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Associate Methodologist

  • 510134
  • PHOENIX
  • AUDITOR GENERAL
  • Full-time

AUDITOR GENERAL

The Arizona Auditor General serves as an independent source of impartial information concerning State and local governmental entities and provides specific recommendations to improve the operations of those entities. We achieve our mission through the thoroughly specific research, audits, and investigations of our professional team members who educate stakeholders through our reports, alerts, and reviews. Since 1969, our office has continued to innovate, grow, and become one of the most highly regarded leaders in our field.

Join our team and make a positive difference in your community by promoting better government for all Arizona’s citizens.
We look forward to working with you!

Associate Methodologist

AUDITOR GENERAL
YOU MUST APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE FOR THIS POSITION.

Job Location:

Address:  2910 N. 44th Street
                 Phoenix, AZ 85018

Posting Details:

YOU MUST APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE FOR THIS POSITION.

Starting Salary: $73,000-$86,000 (depending on experience) 

What You'll Do:
 
  • Provide technical support to audit teams in research design, data analysis, sampling methods, and statistical analysis techniques.
  • Review audit teams’ use of methods to ensure they are appropriate with valid conclusions.
  • Ensure auditors have adequate guidance, training, and supervision while conducting methodological work.
  • Perform audit work as needed. 
YOU MUST APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE FOR THIS POSITION. You will be able to upload your resume, unofficial transcripts, and cover letter explaining how your skills are a good fit for the position.
 
What You'll Need:
  • Expertise in quantitative social science and a master’s degree in the social sciences with a quantitative focus; Ph.D. is preferred. Candidates without a Ph.D. must complete their Ph.D. within 24 months of hire.
  • Strong interest in public service and improving State government. 
  • Excellent analytical, research, critical thinking, time management, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively and prioritize under tight deadlines.
Benefits:
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave with 10 paid holidays per year.
  • Medical insurance, with the employer covering 88% of the premium cost.
  • Retirement plan with 100% employer match of the 12.17% employee contribution and additional deferred compensation options.
  • Business casual dress.
  • Life-work balance; hybrid work, flexible Monday-Friday work schedules.
  • Continuing education provided and paid for by the employer.
  • Tuition assistance program, including assistance with Ph.D. programs, for those who qualify.
  • Clear path to advance your career.
  • Dental and vision insurance.
  • Long-term disability insurance and optional short-term disability insurance.
  • $15,000 life insurance policy and options to purchase additional coverage and supplemental coverage for dependents.
  • Optional flexible spending accounts.
Retirement:

Arizona State Retirement System

Contact Us:

Please apply on our website. If you have any questions, please contact Beth Entringer at 602-553-9854 or recruiter@azauditor.gov for assistance.

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AGENCY

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

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.