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Company: Arizona Department of Economic Security
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education




Your Partner For A Stronger Arizona

Program Administrator 2

 1812 West Monroe, Phoenix, AZ 85007



Would you like to be part of an amazing culture that helps assist Arizonans reach their full potential through temporary assistance? The Arizona Department of Economic Security is looking for individuals that are committed to service, community, and teamwork.

Why Should You Apply?

We offer a competitive benefits package that is unmatched by the private sector and a culture that encourages team success and advocates for personal advancement.

-      Affordable Health, Dental, Vision and Life and Disability Insurance

-      10 holidays per year

-      Paid Vacation and Sick time off - start earning it your 1st day

-      Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (must meet qualifications)

-      Contribute to, and participate in the Arizona State Retirement System

-      Ride Share and Public Transit Subsidy

-      Career Advancement Opportunities

-      Tuition reimbursement


Apply through For questions about this career opportunity, please call (602) 542-0400.   Requests for accommodations can be made by calling this number or by clicking this link to access the ADA Job Board.

The Division of Aging and Adult Services seeks an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team as a Program Administrator.  This position oversees, through subordinate managers, the day-to-day operations of staff investigating allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of incapacitate or vulnerable adults, 18 years of age or older, throughout the entire state of Arizona. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-        Knowledge of applicable statutes and regulations relating to Adult Protective Services

-        Knowledge of budget development and federal and state budgetary practices

-        Knowledge of social work and casework practices and principles

-        Knowledge of strategic and long-range planning and change management techniques

-        Skill in working with the community and public relations

-        Skill in leveraging and coordinating resources for cost effective services

-        Skill in facilitating complex interdependent projects

-        Skill in analysis, evaluation and interpretation of fiscal data and complex financial records

-        Ability to lead, inspire, mentor, and guide staff engaged in monitoring and delivering program services

-        Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment

-        Ability to develop, evaluate, implement, and manage strategic plans

-        Ability to analyze data, identify problems, evaluate, and implement solutions to increase efficacy and efficiency of programs

Licenses and Certifications:

-        A Level One Clearance Card from the Arizona Department of Public Safety is required to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position, in accordance with A.R.S. 41-1968. This can be applied for and obtained post-interview, but must be received before an offer can be extended.

-        Have a current, valid Arizona State issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employee is subject to driver's license record checks and must maintain an acceptable driving record in accordance with DES Fleet Management-Safety Program policy and procedures (DES 1-07-26 & DES 1-07-26-01), valid motor vehicle insurance and registration, and must complete any required training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

-        Travel may be required for State business. Employees who drive on state business must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.) Employees may be required to use their own transportation if a state vehicle is not available, as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.

-        Candidates for this position shall be subject to a search of both the Child Protective Services Central Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 8-804 and the Adult Protective Services Registry pursuant to A.R.S. 46-459

Preferences will be given to:

-        A Bachelor's degree in social work, gerontology, public administration, criminology or related field and 5 years' work experience in social service programs, human services field, field of aging or law enforcement; OR 1 year of experience as a District Program Manager 2; OR 2 years' experience as a District Program Manager 1. 

-   Prefer experience in strategic planning.

-   Must have 2 years' supervisory experience.

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Ÿ Under Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI and VII), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) of 2008; the Department prohibits discrimination in admissions, programs, services, activities, or employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics and retaliation. To request this document in alternative format or for further information about this policy, contact your local office; TTY/TDD Services: 7-1-1. ŸFree language assistance for DES services is available upon request.


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