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Business Outreach Manager

Date Posted:  Jun 21, 2022
Requisition ID:  371601
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

 

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 Administration Division of Supplier Diversity (DSD): 

 

The Indiana Department of Administration, Division of Supplier Diversity (DSD), acts on behalf of the State of Indiana to actively promote, monitor and enforce the standards for certification of minority and women’s business enterprises. Its mission is to provide equal opportunity to minority and women-owned enterprises in the state’s procurement and contracting process. 

 

About this position:

 

The Business Development & Outreach Manager works closely with DSD leadership to design and organize events, workshops and event-related resources and materials to promote the MBE/WBE and IVOSB certification programs in an effort to provide an equal opportunity to minority, women's and veteran business enterprises that seek to participate in the state's procurement and contracting processes.  Projects include:

  • Develop an annual diversity business outreach strategy
  • Maintain department website and social media accounts
  • Organize and deploy outreach events
  • Develop training programs
  • Expand collaborations with internal partners to generate more business diversity

 

Salary: 

 

The starting salary for this position may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

About the Job:

 

As the Program Director, you will be responsible for administering a program within a state agency and serve as the specialist in a specific area. In this position, you will utilize education, consultation, cooperative programming, and coordination to accomplish goals. 

A Day in the Life:

 

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Establish program objectives, KPIs, and actions to achieve them. 
  • Develop, update, and monitor all policies and procedures related to the program area. 
  • Interpret and explain policies, rules, regulations, or laws to leadership or customers. 
  • Implement corrective action plans to solve program problems. 
  • Analyze, prepare, and disseminate monthly and annual program reports. 
  • Review budget and make budgetary recommendations to improve the program area finances. 
  • Ensure program requirements meet federal and state policies and grants compliance. 
  • Assist in the development and train employees or agency consultants on program requirements and usage. 
  • Coordinator and deliver communication plans and communications. 
  • Serve as a liaison between agency and other state and federal agencies. 
  • Serve on management committees or other governing boards. 
  • Recruit, select, onboard, and train employees to ensure role responsibilities and expectations are clearly understood while providing opportunities to continue professional development. 
  • Set expectations, measure progress, provide ongoing feedback, and evaluate the performance of employees.  Ensure work adheres to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures.   

 

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 You'll Need for Success:

 

This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Specialized knowledge in program subject matter obtained through experience and/or education.  
  • Specialized knowledge of program area including pertinent rules and regulations. 
  • Extensive knowledge of all source materials and references including federal and state laws governing the programs. 
  • Ability to develop and implement new principles and policies and discern any far-reaching implications. 
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing. 
  • The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. 
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders. 
  • Working knowledge of accounting and budget principles. 
  • Ability to delegate work, set clear direction, and manage workflow. 
  • Ability to effectively give feedback, provide guidance or corrective action, coach, and develop employee skillsets. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.

 

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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