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AzDECA State Advisor

  • 510339
  • 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 & Technical Education (CTE) Section

Job Location:

Phoenix Location  

Posting Details:

Salary:  $63,000 - $72,000 

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:

• Organize and coordinate the activities of the AzDECA State Officers
• Prepare statistical, descriptive, and other reports as requested by the State and National AzDECA Organizations
• Consult with business and industry for support of CTE Programs related to AzDECA Marketing Education programs and AzDECA to develop and/or continue linkages
• 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
• Participate in the planning and implementation AzDECA in-service workshop(s), training, and professional development events
• Provide documentation and recommendation to the AzDECA Board of Directors to implement the annual budget for AzDECA
• Participate and provide leadership in national, regional, state, and local conferences, workshops, and professional organizations to prepare and update instructional personnel for the integration of AzDECA into Marketing CTE related Careers
• Consult with Local Education Agencies (LEA's) to ensure equal access to and success of special populations in related programs and AzDECA
• Upon supervisory direction, serve as a consultant on task forces, committees, and special projects for ADE as a whole
• Organize and oversee the activities of any assigned support staff, assistants, and/or interns

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Please note: For those selected for interviews, skills assessments may be administered as part of the interview process.
• Knowledge of the Career and Technical Education Student Organization (CTSO) and AzDECA
• Organization and management 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)
• Overseeing techniques (i.e., 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.
• Applicants must have a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one prior to employment start date.

• 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, PowerPoint, and Excel.

• 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
• Lead both teachers and students

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.


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


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.


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.