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ICPC Consultant

Date Posted:  Oct 9, 2019
Requisition ID:  24812

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.


Hire Salary:

The minimum starting salary for this classification is $33,748.


About the Department of Child Services:

DCS protects children who are victims of abuse or neglect and strengthens families through services that focus on family support and preservation. The Department also administers child support, child protection, adoption and foster care throughout the State of Indiana. 

Mission:  The Indiana Department of Child Services engages with families and collaborates with state, local and community partners to protect children from abuse and neglect and to provide child support services.

Vision: Indiana children will live in safe, healthy and supportive families and communities.

Values: Respect, Prevention, Safety, Stability, Permanency, Responsibility, Accountability, Continuous Improvement

About the Job:

The ICPC Consultant is responsible for reviewing and processing all incoming and outgoing ICPC referrals and requests to place children across states lines, as well as reviewing and approving or denying private adoption requests. 

A Day in the Life:

•    Responsible for reviewing and processing all incoming and outgoing ICPC referrals and requests to place children across states lines, as well as reviewing and approving or denying private adoption requests. Once a placement is approved
•    Responsible for notifying the other state or the Indiana local office of placement and ensuring that supervision reports are completed. 
•    Entering case information into MaGIK and the National Electronic Interstate Compact Enterprise (NEICE) system Providing case consultation to DCS local office staff, attorneys, and other state ICPC offices
•    Training local DCS staff and attorneys; and ensuring compliance with the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children laws, policies, and procedures. R
•    Responsible for critical professional oversight of placement referrals, in one-half of the alphabet between Indiana and the other forty nine (49) states as well as the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands. 
•    Must be able to accurately apply Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children (ICPC) law, policies, and procedures to the referrals and all open ICPC cases. 
•    Provides DCS and private agency staff training regarding the ICPC process, as requested
•    Provides case consultation with other ICPC offices, DCS staff, attorneys, and the public. 
•    Maintain the reputation for quality which the ICPC Office has established

What We're Looking For:

Six (6) years work experience in business administration; education; public administration; social work; or related experience or accredited college training in a related field.

What You'll Need for Success:
  • Thorough knowledge of the grants process including allocation, protocol, contracting and evaluation;
  • Specialized knowledge of the program area;
  • Expert knowledge of program-specific networks, terminology and concepts used in the field;
  • Specialized knowledge of departmental, divisional and unit policies and procedures;
  • Working knowledge of fiscal concepts;
  • Skill in interpersonal relationships, organizational methods and managerial styles;
  • Ability to solve complex problems independently;
  • Ability to manage assigned work with minimum direction;
  • Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing
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:

  • Four (4) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers eligibility into a discounted 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


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis