved the development and implementation of a large and complex computer system. Such experience must have demonstrated the ability to elicit information orally and in writing, to apply problem solving methods and techniques to difficult and complex situations and problems, and to identify alternatives and prepare clear and concise written reports and recommendations for action.

Specialized Experience: One and one-half (1-1/2) years of progressively responsible professional work experience which involved designing, adapting and implementing a computerized land management, property management or related information system, including accounts receivable, land inventory, property management, GIS and other related functions. Such work experience generally involved responsibility for conducting studies; working with affected parties and making recommendations to management for the development or revision of standards, policies or procedures; providing technical advice and direction to management; conducting research for the purpose of implementing or improving land management and accounts receivable systems; and/or developing guides to be used by management in the performance of accounting work.

Quality of Experience: Possession of the required number of years of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for a position. The applicant’s overall experience must have been of such scope and level of responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that he/she has the ability to perform the duties of the position for which he/she is being considered.

Physical/Mental Requirements: Applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the position efficiently and safely, with or without reasonable accommodations. Qualified applicants with disabilities who can perform the essential functions of the advertised position are encouraged to apply. The State of Hawaii is committed to making reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis. Applicants seeking reasonable accommodation should be ready to discuss the accommodation sought so that a determination can be made that such accommodation is reasonable and would not cause the employer undue hardship.


This position is exempt from the civil service and considered temporary in nature. Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will,” which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.


Submit resumes to:

Department of Land and Natural Resources
Personnel Office
Attn: Ms. Michelle Matsumoto
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 231
Honolulu, HI 96813

Please also complete and submit an Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment (HRD 278). Applications can be found at: Position number is 111074(E).

Direct all inquiries regarding this position to:

Mr. Russell Tsuji, State Land Administrator
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (808) 587-0422
Monday – Friday 7:45 am – 4:30 pm

NOTE: The State Recruiting Office will refer you to the Department of Land and Natural Resources regarding this exempt position.

  Recruitment # EX111074