Job: Executive Consultant(Job Id 34930)

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Job Description

12/20/2017 01/12/2018
PHOENIX 43,000.00-65,000.00

Department of Economic Security

Providing Opportunity, Assistance and Care for Arizonans in need!

Executive Consultant

Office of the Director

1789 W. Jefferson

Phoenix, AZ 85007


The Executive Consultant will be responsible for providing consultation, project management and business services to include leading projects in the areas of continuous improvement and strategic business planning.


-          Manage high level projects and assist with the deployment of Arizona Management System (AMS) projects; coordinate and conduct a variety of special projects such as tracking and implementing of events.

-          Conduct extensive and intensive research in support of project objectives; write detailed reports and documents.

-          Provide technical assistance and specific information on Agency programs; attend events and meetings with other groups and agencies.

-          Coordinate activities with other organization units of the Agency; track and report activities in addition to preparing a variety of administrative reports on behalf of the Deputy Director of Operations.

-          Recommend changes to correct operation deficiencies or to improve the provision of services to the public; work with constituents to resolve concerns.  

-          Facilitate strategic planning and process improvement teams.


Knowledge of:

-          Data analytics, collection, synthesis and reporting; conducting research.

-          Project management; leading initiatives; continuous improvement.

-          Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Outlook).

-          Human services policy and department operations.

-          Public sector administration.

-          Concepts and current practices of State government and government management, including legislative and administrative processes.

Skill in:

-          Providing a high level customer service; communicating with and serving a diverse customer population.

-          Planning, prioritizing and completing multiple tasks while maintaining a high degree of confidentiality.

-          Oral and written communication.

-          Performing Excel v-look ups, pivots and IF statements.

-          Interpreting and accurately explaining federal and state laws, policies and administrative regulations to others.

Ability to:

-          Adapt to multiple changing priorities.

-          Establish and maintain interpersonal relations.

-          Understand the needs of State Government agencies.

-          Produce clear and concise documents and reports.

-          Read, comprehend, interpret and create policies and procedures.

-          Facilitate project and process improvement teams.


-          PMP Certification.

-          Masters of Business Management or Masters of Public Administration.


-          Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees.

-          Successfully pass background and reference checks. Employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.


 The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

-          Sick leave

-          Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-          Health and dental insurance

-          Retirement plan

-          Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

-          Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.


If you have any questions please feel free to call 602-771-2908 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-3981. 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.