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Program Coordinator - Victim Services

Date Posted:  Sep 20, 2022
Requisition ID:  397477

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 Correction (IDOC):

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. 



The salary for this position starts at $30,082 per year.

About the Job:

In this position as a Program Coordinator for Victim Services, you will support the Indiana SAVIN Victim Notification system. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:


  • Notify victims and other interested parties of offender releases, custody status, offender location, and special circumstances, via phone, SMS, email, and letter;
  • Use statewide databases to collect information about offender status changes to keep the notification system up to date;
  • Answer questions from victims, family members, the public, criminal justice professionals, and Department staff about offender movement and SAVIN notification and provide appropriate sources for additional information;
  • Maintain incoming offender data that may have been altered or duplicated to provide an organized platform for victims of crime;
  • Represent the Indiana Department of Correction in various matters related to victim services by attending meetings and coalitions;
  • Work to improve victim services programming within the Indiana Department of Correction;
  • Strengthen communication between the Indiana Department of Correction and victims of crime by registering new victims and retaining accurate contact information;


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.

What You'll Need for Success:

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

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks and work under time constraints;
  • Ability to establish cooperative working relationships;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications.Specialized knowledge of program area including pertinent rules and regulations;
  • Specialized knowledge of applicable legislation, guidelines, agency policy and professional standards and practices;
  • Ability to research, analyze, 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 and budgeting.​ 

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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