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Administrative Assistant

  • 503234
  • Full-time


Administrative Assistant

Job Location:

Address:  1700 W Washington

Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 

Grade: 01

Closing Date: OTF

Job Summary:

Applications must include a cover letter and resume. Individuals not providing the required materials will not be considered.

Please submit your resume and cover letter directly to our HR inbox at GOVHR@AZ.GOV

Job Duties:
  • Manage the front desk, greet visitors, handle mail and answer calls.
  • Create and process purchase orders under $5,000.
  • Review and process telephone bills & Fedex bills.
  • Order business cards from Arizona Department of Education printing and assist staff with specific printing orders as needed.
  • Receive office supplies orders and inventory office supplies.
  • Liaison to Arizona Department of Administration, Information Technology, Human Resources and Accounting for GOYFF needs.
  • Support for all GOYFF events, meetings, and activities as appropriate.
  • Manage the master calendar for meetings, events and staff leave.
  • Responsible for providing administrative support for all GOYFF Governor appointed councils and commissions including: The Arizona Human Trafficking Council, the Arizona Juvenile Justice Commission, The Arizona Parents Commission, The Commission to Prevent Violence Against Women, The Council on Child Safety and Family Empowerment; The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism; The Governor’s Youth Commission; the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging and the Arizona Substance Abuse Partnership.
  • Ensure meeting set-up for council or commission is completed including, meeting room, audio visual, and information technology equipment and meeting materials.
  • Engage and participate in the Arizona Management System (AMS) process.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
  • Knowledge and experience in administrative procedures.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail as well as a desire to provide accurate and complete work products.
  • Ability to work independently, exercise decision-making skills, self-directed and motivated.
  • Computer software experience including Word, Excel, Access, and Google Work applications.
  • Flexibility to support a variety of Division projects.
  • Working knowledge of minute-taking and meeting protocols.
  • Capacity to work independently as well as part of a team to accomplish common goals.
  • Excellent organizational abilities.
  • Present a positive attitude.

The State of Arizona 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

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

  • ASRS
Contact Us:
  • Applications must include a cover letter and resume. Individuals not providing the required materials will not be considered.
  • Please forward all resumes and cover letters directly to Governor's Office HR inbox at GOVHR@AZ.GOV


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.