Learn more about working for the SFCA as an employee or as a contractor.

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). Capitol Modern (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.

Call for Artists

  • There are no SFCA open calls for artists at this time.

For monthly listings of calls for artists in Hawaiʻi, a selection of listings are in the SFCA email newsletter and posted to the SFCA news page:

Recent Job Listings

  • Arts Program Specialist III. This is a full-time, permanent position with the Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) in downtown Honolulu. The SFCA is Hawaiʻi’s state government arts agency.
    • Opening date: 2/24/2024
    • Job posting and application: (If the link does not work, the posting may have closed).
    • Job number: 24-0072
    • Salary: $4,690-$5,713/month (SR-20, Step D to I).
    • Position: The Arts Program Specialist is involved in a statewide program for the preservation and furtherance of Culture and Arts in Hawaiʻi. Short- and long-range planning, preparation of grant proposals and budget estimates; surveys, formulation of specific projects or activities, development of appropriate relationships and preparation of contracts, etc. Requires broad knowledge of the visual and performing arts, and the ability to deal with individuals and groups on matters of culture and the arts as well as on matters dealing with contract arrangements, expenditures and other business details.
    • This job posting will close when 20 applications have been received. Please apply as soon as possible as this posting may close quickly. 

For contract work, please see below.

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 and @hawaii_sfca on Instagram. Permanent jobs are posted by the Hawaiʻi Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD) at

In your free Government Jobs account, you can sign up for email notifications when any permanent position for State of Hawai’i that matches the job categories you’ve selected becomes available. Go to “Job Interest Card” under the menu to subscribe.


SFCA and Capitol Modern (Hawaiʻi State Art Museum) 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 (State Art Museum)

For those interested in doing business with Capitol Modern (Hawaiʻi State Art Museum) as a workshop instructor, as a performer, or as an installation artist, please go to the forms linked below.

Contract Work (General)

  • 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.

Current Contract Work Listings

Please go to the State of Hawaiʻi eProcurement ( website and search under Department: Accounting and General Services. You may need to be logged in to view the postings (it is free to create an account).