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  • 502678
  • Full-time


The Board of Respiratory Care Examiners licenses and regulates respiratory care practitioners. The practice of respiratory care includes respiratory rehabilitation therapy, inhalation therapy and oxygen therapy. The practice also includes administrating pharmacological, diagnostic and therapeutic agents necessary to implement a treatment, disease prevention, pulmonary rehabilitative or diagnostic regimen prescribed by a physician.

The Board oversees regulation and licensure of applicants, approves training programs for therapists and technicians, and is authorized to deny, revoke or suspend a license, investigate misconduct, conduct hearings and take disciplinary action as needed.


Job Location:

1740 West Adams Street Suite 3406

Phoenix, Arizona 85007  

Posting Details:

Annual Salary Range: $70,000 - $85,000

Grade: E1

This position will remain open until filled  

Job Summary:

The Executive Director position is responsible for the overall management and operation of a small state government regulatory Agency.

Job Duties:

•Management and implementation of a licensing and regulatory database and associated Webpage for electronic submission of applications, renewals and complaints

•Implements policies and drafts procedures to carry out the laws and ruled regulating the professions and practice of Respiratory Care in Arizona

•Budget preparation, submittal, monitoring and reconciliation (includes weekly review, approval and submittal of payment and receipts)

•Provides supervision, oversight and guidance for all investigations against licensees, applicants and unlicensed practitioners

•Preparations of routine audits and Sunset Review Legislative audit. Monitors legislation and bills

•Other duties as assigned as related to the position

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):


•Knowledge of Investigative practices policies and principals for quasi judicial government administrative agency

•Knowledge of Open Meeting Law, Arizona Revised Statutes and the Arizona Administrative Code

•Knowledge of Licensing and regulatory databases for tracking and license processing

•Knowledge of State budgetary guidelines and process including AZIPS & BUDDIES

•Knowledge of Public Administration, Human Resources and Public Relations

•Knowledge of Legislation, strategic planning and budgeting experience

•Knowledge of ISIS and TISA for information technology reporting

•General Knowledge of HRIS and procurement mandated

•Knowledge of AFIS, and GAO accounting mandates

•Knowledge of NPDB and reporting


•Proficiency with Adobe Pro including creation of fillable forms

•Excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills

•Excellent legal document preparation and review skills

•Skill with web editing and web page manipulation

•Strong written and verbal communication skills

•Excellent skill with MS Office and Google

•Skill with web based data management

•Strong management skills


•Ability to multi task and adequately prioritize Agency goals on a short and long term basis

•Ability to work in a small agency while maintain professionalism and discipline

•Ability to get the job done under any circumstance

•Ability to lead and inspire the team

Selective Preference(s):

•A Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field; or Minimum of two (2) years of more of progressive management experience in a government or equivalent high level administrative position

•Master's Degree in related field preferred

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Driving Requirements:

•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.)

•Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment


The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

•Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

•Life insurance and long term disability insurance

•Vacation plus 10 paid holidays per year

•Health and dental insurance

•Retirement plan

•Sick leave

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


•Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)

•Please note that enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Shawn McConnell at shawn.mcconnell@azdoa.gov for assistance.


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.