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Serve Indiana Program and Compliance Manager

Date Posted:  Nov 22, 2022
Requisition ID:  415651

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 Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD):
Our mission is to develop a premier workforce that will allow Indiana employers to flourish and entice businesses from outside our state to relocate to Indiana. Everyone at DWD will be required to think outside-the-box; to determine metrics that will allow for measurement and improvement and efficiencies to be made along the way. Cutting edge technologies will be utilized to help assess Indiana’s employment future. If managed properly, Indiana’s workforce will be second to none and completely prepared for the next phase of the state and country’s economic growth.
This role is typically filled with a starting salary of $53,222.

About the Job:

The Program and Compliance Manager (PCM) oversees compliance and programmatic tasks for Serve Indiana.  These tasks include understanding and management of the Grant Application Review Process for AmeriCorps State funding, deadline compliance management, and managing a portfolio of 5-10. The PCM works closely with AmeriCorps, agency personnel, other state and federal government units, and the nonprofit sector in support of ensuring strong programs throughout the state.  This position can expect to work with other managers as part of a team that supports and collaborates on job responsibilities.

A Day in the Life:

​The essential functions of this role are as follows: 


  • Manage program data collection and reporting, ensuring all programs submit in a timely and correct manner.
  • With oversite from the Director of Grants, spearhead the National Service Criminal History Check monitoring process.
  • With oversite from the Director of Programs, assist in annual programmatic risk assessment and monitoring.
  • Assist the Executive Director and Commission Chair on ensuring Commission meeting documents are prepared, meeting space is reserved, and take meeting minutes.
  • Review and oversee monthly expense and invoice process with Director of Grants.
  • Participate in the development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, and short-term and long-term planning, including Indiana’s State Service Plan. 
  • Represent the agency at various community and interagency meetings and promotes existing and new programs and policies. 

​The job profile 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 with or without notice.

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Read and interpret complex federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of the general principles and practices of accounting, budgeting, and auditing.
  •  Adapt to new situations and changes in the workplace and assigned duties; the capacity to adjust assignments to maintain workflow.
  • Be sensitive to customer needs and expectations; a willingness to respond promptly and appropriately. 
  • Exercise independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results.
  • Use good judgment with the propensity to think logically and foresee consequences. 
  • Comprehend, analyze, interpret, and correlate technical material and data into a variety of written reports, including the articulation of remedies in writing and/or verbally.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative, productive working relationships with other agency personnel, state and federal government units, grant recipients, the nonprofit sector, and the public through effective motivational and leadership skills.
  • Recognize and define problems by investigating and analyzing the facts, developing corrective action plans, and using resources and techniques to derive sound solutions while foreseeing potential consequences.

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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