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AzDECA State Advisor

  • 500039
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF EDUCATION
  • Full-time

Arizona Department of Education

The Arizona Department of Education's mission is to advance equity and excellence for all students by serving school leaders, educators and staff, collaborating with communities, and leading with data-driven best practices. Our vision is equity for all students to achieve their full potential!

AzDECA State Advisor

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Section

Job Location:

Phoenix Location

Posting Details:

Salary: 55,000 - 65,000 

Grade: 21

Closing Date:  Open until filled

Job Summary:

• Provide leadership for the activities of the Arizona Marketing Students (AzDECA) Career and Technical student organization.
• In-state and out-of-state travel is required for this position.

Job Duties:

• Provide technical assistance to the Local Education Agencies (LEAs) in developing and integrating Arizona Distributive Education Clubs of America (AzDECA) organizations into Career Education programs
• Answer telephone questions, email correspondence, and respond to informal office visitations
• Serve as AzDECA State Advisor Career and Technical student organization at the secondary level
• Collaborate with the CTE Program Specialist aligned with Marketing, to evaluate and make recommendations for improvement, and technical assistance to enhance program quality and support AzDECA chapters
• Gather and analyze data, prepare statistical, descriptive, and other reports for program planning and maintain a system of records for AzDECA
• Coordinate and organize workshops, regional meetings, conferences, and state events for students in AzDECA
• Coordinate, organize, and participate in conferences, workshops, seminars, and tours, and make in-depth visits to business and industry in order to update professional competence, and provide program improvement
• Help coordinate the activities for the statewide AzDECA Advisory Board
• Conduct AzDECA program planning and development with business and industry and local education agencies
• Plan, organize for and conduct statewide teacher in-service workshops for AzDECA

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Please note: For those selected for interviews, skills assessments may be administered as part of the interview process.
Knowledge:
• Knowledge of the Career and Technical Education Student Organization (CTSO) and AzDECA
• Organization and management of CTSO
• Marketing Career Education program areas
• CTE instructional materials and their availability and applicability to curriculum as appropriate to Marketing Career Education and how the CTSO is integral to the CTE classroom
• Principles and practices of public-school organization and administration and how they relate to CTE and CTSO's
• Classroom Management (teaching techniques utilized in CTE)
• Knowledge of appropriate Overseeing Techniques (evaluation procedures for staff and/or programs)
• Applicants must have taught or administered a secondary, post-secondary, or career guidance program in a CTE related field.
Skills:
• Writing
• Speaking clearly
• Computing
• Organizing
• Evaluating
• Interviewing
• Negotiating
• Creating
• Motivating
• Analyzing
• Leadership
• Editing
• Decision Making
• Fiscal/Budgeting/Accounting
• Counseling
• Team Building
• Basic to intermediate skill in using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Internet Explorer.
Abilities:
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships
• Plan, coordinate, analyze, and establish priorities
• Develop effective operating procedures
• Organize, implement, and coordinate multiple projects and people simultaneously
• Analyze data within associated reports
• To lead both teachers and students

Selective Preference(s):

N/A

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Applicants must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one prior to employment start date.
• Position requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. 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.).
• Offers are contingent upon successful completion of all background and reference checks, required documents and, if applicable, a post-offer medical/physical evaluation.

Benefits:

ADE’s comprehensive benefits package includes:

• Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans
• Tuition reimbursement program available for education/professional development advancement
• Hybrid schedule (combination of telework and in-office) may be available for some job roles
• Top ranked retirement and long-term disability plans
• Deferred compensation plan
• Accrued sick leave and vacation leave
• Ten paid holidays per year
• Wellness plans

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

Retirement:

You will be required to participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) upon your 27th week of employment, subject to waiting period. On or shortly after, your first day of employment you will be provided with enrollment instructions and effective date.

Contact Us:

The Arizona Department of Education is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. During all phases of the selection process, people with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as a sign language interpreter, by contacting the ADE Human Resources office at (602) 542-3186 or via e-mail at HumanResourcesGroup@azed.gov.

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.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.