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Senior Classification Program Manager

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State Of Arizona Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 2 months ago

Arizona Department of Administration

Delivering results that matter by providing best in class support services.


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.

Senior Classification Program Manager

Human Resources Division
100 N. 15th Avenue

Phoenix AZ 8/5007


The Arizona Department of Administration Human Resources Division (ADOA-HRD) is currently recruiting for a Senior Classification Program Manager. This role will support the statewide classification and compensation team through analysis, development, and maintenance of a classification infrastructure encompassing an enormous diversity of job types for the largest employer in the state of Arizona. The senior level position offers a challenging opportunity to work with customer agencies in a consultative capacity to ensure their staffing needs are met through a classification and compensation structure that provides for career growth and competitive salary ranges.


  • Provide consulting support to agencies for classification studies of job families, including but not limited to: job analysis and evaluation, assessment of market competitiveness, and recruitment and retention analyses

  • Develop, review, and update classification specifications in collaboration with partner agencies

  • Conduct job analysis and evaluation to determine appropriate classification placement. Write formal determination reports; prepare and support classification recommendations

  • May lead the development and design of complex and innovative classification and compensation programs, requiring project management and communication skills

  • Consult with partner agencies in the review of requests for new or revised jobs to determine appropriate salary grade assignment and FLSA status

  • Partner with technology team to ensure continuous improvement of processes and technology in support of classification and compensation programs

  • Support agency HR resources in resolving compensation-related questions and providing consultation to resolve outstanding issues

  • Participate in special projects as assigned


Knowledge of:

  • ADOA Personnel Rules, human resources policies and procedures, and applicable federal and state human resources regulations, including but not limited to EEOC, FMLA, FLSA, and ADA.

  • Classification systems and job analysis methodologies

  • Compensation practices, market surveys, and job pricing strategies

  • Automated personnel and payroll systems (e.g. HRIS)

Skill in:

  • Delivering presentations of a complex and technical nature to varying audiences.

  • Writing concise and clear reports and communications.

  • Arriving at sound, accurate judgments and decisions concerning areas which involve interpretation.

  • Analyzing data collection methods, procedures, techniques and workflow to identify and resolve problems.

  • Comprehending and interpreting information and data.

  • Using, comprehending, and interpreting descriptive and inferential.

Ability to:

  • Comprehend and apply rules, laws, policies and standards including but not limited to the Personnel Rules, FLSA, FMLA, EEO and ADA.

  • Prepare clear, sound, accurate, and informative reports.

  • Maintain essential records and files.

  • Utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by an agency, office or related units.

  • Read, write, speak, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in human resources or closely related discipline preferred

  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)


  • Fingerprint Card

  • Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver license record checks, required to maintain acceptable driving records and complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).


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


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

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.


If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shelia Wiggins-Wayne at [email protected] or 602-542-4769 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-542-5482. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

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