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Administrative Assistant

  • 504567
  • Part-time
  • Closing at: Jan 24 2022 at 23:55 MST


The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid agency, is driven by its mission to deliver comprehensive, cost-effective health care to Arizonans in need. AHCCCS is a nationally acclaimed model among Medicaid programs, and a recipient of multiple awards for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Among government agencies, AHCCCS is recognized for high employee engagement and satisfaction, supportive leadership, and flexible work environments, including remote work opportunities. With career paths for seasoned professionals in a variety of fields, entry-level positions, and internship opportunities, AHCCCS offers meaningful career opportunities in a competitive industry. AHCCCS employees are passionate about their work, committed to high performance, and dedicated to serving the citizens of Arizona.

Administrative Assistant

Posting Details:

Salary: $15.00 

Grade: 17

Job Summary:

The Division of Community Advocacy & Intergovernmental Relations (DCAIR) ensures Health Plan and Program Contractors’ resolution of consumer affairs and human rights issues and compliance with related aspects of their contracts. The DCAIR is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as an Administrative Assistant. This is a part-time position that will offer administrative support to OIFA & reports to the Bureau Chief. OIFA promotes recovery, resiliency, and wellness for individuals with mental health and substance use needs. All OIFA staff self-identify as individuals with personal recovery experience and/or family members of a loved one in recovery.

Job Duties:

Major duties and responsibilities
include but are not limited to:
• Assist OIFA in educating the community. This will include coordinating presentations, the
development of educational material, meeting notes and summarizing community feedback.
• Assisting OIFA in the identification of system barriers, developing methods to document related
information, and assisting internally to elevate barriers.
• Assist with preparations of documents (e.g. agenda, meeting minutes, handouts, webpage
• Assist with preparation & delivery of various presentations and training in the community.
• Tracking and managing multiple projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Intermediate knowledge of Google suites and Microsoft products, including SharePoint.
• Working in a virtual environment.
• Strong interpersonal skills with people of diverse cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.
• Effective written communication skills, including writing of reports and general
• Time management and initiation, with ability to work with little or no supervision.
• Organize and prioritize multiple tasks and to re-prioritize as necessary. Maintain a strong
attention to detail.
• Maintain confidentiality

Selective Preference(s):

• Individuals who self-identify with personal recovery experience and/or family members of a
loved one in recovery.
• Bilingual in Spanish language.


At AHCCCS, we promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility and a variety of learning and career development opportunities. Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are 10 paid holidays per year, accrual of sick and annual leave, affordable medical benefits and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan.

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

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-417-4497.
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.


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.