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  • 513356
  • Full-time


The mission of the Arizona State Board of Nursing is to protect and promote the welfare of public by ensuring that each person holding a nursing license or certificate is competent to practice safely. The Board fulfills its mission through the regulation of the practice of nursing and the approval of nursing education programs. The mission, derived from the Nursing Practice Act, supersedes the interest of any individual, the nursing profession, or any special interest group.


Job Location:

1740 West Adams Suite 2000

Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Posting Details:

Hourly Pay Range: $15.34 - $27.66

 Grade: 17

This position will remain open until filled

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the associate director, performs administrative work of considerable difficulty by serving in a staff capacity to an executive, administrator, or program manager; and performs related work as required.

Performs specialized administrative work in such areas as licensing, monitoring, customer service, with monthly reporting.

Job Duties:

•Performs a variety of complex administrative tasks for an executive, administrator, or program manager including research, special projects, manpower, and operations planning and report preparation

•Interprets and explains organizational rules, regulations, and functions; coordinates activities with other departments, agencies, community organizations, and others; prepares a variety of reports; in conjunction with AD or Director

•Issues and assists in the licensing and communication with licensees, certificate holders, and applicants as directed

•Other duties as assigned as related to the position

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):


•The Nurse Practice Act, state and federal rules and regulations governing the area of assignment

•Principles of organization, procedures, and policy development


•Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask

•Professional level oral and written communications

•Exceptional attention to detail


•Time management and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment

•Plan, analyze, coordinate activities and establish priorities

•Develop effective operating procedures

Selective Preference(s):

•Three years responsible administrative experience or a Bachelor's Degree in a field appropriate to the assignment from an accredited college or university and two years responsible administrative experience

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Driving Requirements:

•Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)

•Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment


The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

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

•Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

•Vacation plus 10 paid holidays per year

•Health and dental insurance

•Retirement plan

•Sick leave

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


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

•Please note that enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Shawn McConnell at staffing@azdoa.gov for assistance.


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.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.