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Job Reference ID:  46325 
Grade:  17 
Posted Date:  04/12/2019 
Close Date:  04/19/2019 
Job Description

Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

Safer Communities Through Successful Youth


Grade 17

Hiring Range: $29,008.00 - $40,524.00

Adobe Mountain School

2800 W. Pinnacle Peak Rd.

Phoenix, AZ 85027


The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections (ADJC) is committed to providing the youth under our care and supervision with effective, efficient, and high quality rehabilitation and transformative services in support of your vision, mission, and values.


We are seeking an Administrative Assistant III to work under the direction of the Superintendent of Education. This position is responsible for a variety of complex administrative tasks and provides administrative support to education administrators.   


Duties include:


·         Coordinates and maintains calendar(s), schedules meetings and appointments

·         Maintains files and records in accordance with federal and state rules and regulations

·         Communicates in person, by phone or electronically with outside stakeholders

·         Generates reports     

·         Answers telephones and general office coverage

·         Manages complex special projects

·         Monitors and initiates procurement of office supply inventory

·         Drafts, edits, and proofreads internal and external correspondence

·         Other duties as assigned as related to  the position


Knowledge of:

·         Principles and practices of office management

·         Educational systems, organizational structure, and mission

·         Characteristics of adjudicated youth

·         Office practices and procedures

·         Proper use of the English language including correct grammar and spelling

·         Ordering and maintaining office supplies

·         Special Education laws

·         Report creation

·         Varied computer software applications such as Microsoft Office, Google G-Suite and agency programs

Skill in:  

·         Plan, organize and coordinate activities and schedules 

·         Establish and maintain positive working relationships

·         Effective communication

·         Problem solving and time management

·         Multi-tasking

·         Professional office organization

·         Analyze and interpret data

·         Professional report writing

Ability to: 

·         Learn and apply agency policy and procedures

·         Learn agency mission, goals, and objectives

·         Troubleshoot and meet deadlines

·         Exercise a high degree of discretion and independent judgement  

·         Adapt to changing priorities

·         Prioritize and multi-task many projects

·         Read and interpret education records

·         Learn ADJC and state of Arizona database systems

·         Drive on State business, if necessary

·         Work in a correctional environment

·         Manage stressful situations

·         Provide professional customer service

·         Be tactful and courteous

·         Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills


Requires possession of, and ability to retain, a current valid Arizona-issued drivers license.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license records checks, maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).


Successful completion of a comprehensive background investigation and drug test.


Two years of responsible administrative experience and/or a bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the assignment.


- 13 paid vacation days per year                          - Medical, dental, life, disability insurance plans

- 12 sick leave days per year                               - Deferred compensation plan

- 10 paid holidays per year                                   - Retirement system


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (A.S.R.S.).


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.


Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Office at (602) 542-9231. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $29,008.00-40,524.00 


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