at Arizona State Hospital
Published December 10, 2023
Location Phoenix, AZ
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona's children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.
Salesforce Administrator
Job Location:

Address:150 North 18th Avenue, Phoenix Arizona, 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $99,000 Grade: 27 Closing Date: Open until Filled

Job Summary:

The Salesforce Administrator is responsible for maintaining, optimizing, and monitoring performance of the Salesforce platform. This includes creating reports and dashboards, managing data, managing system security, and configuration /change management while staying up-to-date on the platform's new tools, capabilities, and upgrades.

The Salesforce Administrator works on the the Salesforce Maintenance and Operations team that follows agile as well as traditional software and project management life cycles. This core team consists of Business Analysts, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Quality Analysts, Developers, and Salesforce Administrators.

The primary functions of this position include day-to-day tasks ranging from configuration, helping users develop reports, resetting passwords to maintaining data quality, adding fields, and running backups, among other support and maintenance activities.

This position works with stakeholders to define requirements and to customize the platform to enable users of any technical level to get the most out of Salesforce ensuring ease of use. This includes being the point of contact for any user within the organization with questions or training on how best to utilize Salesforce.

This position may offer the ability to work remotely, within Arizona, based upon the department's business needs and continual meeting of expected performance measures.

The State of Arizona strives for a work culture that affords employees flexibility, autonomy, and trust. Across our many agencies, boards, and commissions, many State employees participate in the State's Remote Work Program and are able to work remotely in their homes, in offices, and in hoteling spaces. All work, including remote work, should be performed within Arizona unless an exception is properly authorized in advance.

Job Duties:

- Maintain and optimize Salesforce components, including validations, workflows, page layouts, approval processes, user accounts, permission sets, profiles, roles, queues, cases, workflows, and other routine tasks. Create standardized and ad-hoc reports and dashboards, provide proactive and reactive data management support to users.
- Monitor performance and health; complete regular internal system audits; prepare for upgrades; implement changes; and apply patches when required. Design and maintain reports to monitor the health, use deduplication tools to scrub duplicate data from the database, and use Apex tests, and field utilization reports. Troubleshoots application key selection, creation of appropriate indexes, and query needs.
- Define and apply suitable processes to support administrative, development, and change management standards for sandbox testing, and promotion to production. Implement and maintain Apex classes and triggers to support reliable automation and bulk actions. Review, evaluate, design, implement, and maintain database[s]. Implement and review appropriate security guidelines/mechanisms.
- Develop standard operating procedures for data access and analysis. Document all errors and changes to field history tables. Perform database maintenance functions. Move, rebuild, or change database objects as required in production. Document data requirements in a logical Entity Relationship Diagram.
- Responsible for working with internal and external teams to translate sound database design with tables, fields, and relationships in order to document, define, implement and support project initiatives through Salesforce. Evaluate approaches for integration of Salesforce applications and other enterprise systems and applications to support simplifying operations.
- Trains and supports end users on the proper uses of the Salesforce application. Assist in training of new users, and grow the Salesforce skill set across the organization.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
-General working knowledge of physical data models, technical architecture, system interfaces, etc.
-Strong understanding of the platform, with the ability to build custom apps and objects, formula fields, workflows, custom views, and other content of intermediate complexity.
-Strong understanding of Salesforce best practices and functionality.
-Experience working in a SCRUM or agile environment.
-A working knowledge of various secondary products and solutions offered by Salesforce, as well as the ability to teach basic Salesforce functions.
-Data analysis skills and knowledge.

Skill in:
-Strong customer service skills.
-Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
-Excellent project management skills and a positive attitude.
-Ability to assess the impact of new requirements on Salesforce and all upstream and downstream applications, systems and processes.
-Strong data management abilities.
-A demonstrated ability to understand and articulate complex requirements.

Ability to:
-Demonstrated ability to develop and write technical documentation.
-Demonstrated ability to model and design relational databases.
-Demonstrated ability to install and support relational database management systems (RDMS).
-Demonstrated ability to evaluate and test emerging technologies.
-Demonstrated ability to apply creative solutions to business problems to ensure business needs are most effectively met.
-Demonstrated ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks.
-Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams and across organizations.
-Demonstrated ability to synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly.
-Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships inside and outside the organization.
-Proven ability to design and implement new processes and facilitate user adoption.

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor's degree plus 5 or more years of experience in database administration (or equivalent experience). Minimum two years of experience as a Salesforce administrator preferred. Salesforce Administrator certified.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

(PLS Fingerprint cards) Must possess a valid level one fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to A.R.S.41-1758.07 or must apply for a level one fingerprint clearance card within seven working days after beginning employment. You will be required to pay an $8.25 fee for fingerprint screening.If hired, you will be able to request reimbursement of the $8.25.

If this position requires driving or the use of a vehicle as an essential function of the job to conduct State business, then the following requirements apply:Driver's License Requirements.

All newly hired State employees are subject to and must successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).


The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
- Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
- Paid vacation and sick time
- Paid Parental Leave-Up to 12 weeks per year paid leave for newborn or newly-placed foster/adopted child (pilot program).
- 10 paid holidays per year
- Wellness program and plans
- Life insurance
- Short/long-term disability insurance
- Defined retirement plan
- Award winning Infant at Work program
- Credit union membership
- Transit subsidy
- ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

By providing the option of a full-time or part-time remote work schedule, employees enjoy improved work/life balance, report higher job satisfaction, and are more productive. Remote work is a management option and not an employee entitlement or right. An agency may terminate a remote work agreement at its discretion.

Learn more about the Paid Parental Leave pilot programhere . For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will contribute to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27-week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

The State of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.