Jobs

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

Employment Opportunities at SFCA

Hiring

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: sfca.hawaii.gov/category/email-newsletter.

Current Job Listings

  • Art in Public Places Program / Museum Director (Arts Program Specialist IV)
    • Job Number 24-0241
    • Posted May 13, 2024
    • Full-time, permanent position in downtown Honolulu, Oʻahu
    • Salary $5,076-$7,226/month
    • Responsible for managing and supervising the activities of the Art in Public Places (APP) Program to ensure the greatest public impact and distribution of works of art. Duties and responsibilities include performing short- and long-range planning and budgeting for all APP program activities in accordance with the SFCA’s mission and goals in relation to visual arts, division rules and museum standards; establishing and maintaining liaison with public and private educational, arts and culture agencies, foundations and associations; responding to inquiries about visual arts, activities and events, representing the APP Program at local, national and international visual arts activities; providing guidance and technical support for activities and projects relating to the commissioning, acquiring, enhancing, cataloging, displaying, relocating, conserving, maintaining and repairing of the State’s public art collection; and performing other related duties as assigned. Capitol Modern (the Hawaiʻi State Art Museum) is a part of the APP Program.
    • For additional information and to apply, please go to the posting on GovernmentJobs.com: www.GovernmentJobs.com/careers/hawaii/jobs/4486908-0/arts-program-specialist-iv-arts-in-public-places-downtown-oahu. This posting will close after 20 applications are received.
  • Accountant IV (temporary hire). Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA), downtown Honolulu, Oʻahu. The State of Hawaiʻi Accountant IV position performs difficult professional accounting work; analyzes fiscal data; may maintain and/or develop the system for an accounting function; provides advisory services; and performs other related duties as assigned.⁠ Please email [email protected] to apply. ⁠Posted March 9, 2024.
  • 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 GovernmentJobs.com/careers/hawaii (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 GovernmentJobs.com/careers/hawaii.

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.

Internships

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 hiepro.ehawaii.gov.
  • 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 (HIePro.ehawaii.gov) 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).