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Transition Guidance Coord

Date Posted:  May 13, 2022
Requisition ID:  328361
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.

 

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.  

 

Salary:

 

The starting salary for this position may be commensurate with education and/or experience. 
 

About the Job:

 

As the Program Director, you will be responsible for administering a program within a state agency and serve as the specialist in a specific area. In this position, you will utilize education, consultation, cooperative programming, and coordination to accomplish goals.

A Day in the Life:

 

​The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Establish and monitor program objectives, KPIs, and actions to achieve them. 
  • Direct, plan, or implement policies, objectives, or activities of organizations or businesses to ensure continuing operations, or to increase productivity. 
  • Interpret and explain policies, rules, regulations, or laws to organizations, government or corporate officials, or individuals. 
  • Recommend and implement corrective action plans to solve program problems. 
  • Prepare reports for approval, including those for funding or implementation of services. 
  • Direct or coordinate the financial or budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, or increase efficiency in the specified program. 
  • Ensure program requirements meet federal and state policies and grants compliance. 
  • Develop, train employees or agency consultants on program requirements and usage. 
  • Coordinator and deliver communication plans and communications. 
  • Serve on boards of directors and management committees. 
  • Serve on management committees or other governing boards. 
  • Recruit, select, onboard, and train employees to ensure role responsibilities and expectations are clearly understood while providing opportunities to continue professional development. 
  • Set expectations, measure progress, provide ongoing feedback, and evaluate the performance of employees.  Ensure work adheres to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures.  

 

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: 

  • Specialized knowledge in program subject matter obtained through experience and/or education.  
  • Extensive knowledge of provider agencies and their programs and services. 
  • Extensive knowledge of all source materials and references including federal and state laws governing the programs. 
  • Ability to develop and implement new principles and policies and discern any far-reaching implications. 
  • Ability to present to both internal and external customers, the public, government officials, and other stakeholders. 
  • Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. 
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders. 
  • Ability to prepare monthly finance and accounting reports to maintain program budget and grants. 
  • Ability to delegate work, set clear direction, and manage workflow. 
  • Ability to effectively give feedback, provide guidance or corrective action, coach, and develop employee skillsets. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.

 

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 premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards) 
  • 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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