Now Hiring: Arts Program Specialist II (June 2023)

June 20, 2023

Arts Program Specialist II

  • Posted June 16, 2023 [update: closed June 21, 2023]
  • Job Number 23-0353
  • Location: Honolulu, island of Oʻahu
  • Full-time permanent position
  • Job description: The Arts Program Specialist (APS) II performs a variety of work in maintaining liaison and coordination relative to ethno-cultural and arts activities. This class is distinguished by its responsibility for assisting higher-level specialists by carrying out detailed work in the maintenance of liaison and coordination with community organizations and participating agencies in the conduct of activities; and performing other related duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Specialized Experience: Six (6) months of  progressively responsible professional experience which demonstrates a good working knowledge of the production, management and planning of ethnocultural, arts or humanities activities for the public. Examples of ethnocultural, arts or humanities activities include (but are not limited to) those concerned with bringing forth artistic expression through various media (e.g., exhibitions of dance, painting, drama, etc.); expressing, demonstrating or communicating various cultural aspects of ethnic groups representative in Hawaii (e.g., festivals, exhibitions or conferences regarding ethnic history, customs, traditions, etc.); and/or communicating, studying or promoting human thought, attitude and value systems which have formative effects on Hawaii’s culture (e.g., seminars, conferences or workshops regarding philosophy, history, literature, etc.). The applicant’s background MUST have demonstrated experience in planning or participating in the planning of such events and in the implementation of plans such as scheduling and coordinating various aspects of the event; participating in developing budgets, cost estimates or financial plans for events; and knowledge of public and private organizations and individuals involved with cultural, art and humanities concerns within the community.
  • Salary: $4,012.00 – $5,939.00 monthly.
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  • Please apply immediately as only 18 applications will be accepted.

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