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  • 502600
  • Full-time


Program Administrator, Sexual and Domestic Violence

Job Location:

Address:  1700 W Washington, Phoenix, AZ 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 

Grade: 01

Closing Date: OTF

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

Job Summary:

The Program Administrator (PA) provides direction and oversees Federal grant programs, provides outreach and training, and oversees the Commission to Prevent Violence Against Women. The PA is the lead in the grant management process and ensures that grant goals are met in accordance with proposals, laws, and polices. The PA is responsible for work of considerable difficulty and complexity in administering the Federal and State requirements and provides culturally competent direction and technical assistance to sub-grantees on issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking in order to accomplish time sensitive deliverables. The PA works with human service organizations, the legal system (inclusive of courts, prosecutors, law enforcement, victim services, attorneys and advocates) at the local, State and Federal levels. This position serves as a link between the Governor’s Office, other State and local agencies, and the Federal government. The PA represents the Governor’s Office at various task force and committee meetings.

Job Duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties may be assigned:

Grant Management

  • Assumes primary responsibility for coordination and provides effective grants administration and technical support for multiple grant projects including the Sexual Assault Services Program, the Children’s Justice Act and the Child Care and Development Fund.
  • Coordinates and facilitates the life cycle and key tasks of multiple grant projects.
  • Monitors programmatic and financial progress report submissions and provides feedback to programs.
  • Conducts and reports on programmatic and fiscal site visits.
  • Develops and maintains effective communication with staff from Federal funding agencies (DOJ and HHS) and the Governor’s Office.
  • Helps to support and develop implementation of Arizona Management System (AMS) metrics and standards throughout all areas of work.

Public Outreach/ Training

  • Provides training and outreach to groups of stakeholders and the general public.
  • Cultivates new outreach and training opportunities in the community.

Commission Staffing

  • Provides oversight to the Governor’s Commission to Prevent Violence Against Women (Commission).
  • Provides oversight to the Children’s Justice Task Force, a workgroup of the Council on Child Safety and Family Empowerment.
  • Develops meeting schedules, agendas, and schedules Commission presentations.
  • Develops and supports specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely outcome oriented goals for the Commission and its respective workgroups.
  • Maintains effective communication with Commission members.
  • Provides leadership for the Governor's Lighting Arizona Purple Domestic Violence awareness campaign and Sexual Assault Awareness month.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
  • Position requires knowledge and experience related to: domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking; Arizona’s legal system; and victim services. Prefer experience working with Federal grants.
  • Skilled at working with diverse groups of community members, constituents and state agency staff members.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable with public speaking and experience providing presentations to diverse groups.
  • Skilled at organizing work tasks, meeting deadlines and producing accurate and complete work products including research based documents.
  • Ability to work independently, exercise decision-making skills, self-directed and motivated.
  • Computer software experience including: Acrobat Adobe, Google Platform, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications.
  • Working knowledge of public meeting protocols.
  • Capacity to work independently as well as part of a team to accomplish common goals.
  • Excellent organizational abilities.
Pre-Employment Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s (BA or BS) degree or equivalent required; five-years of experience in a relevant field.

The Arizona Department of Administration 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

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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.