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Transition Coordinator

Date Posted:  Sep 22, 2022
Requisition ID:  396624

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205


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 School for the Deaf (ISD):


The Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) is a fully accredited school for Deaf and hard-of-hearing students in nursery school through high school. The Indiana School for the Deaf is accredited by AdvancED Indiana and the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD). It provides services to approximately 342 students enrolled on campus. About 60% of the students live on campus during the academic year. ISD offers a full range of social activities, including sports, clubs, and organizations.  

Role Overview:

The Transition Coordinator works with high school students to create and provide learning opportunities as outlined in their Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).  Specifically, you will ensure that students are making progress toward their transition goals as outlined in their IEPs.  This may include guiding students to work experiences, vocational research, college opportunities, and general post-high school options.  IEPs can begin as early as age 14 for our students.  All services are provided with compliance to state and federal regulations and according to the Indiana School for the Deaf quality standards.


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 customer questions about program policies and procedures. 
  • Establish, organize, and maintain current and historical files related to the program. 
  • Assist in the preparation of program reports, develop applications, prepare budget allocations and/or purchasing of consultative services. 
  • Maintain, monitor, and order program assets. 
  • Assist supervisor in the development and planning of overall program and its role in the functioning of the agency. 
  • Schedule, prepare, and disseminate all program related training materials. 


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.

What You'll Need for Success:


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

  • 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 effectively.  
  • 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) 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




This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $30,082.  Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.


Equal Employment Opportunity:


The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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