State of Arizona - Phoenix, AZ3.6

Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners

The Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners is the official Arizona state agency that governs the practice of osteopathic medicine in Arizona. The Board issues licenses to all doctors of osteopathic medicine (D.O.), to allow them to practice medicine in Arizona. The Board also regulates those doctors’ practices to ensure that the medical care provided meets professional standards. As part of that regulation, the Board accepts and investigates complaints made against osteopathic physicians.


Resumes will be reviewed March 16, 2019

$65,101 - $121,150 Depending on Experience

1740 W. Adams Street, Suite 2410

Phoenix, AZ. 85007


Interested candidates are required to submit a Cover Letter along with a Resume.

Please include a list of references that includes 3 professional references & 3 personal references with the physical address, email address, and phone number of each reference.

The AZ Board of Osteopathic Examiners is seeking an experienced and highly skilled Executive Director to lead the agency. The Board licenses and regulates over 3000 osteopathic physicians, interns and residents. The Executive Director has statutory authority to approve applications for licensure, delegated authority to dismiss certain complaints, and delegated authority to enroll and monitor physicians in the Board’s confidential substance abuse recovery program.

The Executive Director oversees the development and implementation of the Board’s policies, procedures, and daily operations to accomplish timely and effective issuance of licenses and resolution of complaints. The Executive Director serves as the principal spokesperson for the Board in its relations with other government agencies, professional organizations, medical schools, consumer organizations and the media.

The Executive Director will manage a staff of 6 to 7 FTE and administers and an annual budget of approximately $900,000.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Knowledge of health care and medical policy, applicable national and state laws and rules regarding the licensing and regulation of physicians, open meeting law, and an understanding of osteopathic medicine
  • Significant experience at the Executive / Deputy / Assistant Director level making decisions regarding licensing and complaint resolution
  • Significant experience at the Executive / Deputy / Assistant Director level in all administrative aspects of State Government, including budgeting and strategic planning, accounting and personnel oversight, and managing IT-based business processes
  • Experience in the State legislative and rulemaking processes. Experience with professional organizations on state and national level; policy formation activities are preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; an advanced degree is preferred
The Arizona Department of Administration 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
  • Employment will be contingent on successful completion of a background check
  • The position will require the 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 driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12)
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.

In the AZ State Personnel System, the position is classified an E2, with a salary range of $64,101 to $121,150. The State of Arizona offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package. The position is not covered under the State of Arizona merit system rules. The position requires the Governors’ Office approval before a candidate may be appointed to position.

The Board does not pay or reimburse applicants any costs related to interviewing or relocation.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Staffing at [email protected] or at (602) 542-4057 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting [email protected] 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.