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Employment Opportunities at SFCA


The SFCA is a state government agency, administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services (Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Chapter 9). The Hawai‘i State Art Museum (HiSAM) is operated by the SFCA. All hiring for permanent jobs is done via the Hawai‘i Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD). For careers and career opportunities within the state of Hawai‘i, please visit their website: Hawai‘i Department of Human Resources Development.

Current Job Listings

Arts Program Specialist II (Exhibit Specialist)

  • Location: Honolulu, island of Oʻahu
  • Posted September 29, 2022.
  • Full-time position.
  • Job description: art handling (including lifting and carrying up to 75lbs) and installation as part of a team, using power tools, some office work (data entry, paperwork). Duties and responsibilities involve assisting a higher level specialist with the design of exhibitions of works of art, including handling, transporting and installing of works of art in conformance with established procedures and guidelines; designing plans for the installation of works or art; installing and dismantling special exhibitions; performing fabrication and accurate assembly of scaled models for exhibition design; performing fabrication and production of exhibition supports; documenting and maintaining a large and diverse collection (e.g., verify identification, measurements and location of works of art for maintenance and inventory control); conducting periodic inspections and monitoring physical condition of works of art; and providing technical assistance and resource consultancy on public art handling, transportation, and installation technique to artists and art organizations throughout the State, and performing other related duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications include: graduate of an accredited college or university and specialized work experience that includes six (6) months of experience in an arts in public places program or other arts program related to public art or visual art.
  • Salary: $4,012 – $5,600 per month. Starting monthly salary is at the minimum rate of pay.
  • To apply, go to
  • This job posting will remain open until 22 applications are received. Please apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time.

Prepare for Future Job Listings

Interested in preparing for future job openings at the SFCA? Create a free account at (or update your existing account). Your profile will include work experience, education, and references. For positions requiring a degree from an accredited four-year college or university, you will need to have copies of all of your official transcripts.

All hiring for permanent jobs is done via the Hawai‘i Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD): Hawai‘i Department of Human Resources Development.

Job Listings

Job listings are posted here on the website and in the monthly email newsletter (subscribe here), as well as on our social media (@hawaiisfca on Facebook@hawaii_sfca on Instagram, and @hawaii_sfca on Twitter). Permanent jobs are posted by the Hawaiʻi Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD) at


SFCA and HiSAM do not have an active internship program at this time.

Art Acquisitions and Commissions

Artwork acquisitions and commissions are done through the Art in Public Places Program.

Contract Work

  • For doing business with the state as a contractor, the State of Hawai‘i eProcurement (HiePro) is a system for issuing solicitations, receiving responses, and issuing notices of award. Solicitations and awards are posted and searchable. SFCA solicitations have included graphic design services, printing services, photography, custom framing, artwork conservation and restoration. HIePRO is hosted by the Hawai‘i Information Consortium. Solicitation notices may be searched online at To find SFCA solicitations, search under Department: Accounting and General Services (the SFCA is administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services). Please note that solicitations for Hawai‘i-only vendors will only be visible if you are logged in. For more information, go to State Procurement Office Frequently Asked Questions. For acquiring or updating a Certificate of Vendor Compliance, please visit Hawaiʻi Compliance Express.
  • For those interested in doing business with the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum as a workshop instructor, as a performer, or as an installation artist, please go to the forms linked below.