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Program Coordinator

Date Posted:  Sep 23, 2022
Requisition ID:  388603
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. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

About the Family & Social Services Administration: 

The Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL) within the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) oversees early child care, education and out-of-school-time programs.  Our vision is that every Indiana community will have a strong network of Early Care and Education and Out-of-School Time programs that support the child, the family and local schools. Programs will be high quality, affordable and accessible to enable families to work effectively to obtain economic self-sufficiency. Children will thrive in programs that meet their developmental and educational needs and make them feel welcome, encouraged and supported. Professionals teaching and caring for children will have the resources, including training and education, needed to operate and maintain high quality programs. 


Salary:   The annual minimum starting salary for this position is $ 26,702.00.


Role Overview:  The role will be processing background checks for licensing childcare providers, assisting with monitoring the Child Care Development Fund, completing oral surveys with providers, and will provide some administrative support for the agency.  The ideal candidate will have a High School Dilpoma/GED, previous clerical expereince, and an ability to travel if needed.

About the Job:

As the Program Coordinator, you will be responsible for assisting with day-to-day program needs of a specific program. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Research and compile information on specific aspects of the program such as procedures, needs and policies 
  • Answer basic customer questions about program policies and procedures. 
  • Establish, organize, and maintain current and historical files related to the program. 
  • Collect information to help in the preparation of program reports, develop applications, prepare budget allocations and/or purchasing of consultative services. 
  • Maintain, organize, and monitor program assets. 
  • Schedule, prepare, and disseminate all program related training materials.

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: 

  • General knowledge of the program area. 
  • Working knowledge of applicable legislation, guidelines, agency policy and professional standards and practices. 
  • Ability to research and compile specific topics related to program area. 
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to operate effectively in a group decision-making process. 
  • Tact in dealing with other agency personnel and the public. 
  • Specialized knowledge of accounting principles. 

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) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access

     

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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