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Correctional Coordinator

Date Posted:  Jun 22, 2022
Requisition ID:  371103

Carlisle, IN, US, 47838

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Indiana Department of Correction:

We promote public safety by providing meaningful, effective opportunities for successful re-entry.  As the model of best correctional practices, we strive to return productive citizens to our communities and inspire a culture of accountability, integrity and professionalism. 


Salary Information:

This role starts at a base salary of $28,652.

About the Job:

As the Correctional Coordinator, you will serve as the facility's point of contact for requests from Federal and County Courts, the Attorney General's Office, Private Attorneys, and the IDOC Legal Team.  You will ensure the notifications for facility employees regarding necessary presence at hearing are communicated.  Additionally, the position will serve in an adminstrative capacity to ensure clerical and administrative duties are completed to assist continuing operations at the facility.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Receive and communicate requests from Federal and County Courts, the AG's Office, Private Attorneys, and IDOC Legal.
  • Enter and maintain calendar for Video and Telephonic Court hearings, AG desposition, and Private Attorneys.
  • Notify custody department regarding required offender presence at hearings.
  • Supervise and report offender behavior at meetings.
  • Act as a liason between judges, baliffs, attorneys, and parole board members during hearings.
  • Maintain hearing records for up to 3 years.
  • Maintain facility offender population count board.
  • Ensure information in command center binders and staff emergency contact sheets are up to date.
  • Assist with the ACA Policy and Grievance Processes.

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What We're Looking For:

  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE).
  • One year relevant administrative work experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of court sceduling and reporting requirements.
  • General knowledge of American Correctional Association (ACA) and IDOC Grievance processes.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Advanced knowledge of IDOC and facility procedures.
  • Working knowledge of departmental forms, procedures and management.
  • Specialized knowledge of departmental software.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave
  • Free Parking
  • Free LinkedIn Learning


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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