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

Employment Opportunities at SFCA


The Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (SFCA) is a state government agency, administratively attached to the Department of Accounting and General Services (Hawai‘i Revised Statutes Chapter 9). Capitol Modern (the Hawai‘i State Art Museum) 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.

Learn more about the SFCA:

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:

Current Job Listings

  • Administrative Services Assistant. Location: Honolulu, island of Oʻahu. Full-time permanent position.

    • Job description: This position plans, organizes, coordinates and directs all administrative staff services, advises and assists the Executive Director in internal management, fiscal and personnel staff functions; and performs other duties as required. Please note that this is not a secretarial, clerical, or office support position.

    • Duties include: Provide administrative support, including fiscal management; planning and budgeting; purchasing, inventory, and management of office equipment, data processing; management of requests for proposals for grants, subsidies, and purchases of service; contract preparation and processing of state, federal, and grants funds; monitoring and evaluating contracts for state and federal compliance; preparing federal grant applications and financial reports; securing and maintaining photocopier, postage, fax, and computer machines, and other office information services.

    • Qualifications include: graduate of an accredited college or university, a minimum of two and one-half years of progressively responsible professional work experience which demonstrated the ability to perform administrative assignments such as budget formulation and justification, fiscal operations and/or personnel administration, or experience which involves the analysis of programs and services to determine their effectiveness, achievement of program objectives, staffing, cost factors, and to participate in planning for future needs or for related management purposes.

    • Salary: $5,076 to $6,177 per month. Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant’s qualifications and other relevant factors.

    • To apply, go to Please note that this recruitment includes positions within the Department of Accounting and General Services (AGS) and the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR).

  • 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 (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).